STARKVILLE -- The log cabin that used to house Burger King is crumbling to pieces and should be a vacant lot in the next few days. Speculation of what new business is going to be located at the corner of Highway 12 and Spring Street spread through social network Twitter over the last few days.
Mississippi State University and Starkville city officials will hold a public meeting regarding plans for a free city transit system at the Gillespie Center at 610 Gillespie St. tonight at 6 p.m. Maps of the proposed routes will be at the meeting.
STARKVILLE -- Steven D. Love will spend 15 years in prison for the beating death of a Maben man in November 2009.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen has a better understanding of two long-standing trouble spots for storm water drainage after Tuesday's meeting. How to solve each issue will be a "process" moving forward.
STARKVILLE - Turner Purnell's parking and safety concerns for Westside Drive will continue.
STARKVILLE -- If State Theatre owner Daniel Waide had his way, Starkville's nightlife scene would rival other college towns across the southeast. STARKVILLE -- If State Theatre owner Daniel Waide had his way, Starkville's nightlife scene would rival other college towns across the southeast.
STARKVILLE -- Terrorism is often associated with suicide bombings and militia-style warfare.
In the latest draft of Oktibbeha County's vicious-dog ordinance, violators will face up to six months in jail and a fine of up to $500.
Swift work by Starkville firefighters kept a garage blaze from damaging an entire home Sunday morning. Station 3 of the Starkville Fire Department responded to 90 Leflore St. in the Rolling Hills subdivision off North Jackson Street at 8:11 a.m. Sunday after a neighbor called and alerted the three occupants that the garage was engulfed by flames.
Starkville police hope by the end of the week to have a positive identification of the man wanted for an attempted sexual assault on University Drive.
STARKVILLE -- With breast cancer awareness at an all-time high, there's still thousands of women who don't receive an annual mammogram. Whether it's due to a lack of health insurance or a belief that age and a relatively healthy lifestyle significantly lowers risk, many women are skipping screenings.
STARKVILLE -- Two murder trials are slated for the Oktibbeha County Circuit Court's October term. Steven D. Love, 28, of Maben, will stand trial Wednesday for the beating death of 68-year-old William C. Brown in late 2009. Love's trial has been continued multiple times since he was indicted in August 2010.
STARKVILLE -- It's late 1976, and Newton-native Jerry Bounds has his fingers crossed that one of the students accepted into Auburn University's veterinary school will decline their invitation.
Neighbors who've recently driven by the farm of Anna and Eric Lancaster have noticed something out of the ordinary. Where tomatoes and peas usually grow, close to 300 pumpkins and gourds have sprung up over the past three months.
By the end of the calendar year, the city of Starkville will have a five-year capital improvements plan. Mayor Parker Wiseman is close to rounding up suggested improvements -- prioritized from immediate need to long-term projects -- from city department heads and aldermen.
The following people were arrested on felony charges in Oktibbeha County from Oct. 3-8, according to an Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Office report:
Starkville and Mississippi State University are inching closer to finalizing their grant proposal for a joint-transit system. A 10-member transportation committee of city and university officials rode an MSU shuttle along proposed routes last week and gathered data they'll use to determine the location of shelters and stops and the exact time between routes.
A Starkville woman died Friday night following a vehicle collision with a logging truck that morning. Jessie L. Brown, 65, was driving her 1995 Chevrolet Lumina southbound on Reed Road in Starkville when she failed to give the right-of-way to the 18-wheeler headed west on Highway 25 and struck the left side of the truck, according to police.
Create jobs. Don't raise taxes. These two demands from residents are the most frequently headed by Oktibbeha County supervisor candidates in the Nov. 8 general election.
Mississippi is the new testing ground for a nationwide initiative that has failed in other states. Initiative No. 26, or the "Personhood Amendment," which aims to change the legal definition of the word "person" in the state constitution, will be on the state election ballot in November.
1. MSMS teacher wins national award for math, science teachers COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Suspected burglar arrested at courthouse COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Bud and Burgers event canceled COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Oktibbeha road plan draft calls for $2M in work STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY