The first confirmed case of a rabid land animal in Mississippi since the 1960s has been discovered in Starkville.
Peterbilt announced Wednesday that the Lowndes-based PACCAR engine plant has produced 100,000 of MX-13 truck engines in five years.
Two Starkville items and two Columbus items this week.
Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman will soon veto four aldermen's decision to choose the Integrity Group as the city's insurance agent of record Tuesday because the deal costs $149,000 more than the lowest submitted bid and is expected to drive up monthly out-of-pocket rates for employees.
An affidavit filed by Starkville-Oktibbeha County School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway against one of his accusers has led to an arrest.
The 11th annual Travis Outlaw Day in the Park is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Starkville's McKee Park.
Federal Reserve officials in their July discussions appeared to move closer to their first interest rate hike in nearly a decade but expressed wide-ranging concerns about wages, inflation and a significant slowdown in China.
Authorities have identified Titus Jeshua Lamb, 23, as the main suspect in the bank robbery of Renasant Bank in West Point last month.
Executives with Mississippi-based Hancock Holding Company are slated to ring the opening bell for the Nasdaq stock market on Aug. 25.
Oxford and Greenwood have become the latest cities to stop flying the Mississippi flag because it contains a Confederate battle emblem.
A 2-year-old boy apparently shot and killed his father in what police in Alabama on Wednesday called a horrible accident.
A reward is being offered to help find the man who shot a Corinth police officer.
Officers arrested at least nine people and deployed tear gas amid protests in St. Louis over the death of a black 18-year-old who was fatally shot by police after he pointed a gun at them, the city's police chief said.
Republican opposition to President Barack Obama's nuclear deal is flaring over revelations of a secret side agreement involving Iranian inspections.
A New Jersey woman has used her obituary to make a final request to friends and family: Please don't vote for Hillary Rodham Clinton for president.
Regardless of political affiliation, Americans strongly support government action to control prescription drug costs, according to a poll released today.
Hackers say they have exposed unfaithful partners across the world, posting what they said were the personal details of millions of people registered with cheating website Ashley Madison.
1. Cracker Barrel employee shot at restaurant COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. MSU alum, convenience store owner gives away Rally Bananas to MSU fans in Omaha STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Cracker Barrel shooting suspect captured in Tennessee COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. CMSD board approves sale of Lee Middle property COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Prather named interim CEO for Partnership STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY