Not too many people have what William "Bill" Smith has. He is passionate about his job. The University of Southern Mississippi marketing professor will definitely miss coming to work when he retires June 30 after a 37-year career teaching students.
Bay St. Louis native Jessica Favre said she has no ambition to be the next Kris Jenner, the popular "momager" and mother to all things Kardashian — Kim, Khloe, Kourtney and Rob, as well as daughters Kendall and Kylie Jenner.
State lawmakers have made it illegal for school districts to spend any public money on the Mississippi Association of School Superintendents, saying leaders of local school districts personally attacked state officials while they were seeking votes for a school funding initiative last year.
A preliminary report by the National Transportation Safety Board into a plane crash that killed four people does not point to a specific cause for the crash and says the pilot reported smoke in the cockpit shortly after taking off.
Mississippi government attorneys are opposing two legal challenges to a new state law that will let circuit clerks cite religious objections to recuse themselves from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples
U.S. government forecasters expect a near-normal Atlantic hurricane season, after three relatively slow years. But they also say climate conditions that influence storm development are making it difficult to predict how many hurricanes and tropical storms will arise over the next six months.