An Oktibbeha County woman was killed in an early-morning fire today just south of Maben, an emergency official said.
A second community cleanup event is planned this weekend in The Pines mobile home park, which was devastated the night of Nov. 29 by an EF-2 tornado.
Officials are well on their way to finalizing a list of three comprehensive goals for the Starkville School District after working on them again at Tuesday night's meeting.
The effort to update the city of Starkville's sidewalk ordinance has lasted several months, resulted in multiple public hearings and left its citizen-led transportation committee scratching their heads as they have tried in vain to compose a variance process suitable to builders, landowners and the Starkville Board of Aldermen.
Police on Tuesday arrested a fourth man wanted in connection with the robbery of New Lite Grocery Sunday night on Highway 12 West.
Three Columbus men and a Macon man have been arrested for a home invasion last week on Reed Road.
A Eupora man was killed Tuesday in a two-vehicle crash in western Oktibbeha County.
Market Fest, a benefit concert for the Starkville Community Market, will take place Thursday from 8 p.m. to midnight at Dave's Dark Horse Tavern at 410 Dr. Martin Luther King Dr. E., in Starkville.
Oktibbeha County school officials closed out the 2010 business year Monday night with a discussion of their wellness policy, school bus needs and a goodbye to board member Yvette Rice.
The Starkville Police Department Monday released its weekend arrest report.
Results of the 2010 Starkville Christmas Parade, as provided by the Greater Starkville Development Partnership:
The city's citizen-led beautification committee is upset over the recent replacement of downtown trees and bushes.
The Starkville Police Department arrested one man and two juveniles Sunday for an armed robbery earlier in the night on Highway 12, and are investigating their possible connection with an earlier store robbery.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen Tuesday will consider calling for another public hearing to amend the city's sidewalk ordinance, only this time the board intends to exempt specific streets from the controversial walkway construction requirements.
A community breakfast will be held this week to benefit Starkville native Cpl. Timothy Read, who was injured recently while serving in Afghanistan.
Cadence Financial Corp. has tentatively settled a lawsuit accusing the directors of the Starkville-based bank of misleading shareholders for personal profit.
The Starkville Christmas Parade is set to take place this Saturday.
The Starkville Police Department released its arrest report for the last two weeks.
Starkville's 38th annual Holiday Bazaar will conclude today at the city's Sportsplex after three days of arts, crafts and holiday decor.
The city of Starkville is inviting the public to attend two tours of City Hall in coming weeks so residents can catch a glimpse of the poor working conditions faced by city employees.
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