A lack of interest in surplus Starkville property could throw a wrench in the city's financial shell game associated with purchasing Cadence Bank's Main Street property.
Time is of the essence for Oktibbeha County school administrators to come up with local funding to build a demonstration school.
Thirty-five candidates have now filed qualification forms for a variety of Oktibbeha County elections.
Starkville's takeover of its parks system appears unavoidable, but the department remains independent of the city for now as aldermen decide how to reform its soon-to-be advisory board.
Residents have until the end of business hours Monday to submit charity nominations for this year's Starkville Restaurant Week.
A Golden Triangle man is behind bars in Clay County after Starkville Police Department charged him with four counts of auto burglary.
Starkville Municipal Court handled more misdemeanor and felony charges involving theft, burglary and robbery last year than in 2013, a report shows.
Starkville aldermen and Mayor Parker Wiseman again find themselves preparing for a battle over health insurance.
Starkville Fire Chief Rodger Mann will conclude his almost 33-year career with the city by retiring Feb. 22, he announced Tuesday.
Change is coming for public school students in Oktibbeha County.
John Cohen is used to addressing a younger crowd.
Calls for a major school construction referendum are now moot after Oktibbeha County School District Conservator Margie Pulley rescinded a $13.2 million bond intent notice Monday.
Greater Starkville Development Partnership officials hope to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the city to take over management of Fire Station No. 1's greenspace and move Starkville Community Market to the Russell Street corridor's terminus.
A new challenger, 27-year-old political newcomer Ernest Rogers Jr., qualified this week as the third Democrat vying for Oktibbeha County's District 5 supervisor's seat.
While some aldermen seem intent on moving forward with a $2.55 million-maximum purchase of Cadence Bank's Main Street location, a financing issue could manifest in the middle of the month.
Officials say an apparent cooking fire damaged three Collegiate Heights apartments Saturday morning, but no injuries were reported during the incident.
During its annual awards banquet, the Greater Starkville Development Partnership honored Mark Castleberry.
Starkville aldermen are expected to amend city code and absorb the autonomous Starkville Parks Commission.
In front of a sold out Lee Hall Auditorium on Mississippi State University's campus, Gov. Mitt Romney delivered a speech to students and supporters as part of MSU's Global Lecture Series.