Both of Mississippi's U.S. Senators are now calling for the state to reconsider its stance on the Confederate battle flag. Sen. Roger Wicker's office released a statement about 9 a.m. Wednesday saying the state flag should be "put in a museum" and replaced.
A new brewery is planning to open in Starkville soon. Mayhew Junction Brewing Company, founded by four Starkville residents, is in the process of applying for permits and building a brewery in the old Wasson's Fish House building on Eckford Drive.