Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Chief Financial Officer Tammie McGarr says the school district has implemented or is in the process of adding new policies after an audit of Fiscal Year 2014-15 found five deficiencies with how the district monitors federal awards, food services and receipts from athletic events.
Former professional basketball player Travis Outlaw was arrested Tuesday after a grand jury indicted him on a felony marijuana charge.
Aldermen are poised to fund Starkville Police Department renovations after seven of eight project bids received by the city Thursday came in under the $5.4 million budget allocated for the work.
Like thousands of other Americans, Steve Dudley and Houston Franks are traveling to Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Olympic Games.
The first ever Friday Starkville Community Market, offering pop-up shopping vendors, live music and local food and beverage tastings, will kick off the Greater Starkville Development Partnership's New South Weekends event series on Sept. 2, the day before Mississippi State University's football game against the University of South Alabama.
Starkville police officers and agents with the U.S. Marshal Task Force arrested two suspects allegedly tied to a recent armed robbery at a North Jackson Street gas station.
A Starkville man died Tuesday after a single-car accident on Highway 12.
A man directly connected with the firm Oktibbeha County supervisors hired to conduct an analysis of OCH Regional Medical Center once played a major role in a failed effort to acquire the hospital.
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to hire the Stroudwater firm to conduct a study on OCH Regional Medical Center after a round of interviews on Monday evening.
Starkville police are searching for two suspects involved in an armed robbery of a North Jackson Street gas station Sunday.
A Macon, Georgia, professional painter who has lived and worked for two decades in Spain is Mississippi State's newest artist-in-residence.
4-County Electric Power Association has filed a lawsuit against a Macon man over a real estate contract.
Oktibbeha County supervisors and Starkville aldermen paved the way for a new Academy Sports retail store last week, approving a $1.5 million-maximum, 15-year tax increment financing plan for the development.
Circuit Court Judge Lee Howard handed down a 20-year sentence to Skylar O'Kelly for giving a LSD-like drug to former Mississippi State University student Parker Rodenbaugh that caused his death in 2014.
A Starkville man previously charged with assaulting an officer was arrested Thursday after allegedly threatening a law enforcement agent's life on social media.
An Oktibbeha County man was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the 2014 shooting death of Christopher Houston.
Skylar O'Kelly was emotional at times during his testimony Wednesday in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court.
The annual state auditor's report, released Friday, showed misappropriation of funds in 48 of Mississippi's 82 counties, including four in the Golden Triangle.
District 2 Supervisor Orlando Trainer will pitch a millage increase in the next two months for countywide road paving and reclamation projects.
A 2014 murder case is going to Oktibbeha County jurors today in circuit court.
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