The Starkville Police Department charged a mother with aggravated assault Thursday after her newborn baby tested positive for drugs.
Oktibbeha County Justice Court Judge C. Martin Haug continued the simple assault trials of Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway and his neighbor, Roy Couvion, after agreeing to a motion seeking additional investigation time after new evidence emerged.
Starkville officials and out-of-town consultants concluded a week of public input session on a redevelopment plan for Highway 182 Thursday.
Fire officials deemed an Oktibbeha County home a total loss after a blaze tore through the structure Thursday morning.
Toriano Holloway, Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District's assistant superintendent for federal programs and operations, will remain with the district after the Hattiesburg school board passed over hiring him as the district's next superintendent Tuesday.
Starkville aldermen approved a free donation of Louisville Street office space and a new Synergetics lease Tuesday after three aldermen originally blocking the Lynn Spruill-owned donation left the meeting early.
Starkville aldermen approved a bond intent notice Tuesday, which will secure funding to construct the county's newest industrial park.
Starkville is likely to pursue grants and other outside funding sources to help improve Highway 182's infrastructure after many participants of recent redevelopment meetings said the corridor's lack of bike lanes and suffering aesthetics are the corridor's main weaknesses.
Aldermen are set expand Starkville Police Department's presence at Synergetics with a $950 monthly lease for two office spaces.
The Mississippi Main Street Association recognized the Starkville Main Street Association, developer Mark Castleberry and architect Briar Jones for their respective impacts on the community last week.
Oktibbeha County Circuit Clerk Glenn Hamilton was arrested late Thursday night on suspicion of trespassing and possession of methamphetamine, according to Clay County Sheriff Eddie Scott.
The Starkville-Mississippi State University Area Rapid Transit (SMART) system could soon add a line linking local residents enrolled in East Mississippi Community College workforce training programs to the junior college's Mayhew campus, said Jeremiah Dumas, MSU's director of parking, transit and sustainability.
Dak Prescott's trial has been set for July 20, his lawyer Jay Perry said.
A Brooksville man wanted on numerous charges, including escaping from the back of a Starkville Police Department cruiser, turned himself in to authorities without incident Thursday.
Three people, including two teenagers, died after a van veered off Highway 12 and hit a tree in Oktibbeha County Thursday night.
Residents will soon be able to easily walk or bike from the McKee Park area to Mississippi State University now that a joint effort has been awarded an $800,000 grant.
April was an unprecedented month for Starkville's restaurants and bars as a perfect storm of events helped the city reach a record amount of food and beverage tax receipts.
Mississippi State University student and Starkville resident Emily Turner pauses at a candle light vigil held on the Drill Field on campus Monday evening to honor the victims of the recent shooting in Orlando.
First United Methodist Church of Starkville welcomed community members of all faiths Tuesday at 6 p.m. to support the victims and victims' families of Sunday's Orlando shooting.
The Starkville Police Department is looking for a Brooksville man who escaped from the back of a patrol car after a Saturday traffic stop.
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