Oktibbeha County and Starkville property owners' expected tax rates are becoming clearer as the city's tentative Fiscal Year 2017-18 budget does not call for a millage increase for operational expenses.
A Columbus man was arrested Friday for allegedly stealing a car in Starkville.
Starkville police officers are searching for a man wanted for alleged credit card fraud.
A large-scale infrastructure improvement project installing medians and updating traffic signals along the western and central portions of Highway 12 in Starkville should be completed by early November, Northern District Transportation Commissioner Mike Tagert said Monday.
Interim Oktibbeha County Circuit Clerk Angie McGinnis declared September Voter Awareness Month ahead of November's various special elections in effort to drum up interest and increase participation at the ballot box.
District 1 Supervisor John Montgomery and District 4 Supervisor Bricklee Miller say their fellow board members could be sinking money into a want, not a need, if Oktibbeha County pursues a new $2 million offer from former Mississippi State University basketball coach Rick Stansbury for his Starkville Wet 'N Wild property at Oktibbeha County Lake.
On Saturday at 6 p.m., a reception will be held at Bost Extension Center on the campus of Mississippi State University to honor the recent retirement of Mississippi State House of Representative member Tyrone Ellis of District 38 (D-Starkville).
Hunter Harrington -- who previously worked with Mitchell Companies, Curio Brands and Learfield Sports -- was named the Greater Starkville Development Partnership's new director of membership development Thursday.
A 16-year-old suspect, arrested last year for his suspected involvement in a murder, is in custody for a fatal Thursday night shooting at Brooksville Garden apartments on Everglade Avenue near West Side Park.
A 20-year-old Starkville resident is dead and another person is in custody after a Thursday shooting at Brookville Gardens.
Those close to John Robert Arnold, a prolific Oktibbeha County businessman with strong ties to the local Boy Scouts troop and First United Methodist Church, say they remember him as a man with a song in his heart -- and one for everyone else.
Uber will hold support sessions for new drivers and those interested in driving Friday and Saturday in Starkville, the company announced.
Starkville mayoral candidate Johnny Moore's election challenge remains on hold after Special Circuit Judge Barry Ford stayed the matter ahead of an anticipated appeal from Mayor Lynn Spruill.
Ward 3 Alderman David Little will not call for a non-binding public vote on two proposed changes to Starkville's alcohol ordinances after the Mississippi Secretary of State's Office informed him a November referendum must be paid for and administered by the city.
A potential property acquisition could move many of Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District's administrative functions to the former Mississippi State Department of Health office on Lynn Lane and give Oktibbeha County supervisors access to surplus property.
Gary Martin, of Louisville, Alabama, rides for his 30th year at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally on Saturday. "I found these long horns in Texas. I love to ride, it's in my blood, I got four bikes and plan to get more," he said.
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors' tentative Fiscal Year 2017-18 budget will allow Sheriff Steve Gladney more manpower to cover the county's 459 square miles.
The last two antebellum homes in Starkville, both of which are listed on the National Register of Historic Places, are for sale.
Two new mixed-use projects at differing stages of development near Mississippi State University's campus took steps toward becoming a reality in Starkville Thursday.
Dusty Dendy, a retired U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services worker and 40-year motorcycle rider, said his annual trip to the Rally in Sturgis is a little more exciting this year because he has a new toy to show off to his friends.
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