The Greater Starkville Development Partnership and the Oktibbeha County Bar Association are joining forces to host a poll watchers seminar from 2-5 p.m. March 23 at the Courthouse Annex.
Emmett Smitherman is a third-generation resident of his home on South Jackson Street, right next door to Overstreet Elementary School where local public school fifth graders attend.
The Starkville-Oktibbeha School District Board of Trustees unanimously promoted Vice President Keith Coble to its top leadership position Tuesday after former President Jenny Turner's term expired.
Ward 2 Alderman Lisa Wynn can proceed with an independent re-election campaign after City Hall certified more than 50 petitioners as qualified Starkville voters Monday.
Sitting in an auditorium full of community theater enthusiasts in Lexington, Kentucky, over the weekend, Gabe Smith sat back and watched his friends with Starkville Community Theatre perform a comedy at the Annual Southeastern Theater Conference.
The Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Office is investigating a possible arson attempt at 21 Apartments Monday.
The field for Oktibbeha County's special election to fill former Chancery Clerk Monica Banks' seat was set at six candidates Friday after no new challengers emerged before the day's qualification deadline.
Oktibbeha County voters could soon utilize digital poll books instead of their paper versions in upcoming elections.
Starkville's Ward 2 race saw a wholesale change before Friday's qualification deadline, as incumbent Lisa Wynn, who previously qualified this year as a Democrat, shed her party affiliation and is now running as an independent candidate. Meanwhile, Jesse Carver, the brother of Ward 1 Alderman Ben Carver, declared as a Republican.
Jason Crowder can't help but laugh at his favorite Jim Ellis call, one the radio announcer made of the Burke Masters grand slam home run in 1990 that sent the Mississippi State Bulldogs baseball team to the College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska.
A former Mississippi State University employee alleges she was fired from her job last year after she filed sexual and racial harassment complaints against her co-workers.
Greater Starkville Development Partnership Board of Trustees Chairwoman Michelle Amos said the organization could hire a new chief executive officer by the end of March.
Eddie Peasant, an assistant superintendent with the Tupelo School District and former Mississippi Administrator of the Year, will lead the Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District beginning July 1.
Law enforcement agents are investigating a suspicious substance delivered to Oby's restaurant Tuesday.
The Magnolia Independent Film Festival begins its 20th annual event on Thursday showcasing filmmakers from across the world.
From the perspective of local high school football coaches, Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen has built a winning program primarily on in-state players.
Supervisors are unlikely to pursue an offer for the Oktibbeha County Lake-based Starkville Wet N Wild waterpark until the lake's structural integrity is shored up, District 2 Supervisor Orlando Trainer said Monday.
A Starkville man is behind bars at the Oktibbeha County Jail after he and four other armed suspects allegedly broke into a Louisville Street apartment.
The number of felony cases handled in Starkville Municipal Court hit a five-year high in 2016, while cases for driving under the influence dropped to a five-year low, statistics released by the city show.
All three candidates vying to become Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District's next superintendent agree the school district has the potential to be one of the best public school systems in Mississippi.
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