| Mar 3, 2010
Author Barry Hannah, whose fiction was laced with dark humor and populated by hard-drinking Southerners, died Monday at his home in Oxford, Miss. He was 67.
Hannah's son Barry Jr. told the Clarion Ledger newspaper in Jackson, Miss., that his father...
| Mar 12, 2010
While the ACLU takes the case of a cancelled Mississippi prom to federal court, over a same sex date, a New Orleans hotel owner has offered to bring that prom here.
Sean Cummings, owner of International House hotel downtown was incensed when he read...
| Oct 5, 2009
Louisiana Democrats have accused GOP Sen.
David Vitter of accepting campaign money illegally funneled to him by a former Mississippi congressman through a political action committee of that state's governor.
The Democrats said they will bring their...
| Oct 26, 2009
Jackson County Coroner Vicki Broadus said a contract worker from Louisiana died Saturday night following a scaffolding accident at a V.T. Halter Marine, Inc., project site.
Broadus said Sunday that 23-year-old Andrew L. Magee died as a result of injuries...
| Nov 6, 2009
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IN PROFILE: JANE SACKLER, DIRECTOR OF CHILDREN'S MINISTRIES AND ALL CHURCH EVENTS AT GRACE COMMUNITY CHURCH, BOCA RATON
INFORMATIONAL BOX: Jane Sackler Other job experience: Dental hygienist in San Diego and Gulfport, Miss., for five years. Education:...
| Nov 10, 2009
Plaquemines Parish sheriff's deputies are searching for a 70-year-old fisherman who was knocked overboard from his small boat as Tropical Storm Ida approached Monday.
Authorities say Leo Ancalade is presumed dead.
The Coast Guard says Ancalade was...
| Mar 17, 2009
The Ford and Honda hybrids due out this month are among dozens planned for the coming years as automakers try to meet new fuel-efficiency standards and please politicians overseeing the industry's multibillion-dollar bailout.
Unfortunately for the...
| Dec 12, 2009
Authorities say a Mississippi man is dead after his vehicle hit a tree off Interstate 55 in eastern Louisiana's Tangipahoa Parish.
The accident happened around 6 a.m. Saturday. Louisiana State Police said 29-year-old Teddy Cornelius Jackson, of McComb,...
| Jul 12, 2009
MERIDIAN, La. (AP) - A coroner says a bus carrying a church youth group from Louisiana to Georgia flipped Sunday in Mississippi, killing one person and injuring 27 others.
The bus, from First Baptist Church in Shreveport, La., overturned three times...
| Aug 1, 2009
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Coast Guard says it rescued a Mississippi man who was bitten by a shark while fishing Saturday near Breton Island off the Louisiana coast.
Petty Officer Tom Atkeson said in a press release that the 56-year-old man from Jackson...
| Aug 12, 2009
New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin plans to mark the fourth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina by celebrating the city's progress since the storm and catastrophic levee breaches on Aug. 29, 2005.
Nagin told The Associated Press the time for vigils is past.
| Aug 18, 2009
Census forms will be hand-delivered in the city of New Orleans and surrounding areas affected by the 2005 hurricanes Katrina and Rita to get the most accurate count possible following concerns that the region could lose federal representation and funding....