The heart-warming storyline of Mississippi State's trip to the College World Series has been that of Matt Lea, who surprised his father Bill, who is battling Alzheimer's disease, with tickets and a trip to Omaha.
Starkville pastor Mary Carr had been preaching at Antioch Baptist Church for 13 years last November when she learned her church home would face condemnation if the building didn't receive repairs.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen confirmed in a Friday work session at city hall it will vote at its next board meeting on whether to begin accepting proposals from contractors for replacing water and sewer infrastructure in Starkville's Pleasant Acres neighborhood.
Scott Maynard, CEO of The Partnership, is leaving his position after roughly a year for a job at Florida State University.
Jake Mangum winning the Southeastern Conference batting title as a freshman put him in the record books as the first Bulldog freshman to accomplish that feat. Performing up to a similar standard for the two years that followed may make him one of the best Bulldogs of all time.
The Mississippi Department of Public Safety has paid $500,000 to the Oktibbeha County Circuit Court to be given to the victims of a fatal May 2017 accident involving a highway patrolman and a former Mississippi State University athlete.
A Mississippi State wide receiver is suspended indefinitely after his arrest Tuesday for simple assault.
A Starkville man is in jail after reportedly asking people on Highway 12 for money while holding a gun.
Kay Brocato called it "serendipitous." Bishop Lawrence White considered it a small act of providence. Whichever term you prefer, the result was the same. For residents of Starkville's Pecan Acres, it meant another opportunity to have their voices heard.
Roosevelt Taylor has lived on Beattie Street in Starkville for more than 70 years. Now, he lives on Roosevelt Taylor Sr. Drive.
No major issues have been reported after the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality investigated a reported gasoline leak at the Sprint Mart at the corner of Highway 12 and Airport Road in Starkville Friday.
The city of Starkville has turned an eye toward major improvements to aging water and sewage lines in certain areas of the city.
An Olympic medalist will teach judo on Saturday at a Starkville martial arts school.
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality has lifted a water contact advisory for a section of Hollis Creek near the city's water treatment plant.
A Starkville man in jail after being accused of having sex with an 11-year-old.
Starkville will continue work on a new parking ordinance after receiving an initial round of positive feedback from residents.
Two men arrested for simple assault on Saturday after a fight pleaded guilty in Starkville Municipal Court this week.
The Starkville Utilities Department will hold a meeting at the Sportsplex Thursday evening to address water quality, infrastructure, collection and other issues.
Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Office arrested two men for unrelated cyberstalking incidents over the weekend and early this week.
Nearly two weeks after its approval, Starkville's settlement of a federal lawsuit with Starkville Pride caused a stir over an otherwise routine action at Tuesday's board meeting.
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