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MSU president's contract extended through 2025

The Mississippi Board of Trustees of Institutions of Higher Learning has renewed the contract of MSU President Mark E. Keenum for a four-year term ending June 30, 2025, at his present compensation. Keenum is now in his 13th year of…

Mississippi man and grandson die in crash of vintage plane

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - A Mississippi businessman and his grandson died in the crash of a vintage single-engine airplane in a wooded area northeast of Starkville. Oktibbeha County Coroner Michael Hunt says Gary Dedeaux and 13-year-old Luke Reed were pronounced…

Mississippi State University PD confirms George County teen found safe

Sid Salter, Chief Communications Officer Mississippi State University Mississippi State University Police Department confirms that Nicholas Smith has been found alive and well in Columbus. In a release, the university states they "are grateful to the Columbus Police Department and…

Gay Pride Parade will take place in Starkville

It was a packed house inside and out at Starkville City Hall last night as aldermen revisited a move denying a parade permit to an LGBT group. After hearing public input from both sides of the issue, a motion was…

Starkville, MS says no to Gay Pride Parade request

Leaders of a Mississippi college town have denied a request to host the city's first gay pride parade, a decision that left some members of the group in tears and drew criticism from the mayor. Starkville Pride, an LGBT support…

Arrest in MS State Student Murder

Four men have been charged in the death of a senior marketing major at Mississippi State University. Joseph Tillman, from the Delta town of Schlater, was found dead early Sunday from what authorities believe stemmed from an attempted robbery. The…