The woman accused of striking Starkville cyclist Jan Morgan will not face felony charges according to Morgan's husband.
A 4-County lineman was burned Wednesday morning when he briefly touched a live power line in Clay County.
Local law enforcement agencies reported the following felony arrests:
In a split vote Tuesday, the City Council appointed former councilman Charlie Newell to the Columbus Light and Water board.
Enrollment is rising at East Mississippi Community College, and so is tuition. What's not rising is the amount of money in the school's tuition guarantee fund.
Summer arrived Tuesday, meaning it won't be long before the season's peskiest denizens -- mosquitoes -- make their appearance as well. It's an annual battle that's already bugging the Caledonia aldermen; they started discussing the issue several weeks ago.
As Jan Morgan transfers to a step-down unit after a month in critical care, her supporters in Starkville are stepping up efforts to increase bicycle safety awareness.
A Starkville teen arrested Monday is charged with burglary.
Politics and patriotism will be on display July 4 at the Starkville Sportsplex. Prior to the fireworks display at 9 p.m., the Independence Day celebration will feature two solid hours of comments from Oktibbeha County candidates, plus a few state hopefuls.
Starkville School District expects to maintain its 10-percent fund balance another year, but the $46 million budget calls for just two new teacher assistants to be added along with a handful of other professionals.
Starkville's Transportation Committee and Commission on Disability have collaborated to identify $159,000 in improvements to enhance accessibility for all citizens.
Stark Aerospace soon will begin test flying unmanned aerial systems from Golden Triangle Regional Airport.
Crews with Columbus Light and Water spent most of Tuesday and this morning coping with three separate power issues that left traffic snarled, the Walmart and Kroger parking lots empty and customers in the dark.
Bringing an end to a months-long investigation, two people suspected of drug trafficking were arrested with about 40 pounds of marijuana, Tuesday evening.
Federal and local narcotics agents raided the offices and homes of two Columbus doctors Tuesday as part of an investigation into whether they gave out illegal drug prescriptions.
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