Oktibbeha County has closed two bridges -- one on Moor High Road and the other on Sturgis-West Point Road -- to traffic after a Federal Highway Administration inspection, done in conjunction with the Mississippi Department of Transportation and Office of State Aid Road Construction, was recently completed.
A special election to fill retired District 38 Rep. Tyrone Ellis' Mississippi House of Representatives seat will be held Nov. 7, Gov. Phil Bryant announced Wednesday.
Starkville Police Department renovation contractor Weathers Construction Inc. will install a sump pump at no extra cost to the city as a way to address a water seepage issue that continues to plague the progress of the $5.4 million project downtown.
A judge has restored the Second Baptist Church board of trustees' and finance committee's access to offering collections.
The finance committee of a Starkville church embroiled in a lawsuit over a stalled building project have joined the church's board of trustees as plaintiffs against the church's pastor and head deacon.
Former Oktibbeha County Circuit Clerk Angie McGinnis will serve as interim circuit clerk until a new leader for the office is picked in Nov. 7's special election.
Abigail Musser never saw herself as a "pageant" person.
Oktibbeha County is seeking an opinion from Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood's office on whether OCH Regional Medical Center officials can intentionally withhold information meant for prospective hospital bidders.
A familiar face could take over as Oktibbeha County's interim circuit clerk.
Starkville mayoral candidate Johnny Moore's challenge of May's Democratic Primary runoff likely will remain in legal limbo after attorneys for Mayor Lynn Spruill promised to appeal Special Judge Barry W. Ford's Thursday decision denying her motion to dismiss the case.
An Oktibbeha County man remains in jail after he was accused of raping a minor.
Heath Barret, who led the Greater Starkville Development Partnership on an interim basis as it searched for a new chief executive officer, will step down from his role as its director of membership development July 26.
Officials will debut conceptual designs of sidewalks and bike paths that will connect south Starkville to Mississippi State University's campus during a 4 p.m. public meeting Thursday at The Mill Conference Center.
An expected joint meeting of the Starkville Board of Aldermen, Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors and bond attorneys could decide the fate of a proposed Golden Triangle Development LINK-backed industrial park as leaders are expected to discuss how to proceed with the litigated project's financing.
Oktibbeha County's circuit clerk pleaded guilty to felony possession of methamphetamine Monday in Clay County Circuit Court.
Oktibbeha County Emergency Management Agency's long-serving deputy director, Kristen Campanella, will now lead the agency she joined 16 years ago.
Fred Hal Baggett is set to become Oktibbeha County's next road manager, but his Monday appointment drew protest from two supervisors who said stronger candidates had applied.
Pinson Valley High School football practices used to have a regular spectator with a pretty good eye for talent. An honest eye, too, not one to favor his brother on the offensive line.
Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Office is investigating a Starkville Police Department officer after the city referred the case to its county counterpart, OCSO Lt. Brett Watson confirmed Thursday.
A hearing on candidate Johnny Moore's challenge to the results of Starkville's mayoral race is now set for Thursday after scheduling issues with the presiding judge forced the event to be pushed back.
1. Delta crash response: 'A somber, purpose-driven' mood COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Wiggins wins Caledonia by one vote COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Second Baptist feud over construction intensifies STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. House built by and for freed slaves for sale in Columbus COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Property swap may be option for Southside project COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY