Public groups hoping to utilize Starkville City Hall for events and gatherings will have to wait after Mayor Parker Wiseman's veto of board-implemented restrictions went unchallenged last week.
The Starkville Police Department has arrested a 23-year-old man in connection with a Friday shooting on Louisville Street.
Many in Starkville know lifetime resident Charles "LaLa" Evans and his late wife, Louise, who passed away in 2011, as a loving and generous couple -- they worked hard to make a good life for each other and loved to jitterbug on Friday nights.
The Mississippi Supreme Court issued a ruling Thursday will allow Bobby Batiste, convicted of the 2008 murder of Andreas Galanis in Oktibbeha County, to ask that his conviction and sentence be reconsidered after affidavits allege comments made by bailiffs could have tainted the trial's jury.
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality issued a water contact advisory for a portion of Sand Creek in Oktibbeha County after a line blockage released 15,000 gallons of wastewater into the area.
Starkville's main commercial artery, Highway 12, is one of north Mississippi's most dangerous roads Northern District Transportation Commissioner Mike Tagert said Wednesday.
Starkville, Oktibbeha County and Mississippi State University are proceeding with a Mississippi Department of Transportation grant application that could provide bike and pedestrian trails from a key transportation hub to one of campus' southern doorways.
The Mississippi state flag lost another home Tuesday when Oktibbeha County supervisors voted to only fly the U.S. banner above county-owned facilities.
Starkville aldermen approved a tax increment financing (TIF) plan Tuesday that should meet the needs of Academy Sports developers and facilitate the store's construction in western Starkville.
Mississippi State University's Global Lecture Series is continuing as the Student Association hosts Buzz Aldrin in Lee Hall's Bettersworth Auditorium next month.
Among choruses of "Amazing Grace" and "God Bless America" at Unity Park, speakers at Monday's Martin Luther King Jr. rally urged Oktibbeha County residents to become a force of change for the better as a way to honor the late civil rights pioneer.
The president of an interdenominational movement promoting racial reconciliation throughout the state challenged his audience to "find your own dream" and "make your own contribution" during Mississippi State's 22nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Unity Breakfast at The Mill at MSU Conference Center.
District 3 Supervisor Marvell Howard wants fellow board members to consider establishing an Oktibbeha County race relations committee charged with working with various community groups to help continue promoting equality.
Law enforcement agents in Oktibbeha and Noxubee counties are investigating a weekend incident in which one victim was shot in the arm about 3:30 p.m. Saturday.
The Starkville Police Department served additional warrants Thursday on a local inmate previously charged with gun and automobile burglary charges.
District 3 Supervisor Marvell Howard said he will add a public discussion on the future of the Mississippi state flag to Tuesday's agenda.
Enrollment events are scheduled for the Christian Women's Job Corps (CWJC), which offers free computer and job skills training for women.
In two separate motions, Starkville Vice Mayor Roy A. Perkins seeks to have special prosecutor George Mitchell recuse from a pending appeal of Ward 7 Alderman Henry Vaughn's driving under the influence directed verdict and asks that the Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors foot the bill for his legal services.
Mayor Parker Wiseman's veto of a policy restricting City Hall's usage for public events should hold if the same bloc that opposed the matter last week holds in a potential override attempt.
A new company born out of a recent business acquisition will operate in Mississippi State University's Thad Cochran Research, Technology and Economic Development Park, the university announced Tuesday.
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