Oktibbeha County officials have learned their lesson when it comes to budgeting for natural gas severance funds.
Starkville's Labor Day Closings
More than 500 people took to the streets of Starkville Wednesday for the city's seventh annual Get Swept Up event.
Aurora Flight Sciences has been awarded a contract by the United States Department of Defense to build an unmanned vehicle -- the Orion Unmanned Aerial System , which is developed at Aurora's Columbus facility -- for the Medium Altitude Global ISR and Communications program.
The Dispatch began charging for some content on its website today, in a metered paywall program that will allow users of cdispatch.com free views on some content.
A Maben man was killed Tuesday afternoon in a three-vehicle crash on Highway 82.
Starkville police have arrested one man and are looking for another in connection with an incident at Brookville Gardens last month, during which several shots were fired and an apartment door was kicked in illegally.
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors is planning a 2010-2011 fiscal year budget which includes a 4.48-mill ad valorem tax increase.
The largest crowd on record packed McKee Park Saturday for the city of Starkville's sixth annual Travis Outlaw Day.
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors will hold a meeting tonight to discuss the county's 2010-2011 budget.
As Golden Triangle Planning and Development District Executive Director Rupert "Rudy" Johnson walked along the edge of Miley Drive Friday morning, he looked west and eyed Southwire and Clark Distributing Co.
The Starkville Tea Party is set to host a town hall meeting Sept. 4 at the city's Sportsplex to allow the public to quiz candidates for the 3rd Congressional District U.S. House of Representatives seat.
An unfortunate correlation occurs at public libraries when the economy turns sour: Budgets and services are cut just as the public's need for access to those resources peaks.
The Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public to help identify and apprehend three men suspected of stealing a motorcycle Wednesday from a local apartment complex.
Hundreds of Mississippi State University students can attest to the university's growth. For the first time, MSU has had to turn away about 400 upperclassmen requesting on-campus housing. "They approached us desiring a space in housing," explained MSU Vice President of Student Affairs Dr. Bill Kibler, noting the requests of the upperclassmen were declined in time for them to find off-campus housing before school began.
Mississippi's unemployment rate for July rose to 11.5 percent, and Golden Triangle counties all had rates worse than the state average. In Columbus, more than one in five people was out of work.
When the Starkville Board of Aldermen Monday voted to move forward with plans for an ad valorem tax increase and a hike in sanitation fees, Ward 6 Alderman Roy A. Perkins was vehemently opposed.
Starkville's newly formed Historic Preservation Commission met for the first time Tuesday and is now planning the first steps toward designating older portions of the city as "historic" and protecting them from unchecked development and modifications.
STARKVILLE -- With the 65th anniversary of the end of World War II approaching, some of Oktibbeha County's biggest history buffs are preparing for a weekend event to honor area veterans.
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