STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - During the Tuesday night meeting, the Starkville Board of Aldermen approved a juvenile curfew.
The curfew is in effect immediately and is enacted from 12 am - 5 am every day.
This comes after 10 kids were charged with violent crimes since the beginning of this year.
Board members voted 7-0 in favor of the curfew saying they believe it would be one tool to try slowing down the juvenile crime rate in the city.