An act of kindness by an anonymous donor supplied 17 Oktibbeha County families with $50 each during the Christmas weekend, Sheriff Steve Gladney said.
Four months since he secured his election, incoming District 2 Justice Court Judge Larnzy Carpenter says he's not used to people using his new title but he enjoys hearing it.
A delay in purchasing new 911 equipment for the Oktibbeha County Emergency Management Association could provide time for county and city leaders to explore creating a central dispatching call center.
Oktibbeha County headlines were consistently dotted with themes of growth and consolidation in 2015, interspersed with a few surprises and predictable results.
Dan Mullen had a vision for Mississippi State.
Oktibbeha County will absorb some higher costs associated with a recent health insurance rate hike but county employees who cover dependents and other family members, as well as retired employees, will pay slightly higher costs.
Two popular employees of Vowells Marketplace in Starkville have assisted and wished a good day to their final customers.
State law may strike a recent Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors vote to purchase new 911 equipment and force the incoming board to take up the matter again in January.
Oktibbeha County supervisors Monday approved a $520,000 plan to fully furnish and upgrade the county education building for 911 and emergency management usage next year.
Two people arrested in August on suspicion of supporting the Islamic State will appear in federal court this summer, court documents show.
Retired Tennessee businessman Turner A. Wingo of Collierville is Mississippi State University's 2016 national alumnus of the year.
About 400 acres of land identified for a new industrial park are under option for purchase, and the Golden Triangle Development LINK has handshake deals in place to bring 60 megawatts of power and a speculative building to the site, LINK Chief Executive Officer Joe Max Higgins said.
Several Starkville aldermen and Mayor Parker Wiseman said they hope to discuss a pending $11 million, 65,000-square-foot retail project with the developer and Golden Triangle Development LINK officials at a future board meeting after the matter was removed from the agenda Tuesday.
The fate of an $11 million, 65,000-square-foot retail project is unknown after Starkville officials nixed a closed-door discussion on a possible tax increment financing (TIF) package for the investment Tuesday.
Starkville aldermen could soon decide the employment fate of a police officer accused of drawing his weapon on a 23-year-old man in November.
Starkville Vice Mayor Roy A. Perkins is warning his fellow aldermen against going into executive session today to discuss a possible tax increment financing (TIF) package for a prospective developer.
Oktibbeha County Emergency Management Director Shank Phelps said the county will participate in a test call for residents utilizing CodeRED, a national emergency notification service, in the coming weeks.
"Please dream big," international best-selling and award-winning author James Patterson urged the more than 1,300 graduates during Friday's fall commencement ceremonies at Mississippi State University.
The Starkville-MSU Rapid Area Transit will launch a free shuttle route to and from the Golden Triangle Regional Airport beginning Jan. 4.
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