Two of the three Starkville men charged with operating a counterfeit money scheme in late 2009 were sentenced to prison time Tuesday in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court.
Golden Triangle rescue workers and police were responding to multiple accidents along Highway 82 and other areas as bridges and roads began to freeze Thursday evening.
The city of Starkville could begin a storm water control project adjacent to the Green Oaks subdivision as soon as this summer.
A Columbus man who was granted a new trial by the Mississippi Supreme Court for the 2005 murder of his on-again, off-again girlfriend in Oktibbeha County will have to wait a bit longer before he gets a new day in court.
Mike Tagert has defeated John Caldwell Sr. in Tuesday's runoff for northern district transportation commissioner.
Voter turnout in the northern district transportation commissioner runoff election was "very, very light" this morning, according to local election officials.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen tonight will consider whether drainage issues which have plagued Maple Drive residents for years should be considered a public health and safety threat.
The trial of a Maben woman accused of killing her husband in 2009 has been continued until the next term of Oktibbeha County Circuit Court. The aggravated assault trial of a Columbus man accused of striking another man in the head with a cowbell during the 2009 Egg Bowl at Mississippi State University was also continued until the next court term.
Golden Triangle voters have a chance to elect one of their own Tuesday when Starkville resident Mike Tagert squares off against DeSoto County's John Caldwell in a runoff to fill the vacant Mississippi Department of Transportation Northern District Transportation Commissioner seat.
As Mississippi State University student Tony DiNolfo sped toward a steep wooden ramp Saturday at the Starkville Community Market, he crouched slightly on his skateboard, adjusted his feet and prepared for takeoff.
Newly elected Lee S. Coleman and re-elected Jim Kitchens, both of the 16th Circuit Court District, won their November judicial elections, but not without a price.
Coroner Michael Hunt qualified Monday to run for re-election. As of Friday afternoon, no other candidates had qualified for the coroner's race.
A Mississippi State University student was charged with first-degree arson Tuesday after he allegedly set a bulletin board on fire in Cresswell Hall.
A recent string of burglaries has Starkville police urging citizens to lock their doors and keep valuables out of sight.
Fresh off a runner-up finish at the Mississippi Theatre Association's annual awards ceremony in Meridian, Starkville Community Theatre members are preparing for a new production at the Playhouse on Main and a trip to Atlanta for the Southeastern Theatre Conference.
Mississippi turned overall employment in the right direction in 2010, adding 3,600 non-farm jobs, though the manufacturing and construction sectors continued to fall, the state Department of Employment Security said Wednesday.
Family and friends of Oktibbeha County Constable Jimmy Shurden have established a bank account in his name to help pay his mounting medical bills from a battle with cancer.
Immediately following President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night, local Republican and tea party members offered skepticism of the president's commitment to bipartisanship.
A woman fought off a would-be purse snatcher Friday in the AT&T parking lot on Highway 12.
A steady rain fell on Starkville Tuesday morning as Susan Shappley watched the water rise in the channel behind her former home on Maple Drive.
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2. Man arrested after attack at Palmer Home COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. CMSD expected to tap reserves rather than raise taxes COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY