STARKVILLE -- After a split vote Tuesday night, the Starkville School District will begin teaching safe-sex practices in addition to encouraging abstinence.
STARKVILLE -- At least one Starkville alderman wants to limit the number of high-interest loan businesses in the city.
Shortly after 3 p.m. each day, a single-file line of vehicles, each with a bright-colored sign of a student's name on the dashboard, begins forming outside of schools nationwide. Parents wait patiently, vehicle engines idling to maintain the perfect cockpit temperature.
Rockhill Road will soon have a new look and feel. The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors Monday unanimously approved emergency repair to a 9,900-foot stretch that begins 3,000 feet past the city limits.
To much of the U.S., not to mention the rest of the world, the Golden Triangle might as well be an alternate name for the fabled area in the Atlantic Ocean.
Readers will notice a change in the next few weeks' Sunday Dispatch - the A and B sections will be printed on pink paper during the month of October in recognition and support for National Breast Cancer Awareness month.
Joyce Ellenwood's mission is clear: Raise the profile of the Boys and Girls Club in the Golden Triangle.
The tension in Leslie Sharp's shoulders released and her family exhaled Friday when the not guilty verdict was read in her murder trial.
Gov. Haley Barbour took a tour of the Golden Triangle Regional Landfill on Thursday where local officials will be building an operation to capture methane gas to produce electricity.
The following people were arrested in Oktibbeha County from Sept. 20-25, according to the Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Office
Gov. Haley Barbour is scheduled to tour the Golden Triangle Regional Landfill on Thursday where local officials will be building an operation to capture methane gas to produce electricity.
Testimony in Leslie Sharp's murder trial Wednesday provided forensic details of the fatal injuries of Christopher Cole, the man Sharp says she shot in self-defense.
Eyewitnesses Tuesday rehashed details of the shooting death of Christopher Cole during the opening day of testimony in Leslie Sharp's murder retrial.
It was created by citizens, for citizens. It was touted as a potential catalyst for commercial growth in an underdeveloped sector of the city. So why did it bomb Tuesday?
Optimism that Starkville's justice complex bond referendum would pass Tuesday sank when the first two precincts reported.
Steve Langston knows there's big shoes to fill as board chairman of the Greater Starkville Development Partnership.
Starkville police have arrested and charged a minor with the armed robbery of a Mississippi State University coed on Sept. 18.
It wasn't until Jeffrey Rupp was elected mayor of Columbus that he truly became interested in economic development.
"Elegance in the Arts" will be the theme for the 2011 Starkville Area Arts Council gala, the organization's premier annual event.
While small businesses have bared the brunt of economic recession and an unstable economy, the market for women's clothing and accessories has welcomed new boutique owners with open arms.
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3. CPD officer on paid leave after fight COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Fire destroys New Light Road home STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
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