Starkville board attorney Chris Latimer denied a request made by The Dispatch Wednesday for dash camera footage and incident reports stemming from an alleged pedestrian accident involving a former Starkville Police Department officer under review by the district attorney's office.
An hour-long, closed-door executive session concluded Tuesday with Starkville aldermen voting to discipline Starkville Police Department Officer Drew Jones and tender a potential case against former Officer William Thrasher to the district attorney for possible prosecution.
Oktibbeha County is close to seeking offers for OCH Regional Medical Center after supervisors authorized Butler Snow attorneys and hospital consultant Ted Woodrell on Monday to draft a request for proposals for the publicly owned health care facility.
Oktibbeha County Road Manager Victor Collins will conclude a 30-year career with the county when he retires at the end of the month.
For Starkville Parks and Recreation Department Sports Coordinator William Pochop, success in his job is measured by creating youth sports leagues that promote a culture of fun, activity and positive experiences.
A Starkville man will make his initial in Starkville Municipal Court next month after he allegedly kicked a police officer this weekend.
The Starkville Convention and Visitors Bureau is accepting nominees this month for April's Starkville Restaurant Week charity competition.
Two Starkville men appeared in Starkville Municipal Court Friday for separate burglary charges after they were arrested along with two juveniles this week.
Property owners and renters residing within a small swath of southern Oktibbeha County now under the coverage of the District 5 Volunteer Fire Department will save money on their insurance premiums after the fire protection district's recent expansion.
A Starkville woman faces one count of child deprivation after she allegedly locked a 4-year-old out of a Briarwick Drive home Wednesday, court records state.
The Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District-Mississippi State University partnership school is now projected to open in the late fall of 2018, three to four months later than previously expected, SOCSD Superintendent Lewis Holloway confirmed Wednesday.
The Starkville-Oktibbeha School District Board of Trustees unanimously promoted Vice President Keith Coble to its top leadership position Tuesday after former President Jenny Turner's term expired.
Ward 2 Alderman Lisa Wynn can proceed with an independent re-election campaign after City Hall certified more than 50 petitioners as qualified Starkville voters Monday.
The Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Office is investigating a possible arson attempt at 21 Apartments Monday.
The field for Oktibbeha County's special election to fill former Chancery Clerk Monica Banks' seat was set at six candidates Friday after no new challengers emerged before the day's qualification deadline.
Oktibbeha County voters could soon utilize digital poll books instead of their paper versions in upcoming elections.
Starkville's Ward 2 race saw a wholesale change before Friday's qualification deadline, as incumbent Lisa Wynn, who previously qualified this year as a Democrat, shed her party affiliation and is now running as an independent candidate. Meanwhile, Jesse Carver, the brother of Ward 1 Alderman Ben Carver, declared as a Republican.
A former Mississippi State University employee alleges she was fired from her job last year after she filed sexual and racial harassment complaints against her co-workers.
Greater Starkville Development Partnership Board of Trustees Chairwoman Michelle Amos said the organization could hire a new chief executive officer by the end of March.
Law enforcement agents are investigating a suspicious substance delivered to Oby's restaurant Tuesday.
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