Published between dates: (MM/DD/YYYY) and (MM/DD/YYYY)

By author:

In category:



SOCSD supt. won't appeal convictions

Posted earlier today in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway will not appeal two misdemeanor simple assault convictions handed down in Oktibbeha County Justice Court in August, his attorney, Roy Carpenter, confirmed Thursday.


Civic duty brings election commissioners back to their posts

Posted yesterday in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

On the first Tuesday after the first Monday in each November -- and all other primary, runoff and special election days -- Joe Baker, Sissy Smitherman and their fellow Oktibbeha County election commissioners can be found at the circuit court annex, surrounded by the hustle of election workers bringing in the county precinct boxes.


SOCSD board member could stay through May

Posted 9/28/2016 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

The Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Board of Trustees will have at least two new members in 2017 after a November election.


MDOR: July hotel tax spike due to late payments

Posted 9/27/2016 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

A portion of Starkville's 280-percent increase in July 2-percent hotel tax receipts was the result of a local business catching up on late tax payments to the state, a Mississippi Department of Revenue spokesperson confirmed Monday.


Three qualify for Nov. school board election

Posted 9/22/2016 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Three Oktibbeha County residents are vying for a spot on the Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Board of Trustees.


Holiday Inn project heading toward foreclosure

Posted 9/21/2016 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

The future of a planned hotel project in Starkville is in question.


SCVB's Savor Starkville earns state tourism award

Posted 9/21/2016 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Savor Starkville, a Starkville Convention and Visitors Bureau campaign highlighting the city's blossoming culinary scene, received the Mississippi Tourism Association's Tourism Promotion of the Year Award Tuesday at the Mississippi Governor's Conference on Tourism in Natchez.


Knife-wielding clown hoax reported

Posted 9/20/2016 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Local law enforcement agencies deemed reports of individuals dressed as clowns and roaming Oktibbeha County apartment complexes as a hoax Tuesday after social media posts spread the unsubstantiated claims.


Aldermen to interview 4 HR director candidates

Posted 9/20/2016 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Starkville aldermen are expected to schedule interviews for the city's vacant human resource officer position after four candidates, including the department's interim director, emerged as finalists for the job.


Starkville aldermen stop short of amending SPRD director's duties

Posted 9/16/2016 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Aldermen approved two middle management positions within the Starkville Parks and Recreation Department Tuesday but stopped short of redefining SPRD Director Herman Peters' role as it will function with the addition of a maintenance director and sports programming director in the future.


Citizen complains about OCH trash in neighborhood

Posted 9/15/2016 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

OCH Regional Medical Center has instituted stricter policies and is monitoring how employees dispose of gloves after handling garbage since a complaint was filed with the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality in regard to stormwater washing non-biohazardous trash into the nearby Plantation Homes subdivision.


Oktibbeha employees get 3-percent raise

Posted 9/14/2016 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Oktibbeha County employees will receive a 3-percent cost-of-living adjustment in Fiscal Year 2016-17 as supervisors added the annual raise to their budget Tuesday.


Aldermen expected to reorganize parks

Posted 9/13/2016 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

City leaders are expected to begin a process Tuesday that will create two new assistant director positions for the Starkville Parks and Recreation Department.


Three charged in Cotton Row auto burglaries

Posted 9/13/2016 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Starkville police officers arrested a local man and two juveniles Sunday allegedly tied to a Cotton Row auto burglary.


Proposed Oktibbeha budget dips into cash reserves

Posted 9/12/2016 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Oktibbeha County supervisors are expected to approve a fiscal year budget Tuesday that requires a $3.47 million dip into cash reserves to balance revenues with expenditures.


Perkins: Bulldog Bash should stay in Starkville limits

The Starkville Board of Aldermen unanimously approved its Fiscal Year 2016-17 2-percent food and beverage tax contribution to the Mississippi State University Student Association Tuesday after officials told aldermen they intend to hold next year's Bulldog Bash inside the city limits.


Maynard won't seek re-election as Ward 5 alderman

Ward 5 Alderman Scott Maynard's first term as an elected Starkville representative will be his last. Maynard, a Republican who ran unopposed in 2013, confirmed he will not seek re-election in next year's municipal election cycle.


Aldermen approve early minimum pay for Starkville firefighters

All Starkville firefighters will receive at least $10 per hour for their services beginning April 1, 2017, after aldermen approved new skills and pay grade progression plans Tuesday for the city's fire, sanitation, street and water departments.


Starkville residents could see 6-mill tax hike from city, county investments

Starkville residents should see 6.35-mill tax increase next fiscal year due to city and county investments toward industrial recruitment, improvements to its municipal police station and an expected county road bond.


Rapper Flo Rida to headline Bulldog Bash

Rapper Flo Rida, best known for his 2008 hit "Low," will headline Oct. 7's Bulldog Bash, the Mississippi State University Student Association announced Friday.



Page 1 of 68   next »



Search articles back to February 2009 with the form above.

Follow Us:

Follow Us on Facebook

Follow Us on Twitter

Follow Us via Email