OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi chef has won a major culinary award after five previous nominations, a victory that the chef describes as "just an incredible feeling."
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The University of Mississippi will salute more than 5,500 graduates Saturday, although it will do so under a roof because of rain in the forecast.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi mayor is apologizing about confusion over parking meters.
Oxford Mayor Robyn Tannehill says drivers will not be ticketed for parking at a malfunctioning...
OXFORD, England (AP) — Eliud Kipchoge has funding from Britain's richest man for a bid to break the two-hour marathon barrier later this year.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A north Mississippi woman has been charged with negligent homicide in the death of her infant son.
Local news outlets report 31-year-old Stephanie Henry was arrested...
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — The leader of a school district in northeastern Mississippi says he is taking another job in November.
News outlets report Lee County Superintendent of Education Jimmy...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's secretary of state incorrectly told college students that Republican former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran is "deceased."
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Court of Appeals judges are traveling away from their usual courtroom to hear two cases.
The court is convening Tuesday at the University of Mississippi law...
Mississippi city approves free beer samples for shoppers
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Free beer tomorrow, the old joke goes, but it's coming true in one Mississippi city.
The Oxford Eagle reports city aldermen voted 5-1 Tuesday to allow stores that...
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — While driving around his six acres of fields in his pickup truck, Doug Davis talked about the losses at Yokna Bottoms Farm from February's record rainfall and flooding in...
LONDON (AP) — London police say more than 710 people have been arrested and some 28 have been charged since climate change protests began earlier this week in the British capital.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A former Mississippi sheriff who admitted to extorting bribes from a drug dealer was sentenced Thursday to six years in prison.
Ex-lawyer rode on plane before it crashed in Mississippi
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A high-profile former lawyer says he was a passenger on a twin-engine jet hours before it crashed in northern Mississippi, killing three people.
Correction: Mississippi-Small Plane Crash story
NEW ALBANY, Miss. (AP) — In a story April 14 about a plane crash that killed three people in Mississippi, The Associated Press, relying on information from a Federal Aviation Administration...
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — With a downtown parking garage halfway complete, city officials in one Mississippi city are trying to determine how much parking should cost.
Mississippi rebuild starts with veteran coordinators
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Matt Luke guided Mississippi's football program through the dark days of a two-year NCAA postseason ban. Now the Rebels believe the young coach — along with a few veteran...
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi basketball coach Kermit Davis will earn an average base salary of $3 million over the next four years according to the terms of his new contract.
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Collins to speak to University of Mississippi graduates
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Former commanding general of the Mississippi National Guard and president of the University of Mississippi Alumni Association retired Maj. Gen. Augustus Leon Collins will...
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Even among NFL prospects, Mississippi receiver D.K. Metcalf stands out as a physical marvel.
He's 6-foot-3, 228 pounds and had his body fat measured at a ridiculously...
Man gets 10 years for firing gun at Mississippi theater
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A Tennessee man has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison after firing a gun at a Mississippi theater and setting off a panic.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The University of Mississippi is exploring plans to construct a new pharmacy research building.
College Board trustees on Thursday approved plans for Ole Miss to spend...
Former Ole Miss chancellor won’t head Florida university
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Former University of Mississippi Chancellor Jeffrey Vitter won't be the next president of the University of South Florida.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Kermit Davis has earned a new contract after leading Mississippi on a surprising run to the NCAA Tournament.
The school announced on Tuesday that it had agreed in...
Former Ole Miss leader could head Florida university
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Former University of Mississippi Chancellor Jeffrey Vitter is one of four finalists to lead the University of South Florida.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — City leaders have approved a plan for the University of Mississippi to close a campus road for construction this summer, but only if Ole Miss reopens two other...
Wagster to receive University’s Silver EM
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Associated Press reporter Emily Wagster Pettus has been named the latest recipient of the University of Mississippi's highest journalism award, the Silver Em.
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OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Supervisors in a Mississippi county are making changes to how county property can be used for public events following a rally supporting Confederate symbols.
ATLANTA (AP) — Stacey Abrams is a woman in demand.
Months removed from her surprisingly narrow defeat in the Georgia governor's race, Abrams is being heavily recruited to run for Senate,...
LONDON (AP) — A British Muslim convert was sentenced Wednesday to at least 15 years in prison for plotting a van attack on crowds in London's busy Oxford Street shopping district.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — PJ Washington is in the discussion for Southeastern Conference Player of the Year, but he was a missing man during the first half Tuesday night, banished to the bench by early...
Ole Miss faces tough test vs No. 6 Kentucky
No. 6 Kentucky (24-5, 13-3) vs. Mississippi (19-10, 9-7)
The Pavilion at Ole Miss, Oxford, Mississippi; Tuesday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 6 Kentucky presents a tough challenge for...
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Meme Jackson scored 20 points as Tennessee defeated Mississippi 81-56 on Sunday to snap a three-game skid in the regular-season finale for both teams.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A new elementary school in a north Mississippi city will bear a historic name.
The Oxford school board has voted to call a new campus Central Elementary...
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A student government group at the University of Mississippi is calling for the relocation of a Confederate monument to the Confederate cemetery on campus.
No kneeling, cups tossed as Ole Miss falls to No. 7 Tenn
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Grant Williams barreled through the lane through two Mississippi defenders, somehow willing himself into a position where he could get a short jumper to fall for the go-ahead...
Ole Miss faces tough test vs No. 7 Tennessee
No. 7 Tennessee (24-3, 12-2) vs. Mississippi (19-8, 9-5)
The Pavilion at Ole Miss, Oxford, Mississippi; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 7 Tennessee presents a tough challenge...
Mississippi man pleads guilty in DUI deaths and injuries
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man has pleaded guilty in a drunken driving wreck that killed two people and injured others
News outlets report 36-year-old Joseph Britt of Amory pleaded...
Mississippi players kneel during anthem in response to rally
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Eight Mississippi players kneeled during the national anthem in response to a Confederacy rally near the arena before the Rebels' 72-71 victory over Georgia on...
Ole Miss players kneel in response to Confederacy rally
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Eight University of Mississippi basketball players kneeled during the national anthem Saturday before a victory over Georgia in response to a Confederacy rally near the...
No. 6 Mississippi St pulls away for 80-66 win over Ole Miss
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Teaira McCowan didn't have a great second half on Thursday night against the Bulldogs' in-state rival. Anriel Howard did, and it was enough to push No. 6 Mississippi State...
Georgia looks to end streak vs Ole Miss
Georgia (10-16, 1-12) vs. Mississippi (18-8, 8-5)
The Pavilion at Ole Miss, Oxford, Mississippi; Saturday, 3:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Mississippi looks to extend Georgia's conference...
Mississippi adds Tyrone Nix to staff as linebackers coach
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi has added Tyrone Nix to its football staff as a linebackers coach.
The school said Wednesday that Nix is returning for his second stint at the school. He was...
Mississippi beats Missouri 75-65 to win fourth straight
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi keeps finding big-time contributors on its roster as it continues to make an unexpected push up the Southeastern Conference standings.
Bruce Stevens came off the bench to score 17 points, tying a season-high, to lead Ole Miss over Missouri 75-65 on Saturday for the team's fourth straight win. The Rebels' (18-7, 8-4) winning streak comes after a four-game losing skid that threated to derail the season.
Man must repay nearly $1.5M in bank embezzlement scheme
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A former bank officer must serve two years in federal prison and repay $1.46 million to his former employer.
U.S. District Judge Glen H. Davidson on Thursday sentenced Michael Erickson, after he pleaded guilty in October to one count of embezzlement by a bank officer.
The 42-year-old Ridgeland resident was formerly Clarksdale-area president of Southern Bancorp Bank, which is based in Arkadelphia, Arkansas.
Ole Miss vacates 33 wins as part of NCAA punishment
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's football program will vacate 33 wins over six separate seasons as part of its punishment in a recently resolved NCAA infractions case against the school.
The school vacated wins in 2010 (four wins), 2011, (two wins), 2012 (seven wins), 2013 (seven wins), 2014 (eight wins) and 2016 (five wins) according to documents on the school's website. The 2010 and 2011 wins were under coach Houston Nutt. All the other vacated wins were under coach Hugh Freeze.
After vulgarities, college town bans bedsheet banners
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — That college-town staple, the banner spray-painted on a bedsheet, is being furled in one Mississippi town.
The Oxford Eagle reports that aldermen have voted to ban the use of bed sheets as banners in Oxford.
Tyree scores 22, Mississippi rallies past Texas A&M
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — There was no celebration for Mississippi, but there was a sigh of relief.
Ole Miss snapped a four-game losing streak, wiping out a nine-point deficit in the second half Wednesday night, to defeat Texas A&M 75-71.
"It wasn't pretty, but we found a way," Mississippi coach Kermit Davis said. "We showed some toughness and contested shots in the last 10 minutes. We were desperate. We really needed this win."
Carter scores 28, No. 20 A&M women pull away from Ole Miss
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Chennedy Carter scored 28 points and No. 20 Texas A&M turned up the defensive pressure in the second half on Sunday to defeat Mississippi 72-60 for its seventh-straight win.
Shandricka Sessom scored 14 points and Jhileiya Dunlap had 10, on 5-for-5 shooting, as Ole Miss took a 37-30 lead at the half. The Aggies opened the second half with a 13-2 run to take the lead for good. They outscored the Rebels 18-6 with Kayla Wells, who finished with 17 points, scoring 12.