Olive Branch optometrist Dr. David Parker is the newly elected senator for District 19, after DeSoto County voters went to the polls in Tuesday's runoff.
District 19 voters elected Dr. Parker over Rep. Pat Nelson (R-Southaven).
Voters in north Mississippi returned to the polls Nov. 27 for runoffs in DeSoto and...
By JIM SUHR and JIM SALTER
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- After months of drought, companies that ship grain and other goods down the Mississippi River are being haunted by a potential nightmare: If water levels fall too low, the nation's main inland waterway could become impassable to barges just as the harvest heads to market.
Any closure of...
By MICHAEL GRACZYK
HOUSTON (AP) -- Former President George H.W. Bush was in a Houston hospital Thursday for continuing treatment of a lingering cough.
Bush, 88, has been in and out of the hospital recently for complications resulting from bronchitis, Methodist Hospital said in a brief statement.
The hospital and...