If you had asked Chris Williams where he thought he would be at 23 years old, he probably would have told you he would be in law school or working in the political arena. Instead, the former football player turned entrepreneur has opened his own nutritional shop in Starkville.
Next month, the Starkville Electric Department hopes to unveil a more convenient way for customers to pay their bills.
The Oktibbeha County School Board has yet to receive a proposal even in the neighborhood of the appraised value of vacant 16th Section land that includes Okitbbeha County Lake, which has been closed to the public since April.
The application for improvements to the Carver Drive drainage ditch will likely be sent off for approval to the Federal Emergency Management Agency next week.
In a college town, seeing students biking to class is not uncommon. In Starkville, it's no different. According to several bicycle enthusiasts throughout town, this fall semester will have more students than ever biking around town and the Mississippi State University campus.
Officials with the Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Department arrested Piotr J. Gullett on Aug. 3, and charged him with one count Felony Taking of a Motor Vehicle.
Adhering to a requirement from the U.S. Department of Justice, a city redistricting plan that will evenly distribute the population among Starkville's seven wards was unanimously passed by the Board of Aldermen Tuesday night.
The Oktibbeha County School Board rejected the only proposal put forth to lease 16th Section land that includes the Oktibbeha County Lake on Monday night because the proposal, among other things, was nearly $18,000 less than the appraised value.
The Starkville Police Department may soon be the envy of every law enforcement agency across the state. Thanks to a close partnership with Mississippi State University, the SPD will soon have three different state of the art robotics at its fingertips.
Brandon Sharp will be a senior at Starkville Academy this year, and while some of his peers might have spent their last high school summer on the beach, Sharp spent his on the back of a garbage truck.
If you ask Starkville Chief of Police David Lindley what sets his department apart from the rest you might expect him to talk about the city's low crime rate or the high morale among officers.
A Starkville man charged with leaving the scene of a May 2011 accident in which an 11-year-old boy was killed and three others injured this week was sentenced in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court.
Work on the widening of Louisville Street is behind schedule according to Starkville City Engineer Edward Kemp, and news that the construction will continue is drawing mixed reactions from business owners on the stretch of road.
Mississippi State University is leading the way in educating Mississippians about the dangers of drinking and driving.
With Oktibbeha County District 1 Supervisor John Montgomery coming out publicly against the possible sale of the county hospital, District 2 Supervisor Orlando Trainer is suddenly fighting an uphill battle.
Stidham is the director for the Millsaps Career and Technical Center at Starkville High School, and was recognized last week at the Mississippi Department of Education conference for his 30 years of service.
Agriculture experts at Mississippi State University say Mississippi's soybean crop needs more moisture to complete what has at times been a dry season. Mississippi State's University Extension Service says recent rains, along with irrigation, have helped after a dry spell in June.
Sarah Fowler joins Micah Green in covering news for The Commercial Dispatch's Starkville bureau.
The Starkville Police Department has apprehended a man believed to be responsible for at least six burglaries in the area.
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