A Starkville Utilities Department employee was arrested Monday for embezzling money while working for the department.
Starkville's board of aldermen will host a Nov. 7 public hearing on a proposed exemption to its recently-amended smoking ordinance that would allow smoking in standalone vape and smoking stores.
Oktibbeha County sheriff's deputies arrested five Mississippi State University students early Monday morning for multiple counts of auto burglary.
A Starkville man was arrested last week for a stabbing at a market that happened earlier this month.
Dispatch reporter Alex Holloway is now covering the newspaper's Starkville and Oktibbeha County beat.
Oktibbeha County supervisors unanimously approved setting two special called meetings next week to allow bidders on OCH Regional Medical Center to present information about themselves to the public.
Three candidates vying to succeed former District 38 Rep. Tyrone Ellis will have a chance to make their cases to the public at a forum set for Thursday at Mississippi State University.
Carlton Rhodes saw a need for extra teaching materials in his classrooms.
Executives from Retail Strategies updated aldermen on the progress of retail recruitment efforts for Starkville during a Friday afternoon work session.
The significance of hailing Starkville Police Department's long-awaited move into its new headquarters on a Friday the 13th wasn't lost on former mayor Parker Wiseman.
An Oktibbeha County supervisor who openly supports selling OCH Regional Medical Center has gone to extraordinary lengths in an effort to prove she's not deliberately misleading voters for personal gain.
Astronaut Charlie Duke got into the NASA spacecraft for the Apollo 16 mission in 1972 only to see his seat was labeled: "Typhoid Mary's seat."
OCH Regional Medical Center CEO Richard Hilton revealed during a Greater Starkville Development Partnership-hosted forum Wednesday that the CEOs of two major hospital systems approached him about a possible affiliation with the hospital last year.
A Starkville High School teacher facing a slew of felony charges is no longer a school district employee, officials confirmed this morning.
Recent natural disasters are making their presence felt in Starkville, as material prices for the Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District's Partnership School have driven the overall project's cost up more than $2 million.
An Oktibbeha County man is in jail for a slew of charges arising from a Saturday evening incident when he allegedly shot at officers on Old Mayhew Road.
On Friday, the Greater Starkville Development Partnership will host its eighth annual Pumpkinpalooza in downtown Starkville.
Starkville police are searching for a suspect wanted in connection with a Saturday night hit and run.
Starkville's ban on using e-cigarettes in public places is now official, but the matter might not be over for stores that say the ban could hurt their business.
The Greater Starkville Development Partnership will host a Wednesday evening informational forum about the November OCH Regional Medical Center referendum.
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2. Would-be CPD officer popped for DUI, other charges COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Deputies seek man who wielded AR-15 rifle at park COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Granting excellence STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Mickens takes on ex-opponent during town hall COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY