STARKVILLE -- By the spring, members of the Oktibbeha County Boys and Girls Club will be growing and harvesting their own fruits and vegetables.
A Starkville man was arrested Saturday and charged with sexual battery after using the Internet to lure a minor into sex. Oktibbeha County sheriff's deputies charged Jason R. Carson, 20, of 414 Hancock Circle, with one count of sexual battery, one count of dissemination of sexually oriented materials to a minor, and one count of computer luring of a minor for sexual purposes after the minor's family members made a complaint to the OCSO.
Local police cooperated Dec. 2 to arrest six Columbus residents on cocaine charges.
Four billion and counting. Dollars, that is. The Columbus Lowndes Development Link used its Wednesday annual luncheon to celebrate the economic development agency's successes this year and since its founding.
Daniel Paul Copple said he does not remember much from the morning of Feb. 16, but he does remember being in the Elbow Room Lounge, entering a fight with Mark Caudill who had a gun and at least one gunshot going off.
MACON -- Christmas greetings flank each end of Jefferson Street in downtown Macon: Peace on Earth, Joy to the World. A few miles away, in an abandoned factory, those who have known little peace or joy are getting a second chance following one of the largest canine rescues Mississippi animal rights activists have seen in recent years.
WASHINGTON -- Affluent black Americans who are leaving industrial cities for the suburbs and the South are shifting traditional lines between rich and poor, according to new census data. Their migration is widening the income gap between whites and the inner-city blacks who remain behind, while making blacks less monolithic as a group and subject to greater income disparities.
BELLEFONTE, Pa. -- Former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky posted bail this morning after spending a night in jail following a new round of sex-abuse charges filed against him.
WASHINGTON -- In a busy residential neighborhood minutes from the center of Bucharest, Romania, is a secret that the Romanian government has tried for years to protect.
JACKSON -- Mississippi State Superintendent Tom Burnham said Wednesday he will propose a law to allow the state to either forcibly merge or require new elections in failing school districts because the current reform system doesn't work.
JACKSON -- The Natchez Trace Parkway provides a home for the tiny juvenile Webster's Salamander and frogs.
JACKSON -- Federal regulators on Wednesday cited BP PLC for a second set of violations stemming from the 2010 well blowout that killed 11 rig workers and caused the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history.
A New Hope family escaped with only the clothes on their backs after an early morning fire damaged their rental house and all of their possessions, including the children's Christmas presents.
The city of Columbus has one less option for the the job of chief of police.
Columbus City Council approved an amendment to the city's alcohol ordinance at Tuesday's regular meeting.
CHICAGO -- White House wannabes take note: Contrary to the idea that being president speeds up aging, a study shows that many U.S. commanders in chief have actually lived longer than their peers.
Lowndes County volunteer firefighters battled an early Tuesday morning blaze in Crawford but were unable to save The Horseman Club, a local juke joint and popular night spot in the small town.
Allegra Brigham slipped onto the Mississippi University for Women campus amid little fanfare nearly a year and a half ago. She thought she would leave the same way.
Columbus city officials report that only three of the four police chief finalists plan to be at the Columbus Municipal Complex on Thursday afternoon ready to state their cases for employment.
1. Bully's bloodlines STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. Pilgrimage in black and white COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. LINK eyeing Oktibbeha sites for development STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY