Baseball is a game of superstition. Senior center fielder Jake Mangum is chief among those players who believe in such things. With a 9-0 record in the all-black "Nickelblack" uniforms entering the College World Series, Mangum pleaded with redshirt junior and Game 1 starter Ethan Small to don the jerseys Sunday.
Bob and Donna Reese have found their own ways to help out the Oktibbeha County Humane Society. The Reeses, both retired from Mississippi State University, have worked in different ways -- direct and indirect -- to support the nonprofit.
Anna Richey and her younger brother, A.J., didn't have much experience with woodworking before Friday afternoon. That didn't keep the two from joining a six-person group in the Idea Shop downtown to handcraft a Father's Day gift for their father, Mike.
Butch Thompson had made up his mind. After spending four years as an assistant baseball coach at Georgia and another three at Auburn, Thompson, an Aberdeen native, had decided to join the Division I head coaching ranks at High Point University in North Carolina ahead of the 2009 season.
A requested Mississippi landmark de-designation for a property on South Jackson Street will not affect a more than 100-year-old home that sits on the property.
Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District will add 10 new buses to its fleet and potentially more bus routes to start the 2019-20 school year. SOCSD board members unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday night allowing the school district to borrow $500,000 in a "16th Section" loan for half of the district's bus purchase.
After serving bagels, sandwiches and wraps for 23 years, City Bagel, 511 University Dr., is set to close.
Starkville police have arrested suspects in connection with a Monday evening shooting at McKee Park.
After nearly a decade, Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District board member Lee Brand is stepping down from his post.
An Oktibbeha County man was arrested on Monday for allegedly having sex with a minor.
Starkville police are searching for suspects after a Monday shooting at McKee Park sent a man to the hospital.
For Ann Brett Strickland, seeing the Mississippi State Bulldogs succeed is as much a business matter as it is one for cheering for the home team.
Longview Road appears to set for paving, pending approval from the Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors at its next meeting on June 17.
Starkville Police Department arrested three suspects in two separate incidents of assault on Sunday and Monday.
Starkville police are searching for suspects after a shooting at McKee Park sent a man to the hospital.
Mississippi State's baseball team is headed back to Omaha, Nebraska.
A baseball game, as everyone knows, is nine innings. But on Sunday night, that format was altered. What you had, instead, was eight innings of baseball, followed by a Hallmark Channel movie.
Social media pushback has prompted city leaders to respond to concerns about the rollout of a new phase of cameras in Starkville.
Mississippi State University's T.K. Martin Center will have a new director after Janie Cirlot-New retires.
A Tupelo man has been indicted for cyberstalking and threatening to have police arrest another man on false accusations of pedophilia.
2. Forever a Mississippi man: Aberdeen native, former MSU assistant leads Auburn against his former team in Omaha STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Black magic: MSU's wild, ninth-inning comeback gives team 10-0 record this season in 'Nickelblack' jerseys STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Photos: Bo on the go: A day at Camp Rising Sun COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY