Two of the four counties within Mississippi's 16th Circuit Court District have tentatively agreed to financially support a move to new office space by District Attorney Scott Colom and his staff, and Colom said he hopes supervisors in Clay and Oktibbeha counties will also pitch in for the cause.
Oktibbeha County Emergency Management Agency Director Shank Phelps wants Starkville to rename two roads with similar counterparts in the county before first responders are hampered in life-or-death situations.
Oktibbeha County and Starkville are set to issue a combined $14 million in bonds to fund a new industrial park this fall after supervisors approved their half of the issuance notice Monday.
The Starkville Police Department charged a mother with aggravated assault Thursday after her newborn baby tested positive for drugs.
Starkville officials and out-of-town consultants concluded a week of public input session on a redevelopment plan for Highway 182 Thursday.
Oktibbeha County Justice Court Judge C. Martin Haug continued the simple assault trials of Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway and his neighbor, Roy Couvion, after agreeing to a motion seeking additional investigation time after new evidence emerged.
Fire officials deemed an Oktibbeha County home a total loss after a blaze tore through the structure Thursday morning.
Toriano Holloway, Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District's assistant superintendent for federal programs and operations, will remain with the district after the Hattiesburg school board passed over hiring him as the district's next superintendent Tuesday.
Starkville is likely to pursue grants and other outside funding sources to help improve Highway 182's infrastructure after many participants of recent redevelopment meetings said the corridor's lack of bike lanes and suffering aesthetics are the corridor's main weaknesses.
Aldermen are set expand Starkville Police Department's presence at Synergetics with a $950 monthly lease for two office spaces.
The Mississippi Main Street Association recognized the Starkville Main Street Association, developer Mark Castleberry and architect Briar Jones for their respective impacts on the community last week.
The Starkville-Mississippi State University Area Rapid Transit (SMART) system could soon add a line linking local residents enrolled in East Mississippi Community College workforce training programs to the junior college's Mayhew campus, said Jeremiah Dumas, MSU's director of parking, transit and sustainability.
A Brooksville man wanted on numerous charges, including escaping from the back of a Starkville Police Department cruiser, turned himself in to authorities without incident Thursday.
Residents will soon be able to easily walk or bike from the McKee Park area to Mississippi State University now that a joint effort has been awarded an $800,000 grant.
April was an unprecedented month for Starkville's restaurants and bars as a perfect storm of events helped the city reach a record amount of food and beverage tax receipts.
The Starkville Police Department is looking for a Brooksville man who escaped from the back of a patrol car after a Saturday traffic stop.
More than half of Starkville's eight public parks are in poor condition and only Fire Station Park, which serves as home to the Greater Starkville Development Partnership-managed Starkville Community Market, received an excellent designation, according to an assessment produced by Dalhoff Thomas Design Studio.
A Starkville man was charged with possession of a stolen firearm after a traffic stop Sunday.
Oktibbeha County will soon have its first development guidelines and a permitting process for new construction this summer unless supervisors have a drastic change of heart in the next month.
Starkville is expected to begin a process that will place Oktibbeha Gardens on the National Register of Historic Places and recognize its historic significance.
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