A Starkville man is charged with rape in connection with an alleged incident on McKee Street in mid-September.
Oktibbeha County is moving toward conducting a cost-benefit analysis that could lead to the purchase of the Starkville Wet N Wild waterpark and assumption of Oktibbeha County Lake lease agreements associated with the property.
Mississippi State University and the Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District hosted an event Monday in the Starkville High School library to brief stakeholders on the status of education in the state and to collect input to aid improvement efforts for Mississippi school systems.
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors named Sharon Livingston interim chancery clerk Monday after learning procedural rules prevent the former deputy clerk from issuing payroll checks to employees.
Oktibbeha County supervisors will discuss the vacant chancery clerk's position at its Monday meeting, but they will likely delay appointing an interim clerk until after funeral services for Monica Banks, who had held the position for the past 20 years.
A two-vehicle collision early Saturday claimed the life of one driver and injured the other early Saturday morning at the intersection of Highway 25 and Longview Road in Oktibbeha County.
Under a latticework of stars, a caravan of hunters armed with purpose eased their trucks onto a quiet tract of farmland just north of Starkville city limits Tuesday night.
Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway will not appeal two misdemeanor simple assault convictions handed down in Oktibbeha County Justice Court in August, his attorney, Roy Carpenter, confirmed Thursday.
The Mississippi Legislative Black Caucus will hold a town hall meeting Saturday at the Starkville Sportsplex, one of a series of town halls the group has been holding throughout the state since the end of the legislative session in April.
Anita Lindsey Bush lost her daughter in 2008 to what she called a crime of passion.
Monica Banks, Oktibbeha County's first African-American chancery clerk elected to office, died at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle in Columbus Friday, Lowndes County Coroner Greg Merchant confirmed.
Participation in a Mississippi State voter registration drive exceeded expectations over its two-day run this week.
On the first Tuesday after the first Monday in each November -- and all other primary, runoff and special election days -- Joe Baker, Sissy Smitherman and their fellow Oktibbeha County election commissioners can be found at the circuit court annex, surrounded by the hustle of election workers bringing in the county precinct boxes.
Ben Howland got a good sense about Scott Stricklin as he interviewed for an opening at Mississippi State.
The Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Board of Trustees will have at least two new members in 2017 after a November election.
Growing up as a Delta farm boy, retired appellate court judge John Fraiser dreamed of flying.
When Mississippi State Director of Athletics Scott Stricklin indeed accepts the same title at the University of Florida today, it presumably will directly impact the Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Board of Trustees.
A portion of Starkville's 280-percent increase in July 2-percent hotel tax receipts was the result of a local business catching up on late tax payments to the state, a Mississippi Department of Revenue spokesperson confirmed Monday.
Three Starkville teams and their robots are preparing to test their mettle in the state Boosting Engineering, Science, and Technology challenge this weekend on Mississippi State's campus.
For Mississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, accurate data is a crucial key to governing effectively.
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