Articles by Joshua Starr
Thirty current fifth- and sixth-grade students held back at Armstrong Middle School and Overstreet Elementary may soon have an opportunity to return to their intended grades.
Plans for internet service expansion, low-cost wind power and industrial park development are each progressing and may soon contribute to economic development in Oktibbeha County.
Many devices with internet connectivity simply adjusted themselves for the end of daylight saving time on Sunday, while other timepieces required momentary adjustments.
Kind. Generous. Forgiving.
Joseph Tillman’s friends and Phi Delta Theta fraternity brothers gathered Sunday evening for a prayer service in the Chapel of Memories at Mississippi State University, remembering their slain schoolmate for those distinct qualities.
A Starkville man is behind bars after allegedly hitting a pedestrian while driving drunk on Blackjack Road near Helix Apartments in Starkville on Saturday.
A large fire destroyed an inactive railroad trestle and at least 600 feet of line in a rural wooded stretch near the northeast corner of Oktibbeha County on Friday.
As adequate fire response becomes increasingly relevant to Oktibbeha County residents with the county’s burn ban approaching a month in effect, one Oktibbeha district fire department received grants from state and federal agencies this week that will allow it to expand firefighting efforts.
Peter’s Rock Food Pantry has served food-insecure members of the Mississippi State University, Starkville and surrounding communities since 1997.
Oktibbeha County Volunteer Fire Services will soon be better equipped to respond to community needs in case of extreme weather and disaster events.
An Alabama man will spend 15 years in the Mississippi Department of Corrections after pleading guilty Monday to his role in a March 2015 shooting at Starkville Raceway.
Local and federal law enforcement are searching for an armed bank robbery suspect who fled from the scene of the alleged crime shortly before law enforcement arrived Thursday morning.
Mississippi State University announced Wednesday it will strictly enforce active Oktibbeha County burn bans on campus during tailgating for the homecoming football game against Samford.
Students from 14 Mississippi high schools converged on the Mississippi State University campus Wednesday for a technology competition.
The Mississippi State EcoCAR 3 team will combine craft beer and muscle cars with environmental advocacy in Gears & Beers, a promotional event for its customized 2016 Camaro Thursday at Mayhew Junction Brewing Company.
When Armstrong Middle School Principal Tim Bourne offered eighth grader Tyquerius Doss an opportunity to stick to a wall in a Velcro suit, he didn’t know quite to make of it at first.