Five private roads in north Starkville could become public thoroughfares this year after the city annexed the area almost two decades ago.
Starkville Utilities General Manager Terry Kemp says he has no intention of calling for water and sewer rate increases as the city attempts to borrow $1 million for infrastructure improvements.
The last Mississippi State women's basketball season ended with a Sweet 16 loss to eventual national champion Connecticut, a loss so spectacularly bad it was as if the Bulldogs got together and decided, "Well, we're not going to do THAT again."
Oktibbeha County Justice Court Judge Larnzy L. Carpenter Jr. challenged an overflow crowd at Mississippi State University to embrace faith, hope and love as keys to developing a sense of dignity and self-respect during Monday's Martin Luther King Jr. Day Unity Breakfast.
A legal challenge against a recent zoning change, implemented by the Starkville Board of Aldermen, will delay the development of a 360-acre industrial park, Golden Triangle Development LINK Chief Executive Officer Joe Max Higgins confirmed Friday.
The field of candidates for Oktibbeha County's special chancery court election expanded to six this week after a new Democrat and Republican joined the race.
Atmos Energy customers in the area and MaxxSouth customers in Starkville could be paying more for their respective services.
An Oktibbeha County justice court judge is recovering after he was injured Sunday in a three-car accident.
While a study by the Mississippi State Extension Service forecasts a possible farm crisis for 2017, local farmers hold a more optimistic view, thanks to what they believe will be a strong cotton crop.
Four candidates have qualified for November's special election for Oktibbeha County's chancery clerk position.
A Starkville man faces a felony drug charge after he was picked up by U.S. marshals serving an unrelated warrant Thursday.
Mississippi State University and Starkville Area Habitat for Humanity officially welcomed Lena and LaShay Evans into their new home Friday.
Developer Mark Nicholas could get a bill from Starkville after missing a deadline to complete infrastructure improvements associated with the October acceptance of his Cotton Mill Marketplace plat.
A court document The Dispatch obtained Wednesday shows a Starkville man was arrested last week for an alleged illegal sexual act with a minor that occurred in an OCH Regional Medical Center restroom in December.
Twelve Starkville residents officially launched their municipal campaigns Tuesday by completing candidacy forms for their respective races on the first day of qualification.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday to rezone more than 300 acres of land north of Highway 82 to make room for a Golden Triangle LINK-backed industrial park.
Oktibbeha County supervisors voted 3-2 Tuesday to invite lawyers from the Jackson-based legal firm Butler Snow for an initial consultation about how to continue a process that could lead to the sale of OCH Regional Medical Center.
Starkville Police Department arrested a third man allegedly connected to a November shooting at Starkville Plaza Apartments.
Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Board of Trustees President Jenny Turner said she has not yet decided between seeking a second term on the school board or stepping away from her seat, which expires in March.
Former Ward 2 Alderman Sandra Sistrunk will face incumbent Lisa Wynn in May's Democratic Primary as she intends to qualify for this year's municipal election cycle.
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2. Joint drug task force hits ground running COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. New Hope senior, Ole Miss signee arrested for stealing guns COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
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5. Investigators looking into suspicious package delivered to Oby's STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY