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MSU hosts high school students preparing for AP classes  Mississippi State Newsroom

Mississippi State is helping nearly 50 high school students from 13 rural schools around the state as they prepare to take an Advanced Placement Physics ...

Updating Mississippi State's Class of 2020  247Sports

Mississippi State's Class of 2020 has grown quite a bit this month with several new additions for Joe Moorhead and company.

The Wednesday Night Bones 6/12/2019 Sponsored by The Lodge  247Sports

Mississippi State is nearing capacity in the 2020 recruiting class.

A Houston High School Has a New Dress Code. For Parents.  The New York Times

A school dress code has once again set off a heated discussion about race, class and cultural norms. Only this time, the dress code is aimed at parents, not ...

Houston High School football player William Anderson dies after collapsing during game  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Houston High School football player William Anderson died after collapsing during a JV football game on Monday night.

Houston teacher pleads to sexual battery | Chickasaw  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

HOUSTON – A former school teacher has pled to sexual battery of a student, but will not get prison time and will pay a $1500 fee.

MS high school football player dies after falling ill during game  WMC

A Mississippi high school football player died after a game Monday.

BRAD LOCKE: Houston's Diaz headed to top prep school  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Kevin Diaz will soon be walking the same grounds once trod by people like George W. Bush, Humphrey Bogart and Bill Belichick.

Here's the schedule for area high school graduations  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

High School graduation ceremonies will kick off throughout Northeast Mississippi this weekend and will pick up again next week. So before you start planning ...

UPDATE: Man arrested for Houston High School vandalism, arson  WTVA

Fire officials confirm a break in and arson at Houston High School Friday morning.

Houston Class of 2019 takes the next step | Chickasaw  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

HOUSTON – Hundreds of friends and family gathered at the Houston High School football field on Thursday, May 23, 2019 to watch the class of 2019 graduate.

‘Even in death, she is still teaching.’ DFW educator stayed true to her mission  Star-Telegram

Judy Thomas had been a part of Arlington's Sam Houston High School since it began in 1965. Even as she was battling cancer, she was raising money for ...

The New Dress Code at a Houston High School Is Being Called Out as Racist  Yahoo Lifestyle

The rules are aimed at parents and ban satin caps and bonnets, hair rollers, leggings, and revealing tops.

UPDATE: Houston introduces new head baseball coach  WTVA

Brian Goodman was an assistant last season at Biloxi.

Auto museum donating catalog sales to Houston Solar Car team  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • The Houston High School Solar Car team has a rich history, with 15 National Solar Car Challenge titles under its belt – or is that solar panel?

Houston High School teacher takes top honors for West Tennessee  The Commercial Appeal

A Germantown Municipal School District teacher was named the Grand Division winner for West Tennessee in the state's 2018-19 Teacher of the Year awards ...

Houston teacher pleads to sexual battery, no prison sentence  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

HOUSTON • A former school teacher has pled to sexual battery of a student, but will not get prison time and will pay a $1500 fee.

Houston Solar Car hits the street | News  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

HOUSTON – Sundancer is back and running the streets of Northeast Mississippi in preparation for this summer's road race from Texas to California.

2nd person charged in machete death near Spring ISD school  Chron

A second person has been charged in the MS-13-linked killing of a man who was found shot and hacked to death with a machete on Spring ISD property.

Houston teacher indicted for sexual battery | Chickasaw  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

HOUSTON – A school teacher has been indicted on one count of sexual battery after a Chickasaw County grand jury met earlier this week.

Sundancer wins 16th Solar Car Challenge | Chickasaw  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

29 PALMS, Calif. – Nothing stood between Sundancer and the finish line in Palmdale, Calif., except 105 miles and they already led their nearest competition by ...

Houston High student wins poster contest for Memphis In May’s Bicentennial Celebration

Congratulations go out to 17-year-old Eagan Smith from Houston High School, who won the Children's Poster Contest for the Memphis In May Bicentennial ...

Mat-Su middle school likely closed for remainder of school year following quake  KTOO

The Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District said Houston Middle School will likely be closed for the rest of the year because of extensive damage from ...

Houston principal arrested for DUI in Tupelo | News  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

HOUSTON – A principal with the Houston School District has been arrested and charged with DUI following a traffic stop in Tupelo.

Solar power shines in Chickasaw County | News  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

HOUSTON • Chickasaw County is rapidly becoming known as the solar power county of north Mississippi.

The Monday Night Bones Sponsored by The Lodge 4/1/2019  247Sports

Mississippi State is setting the pace when it comes to in state football recruiting.

McQuary dismissed from MSU baseball team  WTVA

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - Mississippi State's baseball team has one less pitcher on its roster. Our news partner, the Starkville Daily News, reports that junior ...

U.S News & World Report ranks top high schools in Tennessee and in nation  Knoxville News Sentinel

Central Magnet School in Murfreesboro, Hume Fogg Magnet High School in Nashville and Merrol Hyde Magnet School in Hendersonville have been named the ...

12 People, Including 6 Coaches, Plead Not Guilty in College Admissions Scandal  The New York Times

Those who appeared in a Boston court on Monday included the top tennis coach at Georgetown and an assistant teacher at a Houston public school.

Top-10 recruit Jackson picks Mississippi State  The Commercial Dispatch

The contents of this article have been modified since its original posting. The wait was worth it. On Friday afternoon, Rickea Jackson, the No. 9 recruit in the ...

Former Teacher Gets No Jail Time in Sexual Battery Plea  U.S. News & World Report

HOUSTON, Miss. (AP) — A former northeast Mississippi teacher is pleading guilty to the sexual battery of a student but won't go to prison.

BUD EVANS  Houston Herald

Clydie “Bud” Evans Jr., son of Clydie and Jean Smyer Evans, was born Dec. 6, 1951, in Houston, Mo. He passed away May 14, 2019, in Springfield, Mo.

Vardaman promotes Pugh to head football coach  WTVA

The Houston native was a Rams assistant last season.

Houston high school removes sexist quote attributed to infamous 'Mayflower Madam'  Yahoo Lifestyle

The advice is not only dated, it's probably not appropriate for high school students.

MSU catcher Hancock arrested | Sports  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Mississippi State freshman catcher Luke Hancock was arrested Sunday and charged with domestic violence by the Starkville Police Department.

County deputy Jason Wink joins Houston Police Department  Houston Herald

The City of Houston Police Department has filled a vacancy on its roster with the hiring of former Texas County Sheriff's Department deputy Jason Wink.

JOHN PITTS: Super Sunday for Mississippi NFL players  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

As a terrific NFL Sunday afternoon rolled along, a theme began to emerge while the highlights rolled across the TV screen and on social media.

Cook changes mind about TCPS job, will stay in Houston  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

HOUSTON – Houston Superintendent Tony Cook called the headmaster at Tupelo Christian Preparatory School Wednesday morning and told him he will not be ...

The Monday Night Bones sponsored by The Lodge 4/29/2019  247Sports

It has been nearly five weeks since Mississippi State picked up a verbal commitment for the 2020 signing class. With the spring evaluation period now in full ...

'Give it to the school counselor': Counselors seeking change of pressure  KSAT 12

High school counselor Kathy Stringfellow has helped students through difficult times.

2018 MSU Baseball Signee Luke Hancock Update  247Sports

An analysis of Mississippi State class of 2018 signee Luke Hancock, a catcher from Houston (MS) High School.

Houston Texans Select Texas A&Ms Cullen Gillaspia in the 7th Round  State of The Texans

The Houston Texans have selected full back Cullen Gillaspia out of Texas A&M University in the 7th round of the 2019 NFL Draft. Gillaspia was a former ...

Former teacher's sexual battery case continued until 2018  WTVA

The Attorney General's Office confirms the case of Lori Kilgore has been continued until March 2018.

Houston high school runner Matthew Boling breaks national record in 100-meter dash  Yahoo Lifestyle

18-year-old Matthew Boling broke a 29-year-old national record in the 100-meter dash on Saturday at the Texas state track meet.

Teen with terminal cancer gets early graduation ceremony: 'It makes me feel like I matter'  Yahoo Lifestyle

A Texas teen received her high school diploma during an early graduation ceremony, after she found out that her cancer had spread and decided to not follow ...

HHS baseball team faces Fatima on the road Monday in Class 3 sectional  Houston Herald

The Houston High School baseball team travels Monday to Westphalia to face Fatima in the Class 3 Sectionals. The first pitch is 5 p.m. The game will be ...

Recruits' Reactions to Mississippi State's Egg Bowl Triumph  247Sports

Step inside to see what recruits had to say about Mississippi State's win in the Egg Bowl and Joe Moorhead's first season in Starkville.

Mississippi State catcher preview | Sports  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Mississippi State has the luxury of having both of its catchers returning behind the plate this year.

Famous Houston solar car team once again finishes on top  WTVA

The famous Houston solar car team once again found themselves in first place in the Solar Car Challenge.

Police release information regarding Mississippi State's Luke Hancock  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Mississippi State freshman baseball player Luke Hancock was arrested early Sunday morning. Details regarding his arrest have been released by police.

Three NEMISS districts get 'A' rankings | Education  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO – Only three of Northeast Mississippi's 29 public school districts earned an “A” rating from the Mississippi Department of Education for 2017.

When Byhalia football player died, a certified athletic trainer was not at the game  The Commercial Appeal

Dennis Mitchell, a football player at Byhalia High School, collapsed during a game and later died. There was no certified trainer on site during the contest.

Lee County earns 'B' rating | Education  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO – For the first time in recent years, the Lee County School District was given a “B” rating by the Mississippi Department of Education.

LIVE VIDEO: Houston at Fatima (state sectional | 5 p.m.)  Houston Herald

The Houston High School baseball team competes in sectional play Monday as the Tigers travel to Westphalia to face Fatima. Watch the game broadcast live at ...

Why Denver wants to increase the number of students taking ethnic studies  Chalkbeat Colorado

The more students are engaged in their classes, the more likely they are to graduate on time, district officials said.

A Tale of Three Schools: One Last Walk Down the Halls of Lee High School, Now Wisdom High  Houstonia Magazine

AS I APPROACHED an old building on Beverly Hill Street on a sunny day, my mind shuffled through memories of my time there: walking down noisy halls; ...

Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi tax free weekends  The Commercial Appeal

Tax free weekend in Memphis starts July 27. What can you buy and how much can you spent?

EEOC sues Walmart for refusing to hire Houston amputee seeking stocker job  Houston Chronicle

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on Monday filed a lawsuit against Walmart, alleging the company refused to hire a former Houston high ...

Video: Houston's Luke Hancock Signs with Mississippi State Baseball  WCBI

HOUSTON, Miss. (WCBI) — It's been a long time coming, but it was three years well worth it. Houston senior catcher Luke Hancock made it official on ...

What's Wrong With This Picture?

This screenshot is from The New York Times website on April 25, 2019. It was nestled among other stories. So, how do you think this lede got by the brain of the ...

Houston High band competition canceled by ‘White Lives Matter’ rally

Houston High School students in the marching band are playing the blues after their final band competition of the season was canceled because of a threat ...

Candidates in San Antonio’s largest school district talk of experience, charters  San Antonio Express-News

Candidates in three contested races are vying for seats on the Northside Independent School District, the area's largest with 106,000 students. The district is still ...

SIGNING DAY: Four Players Set to Sign with MSU Women's Hoops  247Sports

Here's who to expect to sign their letter of intent with the Bulldogs at some point today and officially join the Maroon and White.

Tupelo Automobile Museum auction begins today | News  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

The Tupelo Automobile Museum was once again filled with visitors Thursday, but they were prospective bidders who were getting a preview of what was going ...

SA schools aren't meeting recommendations for student to counselor ratios  KSAT 12

The recommended student to counselor ratio is not being met in many schools across the nation, including in San Antonio.

Morales, Noriega battle for votes in low-key special election runoff  Chron

Democrat Melissa Noriega mined for votes under the cover of a dull fog Thursday in the southern tip of House District 145, knocking doors in one of the district's ...

Starkville High School tabs Adkins as new baseball coach  The Commercial Dispatch

STARKVILLE -- Luke Adkins fell in love with Starkville when he played baseball at Mississippi State University. While Adkins built so many memories on the ...

MS-13 gang member accused of killing high school student, rival gang member  Houston Chronicle

One of the last things 19-year-old Adrian Castillo saw before he was killed was an MS-13 gang sign. His suspected killer — 23-year-old Jairo Chicas-Raimundo ...

Find your school's 2018 ISTEP scores  Chalkbeat Indiana

Only half of Indiana's elementary and middle school students passed both English and math state ISTEP exams in 2018, results that have stubbornly held firm for ...

Ashley Furniture awards local graduates with scholarships  WTVA

Many local high school graudates have been awarded scholarships from Ashley Furniture.

So long to 'The Big Bang Theory,' which was smart about being dumb about being smart

If cultural criticism was strictly a numbers game, we would never have heard much about "Mad Men," "Breaking Bad" or "The Americans." We wouldn't know ...

Young Engineers of the Year tapped for 2019 honors

With honors to be awarded at a gala event during Engineers Week 2019, the following have been named Young Engineers of the Year for their contributions to ...

Calhoun City names new head football coach  WTVA

CALHOUN CITY, Miss. (WTVA) - Calhoun City has promoted Chad White from defensive coordinator to head football coach, the school announced Wednesday.

MEMPHIS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Scores from around the Mid-South  FOX13 Memphis

FOX13 is your home for scores across Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi.

Aldine ISD will name new school after Huntsville native Marine Jones  Huntsville Item

Marine Jones was surprised when she heard the news. The Aldine Independent School District soon would be naming a school in her honor.

Tupelo maintains 'B' rating, Milam moves to 'A'  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO – New letter-grade ratings among the schools in the Tupelo Public School District vary, but the district maintained its overall “B” rating and inched ...

Parades, tree lightings, Santa visits and more: Holiday events in the Memphis area  The Commercial Appeal

Looking for something festive to do this holiday season? There's no shortage of options in the Memphis area.

OUR OPINION: Auction to leave lasting mark on education  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Tupelo is about to be at the center of the classic car universe.

Find your Colorado PARCC 2018 results – and compare schools  Chalkbeat Colorado

Colorado released the results of state tests that students took in the spring of 2018.

TERRY DANIEL  Houston Herald

Terry Dale Daniel, 77, of Tama, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, at Unity Point Healthy-Grinnell Regional Medical Center. A celebration of life ...

Deer Park Fire: Burning chemicals in tanks at ITC storage facility causes smoke to cover Houston and southeast Texas  KTRK-TV

ITC Deer Park fire: Raging fire at a chemical storage facility created thick black smoke that covered Houston and portions of southeast Texas.


Billie Jo Crewse Mitchem, 85, passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at Cox Health Center, Springfield.

Actresses, coaches, CEOs and many more: Here's everyone who was charged in the college admissions cheating sch  New York Daily News

Two famous actresses made headlines Tuesday after they were charged in a massive college admissions cheating scheme. But Felicity Huffman and Lori ...

High school teacher suspended over inappropriate comment toward student  WMC Action News 5

A teacher at Houston High School in Germantown was suspended over inappropriate comments made toward a student.

Norman Jerome 'Jerry' Paulson -- Winona

Norman Jerome “Jerry” Paulson, 79, of Winona, died suddenly Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, at his home. Jerry was born March 10, 1939, in La Crosse, Wis., to Sylvia ...

State of the Union 2019: Familiar Houston names and faces in attendance  Houston Chronicle

It's the time of year again when conservatives and liberals alike dig in their heels and declare President Donald Trump a hero or villain after he delivers the State ...

Pope: It's OK to organize pilgrimages to Bosnian shrine  Chron

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has given Roman Catholic faithful his OK to make pilgrimages to a Bosnian shrine where children said the Virgin Mary ...

Best of the Class  WCBI

A popular WCBI community *service* project that salutes graduating high school students in North Mississippi and West Alabama for academic excellence.

Chicago graduation rates climb again, but district has 'work to do' to narrow racial gaps  Chalkbeat Colorado

Graduation rates at Chicago schools continued to rise this past school year to reach what district officials described as a record high — but gaps separating ...

A deceased baby was found in a high school bathroom. But why do some teens kill their newborns?  Yahoo Lifestyle

Police are conducting an investigation after a baby's body was found in a bathroom at High Point High School in Beltsville, Md., on Wednesday.

Texas Mother Killed In DUI Crash After Teen Allegedly Served 12 Drinks at Local Bar, Employees Charged  Atlanta Black Star

A Texas teen accused of causing a wrong-way collision that killed a young mother on Dec. 16 allegedly downed nearly a dozen drinks before getting behind.

Texas teen who killed girlfriend put her body under sink, shared graphic images of her murder  WTVD-TV

Jesus Campos Jr., a South Houston teen, was sentenced to life in prison for the rape and strangling of his girlfriend when they were both 15-years-old.

Find out how well your New York City school scored on state tests  Chalkbeat New York

New York released state test scores on Wednesday, and many parents are eager to know how city schools fared. The topline scores show that New York City ...

Sports  Houston Herald

The Houston Herald is the leading weekly newspaper serving south-central Missouri, including Houston, Texas County and the region. Its website is the leading ...

Evicted museum moving from North Dakota State Fairgrounds

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Officials have begun relocating a historical museum — buildings and all — from the North Dakota State Fairgrounds in Minot to a nearby ...

It's been six years since Tennessee took over its first low-performing schools. How are they doing?  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Six years after the state took over six of Tennessee's lowest-performing schools, all of those schools continue to struggle, new state test results show. The state's ...

2 Houston High School Players Kicked Off Football Team for Racial-Injustice Protest During Anthem  The Root

Two players on a private high school football team in Crosby, Texas, were kicked off the team for protesting racial injustice during the national anthem Friday.

How She The People Is Changing Politics  Yahoo Finance

The crowd turned out in force to watch eight Democratic presidential hopefuls – Senator Cory Booker, former HUD Secretary Julian Castro, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard ...

House panels to focus on protecting student veterans  Politico

Department official: Court ruling needed to determine next steps on fraud claims backlog — DeVos to headline speech for school choice group she once ...

Adkins named Starkville High baseball coach  WTVA

Below is the closed-captioning text associated with this video. Since this uses automated speech to text spelling and grammar may not be accurate. coach in ...

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