Gov. Tate Reeves mentioned Wednesday, during his announcement of a two-week "shelter-in-place" order due to the COVID-19 pandemic, that Mississippi State University would send ventilators to the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.
Like many others during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, Starkville resident SaPerior Patton has found herself temporarily unemployed. A sinking feeling crept in. But it wasn't for herself.
A Starkville nursing home has a patient with a case of COVID-19 coronavirus.
When they held the athletic director position at Mississippi State, Larry Templeton, Scott Stricklin and Greg Byrne never hesitated to salt away money for a "rainy day" when the athletic department might sorely need it. Now, as the storm clouds have begun to darken the horizon, John Cohen is thankful for the wisdom of his predecessors.
High school is shaping up to have an unusual ending for the 291 members of the Starkville High School senior class, but 23 of them face a specific challenge.
Construction on the long-delayed Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District's Partnership School has stopped due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, Superintendent Eddie Peasant said Friday at a special-call meeting of the board of trustees.
A body found Saturday morning in southwestern Oktibbeha County is believed to be a Starkville man who has been missing for more than three weeks, according to the county sheriff's office.
At least two employees and one student at Mississippi State University have been confirmed to have COVID-19 coronavirus, university officials said in a press release Thursday.
Starkville aldermen shot down a measure during a special-call meeting Tuesday to expand restrictions on "non-essential" businesses and facilities in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.
Starkville aldermen voted unanimously Friday mandating restaurants to serve customers via takeout, drive-through and delivery only, and restricting social and business gatherings to 10 people or fewer in an effort to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.
Starkville aldermen voted unanimously Friday mandating restaurants serve customers via takeout, drive-through and delivery only, and restricting social and business gatherings to 10 people or fewer in an effort to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.
Amid an "extraordinary last few days" where news and recommendations on how to respond to the COVID-19 is "changing by the hour," Mayor Lynn Spruill asked aldermen Tuesday to declare a local state of emergency and announced sweeping changes to how the city will operate in the coming weeks.
Mississippi State University has moved to online classes for the remainder of the spring semester and postponed commencement in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Oktibbeha supervisors voted 3-2 on Monday to use county operating funds for County Engineer Clyde Pritchard's to develop blueprints to replace the Oktibbeha County Lake dam.
Gerry Logan will step down at the end of the month from his position as Starkville Parks and Recreation executive director, Mayor Lynn Spruill announced Friday.
Construction started in January on the new surgery center for Starkville eye doctor James Brown, but the Worsham Brothers construction crew has only had about three full 8-hour work days so far, project superintendent Heath White said.
The Memphis branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis will hold a regional economic briefing in Starkville on April 14 at The Mill Conference Center, the bank announced Tuesday morning.
Mississippi State University is tightening international travel restrictions, including study abroad programs, and is strongly encouraging faculty members to prepare for online course instruction should circumstances dictate that in coming days or weeks.
The conversation about an efficient way to reconstruct car crash scenes started at the Starkville Police Department after the deaths of two men in a Rockhill Road car accident in August, SPD Cpl. Chris Jackson said.
1. Police release video of altercation between Huck's owner and off-duty deputy COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Update: Victim in officer-involved shooting identified COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. LCSO: Victim of fatal officer-involved shooting was armed COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Laid off Starkville resident provides meals for others during quarantine STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY