JACKSON -- Voting was expected to be brisk today in two of Mississippi's four congressional races, with Democratic incumbents facing tough challenges from Republican state lawmakers. Polls are open statewide from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors is considering a new method to improve the county's vast network of unpaved roads: an enzyme.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen is scheduled to vote Tuesday on a request by Florida Care Properties to build a new 8,500-square-foot building at the corner of North Montgomery Street and Womack Road.
A suspected burglar was captured Thursday after fleeing from police and launching an hours-long manhunt in the woods off Harris Road.
Mississippi's jobs picture remained largely stagnant in September with the start of the school year giving the only real boost to non-farm employment, the state labor department reported this week.
With chilly temperatures expected over the next week, Columbus officials are once again stressing the need of winter safety.
A lawsuit filed to stop the implementation of a dress code in Starkville schools beginning this fall has been dismissed.
A Mississippi State University political expert is predicting a win for Republican challenger Alan Nunnelee in the 1st Congressional District, since incumbent Democrat Travis Childers no longer has the luxury of running alongside a popular presidential candidate.
Starkville's citizen-led municipal complex committee began discussions Wednesday on what direction the city should take to upgrade its police facilities, City Hall and Municipal Court.
One of two men charged with robbing and shooting a North Montgomery Street resident last October was sentenced Monday to 15 years in the Mississippi Department of Corrections.
A Starkville man wanted for a Monday drive-by shooting on the north side of town surrendered to police Tuesday and was charged with aggravated assault.
As recently as 10 years ago, if you told someone to copy and paste, the appropriate response would have involved paper and glue. Today, copy-and-paste is widely known computerspeak. But copy-and-paste is doing more than complicating the English language. It's blurring the lines between original work and plagiarism.
A Starkville man who walked out of Oktibbeha County Circuit Court last week prior to his trial on drug charges turned himself in to authorities Sunday night.
A West Point man is dead following a Friday morning crash at Highway 12 and Spring Street.
The first week of the Oktibbeha County Circuit Court wrapped up Friday with a number of guilty pleas, revocations and sentences handed down by judges Jim Kitchens and Lee Howard.
STARKVILLE -- The future of cowbells rests in the hands of Mississippi State's fans. While it's been the obvious component of the Southeastern Conference's amended artificial noisemaker ban to help accommodate MSU's greatest sporting symbol, the current margin for error is nil. MSU Director of Athletics Scott Stricklin confirmed Monday the SEC has notified the school it will be fined for violations of the cowbell compromise.
STARKVILLE - A Starkville man who walked out of Oktibbeha County Circuit Court last week prior to his trial on drug charges turned himself in to authorities Sunday night. Peruzo K. Duck, 32, of 123 Long Street, was considered a fugitive after he left the Oktibbeha County Courthouse Thursday just before his trial began on one count of possession of cocaine and one count of sale of cocaine.
STARKVILLE -- Judge Jim Kitchens doled out a handful of sentences Thursday in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court.
STARKVILLE -- With the infusion of $30 million from a California-based clean technology company, Starkville's SemiSouth Laboratories plans to expand and bring more than 70 new jobs to the Golden Triangle.
Judicial races are heating up before November elections as candidates vie for public opinion, stressing their experience and administrative effectiveness.
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