Sixteenth Circuit District Court judges Lee Howard and Jim Kitchens handed out a number of sentences this week as the Oktibbeha County Circuit Court term came to an end.
A forum will be held Monday in Starkville to discuss illegal immigration and its effect on the country.
The suspected gunman in a fatal post-graduation party shooting this spring on Highway 182 was still in Oktibbeha County Jail on Saturday after a Sixteenth Circuit District Court judge reduced his bond Friday by more than $160,000.
Sixteenth Circuit District Court Judge Lee Howard on Friday set the ground rules for the January murder trial of a Starkville woman accused of pulling the trigger in a 2008 shooting death off Rockhill Road.
With claims of witness intimidation, prosecutorial misconduct and sloppy investigative work, a hearing for a Starkville woman accused of killing a Mathiston man in November 2008 grew contentious Thursday morning in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court.
Nick Bell's memorial service featured several speakers and slideshows honoring the former Mississippi State football player. But each shared a common theme about their friend: his bright smile.
Cadence Financial Corp. has set what may be the final shareholder's meeting in the bank's 125-year history, with shareholders expected to sell their stock to a private Houston-based investment firm.
Bond was set at $125,000 Wednesday for a Weir man suspected in a Tuesday morning hold-up on Highway 12.
While much of the talk Tuesday night at the Starkville Board of Aldermen meeting focused on the city's potential move from bags to bins for garbage collection, the board also approved a conditional use request and plat for Florida Care Properties to construct an 8,500-square-foot building at the corner of North Montgomery Street and Womack Road.
In Switzerland, 12th-graders write essays analyzing John Fitzgerald Kennedy's proclamation that led to the Cuban Missile Crisis.
The Starkville Police Department Wednesday released its arrest blotter for the past two weeks.
A lawsuit filed in New York Supreme Court accuses the directors of Cadence Bank of misleading shareholders for personal profit.
Area voters didn't let the inclement weather keep them from the polls Tuesday. Lowndes County voting precincts reported steady traffic throughout the day, despite periods of rainfall.
In hotly contested races, Circuit Court Judge Jim Kitchens was re-elected Tuesday and Lee S. Coleman and Nebra Porter now face each other in a run-off election for a new judge position.
A Columbus man and a Hamilton woman have been charged with an October carjacking in the Piggly Wiggly parking lot on Highway 12 in Starkville.
In a move which could save the city nearly $600,000 over the next 10 years, the Starkville Board of Aldermen is considering a change in garbage collection methods from bags to bins.
School officials heard an argument Tuesday night for a new school schedule that has students studying year-round with short breaks between quarters.
School officials found themselves in the enviable position Tuesday night of needing to decide how to spend $3.6 million that remains after major construction from the 2008 bond issue is finished.
JACKSON -- Mississippi is sending two new representatives to Congress in January, and both pledge to try to overturn major parts of President Barack Obama's agenda, including a health overhaul that became law earlier this year.
1. University: Nguyen will be charged with disorderly conduct STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Long-sought dog heads out of town COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. No charges against MSU student STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Columbus man arrested, charged with 17 crimes COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY