Man gets life sentence for kidnapping, sexual battery

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

A man sentenced to life in prison for robbing and sexually assaulting two Sprint Mart employees three years ago told the court he'd only committed the crimes because he was on drugs and "the devil took him over."

Parents rush to get children at Armstrong Middle School after false gun scare

Posted yesterday in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

A social media post claiming a student had a gun at Armstrong Middle School caused "panic and confusion" on Thursday, but students and employees remained safe through the day, according to district officials.

IHL OKs College View development at MSU

Posted yesterday in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

A major mixed-space residential project is closer being underway at Mississippi State University after getting an OK from the State Institutions of Higher Learning on Thursday.

SPD, OSCO deny social media rapist rumors

Posted yesterday in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Local law enforcement agencies have denied receiving any reports of rape around Highway 389 in response to a social media post.






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