An Oktibbeha County man who escaped law enforcement custody in Calhoun County was found in Webster County on Friday.
A former Starkville High School theatre teacher is asking district leadership for an apology after he was removed from a play performance on campus last week.
Ahead of Tuesday's public hearing with the health care consulting firm Stroudwater and Associates, District 2 Supervisor Orlando Trainer said new data could emerge in the group's second presentation on OCH Regional Medical Center's future.
Ward 6 Alderman Roy A. Perkins warned municipal employees against getting caught up in political events during business hours after many Starkville department heads attended Ward 2 Alderman Lisa Wynn's re-election announcement at City Hall Thursday.
Starkville property attorney Johnny Moore will run for the city's open mayoral seat next year.
School board trustees accepted a Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District art teacher's resignation Wednesday after she posted a controversial message on social media last month.
Tuesday's storms produced an EF-1 tornado that damaged approximately four homes in the Oktoc community, Oktibbeha County Emergency Management Agency Director Shank Phelps confirmed Wednesday.
A year ago, Starkville's Homestead Education Center held its first Holiday Helping Hand project by providing a new roof for a Starkville family.
When it's time to work, Oktibbeha County Road Manager Victor Collins says his favorite temperature is above 52 degrees.
Starkville's annual Christmas parade will not be held this year after the threat of bad weather forced the Greater Starkville Development Partnership to cancel Monday's event.
Law enforcement agents from across the area are searching for an escaped Calhoun County inmate after his getaway vehicle was found in Oktibbeha County.
Oktibbeha County Road Manager Victor Collins' recent request for slight pay increases for eight of his workers could lead supervisors to discuss the county's overall policies on raises next month.
Dak Prescott is the gift that keeps on giving for Bulldog fans, even 10 months after he played his last football game at Mississippi State.
Columbus' Gregory Construction Services Inc. could be chosen to handle the first phase of a Highway 12 safety improvement project in Starkville that will update the corridor with new traffic signals and medians in an effort to reduce vehicle accidents.
Starkville Fire Department formally dedicated two new fire trucks to its fleet Tuesday, and Chief Charles Yarbrough said they will be ready for service in the coming weeks once firefighters complete vehicular training.
Oktibbeha County supervisors took the next step Monday toward funding Blackjack Road improvements and are mulling the prospect of issuing up to $10 million in bonds for other improvement projects.
District 2 Supervisor Orlando Trainer said all pending Oktibbeha County road, bridge and infrastructure projects will be "on the table" for discussion Monday as board members hold a workshop on a potential general obligation bond for infrastructure improvements.
Henderson Ward Stewart elementary complex in Starkville was placed under a precautionary lockdown on Thursday as local police officers responded to an incident where a man reportedly made threats to his Pilcher Street neighbors and barricaded himself within a home.
The Starkville Police Department is increasing its physical presence in the Cotton District after a Mississippi State University student was shot to death there earlier this month.
A former Starkville Academy teacher will serve one year in prison after pleading guilty to two computer luring charges.
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