Numerous elected Lowndes County and Columbus area officials failed to file their 2015 statements of economic interest online with the Mississippi Ethics Commission by Sunday's deadline.
A West Point man is behind bars after he allegedly assaulted a man, bound him with shoelaces and raped a woman in the Cotton District Sunday, court documents state.
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors voted 4-0 Monday to select the Golden Triangle Development LINK's large industrial park option -- 400 acres near the Highway 82-Highway 25 juncture -- as a potential development site and directed the organization to prepare a $7 million bond intent notice for the project.
Twelve of 31 elected officials in Oktibbeha County -- including three state lawmakers, three supervisors, three county incumbents and three Starkville aldermen -- failed to file their 2015 statements of economic interest online with the Mississippi Ethics Commission by Sunday's deadline.
Oktibbeha supervisors could call for public hearings to be scheduled Monday for the county's first set of site development guidelines and regulations.
Mississippi State University officials extended the school's most successful fundraising campaign's goal to $1 billion by 2020 after Infinite Impact reached its original $600 million goal in December.
Since computer models and data simulations only go so far to predict real world events, Mississippi State University researchers are preparing to shoot drones from an air cannon into the turning blades of an active jet engine and other common aircraft parts.
The Mississippi State University Student Association passed a resolution Tuesday slamming the Legislature's recent passage of House Bill 1523 -- the religious freedom bill -- and urged local and state lawmakers to protect residents from discrimination.
Local law enforcement agents arrested an off-duty McDonald's employee accused of robbing the 817 Highway 12 restaurant at gunpoint last week.
The Starkville Police Department has charged an Alabama man with commercial burglary following a break in at Sports Center.
With a legislative promise for school construction funds in tow, Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District administrators and trustees are now expected to begin discussions on moving forward with a local bond that will help build a grades 6-7 campus for all Oktibbeha County schoolchildren.
Starkville is applying for a $554,800 capital improvements loan through the Mississippi Development Authority to assist with its transition to automated electric and water meters.
Starkville bar patrons may have the ability to carry alcoholic drinks out in publicly designated districts sometime this summer.
Starkville Police Department arrested a Long Beach man involved in Second Baptist Church's sanctuary expansion on a felony false pretense warrant Thursday.
A partnership between Starkville Fire Department and Starkville Housing Authority is expected to provide a temporary home for families displaced by structure fire this summer.
Ward 6 Alderman Roy A. Perkins will ask fellow board members next month to support a 1-mill tax increase dedicated to fully funding a $5.4 million Starkville Police Department renovation project after state lawmakers failed to allocate money to the city Monday.
State lawmakers approved a $250 million bond bill on Monday that includes an appropriation for the construction of a Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District-Mississippi State University partnership school after representatives and senators held pointed debates on it and a franchise tax cut in each chamber.
Representatives of Mississippi State University and the University of Mississippi Medical Center signed an agreement on Monday to expand ongoing research collaborations combating health care disparity in the state.
Golden Triangle Development LINK officials are expected to discuss new industrial park options with Oktibbeha County supervisors and Starkville aldermen next month, but steering committee members responsible for deciding on a new site say the group has not yet decided how to move forward.
A popular Starkville eatery will change ownership and anchor a $14 million, mixed-use development along University Drive.
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