Starkville is "Mississippi's college town." That was the identity and marketing strategy put forth by the visiting Mississippi Main Street Association charrette team Thursday at the end of the charrette's final presentation.
As promised, Starkville officials put the visiting Mississippi Main Street Association charrette team to work on its municipal complex problem and saw the first results Wednesday.
The people have spoken, and they want a more pedestrian-friendly downtown with additional parking.
A new glossy magazine featuring Golden Triangle faces and places hits local retailers, newsstands and mailboxes today.
Behind striped knee-highs, short skirts and fish-net pantyhose lie hard-core athletes. And they have the blood, sweat and broken bones to prove it.
A similar, if not the same, team of urban planners, architects, marketing analysts and other experts that visited Columbus in 2009 and West Point in 2010 will turn its focus to Starkville over the course of this week. And they all want to meet you.
Maben has saved up enough to buy a new city hall.
Golden Triangle planners have eased the concerns of some black voters wary of Oktibbeha County's supervisor redistricting plan.
Bruce Harris, athletic field supervisor with the Starkville Parks and Recreation Department, says the Bermuda grass at the Sportsplex is coming back to life right on time and should be fully green within a month. But the green comes at a price.
Graduating seniors in the Mississippi State University Bachelor of Fine Arts program will show their work March 29 through April 8.
Shavannah Cotton, who has been without a steady job since 2005, echoes a common refrain among local job seekers: The jobs just aren't out there.
The removal of the fence around Odd Fellows Cemetery has one Starkville woman feeling her son's grave is exposed.
Mississippi State University students took an agriculture pop quiz Thursday that came straight from the top.
A statewide interactive video conference Friday will bring experts on genealogical topics to County Extension offices in the Golden Triangle.
Starkville officials are expecting increased efficiency to save the city more than the $5,000 fee it has contracted to pay annually for the municipal version of sabermetrics, a method of managing used in professional baseball based on objective statistics.
A Starkville man out on bond for robbery was picked up again Monday for burglary.
A call to the Oktibbeha County Sheriff Department landed a Starkville man in jail for manufacturing methamphetamines Friday.
Everyone is ready for the opening of Oktibbeha County School District's new central office.
Mississippi Public Broadcasting viewers will have an opportunity to relive the sights and sounds of the 2010 Charles Templeton Ragtime Jazz Festival when a special produced by the Mississippi State University Television Center airs March 24.
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