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.
Starkville School District Assistant Superintendent Toriano Holloway has helped the school system with one of its most pressing issues a little more than a year since his hiring: The district has now worked out many of the kinks surrounding its transportation system.
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