Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant says he'd be willing to talk about possibly replacing the statues that represent the state in the U.S. Capitol in Washington.
Currently, Mississippi is represented by statues of Confederate President Jefferson Davis and Confederate politician J.Z. George.
The slate of candidates in the upcoming municipal election has been finalized and now only time will tell who will take the reigns in Starkville.
The race for the mayor’s office features three Democrats, with no Republicans filing before the qualifying deadline last Friday.
There was a bake sale, a crafts sale, games, bouncy castles, a car show and two races on Saturday morning for Christal VanLandingham Gregory, a Louisville woman who has battled cancer for a year.
New specialty items are available in the OCH Auxiliary Gift Shop, with the proceeds going toward helping one young girl with Down Syndrome achieve her goal of attending MSU’s Access program.
JACKSON – Inspectors with the Federal Highway Administration are closing about 100 bridges on non-state highways across the state.
Sen. Willie Simmons, D-Cleveland, announced the closures Friday morning on the Senate floor. State Aid Engineer Carey Webb confirmed the closures.
Academy Sports+Outdoors on Highway 12 is almost finished with construction and the store is set to open in late spring, bringing around 100 new jobs to Starkville.
The Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District on Tuesday night announced it had unanimously selected Tupelo School District Assistant Superintendent Eddie Peasant to replace retiring Superintendent Lewis Holloway.
The Mississippi Economic Council on Wednesday held a press conference at the Mississippi State Capitol to urge policymakers to work toward improving the state’s bridges and roads.
The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday afternoon canceled an endangered/missing child alert for 15-year-old Renee Warner of Lumberton.
Warner had been missing since Saturday Feb. 25.
Thomas Brothers Formalwear opened on Thursday, Feb. 2 on Highway 12, just in time for prom season.