It was a busy weekend for the Starkville Police Department, as 56 arrest citations were issued, during a city-wide crackdown on selling beer to minors.
Roughly 43 percent of Mississippians, between the ages of 19 and 26, don't have health insurance.
Five-year-old Mary Margaret Sullivan has never spoken a word. "When she doesn't like something, she frowns," her dad, Mike Sullivan said. "When she wants something or she is happy about something, she blows kisses. That's how she talks." On Saturday the child that cannot speak simply couldn't shut up.
Starkville Municipal Court Judge Rodney Faver Friday dismissed charges, stemming from a March 1 kidnapping, against three Mississippi State University students.
In September of 2008, 18-year-old high school senior Jason Burnham sat on his bed, listening to his mother pound on his door and thought, "I just don't want to be here anymore." He stood up, walked a few steps across his bedroom and calmly removed the screen on his ninth-story window.
April's three free concerts, held by the Mississippi State University music department, make the month a busy one for music lovers.
With the sad knowledge more than a thousand college students nationwide commit suicide every year, two Mississippi State University groups are working to raise awareness and provide support.
People across Starkville and Oktibbeha County may soon see a lot of purple, as organizers of the 2012 Relay for Life launch a month-long campaign to build excitement for the event and boost local awareness about the fight against cancer.
Mississippi State University-Meridian Wednesday formally dedicated its new downtown campus, made possible through a generous contribution from The Riley Foundation.
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"Jacket Jam" was billed as a celebration of the 2011-12 school year, but in truth, you could pick just about any year in the Starkville School District's long history and find a reminder of it sitting in folding chairs in front of the Greensboro Center on Monday evening.
A special election for Noxubee County superintendent of education will proceed as scheduled, Tuesday.
On a typical day, Hopkins, 56, makes her circuit from the Colvard Student Union to the Research Park, a 30-minute trip she repeats continuously, from 7 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.
When acid reflux problems led Mississippi State junior Sherika Wheeler to visit her campus physician, she didn't anticipate medical advice that involved tractor-tire flipping and jumping rope.
One of three suspects in the shooting death of a Mississippi State University student is expected to make his initial court appearance today.
Bond was denied Friday for three men accused of capital murder, in the March 24 shooting death of Mississippi State University student John Sanderson.
A Georgia man has been arrested by deputies with the Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Department and charged with failure to register as a sex offender.
Starkville's leading economic developer, Jon Maynard, president and CEO of the Greater Starkville Development Partnership, abruptly resigned from his position Wednesday.
Donations are needed for a garage sale fundraiser, for Earth Week activities, Saturday in Starkville.
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