Resident tells rendition of shock wave

About two miles before the locked gates to Tatum Salt Dome lied a dirt-road entrance to Tom Breshears’ home he has inhabited since 1974. A...

Cochran, Childers square off in midterm elections

With the midterm elections approaching for a new senator to represent the state of Mississippi on Nov. 4, it might be important for students...

Mississippi Drops PARCC Testing

The Mississippi Board of Education withdrew the Partnership for the Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) consortium Jan. 16, according to the...

Religious freedom bill revamped

UPDATE: JACKSON—Governor Phil Bryant on Thursday signed Senate Bill 2681, the Mississippi Religious Freedom Restoration Act. This law mirrors the federal Religious Freedom Restoration...

Nuking Mississippi: Remembering the “shot felt ‘round the world” in 1964

Tom Breshears remembered that eerie morning in October 1964 when the Earth shook in silence from his parents’ home near Baxterville, Mississippi. The whole community...

Challenge to Miss. ban on same-sex marriage

Caption: Many arguments of those who oppose same sex marriage can be harmful and filled with contradictory logic. Photo Illustration by Michael Kavitz/Printz Two same-sex couples...

Marijuana legalization progresses

On Oct. 20, the fourth of nine steps was taken to create an official ballot initiative for the legalization and decriminalization of marijuana in...

Bill to protect names in execution process

The Mississippi Senate passed Senate Bill 2237, which will prevent the names of death row inmates from being released to the public on March...

Gunn Proposes Common Core Reform

Last week Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn introduced a bill that would make some changes to the current system of education standards in Mississippi,...

Mississippi celebrates bicentennial in 2017

Mississippi celebrates two- hundred years of statehood in 2017. According to the official MS Bicentennial website, the celebrations officially began with the Mississippi Bicentennial...

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