The Starkville Electric Department now is located in a new building.
Fireworks may be illegal in the Golden Triangle's three hub cities, but business was still booming Saturday at local fireworks stands as the July 4 holiday approached.
Throughout the year, the Council of Community Organizations of Oktibbeha County implements and completes a variety of not-for-profit tasks and events for individuals in and around Oktibbeha County. One of the most rewarding is the Academic Booster Club Tutoring Program that is held every third Saturday of each month.
Throughout the state, school districts are faced with cutting areas they never have in the past. And one thing is clear as school leaders struggle to preserve the classroom: Nothing is sacred.
Construction crews working on Starkville's streets and sidewalks will be off Monday in observance of Independence Day, but motorists can expect delays and lane closures beginning Tuesday.
The mood was somber Thursday at the Oktibbeha County chapter of the American Red Cross.
A Starkville man wanted for a shooting in Macon Tuesday night was found dead in the home of his estranged wife Wednesday afternoon of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.
The Oktibbeha County Tax Assessor's Office is in the middle of evaluating property values in Starkville and Oktibbeha County, but the assessments are raising eyebrows among some residents.
The Dispatch offices will be closed Monday. There will be no Monday paper and all operations will resume Tuesday at 8 a.m.
Several Golden Triangle businesses were listed among the state's best in Mississippi Magazine's recently released Best of Mississippi rankings.
A public hearing Tuesday on the proposed University Inn renovation project pitted developers and supporters of the venture against representatives of the CottonMill Marketplace development, who spoke out in opposition.
Dr. Claudia Limbert's advice to her temporary replacement and her as-yet-unnamed permanent successor is succinct, yet encapsulates years of experience in higher education.
In the face of several current and pending moratoriums on payday lenders in the Golden Triangle and statewide, advocate groups are speaking up on behalf of check-cashing services.
The Starkville Police Department this weekend arrested two men attempting to steal a flat-screen TV from Millsaps Career and Technology Center.
The Starkville Parks and Recreation Department is gearing up for a 4th of July celebration at the city's Sportsplex featuring food, fireworks and other festivities.
The streets of New Orleans were abuzz this winter with the sights and sounds of the Saints Super Bowl celebration, Mardi Gras and the antics of MTV's latest "The Real World" cast.
More than a year removed from the not-guilty verdict which restored his life, Tyler Edmonds is still searching for peace.
Milling operations were scheduled to begin this morning in the north part of town.
The Dispatch captured 16 awards in the Mississippi Press Association's Better Newspaper Contest, including first place awards for sports coverage, lifestyles section and special section.
1. Friend of missing New Hope man speaks out COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Harbor Freight looks to open in Columbus COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Lowndes man loses appeal in federal drug case COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Police searching for rape suspect COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY