Starkville aldermen have named Brian Kelley the city's new municipal judge.
Lanisha Shields lost her job in early October. Shields had worked at the Toyota plant in Blue Springs. She has three children, and as the holiday season approached, she worried about how she'd get them gifts for Christmas, with rent and utility bills still to pay.
For the past three weeks, Starkville High School junior James Fairley's ping pong table at home was covered with marble tracks, books, boxes and a remote-control airplane.
The city will soon initiate a pair of improvement projects to intersections on Lynn Lane to help traffic flow.
Eight candidates have submitted applications by Monday's deadline to become Starkville's next municipal judge. The city's board of aldermen will hold a special-call meeting at 3 p.m. Friday, after a work session, to interview candidates.
Two of Middleton Court's anchor store locations will soon be empty. However, the shopping center's owners and Starkville business leaders and retail recruiters say there's little concern about Middleton Court's long-term success.
Armstrong Middle School is now state mandated to improve its students with disabilities on English Language Arts. Principal Julie Kennedy presented an improvement plan to the Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday night, which unanimously approved it.
For some parishioners at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Starkville, the cure seems almost as bad as the illness.
Elisa Ceriani prefers a certain type of breakfast. Ceriani, an Italian student living in Starkville for the Rotary Youth Exchange program, said her usual breakfast is a cup of cappuccino with some cookies. "I just found out that's weird here," she told Starkville Rotary Club members Monday, to a chorus of laughter.
The Greater Starkville Development Partnership is seeking nominations for its annual awards.
After 10 years in operation, Sports Center's Starkville location is closing its doors.
Starkville Police Department is seeking public assistance for a weekend armed robbery and two earlier cases that have not yet yielded arrests.
Starkville aldermen have authorized applications for three city bridges to receive emergency repair funding from the Mississippi Department of Transportation.
The approval for Starkville Pride's second parade proved to be much easier than the first, but the vote still wasn't unanimous.
Starkville's board of aldermen on Tuesday initiated the search for a municipal judge to replace Rodney Faver.
The Jackson Catholic Diocese has confirmed that Father Lenin Vargas is being removed from the ministry staff at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Starkville.
The Unity Park Committee has unveiled the names of the two newest local additions who will be honored at the park next year.
A Monday afternoon fire officials believe may have started with a space heater heavily damaged an Oktibbeha County home near Mississippi State University.
When Samantha Furby works in her Makerspace, she's unknowingly learning life skills while she has fun.
1. As anchor tenants depart, a Starkville shopping center sees opportunity STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Vibrant Church's $14M expansion nearly complete COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Columbus turns to consultant for leadership building COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. CPD will go longer without an assistant chief COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY