Some people procrastinate. Others have to work. And others rack their brains until inspiration strikes and the perfect gift presents itself. But whatever the reason, Golden Triangle stores are buzzing with Christmas shoppers until the last minute this year.
The State Fire Marshal's Office is still trying to determine what caused a fatal fire earlier this month in western Oktibbeha County.
A 12-year-old Oktibbeha County boy is expected to survive a suspected accidental gunshot wound he suffered Tuesday at his home in Clayton Village.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen Tuesday extended the moratorium on new check-cashing and high-interest loan businesses in the city.
Thinking of adopting a cat or dog during the holidays? Fall in love with an adult spayed/neutered animal at the Oktibbeha County Humane Society's City of Starkville Animal Shelter, and take that pet home for half off the regular adoption fee.
STARKVILLE -- A 12-year-old Oktibbeha County boy is in surgery this afternoon after he accidentally shot himself in Clayton Village.
The battle over sidewalks is set to resume tonight in City Hall.
The Starkville Police Department is searching for a man who used a metal pipe to rob the Down the Hatch convenience store this weekend on Russell Street.
Victims of the Nov. 29 tornado in Starkville have until Feb. 7 to apply for disaster recovery loans through the U.S. Small Business Administration, but the Administration's local Disaster Loan Outreach Center only will be open for two more days.
During two recent tours of City Hall, a total of 21 Starkville residents walked through the 71-year-old structure on Lampkin Street and discovered what city employees have attested for years: Starkville needs a new municipal building.
The Starkville planning and zoning commission Tuesday approved a rezoning and conditional use request by Sonic Drive-In to construct a parking lot behind its restaurant at Highway 12 and Vine Street.
The U.S. Senate's pending vote on the omnibus appropriations bill for fiscal 2011 will have a direct impact on transportation in the city of Starkville.
More than 120 people attended a community breakfast last week and raised nearly $2,000 for a local soldier who was wounded in Afghanistan.
Three people, including two men from Starkville, were killed on icy highways in north Mississippi as cold weather caused slick roads and bridges this morning.
A Mississippi State University student who fell down a flight of stairs late last week at a party in the Cotton District died Monday night in Tupelo.
Just off Maben-Sturgis Road in western Oktibbeha County, the charred remains of a mobile home sat at the end of a long, gravel driveway Monday morning, four days after fire tore through the structure and killed 51-year-old Donna Barmore.
A group of local birdwatchers recently helped bring some acclaim to the state of Mississippi. Oktibbeha Audubon Society members Terry Schiefer, of Starkville, and Jim and Dianne Patterson, of Columbus, were on a birdwatching team dubbed "The Mississippi Team" this fall in Audubon Alaska's first-ever Arctic Refuge Fall Migration Birding Challenge.
2. Photo: Hwy. 45 wreck COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Railroad co. investigating derailment in Columbus COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Students accused of statutory rape COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Man arrested after close call with school bus STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY