Articles by Jason Browne
The Starkville Board of Aldermen will deal with redistricting, but not until a couple more pressing matters are addressed.
The biggest issue in the race for District 3 Justice Court Judge may be that there are no issues.
The candidates don’t have anything against one another, and all have faced off before. Each simply believes he can do a better job than the others.
Politics took a distant second place to fireworks Monday at the Starkville Sportsplex. As thousands gathered on the soccer fields to witness the Fourth of July fireworks display, a thin crowd of less than 100 took to the gym to listen to local and state politicians campaign for votes.
Six Democrats will square off in a primary election this August to represent the southeast corner of Oktibbeha County.
Starkville is the healthiest town in Mississippi, and it has the grant to prove it.
As the lone Democrat, District 3 Supervisor and Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors President Marvell Howard will face the winner of the Republican primary between Dennis “Denny” Daniels and Bennie L. Perkins.
The District 4 Supervisor race features another rookie Democrat supervisor, Daniel Jackson, campaigning to keep his spot while a Republican challenger with an impressive record hopes to claim a spot at the table.
James Lindsey isn’t ready to walk away from public service just yet, but he hung up one uniform Thursday.
District 2 Supervisor Orlando Trainer is up against Robert “Bubba” Gray, Alfreda G. Outlaw and Tremell O. Sherman.
Starkville-Oktibbeha Achieving Results (SOAR) dished out nearly $30,000 in grants to local programs aimed at helping county citizens Wednesday.
STARKVILLE — A Starkville man reported missing Monday has been located.
The investigation into Jan Morgan’s accident hasn’t been “reopened,” but it does continue. On Tuesday, Sixteenth District Attorney Forrest Allgood corrected a report published Monday which claimed he had decided to reexamine the possibility of bringing charges against Robbie Norton, the Cedar Bluff woman who struck Morgan with her car while Morgan cycled with a friend May 22 in Clay County.
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors carved a project into 19 pieces Monday in the interest of staying within budget.
The citizens of District 1 in Oktibbeha County have a buffet of choices for supervisor this year.
The most crowded race in the county has seven candidates vying to represent District 1 on the board of supervisors, and that’s after one candidate dropped out of the race.
A Starkville man was arrested Friday in connection with a June 8 auto burglary.
January 2013 is the new target date to get public busing up and running in Starkville.
The Oktibbeha County tax assessor/collector office will see its first leadership change in 20 years come January.
Wisps of smoke continued to rise from a rubbish fire at the Starkville city dump Wednesday.
The Starkville Fire Department received a call early Tuesday morning reporting the fire and has sprayed more than 7,000 gallons of water over the quarter-acre area over the past 48 hours.
Now that an escaped inmate is back in custody, the Clay County Sheriff’s Office is investigating how to make its jail more secure.
The woman accused of striking Starkville cyclist Jan Morgan will not face felony charges according to Morgan’s husband.