Former Oktibbeha County Circuit Clerk Angie McGinnis will serve as interim circuit clerk until a new leader for the office is picked in Nov. 7's special election.
Abigail Musser never saw herself as a "pageant" person.
Oktibbeha County is seeking an opinion from Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood's office on whether OCH Regional Medical Center officials can intentionally withhold information meant for prospective hospital bidders.
A familiar face could take over as Oktibbeha County's interim circuit clerk.
Starkville mayoral candidate Johnny Moore's challenge of May's Democratic Primary runoff likely will remain in legal limbo after attorneys for Mayor Lynn Spruill promised to appeal Special Judge Barry W. Ford's Thursday decision denying her motion to dismiss the case.
An Oktibbeha County man remains in jail after he was accused of raping a minor.
Heath Barret, who led the Greater Starkville Development Partnership on an interim basis as it searched for a new chief executive officer, will step down from his role as its director of membership development July 26.
Officials will debut conceptual designs of sidewalks and bike paths that will connect south Starkville to Mississippi State University's campus during a 4 p.m. public meeting Thursday at The Mill Conference Center.
An expected joint meeting of the Starkville Board of Aldermen, Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors and bond attorneys could decide the fate of a proposed Golden Triangle Development LINK-backed industrial park as leaders are expected to discuss how to proceed with the litigated project's financing.
Oktibbeha County's circuit clerk pleaded guilty to felony possession of methamphetamine Monday in Clay County Circuit Court.
Oktibbeha County Emergency Management Agency's long-serving deputy director, Kristen Campanella, will now lead the agency she joined 16 years ago.
Fred Hal Baggett is set to become Oktibbeha County's next road manager, but his Monday appointment drew protest from two supervisors who said stronger candidates had applied.
Pinson Valley High School football practices used to have a regular spectator with a pretty good eye for talent. An honest eye, too, not one to favor his brother on the offensive line.
Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Office is investigating a Starkville Police Department officer after the city referred the case to its county counterpart, OCSO Lt. Brett Watson confirmed Thursday.
A hearing on candidate Johnny Moore's challenge to the results of Starkville's mayoral race is now set for Thursday after scheduling issues with the presiding judge forced the event to be pushed back.
A Starkville man is due in court next month after he allegedly assaulted a police officer.
Starkville is now looking for a new person to lead its sanitation department after aldermen unanimously voted to fire Emma Gandy Wednesday.
Many of the hottest issues on this spring's campaign trail -- infrastructure fixes, job creation and improvements to Starkville's public park system -- are now set to be high-priority agenda items for the next four years.
Lynn Spruill was sworn in as Starkville's new mayor Monday at City Hall. Chancery Judge Dorothy Colom administered oaths to Spruill and all seven aldermen. Spruill's aunt, Frances Jutman, held the Bible as the city's first female mayor officially assumed her new role.
District 38 Rep. Tyrone Ellis, D-Starkville, is stepping away from public service effective immediately.
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