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.
Jack and Laura Clark felt the need to increase their personal travel budget this year. The couple owns a business in Jackson. During the 2015-16 school year, they estimate they made roughly 60 trips to Starkville to see their alma mater, Mississippi State University, play athletics.
The publisher of the Starkville Daily News was elected president of the state newspaper association during its 150th annual convention June 24 in Biloxi.
The Starkville Police Department charged a mother with aggravated assault Thursday after her newborn baby tested positive for drugs.
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.
Starkville officials and out-of-town consultants concluded a week of public input session on a redevelopment plan for Highway 182 Thursday.
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 aldermen approved a free donation of Louisville Street office space and a new Synergetics lease Tuesday after three aldermen originally blocking the Lynn Spruill-owned donation left the meeting early.
Starkville aldermen approved a bond intent notice Tuesday, which will secure funding to construct the county's newest industrial park.
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.
Oktibbeha County Circuit Clerk Glenn Hamilton was arrested late Thursday night on suspicion of trespassing and possession of methamphetamine, according to Clay County Sheriff Eddie Scott.
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.
Dak Prescott's trial has been set for July 20, his lawyer Jay Perry said.
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.
Three people, including two teenagers, died after a van veered off Highway 12 and hit a tree in Oktibbeha County Thursday night.
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.
1. Spears: CMSD tax hike unnecessary COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Higgins: $150 million project eying Lowndes Port COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. CPD officer involved in fight to go before city council COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. MSU horticulture student gains experience at Smith Landscaping COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Industrial park bonds set for fall issuance STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY