Interim Oktibbeha County Prosecutor Haley Brown easily defeated two challengers during a special election Tuesday, securing almost 70 percent of countywide ballots.
Despite Ward 4 Alderman Jason Walker's pleas for openness and transparency on an impending sidewalk and ordinance review process, his proposal creating a seven-person review committee and shaping its goals died in a 5-2 vote Tuesday.
At least two Commission on Starkville Consolidated School District Structure members will answer questions about the group's merger plan at 7 p.m. Wednesday during a Twitter town hall event, Starkville School District officials confirmed.
A $6 million bond intent notice for road construction and maintenance projects failed Monday after receiving little support from the Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors.
Starkville is one of nine Mississippi communities now vying to become the first recipient of C Spire's high-speed Internet roll-out program, company officials announced Monday in Ridgeland.
Ward 4 Alderman Jason Walker will propose creating a seven-person review committee Tuesday to handle the board-requested analysis of Starkville's sidewalk and landscaping ordinance.
Preparing for the production sale of horses from the Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station has required part old-fashioned hard work and part new-fangled technology.
David Reese, who is 59 and soft-spoken, has for almost three decades operated Reese Orchard in Sessums, a rural community in east Oktibbeha County. There is a sign where customers drive up that says, "Welcome. Please use intercom or honk," because a lot of times Reese is out and about on the orchard. It is mostly a one-man operation.
Election Commissioner Myles Carpenter says Oktibbeha County poll workers are ready for Tuesday's prosecutor race and are informed on how to handle potential voting issues that emerged during this year's municipal primaries.
Starkville Police Department is searching for five men after $14,000 in Apple iPads was stolen from Walmart Wednesday.
David Shaw, Mississippi State University's vice president for research and economic development, said growing interest in the second phase of expansions at the Thad Cochran Research, Technology and Economic Development Park could culminate into new partnerships next year.
Starkville Police Department issued an arrest warrant Thursday for Deangelo Dewayne Manning, 18, of 406 Hancock Circle, after a drive-by shooting occurred on Henderson Hill.
Ask Starkville Fire Marshal Mark McCurdy if he believes the city's fire sprinkler ordinance is effective and he'll give you a resounding "Yes."
The Commission on Starkville School District Structure approved its agenda Tuesday for Nov. 7's public hearing, a meeting which will focus on the group's tentative plan to successfully merge Oktibbeha County and SSD students into one unified system in 2015.
Interim Oktibbeha County Prosecutor Haley Brown holds a significant lead in campaign financing over her two opponents, Brace Knox and Matthew Wilson, outpacing both in donations and expenses used toward Nov. 5's special election, documentation shows.
The Starkville Academy Board of Directors will soon begin discussing two upcoming vacancies after Head of School John "Doc" Stephens and Elementary Principal Cherie Maynard announced their intentions to resign at the end of the academic year for family reasons.
Three people charged with a July capital murder in Starkville were bound over last week to the county court system, Starkville Municipal Court Administrator Tony Rook confirmed Monday.
As the start of the state's next legislative session approaches, consolidation committee members say two key November dates will help give clarity to the group's almost yearlong efforts.
Starkville Municipal Clerk Debra Wood resigned her position Friday after aldermen gave her the choice to resign for be fired, city officials confirmed Saturday.
Aldermen effectively removed Starkville Municipal Court Clerk Debra Wood from her position Thursday by unanimously asking for her resignation by 5 p.m. today.
1. MSU student killed in Wednesday wreck STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. Arrest report: 12-6-13 COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. SED employees recovering after Friday accident STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Time's up: City cancels bus service contract COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Arrest report: 12-8-13 COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY