A GPS program loaded on a stolen laptop helped the Starkville Police Department apprehend a burglar Friday.
The Starkville Fire Department responded to a fire inside an 18-wheeler trailer Friday on Highway 82. Emergency services received a call shortly after 4:30 p.m. from a trucker who stated the load of scrap metal in his trailer was smoking.
It's been 15 days since Radi Sherif last spoke to his family, or anyone, in Libya, and he has no idea what to expect the next time he gets through. The uprising in Libya has touched almost every facet of the 47-year-old Mississippi State University grad student's life.
Donald Lee is going to fly in like a rock star. The former West Oktibbeha High School, Mississippi State University and current Green Bay Packers star tight end will descend on the football field at WOHS in a helicopter at 1 p.m. Saturday for Donald Lee Day, a celebration of Lee's and the Packers' recent Super Bowl win and a chance for him to address his hometown.
The cast and crew from the Starkville Community Theatre returned with some nifty hardware last week from the Southeastern Theatre Conference in Atlanta.
A Starkville High School teacher has a shot at earning the title of top educator in Mississippi tomorrow.
The Starkville School District's Parent of the Year is actually a teacher, but not on the district's payroll.
A bus full of East Oktibbeha High School students had to be evacuated Wednesday when it became stuck in high water.
The Starkville Planning and Zoning Commission granted three conditional use requests and approved a plat Tuesday which will yield 73 new apartments.
An 18-year-old Starkville man was arrested Monday for possession of a firearm stolen during a burglary.
A Maylong e-reader and tablet computer are on the line for the West Oktibbeha Elementary third-through-sixth graders who earns the high score on upcoming Mississippi Curriculum Tests.
Starkville school officials are in the enviable position of having more than $3.5 million of school bond issue money to use by September or lose.
Now is the time to fix several ailing bridges according, to Oktibbeha County's road manager. Victor Collins informed the Board of Supervisors Monday that 10-15 county bridges are in need of repair while the weather is dry.
The Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Office is upgrading its firepower. The department recently netted 23 new fourth-generation .40-caliber Glock pistols without spending a dime by trading 23 first-generation Glock service pistols along with 36 seized guns to Gold N Gun of Grenada.
A woman and her car wound up in 10 feet of water Saturday morning after she lost control of the vehicle.
Cayson Sanderford of Starkville is recovering well after undergoing one of the most complicated congenital heart surgeries for an infant at the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.
A Houston company that invests in community banks has completed its $30 million buyout of Starkville-based Cadence Financial Corp. and invested $144 million in Cadence Bank, the companies said today.
Starkville's mayor and electric department head spent the first half of the week in Washington trying to keep power rates down.
A federal appeals court in the District of Columbia on Friday upheld the conviction of a former chief of staff for NASA in a case stemming from a $600,000 contract awarded by the space agency to Mississippi State University, a client of his consulting firm.
County residents will have to wait a little longer before receiving their new addresses.
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