Mike Tagert has defeated John Caldwell Sr. in Tuesday's runoff for northern district transportation commissioner.
Voter turnout in the northern district transportation commissioner runoff election was "very, very light" this morning, according to local election officials.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen tonight will consider whether drainage issues which have plagued Maple Drive residents for years should be considered a public health and safety threat.
The trial of a Maben woman accused of killing her husband in 2009 has been continued until the next term of Oktibbeha County Circuit Court. The aggravated assault trial of a Columbus man accused of striking another man in the head with a cowbell during the 2009 Egg Bowl at Mississippi State University was also continued until the next court term.
Golden Triangle voters have a chance to elect one of their own Tuesday when Starkville resident Mike Tagert squares off against DeSoto County's John Caldwell in a runoff to fill the vacant Mississippi Department of Transportation Northern District Transportation Commissioner seat.
As Mississippi State University student Tony DiNolfo sped toward a steep wooden ramp Saturday at the Starkville Community Market, he crouched slightly on his skateboard, adjusted his feet and prepared for takeoff.
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.
2. Slimantics: Rebels' Chad Kelly rains on Dak Prescott's parade STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Man arrested for walking onto field during Egg Bowl STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Bush visits Starkville STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Bell ringers and Angel Trees: Volunteers and donations still needed by Salvation Army COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY