When she was a young girl living in Tallahassee, Fla., the Rev. Rita Cochrane told her grandmother she wanted to preach. Maybe someday, she was told, but not now. But that desire to be in the pulpit was always in the back of her mind.
Family and friends of Oktibbeha County Constable Jimmy Shurden have established a bank account in his name to help pay his mounting medical bills from a battle with cancer.
Last week we looked at a few contests some large corporations are currently running on their Facebook pages. Let's look at some ways local businesses can create buzz with their pages.
Franklin Elementary Medical Sciences and Wellness Magnet School was evacuated briefly this afternoon after the motor in one of the school's heating units overheated.
Charles O. Perkins and Mario Murray have at least one thing in common: They are both using Facebook to sell something.
Downtown Tupelo and The Mall at Barnes Crossing should be partners, not competitors, according to initial recommendations from a consultant.
Immediately following President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night, local Republican and tea party members offered skepticism of the president's commitment to bipartisanship.
Lowndes County has a third judge - now it needs a courtroom for him.
A woman fought off a would-be purse snatcher Friday in the AT&T parking lot on Highway 12.
A steady rain fell on Starkville Tuesday morning as Susan Shappley watched the water rise in the channel behind her former home on Maple Drive.
The Starkville Police Department is investigating the city's second armed robbery in less than a week.
Local callers will have an opportunity to question Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan next month. Ward 5 Councilman Kabir Karriem will host Farrakhan on his radio program, Karriem & Co., Feb. 9 on WTWG AM 1050.
Regional banker Trustmark Corp. says it nearly doubled its fourth-quarter profit from a year ago as the company recorded declines in bad loans and cut its exposure to Florida real estate problems.
The Senate Judiciary B Committee passed a bill Tuesday that would make animal cruelty a felony in Mississippi.
A Chickasaw County man suspected of robbing a McDonald's restaurant last week on Highway 12 has been apprehended.
A bill authorizing the raising of genetically enhanced deer on breeding farms in Mississippi has failed to pass the Senate.
A man suspected of attacking an employee at a Northport auto repair shop with a hammer called 911 and asked to be taken to a drug and mental health treatment facility just hours after the attack.
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4. Former MSU student's attorney speaks out STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Wynn calls for school board head to resign STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY