Starkville police officers took a local man wanted in connection with a residential burglary into custody Thursday without incident.
Oktibbeha County will change emergency notification providers in the coming weeks after supervisors approved a contract with Emergency Communications Network for its CodeRED system.
A year ago, the Mississippi Civil Defense Emergency Managers Association, which represents emergency management operations in all 82 of the state's counties, pushed Senate Bill 2577, also known as "Operation Quarter Back," which would have returned an additional 25 cents of the $1 fee charged on 911 calls made by cell phones to counties to operate its E911 systems.
Starkville's chief administrative officer position may go unfilled until the next term as Mayor Parker Wiseman studies administrative duties and takes on some of the job functions on an interim basis.
Affidavits filed by Starkville Police Department allege former Starkville Academy baseball coach Jody Wayne Britt made sexual advances toward two minors and asked them to photograph themselves in a restroom.
A former Starkville Academy baseball coach was arrested and charged with two counts of child enticement.
Anne Stricklin was appointed to the Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Board of Trustees after a heated session featuring verbal rows between aldermen and the mayor's frequent use of his gavel in an attempt to maintain decorum.
Unmanned aircraft, or drones, are expected to play a vital role in the future, but researchers must first figure out their impact before the technology is implemented and integrated into daily life.
Law enforcement agents are searching for a Starkville man identified as a person of interest in a recent burglary.
East Mississippi Community College is continuing to explore educational opportunities at a former Oktibbeha County School District high school campus, President Thomas Huebner confirmed Monday.
An opinion delivered by the state Attorney General's Office states Starkville aldermen have the right to fill the Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District seat recently vacated by Juliette Weaver-Reese.
Tax levies in Oktibbeha County will increase 7.11 mills, from last year's 111.88 mills to 118.99, because of a school tax equalization measure previously approved by state lawmakers.
Siblings Nolen and Carley Hood, along with thousands of other Mississippi State University fans, make some noise Thursday night at Davis Wade Stadium in an attempt to break the Guinness Book of World Records mark for most cowbells rung at one time during the Cowbell Yell pep rally.
The Mississippi State University student taken into custody last month during an active shooter scare on campus will be allowed to return to the school in the spring 2016 semester, according to the student's attorney.
A longtime tradition will be absent from Mississippi State University's football pregame show before the Bulldogs kick off against LSU Saturday.
A fire destroyed a mobile home Wednesday in the southeastern portion of Oktibbeha County.
Former Starkville resident and retired Presbyterian minister Sandra Price will sign copies of her memoir, "Katrina's Grace," at the Book Mart in Starkville from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday.
Almost 8,000 Starkville homes will have first access to MaxxSouth 1 gigabit, fiber Internet service by mid-to-late October as the company plans to activate the infrastructure phases, company officials announced Wednesday.
Mississippi State University's student government group became the latest entity calling for the adoption of a new state flag Tuesday.
Mississippi State University may be about to host the event that sets the Guinness World Record for most people ringing cowbells simultaneously at a single venue.
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