Mississippi State received 32 reports of sexual assault in 2015, a number the school's Student Association is working to reduce this week.
Ward 6 Alderman Roy A. Perkins wants the mayor and his fellow aldermen to have more information about potential city hires and says department heads will be held accountable if they do not provide full reports to the board in the future.
The Starkville/MSU Symphony Chorus will present a concert of choral music selected on the theme "Ode to Nature" at 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 23.
Former Starkville Academy coach Jody Wayne Britt faces up to six years in prison and $20,000 in fines after pleading guilty Monday to two counts of luring a child to engage in sexually explicit computer communication.
After a months-long assessment of OCH Regional Medical Center, consulting firm Stroudwater Associates' report states supervisors should "explore transactions as soon as is practical" while the hospital continues to improve its sustainability in case a sale or lease option isn't available.
The last of three suspects charged in the July 2013 fatal shooting of a man at a Starkville car wash will spend the next eight years behind bars.
Starkville Area Habitat for Humanity gathered staff, volunteers and Habitat homeowners Saturday for a luncheon at First United Methodist Church to celebrate 30 years of service.
Consultants are scheduled to reveal the results of a months-long study of OCH Regional Medical Center next week, and the report is expected to recommend whether supervisors should keep the publicly owned medical facility or explore outside partnerships, a lease or an outright sale of the hospital.
An Oktibbeha County woman died Saturday night after the silver Ford Mustang she was driving ran off of Artesia Road and crashed into a culvert.
Oktibbeha County sheriff's deputies are searching for a suspect in an apparent hit-and-run on Turkey Creek Road that left one man injured.
Swarms of happy children and interspersed adults explored prehistory through Mississippi State University's Dunn-Seiler Museum exhibits and activities Wednesday as part of Fossil Extravaganza, an event hosted in the MSU Department of Geosciences since 2010.
Attorney General Jim Hood announced today that Oktibbeha County Circuit Clerk Edwin Glenn Hamilton has been formally charged for possession of methamphetamine.
Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway and District 2 Supervisor Orlando Trainer have begun preliminary discussions about the county assuming the leases of two abandoned high school campuses, both men confirmed Wednesday.
No one can stop a suicide because it is inevitable, and confronting a suicidal person with concern will only make that person angry and increase the risk of action.
The viability of developer Mark Nicholas' 117-bed hotel project is still unknown after a legal notice scheduling a new foreclosure sale of its 2-acre site next month was published Tuesday.
Anna Barker is trying to create a new approach to fire prevention.
Former Mississippi State University men's basketball coach Rick Stansbury is looking to cut the costs associated with his Oktibbeha County Lake lease, Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School Board Attorney John Hill confirmed Monday.
Starkville aldermen are expected to formally hire Aramark Higher Education senior resources manager Navarete Ashford as the city's new human resources director next week, marking the first time the board has reached out of its ranks and hired an external to lead a key department this term.
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