After seven hours of deliberation, an Oktibbeha County jury convicted Brian Holliman of first-degree murder Thursday evening in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court.
Brian Holliman, of Caledonia, was accused of shooting his wife, Laura Lee Holliman, to death with a shotgun in their family home in October 2008.
The Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning Board of Trustees approved at its meeting Thursday two agreements between MSU and the city of Starkville that bring the parking garage for the Mill at MSU Conference Center one step closer to fruition.
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Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning is launching a new Teacher Education Scholars Program (TESP) that will award full scholarships to high-performing incoming college freshmen who pursue teaching careers.
On Sept. 13, five American soldiers from Mississippi will travel to Kansas to take back the outdoor experience that combat once threatened to take from them.
Volunteer Starkville will host a training workshop for board members titled "Better Boards, Better Community Development" from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday.