JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mackenzie Hughes thought he had a chance to be picked for the Presidents Cup because of his putting. The strength of his game helped carry him to a 9-under 63 on Friday and a share of the lead in the Sanderson Farms Championship.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Amid backlash over the fatal shooting of a Mississippi man, the state’s top law enforcement official said officers of a special police unit in the capital city of Jackson will not change the way they pursue suspects.
AMORY, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi county has agreed to a $690,000 settlement in the death of a man who was shot by sheriff's deputies during a 2015 no-knock raid.
A federal magistrate on Wednesday confirmed the amount with the attorneys handling the case for Ricky Keeton's family, according to an audio recording of the hearing provided by the court.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The mayor of Mississippi's capital was 5 years old when his parents moved their family from New York to Jackson in 1988 so that his father, who had been involved in a Black nationalist movement in the 1970s, could return to the unfinished business of challenging inequity and fighting racial injustice.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Davis Riley got off to a hot start and kept bogeys off his card to the end for a 6-under 66 and a share of the lead Thursday with Will Gordon in the Sanderson Farms Championship, the PGA Tour event he considers his fifth major.
JACKSON, Miss (AP) — Mississippi school districts will be able to make their own weapons policies, according to a rule the State Board of Education voted to approve on Thursday.
In July, the board voted to approve the rule temporarily.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — As Mississippi's only burn center plans to close next month, the University of Mississippi Medical Center on Thursday said it's making moves to help fill the gap.
UMMC said it is establishing the resources for the state’s only academic medical center to fill the void caused by the upcoming Oct.
JACKSON, Miss (AP) — The officers involved in the fatal shooting of a Mississippi man have been placed on administrative leave, the state Department of Public Safety announced Thursday.
No. 17 Texas A&M (3-1, 1-0 SEC) at Mississippi State (3-1, 1-1), Saturday, 4 p.m. ET (SEC)
Line: Mississippi State by 3 1/2, according to FanDuel.com Sportsbook.
No. 7 Kentucky (4-0, 1-0 SEC) at No. 14 Ole Miss (4-0, 0-0), Saturday, noon ET (ESPN)
Line: Ole Miss by 6 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
Having seen his team regain its swagger since an upset loss, Jimbo Fisher now wants consistency from No. 17 Texas A&M.
That will be important on Saturday when the Aggies (3-1, 1-0 SEC) visit Mississippi State (3-1, 0-1).
A look at Week 5 in the Southeastern Conference:
GAME OF THE WEEK
No. 7 Kentucky (4-0, 1-0 SEC) at No. 14 Mississippi (4-0, 0-0)
Kentucky vs. Mississippi is quite a meaningful matchup in the Southeastern Conference these days.
JACKSON, Miss (AP) — A 25-year-old Mississippi man has died after a shooting involving a special police unit.
Jaylen Lewis was shot during an encounter Sunday night with officers of Mississippi's Capitol Police force.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drought upriver has left the Mississippi River so low and slow that salt water is creeping farther than usual along the bottom toward New Orleans and threatening drinking water, the Army Corps of Engineers said Wednesday.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Officials in Mississippi's capital city said Wednesday that workers have found lead in water pipes at 16 buildings out of nearly 24,000 checked so far — the latest indication of problems in Jackson's long-troubled water system.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A man accused of shooting to death his father and his grandmother in 2014 has pleaded guilty and will serve a 30-year sentence, prosecutors said Tuesday.
Tyrone C. Liddell Jr., 29, entered the plea to second-degree murder and manslaughter in the deaths of Tyrone C.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — In a federal complaint Tuesday, the NAACP said Mississippi officials “all but assured” a drinking water calamity in Jackson by depriving the state’s majority-Black capital city of badly needed funds to upgrade its infrastructure.
Others receiving votes: West Lauderdale 7, East Central 6, Poplarville 5, Itawamba AHS 5, Florence 4, Madison-Ridgeland Aca. 3, Mendenhall 2, Oxford 1, Amory 1.
RIDGELAND, Miss. (AP) _ Cal-Maine Foods Inc. (CALM) on Tuesday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $125.3 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.
On a per-share basis, the Ridgeland, Mississippi-based company said it had net income of $2.57.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Years before people in Jackson were recently left without running water for several days, Mississippi Gov.
FLOWOOD, Miss. (AP) — Twelve children were taken to the hospital after a possible chlorine leak at at YMCA pool in Mississippi, officials said.
The children were at a birthday pool party Sunday in Flowood when they were sickened, the Clarion Ledger reported.
GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) — Funeral services were held Monday for the Mississippi prosecutor who worked on one of the renewed investigations into the 1955 lynching of Black teenager Emmett Till, a killing that galvanized the civil rights movement after his mother insisted on an open-casket funeral so people could see her son's mutilated body.
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than $12 billion in Ukraine-related aid will be included as part of stopgap spending bill that would fund the federal government into mid-December, a person familiar with the legislation said Monday.
JACKSON, Miss (AP) — The federal government wants to work with officials in Mississippi's capital city to reach a legal agreement that ensures Jackson can sustain its water system in the future, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan said Monday.
VALLEY PARK, Miss. (AP) — Four people have died after a late-night crash on U.S. 61 in Mississippi's Delta region.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol says two vehicles collided head-on near Valley Park in Issaquena County just before midnight on Saturday.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Four former circuit court judges will help handle a backlog of criminal cases that have accumulated in Mississippi's largest county during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mississippi Supreme Court Chief Justice Mike Randolph appointed Andrew K.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — After Mississippi spent millions of dollars in welfare money on Brett Favre’s pet project, a university volleyball arena, the retired NFL quarterback tried two years later to get additional cash from the state’s welfare agency for another sports facility, new court documents show.
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — D’Angelo Durham and Deonta McMahon each had more than 100 yards rushing and a touchdown to lead McNeese to its first win of the season, a 32-17 victory over Division II-member Mississippi College on Saturday night.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Although consistency for four quarters continues to be a top priority for No. 16 Mississippi, the Rebels relied on a 28-point outburst in the second quarter to cruise to a win against Tulsa on Saturday.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Will Rogers threw for 406 yards and tied a school record with six touchdown passes on Saturday as Mississippi State bounced back from a loss with a 45-14 win over Bowling Green.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Shedeur Sanders threw four touchdown passes and Jackson State rolled to a 49-7 victory over Mississippi Valley State on Saturday.
Sanders completed 40 of 51 passes for 438 yards with a touchdown pass to four different receivers.
HERNANDO, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves has promoted the interim executive director of the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks to the post permanently.
JACKSON, Miss (AP) — A Mississippi man has been charged with a federal hate crime for burning a cross in his front yard to threaten his Black neighbors, the U.S. Justice Department announced Friday.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A former director of Mississippi's welfare agency pleaded guilty Thursday to federal and state charges in a conspiracy to misspend tens of millions of dollars that were intended to help needy families in one of the poorest states in the U.S.
Tulsa (2-1) at No. 16 Ole Miss (3-0), Saturday, 4 p.m. ET (SEC Network)
Line: Ole Miss by 21 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
Mississippi’s defense is justifiably flush with confidence heading into its biggest challenge so far.
The 16th-ranked Rebels, who have only allowed 13 points in the first three games, are set to host Tulsa and the nation’s leading passer Davis Brin on Saturday.
Bowling Green (1-2) at Mississippi State (2-1), Saturday, noon ET (SEC Network)
Line: Mississippi State by 30 1/2, according to FanDuel.com Sportsbook.
JACKSON, Miss (AP) — Mississippi's top appeals court has determined a police officer recklessly disregarded the safety of pedestrians in 2018 when he drove over the speed limit and crashed into a car.
LONG BEACH, Miss. (AP) — Long Beach has become the first Mississippi city to start approval of a “baby box,” where parents can anonymously give up infants.
Others receiving votes: Ridgeland 13, Madison-Ridgeland Aca. 8, Warren Central 2, East Central 2, Raleigh 1, West Lauderdale 1, Oxford 1, Itawamba AHS 1.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A new class-action lawsuit seeks to force Mississippi's capital city to fix its troubled water system, including removal or repair of pipes and equipment contaminated with lead.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — A woman has been sentenced to nearly four years in federal prison and ordered to pay nearly $3 million in restitution for embezzling money from a Mississippi State University sorority.
ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — Patrick Shegog threw for one touchdown and ran for another to lead Division II-member Delta State to a 28-17 victory over Mississippi Valley State on Saturday.
The Statesmen also scored on four Nick Herber red-zone field goals and a safety.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU quarterback Jayden Daniels emerged from the locker room with red, swollen bruises around his left eye — and a smile on his face.
His fearless scrambles frustrated and wore down Mississippi State while helping LSU open its Southeastern Conference slate on a triumphant note.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Ty Keyes completed six passes — three going for touchdowns — and Southern Mississippi beat FCS-level Northwestern State 64-10 on Saturday.
Keyes went 6-for-9 for 192 yards and backup Zach Wilcke threw for a touchdown.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Three small insect-eating raptors called Mississippi kites were released Friday by Louisiana State University's wildlife hospital.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Carey Wooten spent nearly seven weeks hunting for safe drinking water for herself, her two children and three dogs after clocking out each day as a Taco Bell manager, so Gov.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — After nearly seven weeks of being forced to boil their water before drinking it or using it to brush teeth, people in Mississippi’s largest city were told Thursday that water from the tap is safe to consume — but Jackson's water system still needs big repairs that the mayor says the cash-strapped city cannot afford on its own.