The Starkville Board of Aldermen Tuesday night took another step toward upgrading the city's Information Technology Department.
The march began on Dr. D.L. Conner Drive, just north of Highway 182. There were preachers and politicians, elementary school students and sorority sisters.
Since members of the former Oktibbeha County chapter of the American Red Cross started a new non-profit emergency response organization last year, the group has worked out of the living room of former Red Cross Director Becky Wilkes.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen held its annual planning retreat this weekend and set several new goals for the coming year.
STURGIS -- For the last few years, crowds at the Sturgis South Motorcycle Rally in southwestern Oktibbeha County have decreased steadily.
Area school children may have gotten an unexpected break due to snow and ice this year, but they'll have to make them up. And area districts already are deciding where to add the extra days.
A man convicted of killing four people in the early 1990s attacked Oktibbeha County Sheriff Dolph Bryan and a jailer Wednesday in the Oktibbeha County Courthouse annex.
Eleven years ago, Minnie Fox fixed a big, wholesome meal for deputies and other employees of the Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Office. Fast forward to 2011. Fox's annual birthday feast has outgrown the Sheriff's Office, and about 100 people typically show up.
The recent shooting of a congresswoman and 19 others at a supermarket in Arizona has caused local politicians and law enforcement officials to look at ways to improve security for the Golden Triangle's elected leaders.
Starkville volunteers will be serving at two non-profit organizations, the Palmer Home Thrift Store and Oktibbeha-Starkville Emergency Response Volunteer Services this Jan. 17, Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Nearly a half dozen Oktibbeha County residents have qualified this week for the county elections set to take place later this year.
The Starkville planning and zoning commission Tuesday approved the conditional use request of a developer who wants to build condominiums in a portion of the former Borden milk plant.
Despite the chilly weather, voters turned out Tuesday, sending transportation commissioner candidates Mike Tagert and John Caldwell Sr. to a runoff election. While Caldwell was the top vote-getter, Tagert, of Starkville, won the vast majority of votes in the Golden Triangle.
Tabor Construction and Development has spent more than a year renovating the former Borden milk plant at the corner of Montgomery and Lampkin Streets for restaurant, retail and storage space. Now, the Starkville-based company is hoping to add condominiums to the massive, two-story structure.
The special election for the state's next Northern District Transportation Commissioner was on for today, despite concerns about icy roads. "Now we just need voters," one circuit clerk said.
Some north Mississippi schools remained closed today and more crippling cold weather was expected tonight through the end of the week, as residents continued to dig out from under a winter storm that left up to 11 inches of snow Monday.
Working in the corporate world, Mark Tribble saw firsthand how quickly jobs can disappear. Tribble was a graphic artist for Bryan Foods in West Point until the company shut its doors several years ago and, already in his 40s, he found himself unemployed. He then faced a dilemma: Begin a new career as a barber, or become a mortician.
Approximately two inches of snow, sleet and freezing rain fell on Starkville this weekend, causing accidents, closures and other headaches for local residents.
Hazardous driving conditions are being reported in parts of north Mississippi after a storm system moved through the state Sunday and into eastern parts of the country overnight.
A blast of winter weather gripped Columbus, coating the city and Lowndes County in about 3 inches of snow, sleet and freezing rain Sunday and today. Hundreds of businesses and schools in north Mississippi, including across the Golden Triangle, canceled classes today as the storm set in.
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