Property crime increased in Starkville from 2013 to 2014, rising from 608 incidents to 843.
One Tuesday in September when Columbus resident Consquella Townsel couldn't find "Zeus," her 3-month-old pitbull, she thought at first he must be hiding in her home.
The West Point board of selectmen voted unanimously to enter into an inter-local Emergency Management Agency with Clay County at Tuesday's board meeting.
Former Mississippi Gov. Ronnie Musgrove made a new round of arguments Tuesday in his lawsuit that seeks $240 million that 21 school districts say they have been shortchanged by the state in the past few years.
Mississippi State University launched a new branding campaign Tuesday that will promote the university as a leading research institution and attempt to attract a higher level of students and faculty.
Hillary Rodham Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders clashed over U.S. involvement in the Middle East, gun control and economic policy in the first Democratic presidential debate Tuesday night.
A proposal to erect a monument to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. atop Georgia's Stone Mountain is getting a chilly reception from some of the civil rights groups that King worked with.
An off-duty officer was not taking "official police action" when he was killed in a shootout with a neighbor, and there is not enough evidence to charge the neighbor with murder, a police chief said Tuesday.
Maybe Rep. Paul Ryan doesn't feel like a character in the classic film "The Godfather," weighing an offer he can't refuse.
For generations, teenage boys got their first look at a naked woman from Playboy, often from a copy swiped from Dad's sock drawer or filched from a newsstand.
As the November election creeps closer, voters statewide find themselves under siege from both sides of the education funding debate.
With just one more reporting date remaining to file campaign finance reports, the biggest money among Lowndes County races is being spent in the District 16 District Attorney's race.
Columbus police officer Kelvin Lee died Monday night after a long battle with stomach cancer. He was 51.
A circuit court judge has upheld a life sentence in a 2003 murder case from Clay County.
It's a good time to be a Republican running for office in Oktibbeha County.
The Lowndes County Sheriff's Office is looking for a missing Pontotoc man, Christopher Vanhaaften.
A Caledonia man has filed a federal suit against Lowndes County and two of its animal control officers following a dispute with the county over the man's care of his horses.
Hillary Rodham Clinton says she always expected tough competition in the Democratic presidential primary.
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush on Monday proposed repealing and replacing President Barack Obama's health care law with one that would increase tax credits for individuals, allowing them to buy coverage protection against "high-cost medical events."
Hillary Rodham Clinton went to Donald Trump's doorstep Monday to mock the Republican presidential front-runner on the eve of the first Democratic presidential debate.
1. Four arrested for hotel robbery STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Teen arrested for holding two people at gunpoint STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. City contractor appointed to CLW board COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. CRA confident Lee property will be developed COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY