At a bar top in the middle of StaggerIn Grill off Maxwell Street, Marilyn Johnson and Brian and Regina Bishop all sat with a few beers in front of them. As the varying televisions behind them brought official news of Mississippi State football coach Joe Moorhead's firing Friday following a two-year stint in charge of the Bulldogs, the trio offered their thoughts on the news.
Joe Moorhead is out as the head coach at Mississippi State.
The Mississippi State football season ended on a sour note in Monday's Music City Bowl as the Bulldogs were downed 38-28 by Louisville in Nashville.
Development, or at least the promise of future development, dominated headlines in Starkville and Oktibbeha County in 2019.
The College View mixed-use development on the northwest edge of the Mississippi State University campus includes an innovative energy-saving power grid that is the first of its kind at an apartment complex in Mississippi.
A local man is in custody after leading police on a high-speed chase and wrecking his vehicle Thursday afternoon.
Atmos Energy Corporation still has not found rural areas in Oktibbeha County to be reasonable candidates for natural gas expansion but is working to expand natural gas service to 250 residences in Starkville, Atmos public affairs employees say.
A small aircraft bound for Golden Triangle Regional Airport crashed Wednesday evening in Oktibbeha County, near a residential area on Old Highway 25 south of Longview and Poor House roads.
Three people, including two Mississippi State University football players, were injured Tuesday evening in a wreck on Highway 25 south of Starkville.
Aldermen voted 6-1 Tuesday to approve the city's updated unified development code that had been in the works for almost three years.
A Starkville man accused in a Sunday morning shooting was arrested Tuesday on several charges, including attempted murder.
Oktibbeha supervisors voted unanimously Monday to bill property owners instead of tenants for house-to-house garbage collection services, and they also voted to request a full list of addresses in the county that will be billed starting January 1.
Morgan Villavaso is out there living her best life. Now, she just needs to keep her mother, Chrissy Poole, from "having a heart attack" in the process.
The Starkville Police Department might be restructured in an attempt to increase retention, address an increased number of calls and reduce overtime hours, Mark Ballard, who will take over as chief in January, told the board of aldermen at its Friday work session.
Luri Arruda had just turned 9 when she joined Dana Roberts' third-grade class at Henderson Ward Stewart Elementary School in late September. Her classmates welcomed her by singing the Happy Birthday song to her in her native language of Portuguese.
Protest was the vehicle for Dorothy Bishop's community activism, while Carole McReynolds Davis' chosen medium was art.
Three students in the Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District will have a new staff member to help them get around their schools with their visual impairments.
When Kim Kavalsky became the coordinator for mental health outreach at Mississippi State University in 2012, she was shocked to learn how many students experienced suicidal thoughts.
Some Starkville aldermen attempted on Tuesday to expand the ongoing debate over potential restrictions on short-term rentals in residential neighborhoods, saying long-term rentals in the same areas should be considered too.
Starkville police arrested an 18-year-old man Friday morning for an armed robbery on Tuesday night.
1. Some road projects ongoing, others about to begin COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Jeff Smith: West Lowndes in need of storm shelters COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Update: Pumps delivered to Oktibbeha County Lake Dam; installation to begin Friday night STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Two arrested after chase with narcotics officers COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Pumps reducing water level at Oktibbeha Lake STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY