In the face of several current and pending moratoriums on payday lenders in the Golden Triangle and statewide, advocate groups are speaking up on behalf of check-cashing services.
The Starkville Police Department this weekend arrested two men attempting to steal a flat-screen TV from Millsaps Career and Technology Center.
The Starkville Parks and Recreation Department is gearing up for a 4th of July celebration at the city's Sportsplex featuring food, fireworks and other festivities.
The streets of New Orleans were abuzz this winter with the sights and sounds of the Saints Super Bowl celebration, Mardi Gras and the antics of MTV's latest "The Real World" cast.
More than a year removed from the not-guilty verdict which restored his life, Tyler Edmonds is still searching for peace.
Milling operations were scheduled to begin this morning in the north part of town.
The Dispatch captured 16 awards in the Mississippi Press Association's Better Newspaper Contest, including first place awards for sports coverage, lifestyles section and special section.
The walls of the Armstrong Middle School gymnasium reverberated Friday morning as more than 270 campers at the 2010 Summer Enrichment Camp were greeted by a surprise visitor: 2009 American Idol finalist and Columbus native Jasmine Murray.
Area restaurants dependent on the Gulf Coast for seafood are feeling the pinch from oyster and shrimp shortages.
The Oktibbeha County Humane Society is teaming up with Mississippi State University next month to offer a low-cost spay and neuter event at the county's animal shelter on Industrial Park Road.
A team of Mississippi State University students is making a name for itself in the radio-controllable aircraft field.
After being down for some customers for weeks, Columbus-based WCBI-TV expects its signal to be fully restored this week.
Along a secluded stretch of Pierce Road, about a mile west of Sturgis-Maben Road in western Oktibbeha County, beer bottles, boxes and tires litter the tree line.
The Mississippi State University Police Department is calling on the public to help identify a man suspected of sexually assaulting a coed June 5 near McKee Hall.
WEST POINT -- A Columbus native is part of a quest to stop the advance of payday lenders throughout the state, and West Point is next on his list of targets.
Dominic Joseph Cunetto, a professor of theatre at Mississippi State University for nearly 50 years, died on Saturday morning at Oktibbeha County Hospital in Starkville. He was 78.
The Starkville planning and zoning commission will hold a public hearing next week on the proposed redevelopment of the former University Inn.
Mississippi State University announced Monday that 17 full-time and intermittent positions will be cut when Printing Services and Office Supply operations on the Starkville campus ends Aug. 1.
Starkville Downtown Business Association and the Greater Starkville Development Partnership are pleased to announce Downtown at Sundown in Downtown Starkville.
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