The Starkville Board of Aldermen held its second public hearing to amend the city's subdivision ordinance to allow single-phase street construction. As with the first public hearing, no board members spoke against it.
The calling is clear for Wesley and Meaghan Gordon: Adopt a child who "doesn't have a chance." The Gordons, entering their sixth year of marriage, are the proud parents of a 3-year-old girl, Mary Reeves, and 1-year-old boy, Murphy.
Pizza delivery employees in Starkville can breathe easier. The Starkville Police Department arrested two men Saturday for their roles in an attempted armed robbery of a Domino's Pizza driver on Sade Ware Street and the armed robbery of Pizza Hut deliverer in Chandler Park on Reed Road on Oct. 29.
Drainage: Everyone contributes to it, and everyone is plagued by it. The problem for the city of Starkville is how to adequately address and fund drainage projects. During the Starkville Board of Aldermen meeting Tuesday, Mayor Parker Wiseman said the city's current drainage project master list, a 10-year plan developed by the previous administration, will soon be "millions of dollars" behind if the city doesn't restructure the way it finances.
The end is near for the old Lowndes County office of the Mississippi State University Extension Center. The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to award the bid for tearing down the building, which is located on Third Avenue North across from Franklin Academy, to Burns Dirt Construction.
STARKVILLE -- Starkville's largest voting precinct was key in a pair of county races won by Republican candidates. Republican Glenn Hamilton won the circuit clerk race over Teresa Davis-Roberson by 1,062 votes.
Residents of Maple and Carver Drives will find out how much it will cost the city to fix years-old flooding issues in each area during tonight's Board of Aldermen meeting.
For people who confuse Hollywood courtroom dramas with reality, Mississippi State University will host a pair of real-life, state appeals cases that are open to the public today.
STARKVILLE -- Beef cattle, horses, ponies and a miniature mule from the Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station's research herds will be auctioned on Thursday.
STARKVILLE -- Jim Mills has retained his seat as Justice Court judge for District 3. Mills, a Democrat, clinched his second consecutive term by 249 votes over Republican Buddy Johnston.
STARKVILLE -- Starkville's breakfast bandit was captured this week, after seven months on the lam.
STARKVILLE -- Susan McAllister got the call no mother wants to answer. It was Dec. 27, 2010, mid-afternoon and the McAllister family was still reveling in another Christmas spent together.
Somehow, Stuart Vance of Starkville knew that recording the history of aviation in the Golden Triangle was going to be his "thing."
A Starkville city employee who was injured in a hunting accident is showing improvements today.
Two Columbus men have been arrested in connection with a Sunday morning shooting at a Starkville convenience store.
It's spring 2002, and Mississippi State University Student Association members Parker Wiseman and Jeremy Slocum have a few thousand dollars to plan the third annual Bulldog Bash.
Some 4-County Electric Power Association members will be without power this afternoon.
The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks is investigating a hunting accident involving two Starkville city employees.
Marvell Howard and Dennis Daniels were in double overtime. The trophy: District 3 supervisor.
Marvell Howard is used to a close race. He ran for a seat on the Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors twice before being elected on his third try four years ago.
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