Almost four years after its construction and months of renovations, Unity Park and its numerous plaques honoring local and state figures key in advancing civil rights were formally dedicated and unveiled during Starkville's Martin Luther King Jr. celebration Monday.
The president of Mississippi Valley State University challenged members of the Mississippi State and Starkville community to choose wisely between "chaos and community" in their daily lives and actions.
New challengers have emerged for Oktibbeha County's circuit clerk, District 2 supervisor and coroner, meaning incumbents must now launch their own campaigns for re-election.
On Monday, Starkville residents will march in solidarity of equal rights during Martin Luther King Jr. Day. One day later, aldermen are expected to rubberstamp decisions that critics say take away equality from members of the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender community.
The Golden Triangle Development LINK is expected to ask Oktibbeha County supervisors and Starkville aldermen to issue a combined $10 million in economic development bonds.
Jean Williams, Starkville volunteer, dedicated member of First United Methodist Church and famous usher at Mississippi State basketball games, died Sunday.
Rest easy, Mississippi State fans. On Wednesday afternoon, MSU quarterback Dak Prescott delivered the message Bulldog fans hoped to hear: He's coming back.
Search and rescue efforts to locate a missing Starkville man were called off Tuesday after crews located a small kayak floating about three miles off-shore in the Gulf of Mexico.
A major infrastructure project that will boost pedestrian and bike connectivity in the Russell Street corridor should begin in 2016.
Oktibbeha County School District Conservator Margie Pulley took no action on a proposed $13.2 million bond after opponents delivered about 2,000 signatures.
Organizers hoping to force a proposed $13.2 million Oktibbeha County School District bond to the polls are expected to hit the required petition tally after county officials worked Monday night vetting signatures.
Starkville aldermen previously bemoaned the issuance of certificates of participation to construct a new city hall and their subsequent passage by the prior administration as a financial burden that circumvented the will of the people.
Although petitioners hoping to force a $13.2 million-maximum Oktibbeha County School District bond to an election were short of signatures Saturday, organizers stepped up door-to-door canvassing efforts this weekend.
Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman issued his promised vetoes of two board resolutions.
Documents show Vice Mayor Roy A. Perkins initiated Tuesday's executive session motions that repealed Starkville's resolution supporting equality and amended the city's plus-one insurance option to only spouses in state-recognized marriages.
Commitment means something to Bob and Carol Schwanebeck.
Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman slammed aldermen Wednesday for removing LGBT-friendly policies without public debate and began the process vetoing the board's action.
Five Starkville aldermen on Tuesday repealed the city's equality resolution and ended its plus-one insurance option available to workers' same-sex partners.
A coalition of three supervisors rebuked an attempt to discuss OCH Regional Medical Center finances in executive session Monday.
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