Oktibbeha County School District and Starkville School District earned 'C' grades from the Mississippi Department of Education based on last year's state testing scores.
Dr. Erin Kempker will present the program "The Union, the War and Elvira Scott: One Woman's Experience on the Missouri-Kansas Border during the Civil War."
A red Jeep Cherokee is pulled upright onto Eddie's Service truck Wednesday after being on it's side and wrapped around a tree on Ben Christopher Road in New Hope. A mother and her 4-year-old daughter were trapped inside the vehicle then removed and taken to care.
Mississippi State University police officers were investigating an attempted, on-campus abduction Wednesday night, but no clear details were available on the situation.
Committee members selected to brainstorm economic development ideas for the Island are forming a clearer picture of how to proceed, but they also want to hear from the public.
"Disrespectful." "Awful." "Heartless." And "Who thought this was a good marketing promotion?" Those were some of the online responses people had to a Starkville Daily News advertisement in Wednesday's edition of that daily newspaper.
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