Excitement is building as final preparations are made for the Cotton District Arts Festival that will bring music, art, dance, literature, cuisine and communities together Friday and Saturday in Starkville's historic Cotton District.
The Houston-based holding company that acquired Starkville-based Cadence Bank last year has assumed control of a Birmingham, Ala.-based bank closed Friday by the FDIC.
The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) would like to inform motorists of the following flood advisory in Choctaw and Oktibbeha Counties.
A series of tornado warnings were issued for Golden Triangle counties Friday afternoon as severe weather moved through, but aside from flooded roadways, the area was spared serious damage.
Lowndes and Clay counties were placed under a tornado warning shortly before noon Friday, as conditions showed a tornado was possible along a line from Highway 82 northeast toward Caledonia.
Three art workshops this weekend at the Noxubee Wildlife Refuge will lead into the April 22-23 Cotton District Arts Festival.
Columbus is first in line to get some new hotels, but Starkville is due to follow suit next year.
The Red Cross has not left Starkville, but it has moved.
The Oktibbeha Starkville Emergency Response Volunteer Service is on a membership drive.
The tightening of the federal budget has made the competition for grants more challenging than ever. But the Appalachian Regional Commission isn't about to let counties in its service area miss out due to a lack of knowledge.
Andrew LaFrance was as shocked to win Starkville Schools' STAR Student award as he was to win top broadcast honors at a recent state convention.
A condo developer has one more meeting to attend before building on Russell Street.
Hide your bacon. Hide your waffles. The Starkville Police Department is on the lookout for a breakfast thief who allegedly ripped off the Holiday Inn Express.
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.
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