A Starkville man is charged with leaving the scene of a Saturday accident in Oktibbeha County which killed an 11-year-old boy and injured two others.
An 11-year-old boy was killed in the crash, according to Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Office representatives. County fire officials said two of five occupants in the vehicle were ejected and a third was trapped in the vehicle.
A last-minute courtroom emergency sent all of Leslie Sharp's defenders and prosecutors back to the drawing board Saturday.
It may have happened a little sooner than her lawyers liked, but Leslie Sharp took the stand Thursday to testify in her murder trial in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court.
The Starkville School District announced Wednesday that David Broom, 61, assistant director of Millsaps Career and Technical Center, passed away suddenly earlier that day.
Testimony at Leslie Sharp's murder trial revealed the man she claims she shot to death in self-defense may have had narcotics in his system.
Starkville school officials heard from seven concerned citizens in a meeting Wednesday where they began to lay out a plan for finding and hiring the next school superintendent.
Starkville police took a woman from Wednesday's board meeting of the Starkville School District after the board president apparently called 911 when the speaker refused to end her prepared remarks.
Details surrounding the death of Christopher Cole emerged Tuesday as the three eyewitnesses to his shooting testified at Leslie Sharp's murder trial.
Two aldermen again took aim at the Starkville School Board Tuesday night.
Starkville's Board of Aldermen heard suggestions Tuesday on how to shrink the one-and-a-half miles from campus to downtown.
Investigations into a rash of auto burglaries have netted three arrests.
An early attempt to dismiss Leslie Sharp's murder trial went nowhere Monday.
Some much needed road work is coming, but not everyone at Monday's Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors meeting was satisfied with the county's progress.
On the heels of March's charrette, Starkville has brought in a team from the PlaceMakers planning firm to explore the possibility of implementing form-based codes which will guide downtown's development.
A Mississippi State University student drowned early Sunday morning at his apartment complex.
It's just possible that Bill Poe is happiest these days sitting on his "observation deck," looking out over his own slice of Serengeti paradise. At a nearby watering hole, elephants play, their rippling melody refreshing as the sun sets on a long, hot day.
A rash of auto burglaries have Starkville police officers once again warning citizens to lock their cars.
The murder trial of Leslie Sharp is set to begin Monday at the Oktibbeha County Courthouse. Sharp, 21, of Starkville, is accused in the November 2008 killing of Christopher Cole, then 20, of Mathiston, at the corner of Rockhill and Kelly Road. She has claimed self-defense.
The Bulldogs are headed to the top of the college football mountain. And on the heels of a season topped off by a Gator Bowl victory, they can't afford to lose any momentum, Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen told Bulldog fans at the Columbus Country Club, Thursday morning.
1. Columbus loses a football legend COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Vibrant Church launches $17 million expansion COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Supreme Court sides with Galanis family in appeal STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. City Council denies request for ordinance change COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY