STARKVILLE -- Between 450 and 500 west Starkville residents will soon have a new water provider and lower rates. The city is close to finalizing its acquisition of Bluefield Water Association following a three-year legal squabble over services provided to customers in the expanding commercial area near the Highway 25 bypass.
STARKVILLE -- Months of planning and increased advertising will culminate tonight in an eclectic celebration of Starkville's growth and charm.
STARKVILLE -- An Oktibbeha County man is charged with robbery after stealing cash from a man who gave him a ride from a convenience store, police said.
West Point's Growth Alliance has announced it will run buses to Mississippi State University home football games this fall.
Music is in Jemero Carter's blood. Like a calling to ministry or gravitation to the ball field, he couldn't fight what he was meant to do: play music.
Starkville School District administrators and board members want feedback on several proposed policy changes, including the controversial addition of sex-education curriculum.
The Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Office Tuesday positively identified the body of a woman found off County Lake Road on Sept. 4 as Virginia T. Hood, 45, of Hattiesburg.
STARKVILLE -- The Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Office has positively identified the body of a woman found off County Lake Road on Sept. 4 as Virginia T. Hood, 45, of Hattiesburg. Dental records helped the state medical examiner identify Hood, according to an OCSO press release. No cause of death has been determined, as the state medical examiner awaits toxicology results.
During the Starkville Board of Aldermen meeting Tuesday, the board approved funding in-kind services for Downtown Block Party, Pumpkinpalooza and Bulldog Bash.
STARKVILLE -- If citizens were in the dark about the police department bond issue, their questions were answered Monday night.
STARKVILLE - Starkville Police are investigating a Sunday morning robbery of a 21-year-old woman.
STARKVILLE -- The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors avoided raising taxes and cutting services for the 2011-12 fiscal year budget, which it adopted Thursday at a special called meeting.
STARKVILLE -- Not too long ago, an animal control officer was simply "the dog catcher." Equipped with a net attached to a pole and a pickup truck outfitted with kennels, the dog catcher fetched the rabid dogs from the neighborhood and kept everyone safe.
STARKVILLE -- Nestled between a law office and boutique on a one-way street, 9-year-old Ashley Sharp enters a martial arts dojo.
STARKVILLE -- Starkville Police are looking for two men involved in an attempted home burglary and high-speed vehicle chase Thursday night.
Concert venues can vary between hole-in-the-wall bars to 70,000-seat stadiums. But there's one that brings out the best in country music singer Brinley Addington.
Schools across the state received their "report cards" from the Mississippi Department of Education today, and the accountability rankings indicate that while there were some gains, the Columbus Municipal School District continues to struggle, failing to meet academic growth standards for the second year in a row.
The following people were arrested on felony charges, according to the Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Office:
When you see a 12,000-pound, Guinness World Record chocolate bar paraded around the country in the coming weeks, you'd never guess it has a tie to Starkville.
STARKVILLE -- Oktibbeha County is one step closer to adopting a vicious-dog ordinance. The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors Tuesday held the first of two public hearings about the matter and presented a preliminary draft to roughly 25 citizens.
1. Convictions for police officer defendants rare COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Fireworks on the Water set for July 1 COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Phelps retiring from OCEMA, constable positions STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. New Columbus Arts Council director looks for more long-term donations COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. The Book of Joe: LINK CEO Higgins enlists ghostwriter to work on book project COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY