Steve Brandon has shot wildlife on all seven continents, but aside from some pesky insects, he hasn't killed anything.
Mississippi State University will expand its ability to help young entrepreneurs launch businesses and, leaders hope, keep them in Mississippi, thanks to $100,000 grant to create a new makerspace in downtown Starkville.
Oktibbeha County has a new fire protection district that will serve 37 square miles in the northwestern part of the county around Maben.
Second Baptist Church of Starkville is seeking damages against TCM Companies, LLC in a in a lawsuit filed against the contractor for failing to properly construct the church's new sanctuary.
A Maben man has been sentenced to serve 15 years in Mississippi Department of Corrections, with additional time suspended, after pleading guilty to two counts of burglary of a shed, one count of grand larceny and another of possession of stolen property in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court.
After years of effort, Oktibbeha County has started construction on a long-awaited storm shelter.
A joint enforcement operation between local law enforcement agencies and the U.S. Marshal Task Force saw dozens of arrests as officers served indictments and took suspects into custody on warrants.
The city of Starkville is looking at an "operational" millage increase to keep pace with rising costs as discussions begin for the Fiscal Year 2019 budget.
A property value boom in Oktibbeha County will help Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District absorb an increase in projected expenditures this year without having to raise the property tax millage.
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors voted to recommend the Golden Triangle Waste Services board fire Director Betty Farmer, after a vote to split from the multi-county garbage collection agency failed.
Starkville Police Department is welcoming the community to join it at the Sportsplex this evening for its third annual National Night Out on Crime.
Oktibbeha County is in the very early stages of considering a relationship with the city of Starkville for recreation. Supervisors discussed the possibility at last week's budget workshop meeting, where Board President Orlando Trainer said Mayor Lynn Spruill asked the county to consider putting some funding toward a park the city is looking to build at Cornerstone Park on Highway 25.
After 40 years of trying, Mississippi State will soon house a chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa Society.
A former Oktibbeha County Road Department worker has filed a federal lawsuit against the county and its road manager Fred Hal Baggett. It claims, among other things, Baggett once said the worker looked like a "black savage Viking."
"The Peeping Pimp" has been indicted for two counts of trespassing by peeping tom from a pair of incidents in the spring.
Expenses for the county road department are shaping up to be major considerations for supervisors as they begin the budgeting process for the approaching fiscal year.
The city of Starkville and the Carl Small Town Center are partnering to craft a set of guidelines to help preserve the character of the city's downtown.
Golden Triangle Development LINK CEO Joe Max Higgins says economic development is often about trust.
After more than a year of volunteering at a low-income housing complex, women from Starkville's First United Methodist Church realized residents lacked something simple: Access to books.
A former Armstrong Middle School teacher has been indicted for exploitation of a child after texting a student to meet for sexual purposes.
2. Maben man to serve 15 years in prison STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Starkville church sues sanctuary contractor STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Oktibbeha County begins work on $2 million storm shelter STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Suspects rob adult store near base COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY