The Commercial Dispatch received eight awards in the Mississippi Press Association's annual 2010 Better Newspaper Contest Saturday night in Biloxi during the MPA's 145th annual convention.
The Oktibbeha County tax assessor/collector office will see its first leadership change in 20 years come January.
Wisps of smoke continued to rise from a rubbish fire at the Starkville city dump Wednesday. The Starkville Fire Department received a call early Tuesday morning reporting the fire and has sprayed more than 7,000 gallons of water over the quarter-acre area over the past 48 hours.
The woman accused of striking Starkville cyclist Jan Morgan will not face felony charges according to Morgan's husband.
A 4-County lineman was burned Wednesday morning when he briefly touched a live power line in Clay County.
Enrollment is rising at East Mississippi Community College, and so is tuition. What's not rising is the amount of money in the school's tuition guarantee fund.
As Jan Morgan transfers to a step-down unit after a month in critical care, her supporters in Starkville are stepping up efforts to increase bicycle safety awareness.
A Starkville teen arrested Monday is charged with burglary.
Politics and patriotism will be on display July 4 at the Starkville Sportsplex. Prior to the fireworks display at 9 p.m., the Independence Day celebration will feature two solid hours of comments from Oktibbeha County candidates, plus a few state hopefuls.
Starkville School District expects to maintain its 10-percent fund balance another year, but the $46 million budget calls for just two new teacher assistants to be added along with a handful of other professionals.
Starkville's Transportation Committee and Commission on Disability have collaborated to identify $159,000 in improvements to enhance accessibility for all citizens.
After logging more than an estimated 1 million miles of travel during his 58 years as voice of the Bulldogs, Cristil will help usher fans to Starkville via the Jack Cristil Highway.
Thanks to efforts by the Starkville Pilot Club, children visiting McKee Park on Lynn Lane will soon be hearing -- and making -- the sounds of music.
Some businesses spend money to make money. Oktibbeha County gets free money to save money.
The public ceremony officially dedicating a portion of U.S. Highway 82 in honor of legendary Mississippi State sports announcer Jack Cristil takes place Monday on the university campus.
Mugshots Grill and Bar's hard liquor license has been suspended through June 20.
Candidates for Oktibbeha County coroner will have a few additional months to campaign thanks to a first-round bye.
Bill Cunningham of Starkville spent 35 years as a McDonald's franchisee in the Golden Triangle area, before he decided to retire.
If you're unhappy with Oktibbeha County's current circuit clerk, you're going to have a hard time choosing who to vote for as her successor.
A Columbus woman reported missing in Starkville last week called police to let them know she was OK on Monday.
1. MSMS teacher wins national award for math, science teachers COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Bud and Burgers event canceled COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Dudy Noble video board to serve as first step in renovation STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. MUW planning new culinary arts building COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. County parks study complete COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY