At 1:24 p.m. on Friday, Terra Pinkard received a text from her husband Josh Pinkard. It said: "I love you, I've been shot at work." It was the last thing Josh would ever tell her.
A man charged with second-degree murder in 2016 has pleaded guilty to manslaughter.
Four months after Lowndes County and the city of Columbus formed an intergovernmental committee to improve communication and relations between the two entities, the eight-member body has yet to meet.
Oktibbeha County unanimously approved a $50,000 request that will expand the Starkville-MSU Area Rapid Transit system's paratransit service into the county.
During Monday's visit to the Starkville Rotary Club, Mississippi State University President Mark Keenum drew a distinct line connecting the problems most affecting the state and higher education's role in addressing them.
1. Lime scooters becoming headache for MSU STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. Monday Profile: Bookkeeper, former substitute and receptionist hopes to one day work as a teacher COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. The New Dude: MSU's $68-million baseball stadium opens to rave reviews STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY