Aldermen are expected to again consider a $1.35 million-maximum tax increment financing package Tuesday that would help land a Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market in east Starkville and construct a public roadway to spur new development.
Two Columbus men allegedly linked to a Starkville homicide last weekend now face capital murder charges.
A photo of a flier the Ku Klux Klan reportedly distributed on the Mississippi State University campus last week is circulating on social media.
Three firms are vying for a contract to handle the upcoming search for Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway's successor.
Mississippi State University and the University of Mississippi will compete for a good cause Monday in the third annual Unified Egg Bowl.
Oktibbeha County's old Moor High School could become a museum for local public education efforts and a home for educational support services if a lease or purchase agreement can be reached between the Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors and the Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District.
Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Board of Trustees candidate John Brown, District 1 Election Commissioner Greg Fulgham and District 3 Election Commissioner Myles Carpenter appear to be on the path to victory after Tuesday's General Election.
Starkville Police Department arrested a Columbus teenager Tuesday for his alleged role in a weekend robbery and subsequent shooting in the Cotton District.
Thirty current fifth- and sixth-grade students held back at Armstrong Middle School and Overstreet Elementary may soon have an opportunity to return to their intended grades.
A Mississippi State University student was found dead at her Green Oaks home Sunday, Oktibbeha County Coroner Michael Hunt confirmed.
Police report the victim of a fatal shooting Sunday morning in the Cotton District had multiple interactions with the suspects before he was shot, and more arrests are possible.
Starkville in Motion, a local advocacy group that promotes pedestrian-friendly infrastructure, is expected to renew a call for safety improvements along Blackjack Road after a Mississippi State University student was hit by an alleged drunk driver this weekend.
As a group of Oktibbeha County residents called upon supervisors to invest in local infrastructure and pave their gravel roads Monday, activist Fred Allen shared with them the strategy he used to convince board members to repave New Light Road after almost a decade of lobbying: persistence.
Plans for internet service expansion, low-cost wind power and industrial park development are each progressing and may soon contribute to economic development in Oktibbeha County.
Many devices with internet connectivity simply adjusted themselves for the end of daylight saving time on Sunday, while other timepieces required momentary adjustments.
Kind. Generous. Forgiving. Joseph Tillman's friends and Phi Delta Theta fraternity brothers gathered Sunday evening for a prayer service in the Chapel of Memories at Mississippi State University, remembering their slain schoolmate for those distinct qualities.
A Starkville man is behind bars after allegedly hitting a pedestrian while driving drunk on Blackjack Road near Helix Apartments in Starkville on Saturday.
Starkville police have arrested four suspects in connection to the Sunday morning shooting death of a Mississippi State student. All four have been charged with murder.
Kelvin Covington said he remembers his friend, Steven Cooper, whenever he reads his Bible.
While the focus of Tuesday's general election will be on the U.S. presidential race, Oktibbeha County voters will pick a new Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District trustee and settle two challenged election commissioner races.
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