Starkville mayoral candidates Johnny Moore, Damion Poe and Lynn Spruill all say they'll keep their future City Hall office door open to the public if elected and pledged to remain accessible to the community during the Monday's first public forum of this year's municipal election cycle.
Morgan William's 41-point performance Sunday night ranked eighth all-time in NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament history and best ever among female Southeastern Conference players in the Big Dance.
A row between two aldermen highlights the board's recent division over its decision to forward investigatory materials from an incident involving a former Starkville Police Department officer to the district attorney's office for criminal review.
Don't sleep on Nina Davis.
Starkville voters will get a chance to hear the city's three mayoral candidates lay out their platforms during a 7 p.m. public forum Monday at the Greensboro Center.
Ward 3 Alderman David Little said the board's decision to send a potential case against a former Starkville Police Department officer to District Attorney Scott Colom for possible prosecution represents a government overreach.
Six hundred forty-four miles isn't to far to travel for Jessica Cade.
One Starkville alderman says he's interested in establishing a fee for certain special events that require additional police coverage and other in-kind services from the city, while the mayor said additional costs could create a "chilling effect" on community development.
Starkville board attorney Chris Latimer denied a request made by The Dispatch Wednesday for dash camera footage and incident reports stemming from an alleged pedestrian accident involving a former Starkville Police Department officer under review by the district attorney's office.
The Mississippi Court of Appeals upheld Dennis Thompson's 2014 conviction for murder and three aggravated assault charges on Tuesday.
An hour-long, closed-door executive session concluded Tuesday with Starkville aldermen voting to discipline Starkville Police Department Officer Drew Jones and tender a potential case against former Officer William Thrasher to the district attorney for possible prosecution.
Oktibbeha County is close to seeking offers for OCH Regional Medical Center after supervisors authorized Butler Snow attorneys and hospital consultant Ted Woodrell on Monday to draft a request for proposals for the publicly owned health care facility.
Oktibbeha County Road Manager Victor Collins will conclude a 30-year career with the county when he retires at the end of the month.
An Oktibbeha County man is behind bars in Lowndes County this morning for allegedly shooting a woman a club in Crawford Friday.
The resemblance is striking. In fact, you could pick her out of any crowd and recognize immediately that Blair Schaefer is the coach's kid.
The dimensions of the court at Humphrey Coliseum are as they are throughout college basketball. The court is 94-by-50 feet, the three-point line is 20-feet, nine-inches from the basket, the basket is 10 feet from the floor.
Soyeon Park is a 12-year-old who attends Armstrong Middle School in Starkville. In some respects, she is not unlike her classmates when it comes to spelling.
Starkville Police Department is asking for information about an alleged weekend aggravated assault on Everglade Avenue.
For Starkville Parks and Recreation Department Sports Coordinator William Pochop, success in his job is measured by creating youth sports leagues that promote a culture of fun, activity and positive experiences.
It was 4:15 Monday afternoon and a group of 40 people huddled under the alcove at Humphrey Coliseum to escape the cold rain as they waited for the doors to open at 4:30.
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