Staffing levels will remain Starkville Police Chief Frank Nichols' top priority as the city prepares its upcoming fiscal year budget.
A Mississippi death row inmate is arguing to the state Supreme Court that his medical condition would create a risk of unnecessary pain and torture if he is executed.
As of Friday, no criminal charges had been filed against the 20-year-old detained on Mississippi State University's campus Thursday after officials received a tip about a possible active shooter near the Drill Field.
A 20-year-old Mississippi State University freshman was detained and referred to mental health specialists Thursday after law enforcement agents locked down the campus and scoured the Drill Field for an armed suspect.
A suspect connected to reports of a shooting on the Mississippi State campus this morning was taken into custody, according Chief Communications Officer Sid Salter.
Rashid Ghazi knew high school football had compelling story lines.
The Starkville Academy Patrons Association will hold their annual Back-to-School Rodeo Round Up at the Mississippi Horse Park from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday.
Sitel, a customer service provider, will add 500 new jobs to its Starkville call center, the company announced Tuesday.
Two-thirds of Oktibbeha County's justice court seats are now set after Larnzy Carpenter defeated long-serving District 2 Judge W. Bernard Crump in Tuesday's Democratic runoff election.
Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway will return to work Sept. 8 following a period of unpaid leave.
Runoff elections for two Oktibbeha County Democratic primaries will be held on Tuesday. Both races are judge positions in the Oktibbeha County Justice Court.
Mississippi health officials say a bat was the source of rabies found in a wild kitten this week in Starkville. It is the state's first confirmed case of rabies in a land mammal since 1961.
The Golden Triangle Development LINK is narrowing the field of potential sites for a new Oktibbeha County industrial park, but CEO Joe Max Higgins says he expects land acquisition costs to drive the cost above the failed Innovation District's $10 million price tag.
The first confirmed case of a rabid land animal in Mississippi since the 1960s has been discovered in Starkville.
Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman will soon veto four aldermen's decision to choose the Integrity Group as the city's insurance agent of record Tuesday because the deal costs $149,000 more than the lowest submitted bid and is expected to drive up monthly out-of-pocket rates for employees.
An affidavit filed by Starkville-Oktibbeha County School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway against one of his accusers has led to an arrest.
The 11th annual Travis Outlaw Day in the Park is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Starkville's McKee Park.
The arrest of Muhammed Oda Dakhlalla and Jaelyn De'Shaun Young sent shockwaves through the region, but some local Muslims say they are not worried about negative pushback from the Golden Triangle community.
An almost seven-hour Starkville Board of Aldermen meeting yielded motions to raise sanitation rates beginning Oct. 1 and place the city's entire parks and recreation department on probation.
Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District trustee Juliette Weaver-Reese resigned her post Tuesday after serving on the school board less than two years.
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