Oktibbeha County supervisors tacked on a tiered application fee to a proposed development review process at their Monday meeting.
A McCool man was arrested in connection to a Sunday rape and assault in the Cotton District.
Two local law enforcement agencies are warning residents to be aware of scammers posing as Internal Revenue Agency employees.
Mississippi's higher education commissioner will speak to Mississippi State University graduates.
A unit of Chicago-based Boeing Co. is opening an office in Starkville to work with Mississippi State University's unmanned aircraft center.
Eleven months of renovations will solve an issue that has plagued Starkville for 20 years.
A 28-year communication department faculty member at Mississippi State University is being recognized with a regional student advising award.
Numerous elected Lowndes County and Columbus area officials failed to file their 2015 statements of economic interest online with the Mississippi Ethics Commission by Sunday's deadline.
A West Point man is behind bars after he allegedly assaulted a man, bound him with shoelaces and raped a woman in the Cotton District Sunday, court documents state.
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors voted 4-0 Monday to select the Golden Triangle Development LINK's large industrial park option -- 400 acres near the Highway 82-Highway 25 juncture -- as a potential development site and directed the organization to prepare a $7 million bond intent notice for the project.
Twelve of 31 elected officials in Oktibbeha County -- including three state lawmakers, three supervisors, three county incumbents and three Starkville aldermen -- failed to file their 2015 statements of economic interest online with the Mississippi Ethics Commission by Sunday's deadline.
Oktibbeha supervisors could call for public hearings to be scheduled Monday for the county's first set of site development guidelines and regulations.
Mississippi State University officials extended the school's most successful fundraising campaign's goal to $1 billion by 2020 after Infinite Impact reached its original $600 million goal in December.
Since computer models and data simulations only go so far to predict real world events, Mississippi State University researchers are preparing to shoot drones from an air cannon into the turning blades of an active jet engine and other common aircraft parts.
The Mississippi State University Student Association passed a resolution Tuesday slamming the Legislature's recent passage of House Bill 1523 -- the religious freedom bill -- and urged local and state lawmakers to protect residents from discrimination.
Local law enforcement agents arrested an off-duty McDonald's employee accused of robbing the 817 Highway 12 restaurant at gunpoint last week.
The Starkville Police Department has charged an Alabama man with commercial burglary following a break in at Sports Center.
With a legislative promise for school construction funds in tow, Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District administrators and trustees are now expected to begin discussions on moving forward with a local bond that will help build a grades 6-7 campus for all Oktibbeha County schoolchildren.
Starkville is applying for a $554,800 capital improvements loan through the Mississippi Development Authority to assist with its transition to automated electric and water meters.
1. Former coach pleads guilty to sex crime with student COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Bite mark evidence in local death row case under scrutiny, again COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Arrest report 5-4-16 STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Man arrested in Cotton District rape, assault STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY