The Mississippi Recreation and Park Association named Starkville Parks and Recreation Sports Coordinator William Pochop this year's recipient of the MRPA Recreational Professional of the Year Award at its most recent conference.
The Greater Starkville Development Board of Directors is asking Starkville aldermen and Oktibbeha County supervisors to issue resolutions calling upon lawmakers to redesign the Mississippi state flag.
A driving under the influence case against Ward 7 Alderman Henry Vaughn will move to circuit court after special prosecutor George Mitchell appealed a justice court judge's directed verdict from September.
Two people face aggravated assault and prostitution-related charges after a man was shot at a Starkville hotel Friday.
A Flora man faces numerous charges after he escaped Starkville Police Department custody during a Thursday traffic stop.
Last summer, Tiberias Lampkin's life took a turn for the worst.
An 18-year-old man wanted by Starkville police for questioning turned himself in to authorities Thursday without incident.
A Starkville man now faces multiple burglary charges after he was arrested for the second time in September.
A long-range planning exercise could determine future upgrades and expansion for Starkville Parks and Recreation's facilities.
Starkville has paid off a large chunk of its park system's late electric bill since the summer takeover of the once autonomous department and is positioning itself to pay off all arrears this spring, Mayor Parker Wiseman said Tuesday.
Sidney A. "Ally" Walker is Mississippi State's new associate director of annual giving.
Dr. Mark Horstemeyer has a small upstairs office at Mississippi State University's CAVS facility. In it, two things catch a visitor's attention.
An east Oktibbeha County home was destroyed after a Sunday fire gutted the property.
Mississippi State's Crisis Action Team held a tabletop exercise during its regular meeting Friday to drill the emergency response skills of top administrators and key decision makers during a practice hypothetical scenario and training session.
Six organizations will see a funding boost in the upcoming fiscal year as Oktibbeha County increases its outside contributions by $33,900 starting Oct. 1.
Starkville aldermen have continuously cut outside contributions to the Mississippi Horse Park this term and will do so again in the upcoming Fiscal Year 2015-2016 budget.
The Mississippi State University Police Department is searching for four suspects allegedly involved in an on-campus armed robbery Saturday.
Starkville and Oktibbeha County residents living in the former Starkville School District's extended territory will see a slight reduction in their overall tax bill thanks to a school debt-sharing bill passed by state lawmakers this term.
Registration is still open for a symposium at Mississippi State University which will explore the struggle of African American voting rights and highlight how those historical struggles affect today's society.
The Mississippi State University Police Department now will have concurrent jurisdiction with the Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Office on all roads and streets located within 500 feet of university property in Oktibbeha County.
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