Greater Starkville Development Partnership Chief Executive Officer Jennifer Gregory resigned today, effective immediately.
Golden Triangle Development LINK Chief Executive Officer Joe Max Higgins says he's pleased at the progress local entities are making to develop an almost 400-acre industrial park in Oktibbeha County, but minor changes to the site plan are possible.
Local and visiting trick-or-treaters and the parents of costumed, ghoulish creatures will gather downtown Friday for Pumpkinpalooza, the Greater Starkville Development Partnership's annual fall harvest festival and its signature New South Weekends event.
A fire consumed a house in the Sunset Subdivision near Starkville early Monday morning, according to Oktibbeha County Fire Services Coordinator Kirk Rosenhan.
There was a banquet Friday afternoon at the Bost Extension Center on the Mississippi State University campus. Ninety normally ravenous MSU students, mostly freshmen, gathered for the meal. But for once, nobody seemed to have much of an appetite.
When Armstrong Middle School Principal Tim Bourne offered eighth grader Tyquerius Doss an opportunity to stick to a wall in a Velcro suit, he didn't know quite to make of it at first.
Photography is more than a hobby for Starkville mothers and Mississippi State University researchers Jennifer Seltzer and Diana Outlaw. It's a way to understand and connect with their autistic children.
On the first Thursday of every month, Josephine Ward goes to OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville and spends an hour with people like her.
After addressing minimum pay standards and progression plans this term, the Starkville Board of Aldermen authorized a new staffing study that will position the incoming administration to continue tinkering with personnel issues beyond next year.
After six years at Mississippi State, Martin Kinsey's next few months are all about tying up some loose ends.
Former Starkville Alderman Frank Davis says he's once again prepared launch a door-to-door petition drive in Oktibbeha County in an effort to force any potential OCH Regional Medical Center transaction to a countywide vote.
In the basement hallway of Overstreet Elementary, roughly 100 fifth grade students are following their own lesson plan this week, offering school's entire student body a historical overview of a period spanning from the 11th to the 20th century.
Starkville Utilities issued a boil-water notice for a portion of Greensboro Street, between Gladney and Whitfield streets, through Friday.
Mississippi State received 32 reports of sexual assault in 2015, a number the school's Student Association is working to reduce this week.
Ward 6 Alderman Roy A. Perkins wants the mayor and his fellow aldermen to have more information about potential city hires and says department heads will be held accountable if they do not provide full reports to the board in the future.
The Starkville/MSU Symphony Chorus will present a concert of choral music selected on the theme "Ode to Nature" at 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 23.
Former Starkville Academy coach Jody Wayne Britt faces up to six years in prison and $20,000 in fines after pleading guilty Monday to two counts of luring a child to engage in sexually explicit computer communication.
After a months-long assessment of OCH Regional Medical Center, consulting firm Stroudwater Associates' report states supervisors should "explore transactions as soon as is practical" while the hospital continues to improve its sustainability in case a sale or lease option isn't available.
The last of three suspects charged in the July 2013 fatal shooting of a man at a Starkville car wash will spend the next eight years behind bars.
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