The 11th annual Starkville First United Methodist Church's Christmas Handworks Bazaar is set for Friday, Nov. 18, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Christian Life Center at 300 W. Lampkin St.
A man is in custody at the Clay County Jail for an apparent armed robbery and assault in Starkville.
Ward 1 Alderman Ben Carver says he will not support any new tax increment financing (TIF) packages until Starkville develops clear guidelines for their implementation or until the incoming administration takes office after next year's municipal elections.
After discussing a personnel matter behind closed doors for almost an hour Tuesday, Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District officials declined to comment about the employment status of an elementary art teacher or any possible disciplinary action taken against her after she posted a questionable Facebook message last week during school hours.
District 38 Rep. Tyrone Ellis and Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman are widely considered to be the faces of the Oktibbeha County Democratic Party, but Ellis is set to become the party's primary standard-bearer after Wiseman steps out of public office on June 30.
Anyone who arrived at Monday's Unified Egg Bowl a few minutes after it ended would have found it difficult to determine which team had won the contest.
On the heels of learning Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman will not run for re-election, Ward 1 Alderman Ben Carver and Ward 2 Alderman Lisa Wynn said they would consider a mayoral campaign if the right conditions emerge.
Election night leads for school board candidate John Brown and incumbent Oktibbeha County Election Commissioners Myles Carpenter and Greg Fulgham solidified into victories on Monday as processed absentee and affidavit ballots did not significantly impact their respective vote margins.
It is about 10:30 on a sunny Saturday morning and the activity in a parking lot on the Mississippi State University campus has come to an abrupt stop.
Parker Wiseman will conclude an eight-year stint as Starkville's mayor on June 30 when he steps away from local politics.
Aldermen are expected to again consider a $1.35 million-maximum tax increment financing package Tuesday that would help land a Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market in east Starkville and construct a public roadway to spur new development.
Two Columbus men allegedly linked to a Starkville homicide last weekend now face capital murder charges.
A photo of a flier the Ku Klux Klan reportedly distributed on the Mississippi State University campus last week is circulating on social media.
Three firms are vying for a contract to handle the upcoming search for Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway's successor.
Mississippi State University and the University of Mississippi will compete for a good cause Monday in the third annual Unified Egg Bowl.
Oktibbeha County's old Moor High School could become a museum for local public education efforts and a home for educational support services if a lease or purchase agreement can be reached between the Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors and the Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District.
Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Board of Trustees candidate John Brown, District 1 Election Commissioner Greg Fulgham and District 3 Election Commissioner Myles Carpenter appear to be on the path to victory after Tuesday's General Election.
Starkville Police Department arrested a Columbus teenager Tuesday for his alleged role in a weekend robbery and subsequent shooting in the Cotton District.
Thirty current fifth- and sixth-grade students held back at Armstrong Middle School and Overstreet Elementary may soon have an opportunity to return to their intended grades.
A Mississippi State University student was found dead at her Green Oaks home Sunday, Oktibbeha County Coroner Michael Hunt confirmed.
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3. SOCSD bans former teacher from campuses STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Armed robbery case ends in mistrial COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Moore will run for Starkville mayor in 2017 STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY