Starkville Utilities Department is preparing to install new equipment to sustainably handle sludge at the city's wastewater plant after aldermen approved a $10 million bond issue on Tuesday.
The final suspect in a May 2017 armed robbery at the Camelot Apartments has been sentenced after pleading guilty in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court earlier this week.
Mississippi State University is reviewing the financial status of the T.K. Martin Center for Technology and Disability after a loss of grant funding has put its future in question.
Starkville will hold two special elections on May 30 to determine if the city will implement a 1-percent increase to its tourism sales tax and to fill the now-vacant Ward 5 alderman seat.
During Saturday's severe weather event that produced tornadoes locally, a fight broke out between security guards and Bin 612 patrons as staff at the Cotton District restaurant and bar attempted to clear the building and close.
Ward 5 Alderman Patrick Miller is resigning from Starkville's board of alderman take a job in Biloxi.
Starkville is looking at strengthening its stormwater ordinance to help prevent future problems with flooding.
Harry Day sat in Rick's Cafe Saturday afternoon behind a table displaying his artwork. He was trying to sell metal sculptures, ink block prints and copies of a couple of books he has written to the fairly constant stream of the bar's customers shuffling past.
In 2006, Stephanie Rolph descended into the bowels of Mississippi State University's Mitchell Memorial Library to begin research on her doctoral dissertation on the Citizen's Council Forum, a series of TV/radio shows that aired first locally, then nationally, from 1957 to 1966.
The threat of severe weather has canceled this year's Cotton District Arts Festival.
A potential development is eyeing a lot on the corner of Louisville Street and Highway 12 where one of the city's oldest homes now sits.
Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood honored Starkville Police Department Sgt. Bill Lott on Tuesday for his work in helping to solve the 1990 Labor Day Murders case.
As Starkville gears up for the 34th annual Super Bulldog Weekend, weather forecasters are keeping alert for the threat of severe weather Saturday and Sunday.
The Walmart Supercenter in west Starkville is clear and open again after a bomb threat closed it for more than three hours Tuesday evening.
Columbus resident Jaylen Barker received a life sentence in the Mississippi Department of Corrections Tuesday after pleading guilty to first degree murder for killing Mississippi State University student Joseph Tillman in Starkville two years ago.
Oktibbeha County Supervisors have named Shalonda Sykes the county's next justice court clerk.
Hagan Walker can remember walking the bridge along University Drive near downtown many times as a Mississippi State University student.
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors' meetings will soon be available online for the public to view after supervisors authorized the purchase of a camera to record them.
A Starkville man, who has previously attempted to flee from police, is in jail after a Wednesday arrest for domestic violence/aggravated assault and his attempt to escape.
1. Altercation during Bin 612 evacuation leads to criticism, planned changes STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. Citizens, mayor plead to keep Fred's open COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Miller resigns as Ward 5 alderman to take job on coast STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Keenum: No plans to close T.K. Martin Center STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Lowndes voting locations moved COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY