Cursive bill unnecessary for elementary curriculum

On Feb.8, the Miss. Senate passed bill SB2273, which would require cursive writing to be included in the elementary curriculum. Students are expected to “create...

McDaniel legal battle ensues

Almost two months after losing to incumbent Senator Thad Cochran in the Republican primary, State Senator Chris McDaniel has entered the courts to rectify...

Dems Thwart Tax Cut Bill

House Democrats in the Mississippi Legislature struck down a $550 million tax measure last week. The bill was sent to the House following the Mississippi...

Hurricane Nate makes landfall on Gulf Coast, minimal damage

Hurricane Nate made landfall on October 7 at the mouth of the Mississippi River on the southeastern side of Louisiana as a Category 1...

Rec sports ‘climbs’ to the top

Southern Miss Recreational Sports officially opened its climbing wall and fitness stations at a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday afternoon in the Payne Center atrium. The...

Mississippi continues to expand beer selection

Beer enthusiasts rejoice. On Jan. 12, D.G. Yuengling and Son, Inc. announced that the brewery will now distribute beer in Mississippi. “For some reason there’s...

Mississippi joins other Southern states in observing confederate heritage

Joining Texas, Virginia, Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana and Florida, state Gov. Phil Bryant made headlines across America by issuing a proclamation declaring April to...

Hattiesburg holds elections for state representatives

Hattiesburg held elections on Tuesday, Sept. 12 to fill District 102’s seat in the Mississippi House of Representatives. The seat remains vacant after none...

Civil Rights Activists’ Legacy Lives On

Prominent historical figure and author of the dynamic memoir “Coming of Age in Mississippi,” Anne Moody, 74, died Feb. 5 in her home in...

Lawmakers reduce bonds for Miss. universities

The University of Southern Mississippi will receive insufficient funding for its proposed capital projects in 2016 following Mississippi lawmakers’ decision to decrease budget allowances...

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