No, the United States isn't trying to build a military force of centenarians. It just seems that way after the Selective Service System mistakenly sent notices to more than 14,000 Pennsylvania men born between 1893 and 1897, ordering them to register for the nation's military draft and warning that failure to do so is "punishable by a fine and imprisonment."
KiOR has hired a firm to perform financial advising and assist in exploring a possible merger or sale. The company, which built a $218 million plant in Columbus in 2011, made the announcement in a filing to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Wednesday.
Summer is here, and so are the pests that come with it. If it seems that this year the flea problem is especially bad, it's probably a sign that the fleas are getting better at adapting to treatments, experts say.
A new bar is coming to downtown Starkville. The Guest Room is slated to open next month. It will be located in the refurnished basement of Restaurant Tyler, which is located at 100 E. Main St.
Two Columbus men have been arrested on separate charges related to drug trafficking.
A vehicle posing as a city animal control unit could possibly be connected to reports of missing pets in the Greenbriar subdivision of Starkville this month, according to the Starkville Police Department.
A West Point man was detained and brought back to the Golden Triangle this week to face an armed robbery warrant stemming from a May 15 burglary in the Reed Place subdivision, Starkville Police Department announced Wednesday.
Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors President Orlando Trainer again called for a sit-down meeting with OCH Regional Medical Center trustees to discuss the hospital's financial future.
Crews have removed all three commercial airplane fuselages from a river embankment in western Montana after they tumbled off a train in a derailment.
A North Carolina group plans a meeting Saturday in Iuka to call on local residents to press state regulators to hold a hearing on what it believes is health risks connected to a silicon metal plant under construction in Tishomingo County.
Columbus Mayor Robert Smith was selected as the 27th civilian to be honored with the Columbus Air Force Base Wingman distinction during a Tuesday evening presentation at the CAFB.
Caledonia aldermen have agreed to a restructuring of its park department that will result in three part-time employees overseeing maintenance and operations rather than one full-time parks director.
Faced with a potentially awkward scene at the Texas-Mexico border, President Barack Obama sought to recast the political debate over a flood of young migrants as a question of Republican willingness to tackle the problem, not his decision to skip a chance to view the crisis first-hand.
You might need a magic wand to get on the new Harry Potter ride at Universal Orlando Resort.
A two-year slump in personal computer sales ended in the second quarter, helped by improving demand in developed markets like North America and Europe.
Well-trained attackers executed the deadly dawn assault on a CIA complex in Benghazi, Libya, suggesting different perpetrators from those who penetrated the U.S. diplomatic mission the previous night, according to newly revealed testimony from top military commanders.
1. Supervisor responds to public criticism by taking polygraph STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
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