The Dispatch welcomes two new staffers to the newsroom this week.
STARKVILLE -- The Starkville Police Department's DUI and MIP details had a busy Super Bulldog Weekend. Officers arrested 22 people -- five of which were minors -- for driving under the influence of alcohol and arrested or issued citations to 15 minors in possession of alcohol this Friday and Saturday.
I must tell you about our visits to the home of the women who are HIV/AIDS positive. We went along with the counselors of the Care for AIDS organization. They do not have cars, so we walked on cobbled hillsides to five women's homes in the nearby village.
Local universities are bracing for budget cuts since the state passed its $5 billion budget last week.
Cotton is back and Mississippi farmers are hoping to cash in. Several years of declining global prices, which saw farmers across the country selling their cotton pickers and converting former cotton fields to grain crops, have created a shortage.
Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity and the Joe Frank Sanderson Center are partnering to fight cancer and calories.
Everyone on the staff of The Jacket Buzz, Starkville High School's student newspaper, knew the paper was having a good year. But nobody was prepared for what happened at Friday's State Convention.
The Golden Triangle Planning and Development District isn't going anywhere.
The men vying to replace Haley Barbour as governor of Mississippi met on stage Wednesday for a forum at Mississippi State University.
A trio of big motions barely made it through Starkville's Board of Aldermen meeting Tuesday night.
Trustees were divided over the academic schedule at Armstrong Middle School at Tuesday night's board meeting of the Starkville School District.
Class schedules at Starkville High School are going back to a 4x4 block after the board of trustees approved the change at Tuesday's night's meeting.
The Starkville Sportsplex will play host to hundreds Saturday for an all-day martial arts tournament.
Oktibbeha's redistricting plan is on its way to Washington.
A family feud led to a shooting Sunday afternoon in Maben.
An Oktibbeha County man was airlifted to Tupelo Sunday after being severely injured in an ATV accident.
All board members were present for April's regular business meeting of the Oktibbeha County School District where the board got a good budget update despite high fuel costs.
Some Golden Triangle-area schools let students out early as tornado watches and warnings broke out across north Mississippi and storms pushed toward Alabama this afternoon.
There are certain people you don't want to stack yourself up against. Lynn Spruill is one of those people.
With the charrette passed, Starkville has some decisions to make.
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