Tuesday's six-hour Starkville Board of Aldermen meeting ended with the board's appointment of an interim fire chief, allusions of racism associated with the decision and two African-American aldermen exiting the meeting before the conclusion of business.
Starkville aldermen will discuss today a proposed $3 million general obligation bond and a potential 5 percent water rate increase.
As Mardi Gras celebrations rage throughout the country today in well-known party hubs like Mobile and New Orleans, the 60 residents of Boardtown Village in Starkville are throwing their own smaller, but no less enthusiastic, party.
Elections are now guaranteed for all five Oktibbeha County supervisors after a new District 4 candidate emerged last week.
The Mississippi Supreme Court has reversed a lower court ruling that granted immunity to the city of Starkville over maintenance of its sewage system.
A bond package financing a new Oktibbeha County industrial park could now move forward in April.
Two Gulfport men face armed robbery and kidnapping charges after a Friday incident near Mississippi State University's campus.
A lack of interest in surplus Starkville property could throw a wrench in the city's financial shell game associated with purchasing Cadence Bank's Main Street property.
Time is of the essence for Oktibbeha County school administrators to come up with local funding to build a demonstration school.
Thirty-five candidates have now filed qualification forms for a variety of Oktibbeha County elections.
Starkville's takeover of its parks system appears unavoidable, but the department remains independent of the city for now as aldermen decide how to reform its soon-to-be advisory board.
Residents have until the end of business hours Monday to submit charity nominations for this year's Starkville Restaurant Week.
A Golden Triangle man is behind bars in Clay County after Starkville Police Department charged him with four counts of auto burglary.
Starkville Municipal Court handled more misdemeanor and felony charges involving theft, burglary and robbery last year than in 2013, a report shows.
Starkville aldermen and Mayor Parker Wiseman again find themselves preparing for a battle over health insurance.
Starkville Fire Chief Rodger Mann will conclude his almost 33-year career with the city by retiring Feb. 22, he announced Tuesday.
Change is coming for public school students in Oktibbeha County.
John Cohen is used to addressing a younger crowd.
Calls for a major school construction referendum are now moot after Oktibbeha County School District Conservator Margie Pulley rescinded a $13.2 million bond intent notice Monday.
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