Regional banking company Trustmark Corp. said it posted a 15 percent increase in third-quarter profit as the company while making progress in reducing its exposure in Florida.
A Starkville man who walked out of Oktibbeha County Circuit Court last week prior to his trial on drug charges turned himself in to authorities Sunday night.
Melissa Rushing had dreamed of a place where she could use spa treatments and a soothing atmosphere to help people feel better, inside and out.
Columbus will split its vacant city judge position in two in the interest of saving money. During the Columbus City Council's Oct. 19 meeting, Ward 5 Councilman Kabir Karriem moved the late Judge Curtis Austin's vacant seat be divided from one full-time position into two part-time positions.
A train carrying hydrogen peroxide derailed in Hamilton at about 9 a.m. Monday morning. Monroe County Sheriff Andy Hood said his department had a report of the train derailment, off of Stovall Bottom Road, in a rural area.
Lowndes County's state aid roads received the highest praise available during a recent inspection. County engineer Bob Calvert announced to the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors during its Oct. 15 meeting that state road inspector Jack Jackson referred to Lowndes' state aid roads as the best in Mississippi.
A West Point man is dead following a Friday morning crash at Highway 12 and Spring Street.
The first week of the Oktibbeha County Circuit Court wrapped up Friday with a number of guilty pleas, revocations and sentences handed down by judges Jim Kitchens and Lee Howard.
STARKVILLE -- The future of cowbells rests in the hands of Mississippi State's fans. While it's been the obvious component of the Southeastern Conference's amended artificial noisemaker ban to help accommodate MSU's greatest sporting symbol, the current margin for error is nil. MSU Director of Athletics Scott Stricklin confirmed Monday the SEC has notified the school it will be fined for violations of the cowbell compromise.
Midterm federal elections are just a week away, and many Mississippi TV viewers are being hit with a steady stream of vitriolic political advertising.
STARKVILLE - A Starkville man who walked out of Oktibbeha County Circuit Court last week prior to his trial on drug charges turned himself in to authorities Sunday night. Peruzo K. Duck, 32, of 123 Long Street, was considered a fugitive after he left the Oktibbeha County Courthouse Thursday just before his trial began on one count of possession of cocaine and one count of sale of cocaine.
Grant-writing is not in Bill Smith's job description. But the director of forensic chemistry has written six grants or so in his 14 years at the Columbus Police Department, bringing in hundreds of thousands of dollars for the city.
Get your Frisbees out and prepare to tee off. An 18-hole disc golf course was installed Saturday at Propst Park. It's not finished yet, but you can start practicing now.
The Golden Triangle's three Chamber of Commerce organizations -- The Greater Starkville Development Partnership, Columbus Lowndes Development Link, and the West Point/Clay County Growth Alliance -- announced they have suspended plans for the second annual Golden Triangle Business Expo on Thursday on the campus of East Mississippi Community College in Mayhew.
A 19-year-old 101st Airborne Infantry soldier from Lowndes County suffered minor injuries Friday when his sergeant stepped on a homemade land mine in Afghanistan.
STARKVILLE -- Judge Jim Kitchens doled out a handful of sentences Thursday in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court.
STARKVILLE -- With the infusion of $30 million from a California-based clean technology company, Starkville's SemiSouth Laboratories plans to expand and bring more than 70 new jobs to the Golden Triangle.
Judicial races are heating up before November elections as candidates vie for public opinion, stressing their experience and administrative effectiveness.