As of Friday, no criminal charges had been filed against the 20-year-old detained on Mississippi State University's campus Thursday after officials received a tip about a possible active shooter near the Drill Field.
A 20-year-old Mississippi State University freshman was detained and referred to mental health specialists Thursday after law enforcement agents locked down the campus and scoured the Drill Field for an armed suspect.
Sitel, a customer service provider, will add 500 new jobs to its Starkville call center, the company announced Tuesday.
Two-thirds of Oktibbeha County's justice court seats are now set after Larnzy Carpenter defeated long-serving District 2 Judge W. Bernard Crump in Tuesday's Democratic runoff election.
Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway will return to work Sept. 8 following a period of unpaid leave.
The Golden Triangle Development LINK is narrowing the field of potential sites for a new Oktibbeha County industrial park, but CEO Joe Max Higgins says he expects land acquisition costs to drive the cost above the failed Innovation District's $10 million price tag.
Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman will soon veto four aldermen's decision to choose the Integrity Group as the city's insurance agent of record Tuesday because the deal costs $149,000 more than the lowest submitted bid and is expected to drive up monthly out-of-pocket rates for employees.
An almost seven-hour Starkville Board of Aldermen meeting yielded motions to raise sanitation rates beginning Oct. 1 and place the city's entire parks and recreation department on probation.
Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District trustee Juliette Weaver-Reese resigned her post Tuesday after serving on the school board less than two years.
Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District trustees could decide the fate of Superintendent Lewis Holloway's continued employment with the district in a special-call meeting Monday, said board President Eddie Myles.
Ward 2 Alderman Lisa Wynn will introduce a resolution requiring Starkville residents wishing to speak at board meetings to fill out an application for comment time.
Starkville's Islamic Center of Mississippi is closed.
As many Mississippians struggle to understand how two of their own could allegedly fall under the influence of radical extremists' messages, a Mississippi State University assistant professor of marketing says groups like the Islamic State group (IS) find recruiting success by selling their organization as a brand that can fill various voids in their lives.
A federal judge denied bail Tuesday for two Starkville residents accused of materially supporting a terrorist group.
Federal authorities say two people taken into custody at the Golden Triangle Regional Airport on Saturday intended to fly to the Middle East and join Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) operatives in Syria.
The end results of Tuesday's Oktibbeha County Democratic and Republican primaries went unchanged after election officials added about 100 additional affidavit votes to the totals Wednesday.
The Starkville Police Department is searching for an unidentified man who held up a gas station at gunpoint.
Starkville police officers charged a second suspect with aggravated assault in connection with a July Central Avenue incident.
District 2 Constable Curtis Randle and District 5 Supervisor Joe Williams secured victories in Tuesday's Democratic primary and will return to their respective seats next term.
A July letter addressed to supervisors from Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway says the county's decision to split the use of the former Oktibbeha County School District's administrative home between the new district and emergency management "does not meet the intent" of law approved by legislators.
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