Police made two arrests in connection with two Wednesday drive-by shootings, the second of which briefly put Mississippi State University's campus on emergency alert; but three male suspects are still sought.
No one is reported injured from either incident.
Publisher Don Norman of the Starkville Daily News and West Point Daily Times Leader signed a new Statement of Support for the Guard and Reserve on Wednesday – and the statement's sponsors call on all local business leaders to do the same.
The Yokohama Tire factory in West Point is officially open, two years after the $300 million project broke ground.
The 1 million square foot plant, which will make truck tires, opened with a major ceremony Monday morning.
Following a dispute at the Regal Inn, 401 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Drive East, parking lot early Friday morning, two people were arrested on assault and prostitution charges, the Starkville Police Department said.