Hannah Leach, 8, and Olivia Anderson, 8, read books to cats up for adoption at the Oktibbeha County Humane Society during Book Buddies on Saturday.
Oktibbeha County supervisors unanimously approved a $3.66 million, four-year road plan to guide infrastructure projects through Fiscal Year 2019 Monday, adding overlay efforts to a draft released earlier this month.
The Mississippi flag is effectively removed from exterior public display at Mississippi State University.
West Point Police Department officers have found a missing Starkville teenager.
Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway was found guilty of two counts of simple assault Friday after he admitted to firing a handgun into the air during a confrontation with his neighbor last year.
Supervisors received bids from seven companies Thursday competing to handle approximately 800 feet of slope repairs at Oktibbeha County Lake, and all seven bids came in under a July estimate forecasting costs at about $1.5 million.
A Mississippi man who once tried to join the Islamic State group credited arresting FBI agents with saving his life as he was sentenced to eight years in prison Wednesday, telling a federal judge he didn't then understand what the Islamic State represented.
A Starkville man was sentenced to eight years in federal prison Wednesday after pleading guilty this spring to one count of conspiring to support the Islamic State.
The 12th annual Travis Outlaw Day is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at McKee Park and features a number of outdoor events aimed at bringing the community together.
Local non-profit groups and event organizers have until 5 p.m. Friday to submit applications for Starkville Convention and Visitors Bureau's annual sponsorship grants.
A Starkville man was charged with aggravated assault Monday after he allegedly shot his girlfriend in the back of the head last week.
One of former undercover cop Charlie Spillers' most memorable arrests came when officers dragged a suspect out of an occupied vehicle and violently threw him against the car.
An early draft of Oktibbeha County's upcoming four-year road plan would calls for the county to spend an estimated $2.33 million on a number of infrastructure projects -- including paving, resealing and overlay efforts -- through 2019.
A new Mississippi State baseball stadium is expected to be operable by the 2018 season. But Bulldog fans will get a glimpse of something new at Dudy Noble Field/Polk-Dement Stadium this coming season.
Starkville's June sales and 2 percent tax receipts eclipsed their 2015 marks after the city recorded a slight dip in returns for the month of May.
Residents of the former Bluefield Water Association are under a boil water notice through 5 p.m. Monday, Starkville Utilities announced Thursday.
Two child enticement charges against Jody Wayne Britt were retired this month after new evidence prompted an Oktibbeha County grand jury to indict the former Starkville Academy coach on two counts of luring a child to engage in sexually explicit communications via computer and one count of child exploitation.
Law enforcement agents are forecast to move into the newly renovated Starkville Police Department in May after aldermen unanimously tasked the Columbus-based Weathers Construction Inc. to rehabilitate the city's former administrative home this month.
Starkville police and Animal Control agents are collecting supplies for the victims of recent flooding in Louisiana.
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