Fact check: Gov. Tate Reeves, who says he kept businesses open during the COVID-19, actually issued many orders restricting or directing what Mississippians and businesses could do over about a year of the pandemic.
Mississippi State and Southern Miss men’s basketball teams will play an exhibition game this fall, and tornado victims in the Mississippi Delta will benefit.
For the next five years, when Mississippi universities seek to cover tuition with federal financial aid dollars — everything from Pell Grants to student loans — they will be required to first provide certain documentation.
Clarksdale Collegiate Prep has been approved to open in the fall of 2025. It will be Mississippi’s first charter high school.
The plan is essentially a complex scheme to increase extra payments hospitals get for treating patients on Medicaid — and notably doesn’t include Medicaid expansion.
On this day in 1961, Herbert Lee became the first local person killed fighting for voting rights with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee.
Mississippi Today’s Bobby Harrison and Taylor Vance talked with outgoing state Rep. Nick Bain, a Republican from Corinth, on his vote to change the state flag and how he believes it played major role in his election loss last month.
More than 40% of Mississippi pharmacies do not carry naloxone, a University of Mississippi study found.
On this episode of Mississippi Stories, editor-at-large Marshall Ramsey visits with Stacey Trenteseaux, Executive Director of Opera Mississippi and a soprano opera singer.
Check out this week’s Marshall’s Mississippi newsletter and see a cartoon I drew about this very topic — during the Fordice/Musgrove years! Nothing is new under the sun.
On this day in 1957, nine Black students were blocked from entering Arkansas’ Central High school on the orders of Gov. Orval Faubus.
The Mississippi Medical Association, which recently endorsed Gov. Tate Reeves, has argued for something Reeves has refused: Medicaid expansion.
On this day in 1955, an all-white, all-male jury in the Mississippi Delta acquitted J.W. Milam and Roy Bryant of murdering Emmett Till.