Oktibbeha County Sheriff Dolph Bryan considers himself a car guy. So when the city of Starkville last year was approved for $106,800 in stimulus funds to convert vehicles to a new gasoline- and propane-based fuel system, the sheriff of 35 years admits he was curious to know more.
Residents of Oktibbeha County can expect to receive new addresses in the not-too-distant future. A meeting next week among county officials, emergency responders, the U.S. Postal Service and the Golden Triangle Planning and Development District, among others, will discuss the proposed address changes.
Cliff Wilson and Joe Holmes, both of Columbus, don't quite fit the description of risk takers. After pulling their 17-foot fishing boat out of the water at the Columbus Lock and Dam Monday, they admit to wearing life jackets "half the time."
STARKVILLE -- In a tree-covered yard off Williams Road, friends and family of the late Ruth Ann Bishop gathered around a table Monday morning and sat in stunned silence.
An Oktibbeha County Jail trustee who walked off the job Saturday afternoon was taken into custody this morning and charged with escape. According to Oktibbeha County Sheriff Dolph Bryan, Ceforrest Hendrix left a note apologizing for his absence.
Investigators today are still trying to determine what caused a fatal fire Saturday night in Oktibbeha County.
A Mississippi State University student died in a one-vehicle wreck Saturday night on Locksley Way.
STARKVILLE -- Investigators this morning are on the scene of a fatal house fire in Oktibbeha County.
A smoke detector may have saved the life of an Oktibbeha County man this week when fire broke out in his home on Blackjack Road.
A team of community design experts and planners will converge on Starkville next month for the city's much-anticipated downtown charrette.
The 14th annual Magnolia Independent Film Festival kicked off in Starkville Thursday and attracted filmmakers from all over the world.
Lewis Mallory Jr., chairman and CEO of Cadence Bank, plans to retire from the company after the sale of the bank to a private equity firm is completed, the company said in a release.
Just west of Highway 25, newly constructed Fire Station No. 5 towers above Reed Road and the nearby farmland.
When Neil deGrasse Tyson isn't writing books, researching astrophysics or appearing on television, he's traveling around the U.S., giving lectures and speaking to America's youth.
A longtime educator was appointed to the Starkville School District board of trustees Tuesday night.
Cadence Financial Corp., the parent of Cadence Bank, says the Federal Reserve has approved its buyout by a private Houston, Texas-based investment firm.
City Hall was closed for 2 1/2 hours Tuesday when sewage overflowed in a first-floor bathroom and flooded several offices and hallways.
Longtime Oktibbeha County Circuit Clerk Angie McGinnis announced Tuesday she is not running for reelection.
More than three dozen people have qualified for the upcoming elections in Oktibbeha County.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen Tuesday is scheduled to interview four candidates for a seat on the Starkville School District's board of trustees.
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