Local law enforcement agents beefed up patrols and dispatched bomb-sniffing dogs to Mississippi State University buildings as police reacted to a telephoned bomb threat Friday.
One of the world's leading aerospace companies has selected Mississippi State University to host its Stitched Resin Infused Composite Research Center.
The U.S. Department of Justice has multiple issues with the upcoming Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District's merger plan, including the preservation of a "one-race, African-American" school already comprised mostly of minority students, court records show.
The Mississippi Horse Park on Saturday will host the Oktibbeha County 4-H Horse Show.
Members of Starkville's Historic Preservation Committee say they want future signage to distinguish between ordinance-protected residential neighborhoods and those simply denoting historical areas as the street department crafts plans to install signage in the Needmore community.
Now with a regular staff of 60 full-time employees and 240 professors, faculty, graduate students and undergraduate students, Mississippi State University's Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems has grown enormously since it was founded in 2000 as part of the state's efforts to recruit Nissan to the state.
Starkville Fire Department officials say a malfunctioning extension cord in Cappe's Steakhouse caused a May 16 fire.
Six men, including two who allegedly hindered investigators, face charges in connection with the May 15 murder of James White in Clay County.
Golden Triangle Development LINK chief operating officer Joey Deason predicted bond intent notices that could help fund a future industrial park will come before city and county leaders as early as July now that both boards have formally recommitted to the organization's search for land.
Starkville aldermen awarded its $2.7 million-maximum infrastructure bonds to FTN Financial, a subsidiary of the Memphis, Tennessee-based First Horizon National Corporation, during Thursday's recess meeting.
Look for Starkville Parks and Recreation officials, once under direct oversight by city aldermen, to aggressively market itself as a sports tournament host in an effort to impact its own revenues and overall sales tax receipts.
The Starkville Police Department has charged two local residents for their alleged connection to a May 13 auto burglary.
Ward 2 Alderman Lisa Wynn's attempt to create and adopt stricter city vehicle-usage rules was pulled from the agenda Tuesday after aldermen complained the new policy was not available for inspection before the meeting.
A 24-year-old Lexington man was charged with disorderly conduct Friday after he allegedly stripped naked and charged at oncoming traffic on Blackjack Road.
Supervisors agreed Monday to invite Mike Slaughter, of the Oxford-based urban planning firm Slaughter and Associates, back to the Oktibbeha County board table for discussions on developing and implementing subdivision rules.
Shank Phelps, who serves as an elected constable and sheriff's deputy, can add another job to his ever-growing resume: emergency management director.
Thirteen of Oktibbeha County's 45 candidates for office this election cycle failed to file their first campaign finance reports before May 8's deadline, and four of those seeking office have still failed to turn in their respective paperwork.
Cappe's Steakhouse in Starkville is closed until further notice after a Saturday fire gutted its kitchen area.
Law enforcement agents called off the search for a missing Oktibbeha County man after he was found safe in North Carolina on Friday.
As rain fell and wind blew Saturday, an off-duty sheriff's deputy held an American flag in one hand and saluted with the other while a 14-minute procession of law enforcement agencies from throughout the South escorted a fallen officer home.
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