When the first stenciled storm trooper appeared months ago on the side of the former Starkville Buses building at Jackson and Lampkin streets, Starkville Police Department Chief David Lindley admits he thought it was "kind of cute."
As Adam Kazery's friends and family tried to describe him this week, many didn't know where to start.
Most Oktibbeha County residents outside Starkville city limits are on the verge of receiving new street addresses.
Jennifer Platt could hardly believe it. After months of planning, it was finally coming together. The second-year teacher walked through the woods behind Henderson Ward Stewart Elementary School in Starkville on Saturday and could see all of the elements to the school's new Confidence Course.
The 4-County Electric Power Association has begun its annual herbicide vegetation management. Around one-tenth of all 4-County power outages are attributable to vegetation issues -- trees, branches, etc. So, it is important to maintain a healthy right-of-way. In July, 4-County contractors began applying herbicide to some 533 miles of line across the service area in the Columbus, Macon and West Point districts.
The pouring rain couldn't stop Bruce Wilson from getting his fix.
Grammy Award-winning artist Jason Mraz, a Virginia native now living in San Diego, will headline the Sept. 24 MSU Bulldog Bash presented by Cellular South.
It's been two months since the Cre8tive Warehouse closed at the corner of Washington and Lampkin streets.
The American Red Cross is looking for someone to manage its Oktibbeha County office.
"How many teenagers play chess these days?" That's the question posed by Dr. Melvin Ray, president of the board of trustees of the Golden Triangle Boys and Girls Club. Obviously, the question is rhetorical, but the Columbus and Starkville Boys and Girls Clubs are trying to literally increase the mystery number.
A record-breaking 58 "send-off" parties will be hosted this month and in August by the Mississippi State University Alumni Association and Office of Admissions and Scholarships, as chapters around the nation welcome incoming students to the 132-year-old land grant institution.
After three years of music, food and fun, the Johnny Cash Flower Pickin' Festival will not return this fall.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen is set to take on a project previous administrations couldn't complete: the construction of a new municipal complex.
When Cortiga Williams pressed charges against her husband for adultery earlier this month, she called upon a nearly forgotten law. In Mississippi, it's a crime to cheat on a spouse by having sex or even living with another person.
Have you been counted in the Census? There appears to be whole neighborhoods missing from the census log books.
The state's most populous university is about to get bigger.
The Starkville Planning and Zoning Commission Tuesday voted against a developer's request to rezone 4.88 acres off Highway 12 East for a multimillion dollar commercial development.
Automotive manufacturers and suppliers in the Magnolia State are honoring the Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems at Mississippi State University for its contributions to the industry.
Three suspects wanted for the armed robbery of a couple walking home from a Fourth of July party were arrested Tuesday by Starkville police.
1. The Mill: 'It's really coming together' STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. Man dies after Saturday shooting in Holly Hills COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Mullen receives pay bump, extension STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Historic Friendship Cemetery is still open for business COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Columbus council expected to make two CMSD board appointments COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY