STARKVILLE — As images of mangled vehicles and car accident victims flashed on the Greensboro Center auditorium screen Tuesday night, many of the 40 or 50 Starkville School District students in attendance had to avert their eyes.
A Mississippi State University student profiled in the Monday edition of The Dispatch was the victim of a burglary Tuesday night at his home in Starkville.
Law enforcement officials in Oktibbeha County are asking for the public’s help to find two suspects wanted for unrelated crimes. The Starkville Police Department is searching for a suspect who robbed a convenience store this weekend on Highway 12.
As Mississippi State University student Wyn Dawson walked along the Trail of Big Trees this weekend in the Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge, his thoughts were interrupted by the sound of a female Red-cockaded Woodpecker tapping determinedly on a nearby tree.
The streets of the Highlands Plantation resort community have been in disrepair for years. The roadways have deteriorated, potholes have grown deeper and discontent among residents has left the community’s homeowners struggling to find renters, Highlands Plantation Home Owners Association President Jay Bradley said.
The Columbus-Lowndes Airport and George M. Bryan Field in Starkville are two of the more than 30 state airport facilities getting grants from an $8.6 million federal Airport Improvement Program.
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.
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