Starkville Utilities workers are bathing city streets in a new light.
Outgoing Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Board of Trustees President Jenny Turner's seat is expected to be filled by a Mississippi State University-affiliated resident Tuesday.
The pool of applicants to succeed Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway includes at least one internal candidate, as Assistant Superintendent for Federal Programs and Operations Toriano Holloway confirmed Thursday he applied for the upcoming vacancy.
June's General Election will now decide who will represent Ward 5 in Starkville.
East Oktibbeha County Volunteer Fire Department Chief Greg Ball said timing and assistance from the Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Department helped firefighters save a woman from a structure fire Wednesday.
Aldermen have begun a process to fill expected and possible Starkville Planning and Zoning Commission vacancies early as the group could have four new members on July 1.
Jody Woodrum, Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District's assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction, will leave her position at the end of the academic school year.
An opinion from Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood's Office states both a public petition calling for a vote on the potential sale or lease of OCH Regional Medical Center and the proposed referendum itself are, at this point, invalid as the county has yet to formally start the mechanics of a transaction.
Shelton Murphy, of Alabama, rides bareback during the annual Rotary Classic Rodeo put on by the Starkville Rotary Club on Friday at MS Horse Park.
Representatives of North Mississippi Medical Center's Starkville-based CareFlight ambulatory helicopter program say their services are undercut in Oktibbeha County by a local policy sending flight requests to the University of Mississippi Medical Center's Golden Triangle Regional Airport-based operation.
Atmos Energy is installing signage in a small swath of Starkville to let residents know of an ongoing $2 million effort replacing aging infrastructure.
The Wisconsin-based firm Robert W. Baird and Co. will finance Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District's $16 million partnership school-funding bond after school board members picked the group's proposal out of seven total submissions Wednesday.
Ward 2 Alderman Lisa Wynn became the final incumbent to qualify for this year's municipal election cycle after she filed her candidate's paperwork Wednesday at City Hall.
Starkville aldermen accepted three Ward 6 roads as public thoroughfares and approved "bare minimum" maintenance projects for them Tuesday but not before board members questioned the fairness of how the city will pay for those fixes and alluded to inappropriate, election-year hijinks.
What began as a project to build a new sanctuary at Starkville's Second Baptist Church has evolved into an internal dispute over who has authority to act on the church's behalf, pitting the church's pastors and deacons against its board of trustees.
Dissatisfaction over how Oktibbeha County supervisors decided to divvy the proceeds of an upcoming $14.5 million road bond remains two weeks after their decision as District 3 Supervisor Marvell Howard called the split a "cut-throat ... and thuggish" act by fellow board members.
Oktibbeha County supervisors voted 3-2 Monday to hire the Jackson-based law firm Butler Snow for legal counsel as the county deals with the future of OCH Regional Medical Center.
A La Terraza employee was struck by a car utilized by two suspects as they fled the Mexican restaurant Thursday without paying for their meals.
Two filings provided Monday show Ward 5 alderman candidate Kayla Gilmore and Ward 6 Alderman Roy A. Perkins met a Jan. 31 deadline to report campaign contributions and expenditures made last year in preparation for the 2017 municipal cycle.
Only two candidates running for elected Starkville offices reported raising campaign funds in 2016 in anticipation of this year's municipal election.
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5. 2 MSU employees apply for Turner's school board seat STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY