The co-director of Mississippi State's creative writing program is receiving a top honor from the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters.
Arrests have been made in connection with the fatal shooting on the MSU campus Saturday night. A third suspect is sought.
University officials released more details, including the victim's name, in a Sunday morning press conference.
A student was shot to death at a Mississippi State University residence hall late Saturday night, prompting campus-wide alerts as authorities searched for suspects who fled the scene.
On a typical football Saturday, as many as 50,000 visitors meander through Starkville, many of whom don't know where they are going or how to get there.
Nothing brings competitors together like the threat of even bigger competition. Among the crowd of different furniture manufacturing representatives at Mississippi State University's Franklin Furniture Institute on Wednesday, that seemed to be the sentiment. About 75 people from furniture companies, suppliers and industry trade organizations from Mississippi and seven other states met to discuss current challenges.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen voted unanimously Tuesday night to advertise for a temporary, full-time worker to fill City Building Inspector Ken Honeycutt's position while he is on a leave of absence.
Skeletal remains found Feb. 14 in Oktibbeha County have been identified as those of a man who had been missing about 11 years.
Starkville School District announces the parent of the year.
As of Tuesday, Glenn Hamilton has now approached the ballot box from just about every conceivable angle.
Starkville police Wednesday made a pair of arrests for weekend car burglaries around University Drive, near the Mississippi State University campus.
Foul play is not suspected in the death of an Oktibbeha County man found dead March 14.
A Starkville man faces a robbery charge after an incident Monday at Petty's Barbecue on Highway 12 in Starkville.
Oktibbeha County has agreed to provide an extra eight beds at the county jail for prisoners from Starkville. This will cut the number of prisoners being transported to the Clay County jail from 15 to seven.
The Oktibbeha County Hospital Regional Medical Center Thursday announced a change in hospital leadership.
Looking at Brad Overbey with his gorilla costume and his pet dog dressed like Batman, it's easy to think the Mississippi State student is just goofing around.
After months of indecision, a downtown nightspot seems destined for a change in ownership, if not complete closure, unless the Board of Aldermen decide to champion the venue's cause.
Former longtime Oktibbeha County Circuit Clerk Miriam Cook, 82, died at her home Monday.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen Tuesday voted to support the 2012 Cotton District Arts Festival, approving street closings and in-kind services.
Next week, children, parents and teachers of Sudduth Elementary School will be seeing stars. For the past week, students have been decorating tiles with stars in preparation for a bigger project -- the new universal playground, which will be built at Sudduth Elementary School this fall.
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