Sid Salter, a Mississippi State graduate and longtime syndicated columnist, returns to his alma mater March 1 as journalist-in-residence.
Snow and sleet began falling in parts of central and north Mississippi on Wednesday afternoon and authorities said icy precipitation was already accumulating in nearly three dozen counties.
The Starkville School Board handled several financial matters Tuesday night at its board meeting in the Greensboro Center.
In a few weeks, the friends of Oktibbeha County Constable Jimmy Shurden will raffle off a rifle to help pay the longtime lawman's mounting medical bills.
The Starkville planning and zoning commission Tuesday approved plats for a new hotel on Highway 12 and more than a half-dozen condominiums in the newly renovated Creamery at Central Station.
Public education supporters gathered Tuesday night to celebrate Bill Weeks, outgoing trustee who served 20 years on the board of the Starkville School District.
Less than three weeks after a retired Army colonel was attacked by a pit bull in Oktibbeha County, he stood in front of the county's Board of Supervisors Monday and urged the board to enact enforceable animal control measures.
After enduring slushy roads and icy bridges last week, the Golden Triangle is likely in for another winter storm Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.
Oktibbeha County school officials handled two items related directly to academics in a meeting where they also got some answers about energy savings in the district.
Oktibbeha County school board officials handled three 16th Section land issues in Sturgis, trying to correct some mistakes that had been overlooked in the past.
Starkville school officials and the public education community will honor outgoing board member Bill Weeks with a reception tonight before the regular board meeting.
Larry Tabor, owner of the former University Inn on Spring Street, confirmed Monday the lobby and restaurant portion of the old hotel is being demolished to make way for a Buffalo Wild Wings franchise.
Today marks more than the start of the most-anticipated football game of the year. It's also a time for calorie-laden snack attacks -- the breaking point for many weight-loss resolutions, punctuated by hot wings, nachos and pizza.
The Starkville Electric Department is set to install new LED light bulbs in dozens of the city's traffic signals.
Judges Jim Kitchens and Lee Howard handed out sentences to more than a half-dozen defendants Wednesday in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court.
Temperatures hovered around 30 degrees Thursday afternoon as Oktibbeha County Master Gardeners Jim McKell and Charlie Weatherly spread soil in front of the Oktibbeha County Courthouse annex.
Two Columbus police officers and several citizens were injured in wrecks Thursday and early today as hail, sleet and freezing rain iced roads and bridges in the Golden Triangle.
STARKVILLE -- Both eastbound and westbound lanes of Highway 82 were closed for more than 90 minutes Thursday evening in Oktibbeha County as several vehicles slid off the road icy roadway.
Lowndes and Clay County, West Point and Columbus city school districts, and Heritage Academy and Immanuel private schools, said they would stay closed Friday as freezing precipitation moved through the area Thursday night.
Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman Wednesday vetoed the Board of Aldermen's recent amendments to the city's sidewalk ordinance, which exempted four streets south of Highway 12 from sidewalk construction requirements.
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