West Point attorney Lee S. Coleman defeated Nebra Porter to win a new judgeship in the 16th Circuit District in a runoff election Tuesday night.
Less than a month after the Mississippi Supreme Court overturned the death sentence of convicted murderer Kristi Fulgham, an Oktibbeha County Circuit Court judge Tuesday gave the woman life in prison without the possibility of parole.
The Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Office is set to trade dozens of old and confiscated firearms to a gun dealer in Grenada for new Glock pistols as part of an effort to upgrade deputies' weaponry.
Weather could play a major part in Tuesday's Circuit Court District 16 judicial runoff election. Circuit clerks in Lowndes, Clay and Oktibbeha Counties predict a forecasted 60-percent chance of rain Tuesday will keep many voters from the polls.
Amy Anne Duclos is your average, everyday 32-year-old housewife. Duclos was born and raised in Starkville. Her husband, Martin, works at Mississippi State University and her three children, Christopher, 9, Audrey, 7, and Benjamin, 4, all attend Starkville public schools.
Since Michael Jones began working at Peter's Rock Temple Church of God in Christ in 2003, he has been astounded by the number of Starkville residents who have nowhere to go for Thanksgiving dinner. But Thursday, just as it has for the past 10 years, Peter's Rock is providing a free Thanksgiving meal for residents of the Starkville community.
Residents in the Golden Triangle gave $309,676 to national campaign efforts this election season, according to statistics from The Huffington Post's Fundrace website.
More than 1,000 taxpayers in Mississippi and 2,000 in Alabama have unclaimed tax returns. Nationwide, the IRS is looking to deliver $164 million in refund checks to 111,893 people because of mailing address errors, the IRS reported this week.
After months of campaigning, Place 3 judge candidates are entering the final stretch leading up to the runoff election Tuesday.
A Mississippi arts group and a Starkville community volunteer are each receiving a $50,000 grant to help promote their work.
Residents of Starkville and Oktibbeha County still have time to submit their nominations to the Greater Starkville Development Partnership for the organization's annual "best-of" awards in business, education, military and community service.
The Starkville Police Department Thursday released its arrest blotter dating back to Nov. 10.
Thanks aren't the only thing that will be given on Thursday. Multiple groups and churches will offer free meals. Several will deliver. And all will try to find a place for eager volunteers.
Downtown Starkville's street corners are bare this week as the trees and shrubs which once occupied dozens of concrete planters have been moved to the Starkville Community Market site one block south.
The deadline to enter this year's Starkville Christmas Parade is approaching.
A free screening of Oscar award winner Frank Capra's 1942 film "Prelude to War" will take place Thursday night at Starkville Community Theatre.
The Starkville Police Department will have a free child identification program Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Starkville Walmart.
What was turning into a battle over garbage collection methods in the city of Starkville came to an abrupt cease-fire Tuesday night when the city's Board of Aldermen chose to maintain the existing bagged garbage pick-up system and abandon a proposal to switch to wheeled carts.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen tonight will consider a switch in garbage collection methods from bags to oversize carts.
After giving a bottle of water to an Iraqi boy, Veteran marine Lamarris Williams found the boy dead with his head buried in the sand outside a military base.
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