Civil War author to speak at Museum
David Harrison, author of the book "Okolona in the Civil War" will be the guest speaker at the Chickasaw County Museum at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 17. The event is free and open to the public.
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Mon Apr 14, 2014
Analysis: Space crunch crimps Miss. Capitol
Mississippi's state Capitol is quiet and empty now that the 2014 Legislature has gone home.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Amory man booked on drug charge
Authorities in Monroe County say a 58-year-old Amory man was arrested this past week and booked with possession or morphine.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Festivals quickly filling up the calendar in north Miss.
As winter shuffles away, northeast Mississippi is finding plenty of reasons to celebrate, from cars to music to movies to the King of Rock 'n' Roll.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
School districts still in budget hole
Teachers and some state employees got pay raises under the budget passed during the final days of the 2014 legislative session that ended Wednesday night, but some say little was done to dig local school districts out of the financial hole they fell into in 2008.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Legislators wrangle late over budget
The 2014 legislative session clumsily ended Wednesday, marked by a special session to add prosecutors in circuit courts and an agreement on the budget for the Mississippi Department of Transportation that earlier in the week had deepened the rift between the House and Senate.
Lawmakers extend incentives for tourism projects
A bill that would continue tax incentives for hotels and other tourism projects would help further the hotel industry's recovery from Katrina, two Coast lawmakers say.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Change to multistate corporation taxes heads to governor
Legislation that changes how the Mississippi Department of Revenue collects taxes from multistate corporations doing business in Mississippi is headed to Gov. Phil Bryant.
Controversial religious freedom bill heads to governor
Debate on a religious freedom bill opponents say would legalize discrimination rubbed nerves raw in both legislative chambers Tuesday.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Health insurance shoppers scrambling to meet deadline
The official open enrollment period for the federal health insurance exchange ends at midnight, but anyone who has attempted to apply will have two weeks to complete enrollment, said Melissa Kuykendall, certified enrollment counselor with Access Family Health in Tupelo.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Spring fever: Northeast Mississippi has busy festival season
As winter shuffles away, Northeast Mississippi is finding plenty of reasons to celebrate, from cars to music to movies to the King of Rock 'n' Roll.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
State budget gets $247.6M more
The Mississippi Legislature will have an additional $247.6 million to appropriate as it works in coming days to finalize a budget.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
Our Opinion: Budget deal must focus on Maep, teacher pay
This is the week Mississippi legislative leaders have to get down to business to craft a final budget, with Saturday the deadline for negotiations to conclude.