The Starkville Board of Aldermen took the first step toward protecting the city's historic homes and landmarks Tuesday when it voted 6-1 to form a Historic Preservation Commission.
Construction of a five-acre motor coach and recreational vehicle park near Mississippi State University will have to wait.
Starkville school officials are expecting another lean year for 2010-2011 as expected state funding in the $54.4 million budget will be about $1.5 million less than last year after the cuts.
The Starkville School District board of trustees got a new board member as Lee Brand Jr. was sworn in Tuesday night to the position left vacant for more than two months.
Residents of Oktibbeha County who have non-traditional mailbox posts could soon face fines if the posts aren't replaced.
A once-vacant building at Highway 12 and the Highway 25 bypass is now home to a disaster coordination center for the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
The third season of the Starkville Community Market kicked off Saturday with hundreds of local residents and dozens of vendors crowding the market's new location at Jackson and Lampkin streets.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen spent nearly five hours Saturday touring the city, talking to residents about flooding and drainage problems, and formulating plans to address issues in each of Starkville's seven wards.
Some of the top chefs in the region will gather Tuesday at Mississippi State University for a cookoff to benefit the Mississippi Firefighters Memorial Burn Association.
A Starkville High School student was arrested Wednesday for assaulting a teacher.
The third season of the Starkville Community Market is set to kick off this weekend at the corner of Jackson and Lampkin streets.
The Golden Triangle Recovery Center is a place where people with substance abuse problems go for help.
The May 21 graduation of Starkville High School should see 231 seniors concluding their secondary education, representing a graduation rate of about 77 percent.
A short-handed Starkville Planning and Zoning Commission chose to wait until it was at full strength before deciding on one developer's request to build condominiums in the former University Inn Tuesday night, while flatly denying another request.
Working in the steel business, Gulf States Manufacturers President Danny Coggins knows it's tough to make grown men cry. One Starkville Christian School student, however, can do it without even trying.
Scott Stricklin's introduction as Mississippi State University's 16th athletics director had the feeling of a family reunion or an Easter Sunday gathering.
STARKVILLE -- If a Columbus man sentenced to life in prison for the murder of his wife had not pleaded guilty, the court would have handed down "the fastest guilty verdict in Lowndes County," according to attorney Donna Smith.
1. 'Grand Bullyvard' plan gets funding from state STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Court rules for county in Co-Op Road dispute COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Arrest report: 4-24-15 STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Columbus man charged with armed robbery and kidnapping COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY