Things to watch in Week 8 in the Southeastern Conference:
GAME OF THE WEEK
LSU (4-3, 2-2) visits No. 12 Mississippi (5-1, 2-1) in a West Division matchup. Ed Orgeron enters the first of his final five regular season games as LSU coach after he and the school agreed on Sunday that he would not return after this season.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Mississippi Lottery's "Cash 3" game were:
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Dr. Alton Cobb, a former Mississippi state health officer who helped create some of the nation's most comprehensive vaccination requirements for children, died Friday. He was 92.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Elijah Moore sent the expectations for his rookie year soaring through the spring and summer with an outstanding offseason.
The New York Jets wide receiver is still looking to make an impact in the regular season.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Two new lawsuits claim hundreds of children have been exposed to dangerous lead levels through the drinking water in Mississippi's capital city, which has been facing water system problems for years.
GULF SHORES, Ala. (AP) — The latest batch of police recruits in an Alabama beach town faced an interview board that included law enforcement experts and a civilian who was recognizable by his voice if not by his face: Hollywood actor Morgan Freeman.
Georgia and Alabama could be heading for another showdown in the Southeastern Conference championship game.
Eight of the past nine Southeastern Conference championship games have featured either the Bulldogs or the Crimson Tide -- or both.
LAUREL, Miss. (AP) — The driver of a private vehicle has been killed in a crash with a school bus in south Mississippi.
The Jones County Sheriff's Department said in a social media post that the wreck happened Wednesday U.S.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Jackson-based company has announced plans to build a green hydrogen hub in Mississippi it says will be the largest of its kind in the U.S. and create an easier pathway for hard-to-decarbonize manufacturing industries to move away from fossil fuels.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Mississippi Lottery's "Match 5" game were:
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Mississippi Lottery's "Cash 3" game were:
RAYMOND, Miss. (AP) — An inmate in a Mississippi jail has died after being assaulted by two other detainees, authorities say.
Hinds County Interim Sheriff Marshand Crisler told news outlets Tuesday that Michael Richardson was attacked Monday inside the general population area of the Raymond Detention Center.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man has admitted filing a false claim that he was owed $500,000 because an FBI agent and others refused to drop state criminal charges against him.
Robert Earl Henderson Jr., 49, of Jackson, pleaded guilty Monday to a charge of retaliating against a federal employee, according to a news release from the U.S.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Kentucky is the favorite to win the Southeastern Conference title, while defending champion Alabama is picked to finish second in voting among a panel of national and league media.
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — A former community college administrator and a furniture business employee in Mississippi are facing fraud charges amid accusations that they misused public money intended to train people for jobs, the state auditor says.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi’s capital city dumped more than 6 billion gallons (22.7 billion liters) of partly treated sewage into a river in 2020, seven years after signing a federal court agreement to clean up its act, court records show.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Mississippi Lottery's "Cash 3" game were:
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Police have released the names of three people who were shot to death during the weekend at a nightclub in Mississippi's capital city.
The shootings happened early Sunday at Club Rain in west Jackson.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi coach Lane Kiffin isn't optimistic about quarterback Matt Corral's availibility against LSU.
Corral rushed 30 times for 195 yards in the 12th-ranked Rebels' 31-26 win over Tennessee, which Kiffin said took a physical toll on the QB.
WALNUT, Miss. (AP) — Police are investigating after a 45-year-old white man was severely injured after he was shot during a weekend exchange of gunfire with Mississippi Highway Patrol officers.
The shooting occurred Sunday near the small community of Walnut in northern Mississippi's Tippah County, according to a news release Monday from the Mississippi attorney general's office.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference has fined Tennessee $250,000 for fans stopping the Volunteers' game with Mississippi for about 20 minutes throwing water bottles, beer cans, pizza boxes, hot dogs, a plastic mustard bottle and at least one golf ball onto the field late in the game.
MCCOMB, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi dentist's office has provided more than $4,500 in free cleanings, teeth whitening and other care to veterans and first responders, to express gratitude for their service.
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — A city council member and a local Democratic leader in Mississippi have pleaded not guilty to a charge accusing them of violating a state law against raffles to encourage voting.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the Mississippi Lottery's "Cash 3" game were:
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Agriculture Commissioner Andy Gipson is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold abortion restrictions that he helped put into state law.
Gipson is a Republican and was a state representative and chairman of the House Judiciary B Committee in 2018 when he co-sponsored a bill to ban most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A planetarium in Mississippi's capital city is undergoing renovations and is expected to reopen at the end of 2023 with a fresh look and more extensive exhibits.
This is the first renovation in decades at the Russell C.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Nick Saban and his Alabama Crimson Tide had a long week. Seven days filled with doubt, disgust and uncharacteristic angst.
But a week after Alabama lost at Texas A&M, Bryce Young threw for 348 yards and four touchdowns and the No.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Mississippi Lottery's "Match 5" game were:
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Mississippi Lottery's "Cash 3" game were:
Alabama School for the Deaf, Ala. 34, Mississippi School for the Deaf 6
ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — Felix Harper accounted for a touchdown through the air and on the ground and Niko Duffey ran for 138 yards and a late score to guide Alcorn State to a 24-12 victory over Mississippi Valley State in Southwestern Athletic Conference play on Saturday.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Dylan Hopkins threw for one touchdown and ran for another to lead UAB to a 34-0 win over Southern Miss on Saturday.
Noah Wilder had 14 tackles to lead a defense that held the Golden Eagles to 107 yards of offense and Grayson Cash blocked a punt and recovered it in the end zone.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Shedeur Sanders threw for two touchdowns, Santee Marshall rushed for 96 yards, and Jackson State won its homecoming game 28-7 over Alabama State on Saturday.
The Tigers, who have not allowed more than 17 points in any game this season, held Alabama State to 157 yards and eight first downs.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi city is telling owners of five downtown businesses that they have one year to make sure their balconies meet safety standards. In the meantime, one of businesses is being ordered to close its balcony and four are being told to reduce the number of people allowed on the structures.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans has chosen a developer to revitalize the site of a former amusement park that has been vacant since Hurricane Katrina struck in 2005.
Mayor LaToya Cantrell said a group called Bayou Phoenix is the city's choice to develop the former Six Flags park for other purposes.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — A school district in north Mississippi is considering a schedule with a shorter summer break and longer breaks in the fall and spring.
Aberdeen 33, East Webster 16
Adams Christian 47, Park Place Christian Academy 15
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Mississippi Lottery's "Cash 3" game were:
A threatened loggerhead sea turtle was found dead Friday at the Mississippi Aquarium, eight days after being accidentally hooked and then rescued at a state park on Alabama's Gulf Coast.
PICAYUNE, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi woman says county government sold her house for $236 because of a mix-up in land records — and she wants assurances that her family won't be left homeless because of someone else's mistake.
HOLLY SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi auditor says two people are accused of taking money from a volunteer fire department.
Mark Hanna is a former chief of Red Banks Volunteer Fire Department in north Mississippi's Marshall County.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The head of the Mississippi Supreme Court is extending a emergency order that allows judges to postpone jury trials to try to slow the spread of COVID-19.
The extended order by Chief Justice Mike Randolph remains in place through Nov.