Construction on the long-awaited Oktibbeha County Hospital renovation project could begin as soon as next month. The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors on Monday accepted a bid from contractor Brasfield and Gorrie LLC, of Birmingham, Ala., to complete the project at a cost of $23,291,000. The county will meet soon with Brasfield and Gorrie representatives, and architects from Dean and Dean Associates, of Jackson, to finalize plans for the renovation and construction, board President Marvell Howard said.
The Mississippi State University chapter of the Kappa Sigma fraternity could be re-colonized as early as this summer, the national organization’s executive director said Friday.
The murder trial of David Parvin, scheduled to begin in the February term of Monroe County Circuit Court, has been continued until the next term, which begins June 14.
STARKVILLE — The Mississippi State University Police Department has charged a MSU student from Columbus with aggravated assault for an attack with a cowbell last year at the Egg Bowl.
STARKVILLE — As Starkville School District Superintendent Judy Couey stood at the microphone Thursday night in the Greensboro Center auditorium, Starkville High School students Robert Ingram, Allison Price and Jennifer Hunt walked down the side aisle, turned and faced the crowd in front of them and held up large, homemade signs.
STARKVILLE — As John Outlaw relaxed in the living room of his home Wednesday afternoon on Laurel Hill Road, he smiled when looking back at his 31 years of law enforcement experience.
Dozens of Oktibbeha County residents gathered Tuesday morning at the intersection of Highway 82 and Douglastown Road with their coolers in tow as work crews cleaned up the remains of an overturned catfish truck in the median.
Parents will have an opportunity to share their opinions on school uniforms at a 6 p.m. public forum Thursday at the Greensboro Center.
STARKVILLE — As fifth-graders Kelsey Jones, James Travis and Matt Hutchinson sat together Monday morning in Nancy Sistrunk’s class at Ward-Stewart Elementary School, all three had smiles on their faces.
Don Posey has been serving as Oktibbeha County Administrator for nearly 15 years and, in that time, has seen administrations come and go, whether it’s in the city of Starkville, at Mississippi State University or on the county’s Board of Supervisors.
Those traditional yellow school buses might soon be decorated with advertising, if some Mississippi lawmakers get their way.
A group of fifth grade students across the 4-County Electric Power Association service area learned how properly selected and planted trees conserve energy by participating in the cooperative’s first annual Arbor Day Poster Contest.
The smart kids were out to get paid Friday at East Mississippi Community College’s fourth annual Scholar’s Olympiad.
Opinions about the future of Mississippi University for Women are as diverse as the many groups who hold a stake in the college’s success. But a couple truths are universally accepted: MUW is facing serious challenges and nobody knows how to meet them.
A celebration of the Mississippi State University baseball program kicks off in Starkville this afternoon with the fourth annual Dudy Gras Parade.
Pastor Johnny Buckner wasn’t feeling well this week, but he’s not one to complain. He says he is doing “incredibly, fantastically well,” despite the flu-like symptoms.
STARKVILLE — When A.J. Meadows was growing up in the Piedmont region of North Carolina, he never really thought of himself as an artist. He was better at math than he was at painting and drawing. Even when Meadows moved to south Mississippi in 2000, he never considered a career in the arts.
STARKVILLE – The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors Wednesday opened bids on the Oktibbeha County Hospital renovation project, but held off on picking a contractor.
STARKVILLE — Some of the most popular restaurants in the Golden Triangle will compete this weekend at the Starkville Young Professionals’ third annual Souper Bowl charity event, set for 12-4 p.m. Saturday at the State Theatre on Main Street.
Starkville school officials addressed the issue of the public’s ability to participate in meetings at their Tuesday night meeting where they also took off the agenda an amended policy that would have instituted a uniform for teachers.
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