Mississippi man missing from towboat moored at Louisiana

Authorities say a deckhand from Mississippi apparently fell from a towboat moored on the Louisiana side of the Mississippi River
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2 Senate races headline Mississippi's Tuesday ballot

Mississippi voters will cast ballots Tuesday on an unusual combination _ two U.S. Senate races
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12 Mississippi driver's license stations closing Wednesday

Driver's license offices are closing for one day this week in 12 cities in northern and central Mississippi
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Popular spot to view Mississippi River reopens in Vicksburg

An overlook with an expansive view of the Mississippi River is reopening
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Bridge hit by barge-mounted crane, will be closed for months

A barge-mounted crane has slammed into a Louisiana bridge, indefinitely shuttering a travel artery
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Bridge hit by barge-mounted crane, is indefinitely closed

A barge-mounted crane has slammed into a Louisiana bridge, indefinitely shuttering a travel artery
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$22 million sports complex on track to open in February

A new sports complex that leaders of a Mississippi city hope will attract visiting teams and increase tourism is on track for February completion
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Mississippi city working on plans for its new downtown park

A Mississippi city is changing plans for a downtown site after finding it was too expensive to build a farmers' market with a pavilion
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City seeks to stop erosion from claiming bridge, power lines

Officials looking to rebuild a collapsed bridge in a Mississippi city have another problem _ the underlying waterway is trying to change course
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Park reopens road, even though it hasn't been repaired

A road overlooking the Mississippi River is reopening in Vicksburg after being closed for more than a year, even though landslide damage hasn't been repaired
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Demolition work starts this month on long-abandoned hospital

Work is supposed to start this month on tearing down an abandoned hospital
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Refiner Ergon to close Mississippi ethanol plant in December

Refining company Ergon says it's closing a Vicksburg ethanol plant
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4 Mississippi universities added to fiber optic network

A Mississippi telecommunications company says four public universities are joining a state-owned fiber optic network
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2,320 miles: Mississippi man paddles Mississippi River

Adventurer inspired by Pearl River clean-ups
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Mississippi man removes ankle monitor, convicted while gone

A Mississippi man skipped the last part of his sexual battery trial, and jurors convicted him while he was gone
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Mississippi prison system asks FBI to look at inmate deaths

Mississippi's corrections commissioner is asking the FBI and state Department of Public Safety to examine recent inmate deaths
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Earmarked projects approved by Mississippi lawmakers

Mississippi lawmakers have earmarked $111 million in projects in a bill that they passed
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Judge won't dismiss challenge to Mississippi mayor election

A judge says he won't dismiss a losing candidate's challenge to a mayoral election in northeast Mississippi
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Several Mississippi House members switch votes on lottery

Several Mississippi lawmakers changed their votes on a lottery bill that the House killed Monday and then passed Tuesday
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Mississippi House roll call vote to pass a lottery bill

The Mississippi House has passed a bill that would create a state lottery, sending it to Gov. Phil Bryant, who is expected to sign it into law
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Mississippi Senate roll call to pass a lottery bill

A bill to create a Mississippi lottery passed the state Senate late Monday
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Levee board urges feds to dredge rivers to cut flooding

The head engineer of a levee board is urging federal officials to dredge a river to reduce flooding in Mississippi's Delta region
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Residency invites artists to historic Michigan paper mill

The Prairie Ronde Artist Residency invites artists from around the world to find inspiration in a historic Michigan paper mill
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Mississippi House roll call vote on creating state lottery

A bill to create a state lottery in has passed the state House after debate on the proposed lottery corporation's powers
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