Tess Vrbin has joined The Dispatch staff as its Starkville bureau reporter.
Two-time Grammy Award-winning rapper T-Pain will headline the 20th annual Bulldog Bash on Sept. 20, the Mississippi State University Student Association announced Thursday.
The entire city is under a boil water notice after a contractor for Atmos Energy Corporation split a 20-foot section of water pipe Wednesday evening on Locksley Way.
Starkville is one step closer to bringing in an ALDI grocery store and a TJ Maxx department store thanks to a tax-increment financing plan the Starkville Board of Aldermen approved Tuesday with a 5-2 vote.
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors unanimously joined their counterparts in Lowndes County on Monday by asking the State Auditor's Office to investigate East Mississippi Community College's financial decline over the last decade.
Starkville could get an ALDI grocery store and a TJ Maxx department store if Starkville's board of aldermen approve a tax-increment financing plan this evening for the project.
Walter Kilborn was not meant to retire. The lifelong Starkville resident left Mississippi State University nearly a decade ago, but he said he was not made to sit on his porch and watch his days tick by.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen will vote Tuesday on a tax increment finance plan for a retail shopping center development project at the intersection of Highway 12 and Industrial Park Road.
The Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District will collaborate with Mississippi State University to examine the local impact of the school-to-prison pipeline by interviewing middle and high school students and creating a variety of focus groups.
One of the best things about the Salvation Army, in Katie Walker's opinion, is that 80 percent of goods and donations to the Starkville branch stay in the Starkville area.
A Meridian man has been arrested in Starkville for a peeping tom incident.
Oktibbeha County Sheriff Steve Gladney will remain in his seat for another term after affidavits ballots were counted Wednesday.
Incumbent Sheriff Steve Gladney has emerged the victor in a tight race between him and former deputy John Rice in the Oktibbeha County sheriff's race.
Mayor Lynn Spruill cast the deciding vote Tuesday night to move forward with annexing a portion of Oktibbeha County into the city limits. The board of aldermen split 3-3 on the issue of taking in approximately 27.9 square miles from areas of Oktibbeha County east of the city, along the Highway 82 and Highway 182 corridors out to Clayton Village and in the University Hills area.
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to complete several road projects regardless of their end cost at its regular meeting Monday.
Two Oktibbeha County sheriff's candidates have raised a combined $19,331.65 in the run up to Tuesday's primary elections.
A former Mississippi Highway Patrol officer charged in the death of a Mississippi State University student has pleaded guilty to manslaughter and will not face prison time.
While driving through the Golden Triangle, Manny Scott began to pray for guidance in what he should say to the Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District teachers, staff and administrators during Thursday's convocation.
Although no draft budget has been prepared and the first public hearing on the topic won't be held until Aug. 20, the city of Starkville may consider a 1.5 mil property tax increase for Fiscal Year 2020.
The suspect in a Friday stabbing on Mississippi State University's campus turned himself in to MSU Police Department Saturday evening.
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4. Supreme Court upholds Lowndes murder conviction COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Federal judge fines Columbus couple for smuggling, mislabeling adult novelties COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY