When Tiffany Wilson ate at Arapas Coffee and Bar, Starkville's newest downtown restaurant, with friends on Friday, she had no familiarity with Venezuelan cuisine.
They have a variety of day jobs, from aircraft worker to law student, but they are all members of the U.S. Army Reserve, they all train in Starkville and they will have a new training facility in about 18 months.
The Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Board of Trustees approved a research project at its Tuesday board meeting that could make school cafeterias safer.
The Starkville High School faculty of almost 130 participated in an active shooter drill Tuesday after school that involved security officers shooting blanks from firearms in hallways while teachers practiced training protocols in classrooms.
A recent civil lawsuit from an Oktibbeha County resident led the board of supervisors to vote 3-1 Monday to ask permission to settle out of court.
The railroad that bisects Starkville from southwest to northeast is part of Johnny Buckner's heritage.
Local fire authorities joined forces to put out two fires in rural areas of Oktibbeha County Friday and Saturday.
The stretch of Highway 12 outside the Green Oaks neighborhood did not have a sidewalk when Timiko Rieves came to Starkville to visit relatives in the mid-1980s.
City leaders introduced a list of alternative options to proposed regulations of short-term rentals properties Thursday before holding a public forum where most people in attendance spoke against the proposal.
Nine candidates for Oktibbeha County government offices made their cases to a crowd of about 30 at The Mill at MSU Conference Center over breakfast Wednesday morning.
Starkville Community Theatre presents "An Evening Celebrating Mississippi Writers" at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Playhouse on Main in downtown Starkville.
A public hearing regarding the city's development code and comprehensive plan turned into a debate about proposed restrictions on short-term rental properties at Tuesday's board of aldermen meeting.
They came from Syria, the Congo, Afghanistan, Sudan and Iraq. They ended up in New Haven, Connecticut. Their stories are all on display on the Mississippi State University campus.
The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals took issue with Mississippi State's live mascot, Bully XXI, and his place on the sideline during football games.
An 81-year-old Ackerman man died in a car crash while driving the wrong way on Highway 25 on Tuesday.
A Starkville woman was arrested Friday for allegedly making almost $750 worth of purchases with a stolen credit card.
City officials will hold daily meetings at City Hall this week for anyone with questions about proposed restrictions on Airbnb rentals, after the city received about 30 emails, primarily from Realtors, concerned about them.
Drew Williams' recent volunteer work at the Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge combines two things he enjoys: service and the outdoors.
One of Mallory Carlisle's seventh-grade students does not feel comfortable reading out loud in front of the class. But if Carlisle sits next to her, the student will read in whispers to her teacher.
A man died Sunday morning from injuries resulting from a structure fire on Hickory Grove Road in East Oktibbeha County last week.
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