A culinary challenge designed by The Starkville Area Arts Council will bring six chefs together to "face off" Saturday for "Best of Forks & Corks" bragging rights. Patrons will be the big beneficiaries that evening, as they sample some of the finest cuisine in the region and take part in a live auction. But the long-term beneficiary is the community at large.
The Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Office hopes to secure several grants in the coming months.
The Starkville Electric Department is shuffling its staff, with a goal of improving customer service and efficiency.
JACKSON -- The race for Mississippi House speaker is attracting more candidates, with Democratic Rep. Cecil Brown becoming the latest lawmaker to say he wants to become presiding officer of the 122-member chamber.
Columbus' Market Street Festival is more than a feel-good event. Mississippi State University economists estimate this year's two-day festival drew a crowd of 34,091 people, pumping millions of dollars into the local economy.
After a month of around-the-clock work, the new Oktibbeha County School District building should be move-in ready by the end of the month.
A robbery suspect led police on a chase through Oktibbeha County Monday morning, before wrecking his truck.
BILOXI -- A Mississippi State University architecture professor who helped in the coastal rebuilding effort after Hurricane Katrina is being honored today at the White House.
The Oktibbeha County School board voted Monday night to request the $450,200 needed to buy four new buses and four used buses to rejuvenate the fleet.
The District 16 District Attorney represents Clay, Lowndes, Noxubee and Oktibbeha Counties, but the race is a Lowndes County affair.
As the city of Starkville debates how to reinvigorate Highway 182, a flower shop along the forgotten highway is already making moves to reinvent itself.
Four adults and three children escaped a burning mobile home Wednesday night on Blackjack Road.
Security cameras at Emerson Family School on Louisville Street recorded two black females suspected of stealing a teacher's purse June 22.
Several candidates for Oktibbeha County elected offices have a distinct advantage this election cycle in that nobody else wants their jobs.
A Tuesday morning fire sent three Oktibbeha County firemen to the hospital to be treated for heat exposure.
STARKVILLE -- Three initiatives on the ballot this year could protect the lives of the unborn, the integrity of elections and private property rights.
The first discussion is in the books and Starkville has given its tentative blessing to the proposed municipal-building solution.
STARKVILLE -- Starkville school officials approved the district's $45.9 million budget Tuesday, but it was not without some haggling.
STARKVILLE -- School officials set Sept. 12 as the date to begin advertising for a new superintendent for the Starkville School District, with the position closing Oct. 31.
STARKVILLE -- The Starkville Planning and Zoning Commission Tuesday unanimously approved final plat revisions for the site of Buffalo Wild Wings and University Club Condominiums.
1. Man shot on 7th Avenue Tuesday afternoon COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. City, store owner clash after Tuesday shooting COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Local pilot gets 10 months in British jail for alcohol COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. CPD makes arrest in Princess Theater shooting case COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Starkville aldermen sending potential case against former officer to DA's office STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY