The city of Starkville is joining a global environmental initiative this weekend by turning off all non-essential lights in city buildings and encouraging citizens to do the same at home.
STARKVILLE — Mahnaz Wahidi has been given a chance to achieve her educational dreams through a local scholarship fund.
STARKVILLE — When the Starkville Board of Aldermen finally appoints the next member of the Starkville School District board of trustees, as few as five of the city’s seven aldermen could be a part of the process.
STARKVILLE — Improvements could be on the way to Mississippi State University’s Raspet Flight Research Laboratory and the surrounding infrastructure thanks to a joint effort between the city of Starkville, Oktibbeha County, MSU and the Greater Starkville Development Partnership.
As Bernice Edwards walked toward Dr. Charles Montgomery Tuesday in the lobby of Cancer Care at Premier Health Complex, she smiled, stuck out her arm and gave him a warm hug. When she emerged from the embrace, the Maben woman wiped her moist eyes with a tissue.
The Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Department last week arrested two Starkville men for burglarizing a business on Old West Point Road.
Nearly 18 months after Oktibbeha County voters approved a $27.5 million bond issue to pay for the expansion of Oktibbeha County Hospital, the project broke ground Tuesday during a ceremony at the facility on Hospital Road. A host of citizens, business leaders, city and county officials, hospital administrators and employees attended the ceremony. Officials also unveiled the hospital’s new name, OCH Regional Medical Center, and logo.
One Starkville man was in Oktibbeha County Jail this morning and another was awaiting extradition from New Orleans to face charges of aggravated assault for a shooting on North Montgomery Street last October.
Mississippi State University Athletic Director Greg Byrne, who announced Monday he’ll be leaving the school for University of Arizona, will be on board in Starkville until late April as MSU begins a search for his replacement.
STARKVILLE -- Talk about a case of the Mondays.
Construction on the Oktibbeha County Hospital renovation and expansion project is set to begin Tuesday as OCH officials, county supervisors and local business leaders gather for a groundbreaking ceremony at the site on Hospital Road.
After less than two full years, Mississippi State University Athletic Director Greg Byrne is leaving to become athletic director at the University of Arizona, Mississippi State officials said this morning.
STARKVILLE — Three children were treated at Oktibbeha County Hospital this week after they ingested sodium hydroxide outside a building in Brookville Gardens Apartments.
Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman on Thursday vetoed the Board of Aldermen’s appointment of Susan Tomlinson to the Starkville School District board.
New Light Road residents Fred and Tamara Allen have attended nearly every meeting of the Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors for the past six years, but the couple stormed out of the board meeting Thursday afternoon after a heated exchange with supervisors.
While the number of drunk driving arrests decreased last year across Mississippi, Columbus and Starkville proved to be the exceptions.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen Tuesday appointed a seasoned educator and volunteer to fill the vacant seat on the Starkville School District’s board of trustees, but not before city officials exchanged contentious words on the selection.
The first of two public hearings on a proposed child safety helmet ordinance drew mixed reaction Tuesday night from Starkville citizens, aldermen and former city officials.
The second suspect wanted for an October shooting on North Montgomery Street was captured today in Louisiana. Roderick D. Franklin, aka "Bam Bam," of 203 Middle Court, Starkville, was apprehended shortly after 12 p.m. by U.S. Marshals and the New Orleans Police Department at a home in New Orleans, Starkville Police Department Sgt. Chadd Garnett said.
Members of the Starkville-based National Guard battalion are back after nine months in Mosul, Iraq.
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