The Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District is set to issue up to $16 million in bonds to renovate existing facilities and construct a partnership school with Mississippi State University, which will help solve post-consolidation overcrowding issues and establish a rural education center.
A Mississippi State graduate and her husband are establishing a scholarship to benefit future majors in one of the College of Arts and Sciences' largest departments.
Starkville leaders say they'll lean on public input as a guidepost for its upcoming comprehensive plan after numerous residents said Thursday they feel like they were left out of the process.
Tom and Sharon Monaghan have never needed extra incentive to attend the Southeastern Conference baseball tournament.
Television analyst Kyle Peterson knows a thing or two about good baseball.
Starkville Municipal Court Judge Rodney Faver on Wednesday bound Terry Lamont Hill, 42, of West Point, over to the Oktibbeha County grand jury on felony rape, kidnapping and robbery charges.
North Mississippi Medical Center on Wednesday held the grand opening of its new helicopter base at the George M. Bryan Airport in Starkville.
USAF Maj. Gen. (Ret.) James Poss is departing from Mississippi State University July 1 after successfully leading the multi-year effort to land the Federal Aviation Administration's Center of Excellence for Unmanned Aircraft Systems.
Mississippi State University basketball guard Malik Newman is expected to withdraw from the National Basketball Association Draft today and he may not play again for MSU, according to an ESPN report Tuesday.
A Mississippi State rising senior from Eupora is the first-place winner in the 2016 New Orleans Fashion Week student designer competition.
While Oktibbeha County supervisors and OCH Regional Medical Center trustees debated the need for a strategic financial assessment of the county-owned hospital Tuesday, both sides agreed the issue of whether or not to sell the facility needs to be settled for good soon.
After the best turnaround in Southeastern Conference history, the honors rolled in for the Mississippi State University baseball team Monday.
City staff could begin rewriting Starkville's development codes as soon as mid-June if aldermen adopt a proposed comprehensive plan at their next meeting.
Tuesday's implementation of a consent agenda by the Starkville Board of Aldermen could be the last time it's used this year, as Ward 6 Alderman Roy A. Perkins said Friday he'll again favor handling all matters of city business one at a time at the board table.
District 2 Supervisor Orlando Trainer said the county should explore options to take over the two high school campuses abandoned after consolidation and find public uses for the two facilities.
The Mississippi Horse Park is set to host its first Mississippi Trotting Association-sanctioned harness race Sunday if the weather leading into the event cooperates.
The Mississippi Supreme Court has affirmed the 2014 capital murder conviction of Archie Quinn, who was found guilty of shooting his former girlfriend eight years ago in Oktibbeha County.
Seven staff members and two organizations at Mississippi State recently received recognition from the Division of Student Affairs for their contributions during the 2015-16 academic year.
Former Mississippi State University quarterback Dak Prescott's driving under the influence case was continued Tuesday to mid-June, his attorney and Starkville Municipal Court Administrator Tony Rook confirmed.
1. Public wants inclusion in Starkville's comprehensive planning process STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. Judge: Closed council gatherings in Columbus broke Open Meetings Act COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Man sentenced to 5 years after Lowndes Co. DUI COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. MSU fans travel in large numbers to SEC tourney STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY