Oktibbeha County's six chancery clerk candidates are now preparing for a nonpartisan race in November after election law changes effective July 1 will repeal statutes on party primaries ahead of special elections.
Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Department is looking for a Starkville man who has been out of contact with family for about two weeks.
The city of Starkville admits in a recent ethics defense it failed to provide former George M. Bryan Airport fixed-based operator Kenneth Aasand documents in a timely manner and attributed the error to a "lack of communication and follow-up."
A Starkville man was charged with multiple felonies and misdemeanors after a Saturday traffic stop.
An attempt to provide developer Mark Nicholas with a new public financing option for his anticipated boutique hotel project failed Tuesday as a special-called meeting lacked a quorum of aldermen, but Ward 2 Alderman Lisa Wynn says she'll call for another gathering before June 6's regularly scheduled board meeting, which also coincides with election day.
One person was injured and another was arrested following a Monday shooting at the Academy Road Sprint Mart.
Starkville aldermen could approve a new incentive package for developer Mark Nicholas' Cotton Mill hotel project Tuesday that would negate a previous tax increment financing pledge.
Two Starkville men could face jail time for their alleged roles in two weekend burglaries.
Mayoral candidate Johnny Moore and Mayor-elect Lynn Spruill have both filed requests with the Oktibbeha County Democratic Party to review the results of last week's runoff election.
District 3 Supervisor Marvell Howard said he will call upon fellow supervisors to call for a referendum on the fate of OCH Regional Medical Center at the county's June 5 board meeting.
Mayor-elect Lynn Spruill's primary runoff lead was reduced to six votes Thursday after Starkville election commissioners accepted one remaining affidavit ballot and certified the results for both the Ward 1 Republican and the citywide Democratic races.
Lynn Spruill is set to become Starkville's first female mayor after she retained a seven-vote lead over challenger Johnny Moore once affidavits from the Democratic Primary runoff were processed Wednesday.
A Starkville man faces seven residential burglary charges stemming from incidents allegedly occurring over the past year.
Starkville is preparing to defend its airport board from a new ethics complaint lodged by former George M. Bryant Airport fixed-based operator Kenneth Aasand, Mayor Parker Wiseman confirmed.
A fire at the New Light Road Sprint Mart injured two Mississippi Department of Transportation mowing crew workers Monday.
A referendum on the future of OCH Regional Medical Center is all but scheduled after the Oktibbeha County Circuit Clerk's office verified more than 1,500 signatories of a petition calling for an election on the matter came from qualified county voters.
A Longview resident escaped his burning home Saturday after he first thought someone was breaking in, Oktibbeha County Fire Services Coordinator Kirk Rosenhan confirmed.
A Starkville man is dead after he was struck by a vehicle while he biked along Highway 25 Sunday.
OCH Regional Medical Center trustees and Chief Executive Officer Richard Hilton say the hospital cannot produce a wealth of public and protected financial information about the organization by June 12 -- the date set by Oktibbeha County's request for proposals for questions from potential bidders -- and opening up the books could put OCH at a disadvantage with competitors before a potential sale is likely decided at the polls this year.
The Oktibbeha County Circuit Clerk's office is vetting more than 2,000 signatures from local residents seeking a referendum on a potential sale of OCH Regional Medical Center.
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