Oktibbeha County and Starkville fire officials are urging residents to use common sense with heating elements, Christmas displays and cooking appliances this holiday season as winter's cooler temperatures usually bring with them an increase in emergency calls.
Unity Park organizers say the civil rights park could one day honor Ava Moore, a long-time community activist and park supporter who died Nov. 20.
A pay dispute between Starkville and the Hattiesburg-based contractor responsible for Carver Drive ditch improvements could result in a legal challenge after the city approved a payment in executive session Tuesday.
Discussions on minimum building codes for commercial apartment complexes could begin after a Highlands Plantation deck collapse injured more than 10 people this weekend.
Developers of the John M. Stone Cotton Mill, formerly known as MSU's E.E. Cooley Building, held several tours Friday of the historic building, which is located at the corner of Russell Street and Highway 12.
At least 16 people were injured early Saturday when two upper-level porches collapsed at a Highlands Plantation-area apartment complex.
Starkville Soccer Association organizers will work with Starkville Parks and Recreation Department officials to secure private sponsorships to offset higher costs.
When Starkville Academy faces off against Oak Forest (La.) for the Class AAA, Division II state championship game Saturday it is certain to evoke powerful memories in the grandstands.
The Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Department charged a Maben man with two counts of aggravated DUI after a single-vehicle accident injured two people Monday.
For the second time this year, a Mississippi State University residence hall's fire suppression system faltered during a non-emergency situation.
Oktibbeha County firefighters again battled a structure fire Wednesday morning after two other blazes damaged homes in the last 10 days.
Starkville aldermen are likely to codify a temporary ban against pets in city-maintained cemeteries after few public comments on the matter emerged Tuesday.
Mississippi State University President Mark Keenum has received a raise and a four-year contract extension.
Oktibbeha County supervisors approved a resolution Monday that could pave the way for legislation posthumously honoring a former Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics agent with a road designation.
For the first time since the initial College Football Playoff Rankings were unveiled more than three weeks ago, the Mississippi State football team won't know where the playoff committee will slot the Bulldogs when it announces its rankings at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
Nobody's perfect. The first time Josh Robinson, Mississippi State's bowling ball of a tailback, carried the ball Saturday, it went for a score... For Alabama.
Oktibbeha County Fire Services officials are working through a process that will improve Bell Schoolhouse Volunteer Fire Department's coverage area to a Class 8 rating.
Former Starkville Chief Administrative Officer Lynn Spruill spent Tuesday night surfing the Internet as the city's first resident to experience C Spire's Fiber to the Home initiative.
A delayed audit of Starkville School District's Fiscal Year 2012-2013 shows the district spent more than it received.
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