Newly elected Lee S. Coleman and re-elected Jim Kitchens, both of the 16th Circuit Court District, won their November judicial elections, but not without a price.
Coroner Michael Hunt qualified Monday to run for re-election. As of Friday afternoon, no other candidates had qualified for the coroner's race.
A Mississippi State University student was charged with first-degree arson Tuesday after he allegedly set a bulletin board on fire in Cresswell Hall.
A recent string of burglaries has Starkville police urging citizens to lock their doors and keep valuables out of sight.
Fresh off a runner-up finish at the Mississippi Theatre Association's annual awards ceremony in Meridian, Starkville Community Theatre members are preparing for a new production at the Playhouse on Main and a trip to Atlanta for the Southeastern Theatre Conference.
Mississippi turned overall employment in the right direction in 2010, adding 3,600 non-farm jobs, though the manufacturing and construction sectors continued to fall, the state Department of Employment Security said Wednesday.
Family and friends of Oktibbeha County Constable Jimmy Shurden have established a bank account in his name to help pay his mounting medical bills from a battle with cancer.
Immediately following President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night, local Republican and tea party members offered skepticism of the president's commitment to bipartisanship.
A woman fought off a would-be purse snatcher Friday in the AT&T parking lot on Highway 12.
A steady rain fell on Starkville Tuesday morning as Susan Shappley watched the water rise in the channel behind her former home on Maple Drive.
The Starkville Police Department is investigating the city's second armed robbery in less than a week.
A Chickasaw County man suspected of robbing a McDonald's restaurant last week on Highway 12 has been apprehended.
Absentee ballots now are available at circuit clerks' offices for the Feb. 1 Northern District transportation commissioner runoff election.
Chefs from some of the Golden Triangle's most popular restaurants will converge on the newly renovated State Theatre next weekend for the Starkville Young Professionals' fourth annual Souper Bowl cook-off.
Oktibbeha County is set to make some money off nearly three dozen old vehicles.
Officials at local colleges agree with how a Tucson, Ariz., community college handled disturbed student Jared Loughner, saying they have similar rules in place to identify, counsel or expel troubled students.
STARKVILLE -- Organizers of Starkville's annual Dudy Gras celebration are offering more activities at this year's event than ever before.
STARKVILLE-- More than 30 people have qualified for the coming elections in Oktibbeha County, while another 26 have qualified in Clay County.
The Greater Starkville Development Partnership held its annual awards banquet Thursday night and honored nearly a dozen citizens and businesses for their contributions to the community.
In a time when companies across the country are struggling to survive, a handful of new businesses in Starkville are thriving, thanks in part to the city's collective taste for sweets.
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