The last of three suspects charged in the July 2013 fatal shooting of a man at a Starkville car wash will spend the next eight years behind bars.
Starkville Area Habitat for Humanity gathered staff, volunteers and Habitat homeowners Saturday for a luncheon at First United Methodist Church to celebrate 30 years of service.
Consultants are scheduled to reveal the results of a months-long study of OCH Regional Medical Center next week, and the report is expected to recommend whether supervisors should keep the publicly owned medical facility or explore outside partnerships, a lease or an outright sale of the hospital.
An Oktibbeha County woman died Saturday night after the silver Ford Mustang she was driving ran off of Artesia Road and crashed into a culvert.
Oktibbeha County sheriff's deputies are searching for a suspect in an apparent hit-and-run on Turkey Creek Road that left one man injured.
Swarms of happy children and interspersed adults explored prehistory through Mississippi State University's Dunn-Seiler Museum exhibits and activities Wednesday as part of Fossil Extravaganza, an event hosted in the MSU Department of Geosciences since 2010.
Attorney General Jim Hood announced today that Oktibbeha County Circuit Clerk Edwin Glenn Hamilton has been formally charged for possession of methamphetamine.
Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway and District 2 Supervisor Orlando Trainer have begun preliminary discussions about the county assuming the leases of two abandoned high school campuses, both men confirmed Wednesday.
No one can stop a suicide because it is inevitable, and confronting a suicidal person with concern will only make that person angry and increase the risk of action.
The viability of developer Mark Nicholas' 117-bed hotel project is still unknown after a legal notice scheduling a new foreclosure sale of its 2-acre site next month was published Tuesday.
Anna Barker is trying to create a new approach to fire prevention.
Former Mississippi State University men's basketball coach Rick Stansbury is looking to cut the costs associated with his Oktibbeha County Lake lease, Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School Board Attorney John Hill confirmed Monday.
Starkville aldermen are expected to formally hire Aramark Higher Education senior resources manager Navarete Ashford as the city's new human resources director next week, marking the first time the board has reached out of its ranks and hired an external to lead a key department this term.
In addition to time and hard work, a successful business can require information -- including that which reflects economic climates, market saturation and consumer trends.
A Georgia man is accused of burglarizing an Oktibbeha County residence on Sunday morning.
Cotton District restaurants and bars reported mixed sales for a Bulldog Bash frustrated Friday by the last-minute cancellation of event headliner Flo Rida following months of logistical changes.
Work to upgrade a key Ward 3 sanitation line is entering a second phase of work this week after contractors extended piping about 3,000 feet, said Starkville Utilities General Manager Terry Kemp.
While numerous political controversies, flash points and moments of ballyhoo have drawn attention in Starkville, the city's mayor and board of aldermen quietly accomplished almost all of the goals defined by the administration's strategic plan for the term.
As other Mississippi State students trek home for fall break, one MSU student will explore the horizons of science and technology with a select few U.S. innovators at the White House Frontiers Conference hosted President Barak Obama in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Oct. 13.
In response to dry conditions, lack of rain and citizen concerns, Oktibbeha County has enacted a burn ban.
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