A battle is brewing over how Starkville should use almost $500,000 in over-collected school district taxes after Vice Mayor Roy A. Perkins opined that the city should take legal avenues to keep the money for itself during Tuesday's board of aldermen meeting.
The Starkville Police Department issued an arrest warrant for a local resident allegedly connected to a June 27 voyeurism incident.
Starkville officers are searching for the last of three alleged payroll check scammers after two men were arrested Tuesday.
Aldermen began a process Tuesday that could uproot the Starkville Police Department from its current location and place a new base of operations deep in the heart of downtown Starkville.
The Starkville Police Department issued arrest warrants for three men allegedly tied to a counterfeit check scam and warned businesses to be on the lookout for bogus payroll checks stemming from a legitimate contracting business.
Starkville aldermen could approve the first step needed to change the city's landscaping ordinance tonight by scheduling a public hearing on revisions later this month.
Starkville School District unveiled its redesigned website Friday in hopes of better branding the school system and helping improve communication efforts for students, teachers and parents.
While Starkville aldermen's first year in office was mired by numerous instances of public backlash, the departure of key employees and claims of shady dealings, the city has quietly positioned itself for industrial expansion and enjoyed seeing in excess of $100 million in projects enter planning and development stages.
Starkville's Cotton District/Downtown/Historic Central "fiberhood" has qualified for C Spire's high-speed, fiber optic Internet service that promises a 1 gigabit up-and-down connection for residential users, the company announced Thursday.
Starkville is defending itself from under-the-table collusion claims by attesting its mayor and seven aldermen do not conduct secret meetings or know how other board members will vote prior to meetings, all while painting the complainant as a political dissident.
Starkville School District officials project the system will require a 65.24-mill tax levy to operate under its Fiscal Year 2014-2015 budget, a slight increase from FY 2012-2013's and FY 2013-2014's 62.96-mill rate.
The Mississippi Main Street Association awarded its Best New Signage and Best New Development Project awards to Starkville last week for two visible projects in the downtown area.
Starkville officers arrested a 28-year-old West Point resident Thursday after he allegedly broke into an Old West Point Road home and robbed its owner by gunpoint last week.
Starkville received a clean Fiscal Year 2013-2014 audit from the Mississippi-based accounting firm Watkins, Ward and Stafford on Tuesday.
Starkville Ward 7 Alderman Henry Vaughn was arrested by Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Department deputies early Thursday morning and charged with a DUI , no insurance and careless driving.
Local artist Carole Elizabeth McReynolds Davis, 72, a well-known figure known for her paintings of local figures, her iconic Louisville Street home, her boisterous style of dress and exuberant support of her lifelong home of Starkville, died of natural causes Wednesday.
Aldermen unanimously passed planning items Tuesday that will allow national fast food chains Panda Express and Sonic to offer new or more services in Starkville.
Starkville police Chief Frank Nichols was among 220 law enforcement agents to graduate Friday from the FBI National Academy Program in Quantico, Va.
Bill Kibler, Mississippi State University vice president for student affairs, is expected to take over as president of Texas-based Sul Ross State University before fall semester after he was recently named the position's sole finalist.
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