Ward 2 alderman candidates Sandra Sistrunk and Lisa Wynn both agreed to delay the affidavit-certifying process for their election until 9 a.m. Monday.
A Starkville man was ordered to serve 10 days of community service on Thursday for 16 counts of malicious mischief.
Janet Marie Smith, a Mississippi State alumna and architect internationally recognized for her innovative baseball stadium designs, will be the commencement speaker for both of the university's spring graduations May 10 and May 11 in Humphrey Coliseum.
An official from the Mississippi Secretary of State's Office began observing unfinished Ward 2 affidavit processing today at Starkville City Hall.
Numerous issues surrounding Ward 2 affidavits prompted Starkville City Clerk Taylor Adams to request election oversight from the Mississippi Secretary of State's office.
Starkville's process of determining valid affidavit ballots concluded one tight race Wednesday, but another election result remains unsolved.
While Mayor Parker Wiseman received congratulations from supporters after securing the Democratic mayoral nomination, four candidates from two tight races quietly sat waiting for new developments from their wards.
The Mississippi State Supreme Court granted a stay of execution to Willie Jerome "Fly" Manning on Tuesday, four hours before he was scheduled to be executed at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman.
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors is positioning the county to be ready for future economic development opportunities, officials say.
Neither Jon Steckler nor Tiffany Miller were from Starkville. They were just two of the thousands of students who have passed through Mississippi State over the years.
Today's Starkville municipal primaries will shape city governance for the next four years.
"And then it got ugly," tweeted one Starkville resident Friday in observation of the public, back-and-forth row between Democratic mayoral candidate Mary Lee Beal and incumbent Parker Wiseman.
Five people are in custody and charged with armed robbery after they allegedly robbed a residence on Bluecutt Road in Oktibbeha County.
A little rain won't dampen the spirits of 2013 Oktibbeha County Relay for Life participants.
Is Starkville a business-friendly community? It depends on which of the mayoral candidates you ask. Mayor Parker Wiseman and Starkville Parks Commission Chairman Dan Moreland verbally sparred over economic issues and the city's growth regulations during the Starkville High School-sponsored mayoral debate Tuesday at the Greensboro Center.
Municipal campaign finance reports show 15 Starkville alderman and mayoral candidates raised a combined $107,772.74 in contributions by April 30.
A discrepancy emerged Tuesday between Democratic mayoral candidate Mary Lee Beal's previous support of a 2011 judicial complex bond referendum and a recently mailed attack ad against the current administration's plan.
Grow the tax base responsibly? Absolutely. Explore options, including turn-key financial incentives, to attract major job creators? You bet. Support the city's 2 percent food and beverage tax's renewal? Definitely.
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