Articles by Tyler B. Jones
The county has another possible design for redrawing district lines after the 2020 U.S. census.
“Oh Look! Another Glorious Morning!” read the sign at the Strange Brew on Highway 12 in Starkville on Wednesday.
Oktibbeha County will soon get new voting machines for elections.
Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Superintendent Eddie Peasant said the district could move to a modified schedule for the 2022-23 school year.
North Mississippi State Hospital, a psychiatric hospital in Tupelo, saw the effects COVID-19 had on recruiting employees over the past 18 months.
In 2016, the city of Starkville took over direct operations of its parks from the Starkville Parks Commission — a body appointed by aldermen that had overseen parks and recreation for two decades.
Five years later, the city is again outsourcing its parks management, this time to a private company.
Tom Cole and Marsha Page Ward were playing with the Caldwell High School band when the Leigh Mall time capsule was buried in 1972.
Starkville is moving forward with outsourcing its city parks management.
Some Oktibbeha County residents may be shifted into new voting districts due to 2020 Census results.
Starkville Police Department is on its way to creating a safer, more efficient way to monitor crime in the city.
Upgrades to a pedestrian crossing on the campus of Mississippi State are underway after a student was struck by a vehicle Thursday night.
Adopting a pet might be a little easier for local folks next week.
Four county residents are vying for an elected spot on the Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Board of Trustees in November.
Starkville ARPA plan criticized for lack of support for homeless, infrastructureBeatty hopes to have parks-heavy funding strategy rescinded
The city’s decision to dedicate $5.5 million of its American Rescue Plan Act funds to parks and recreation did not sit well with many citizens.
Starkville High School student Peyton Willoughby sat in his 10th grade English class Thursday not worried about struggling to hear his teacher because of new technology installed in the classroom.
State test scores across the Golden Triangle decreased overall in 2020-21 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and virtual learning.
Starkville resident Kristin Fuhrmann lives in the Northgate subdivision on the north side of town and said she has murky, brown water flow out of her faucets a few times a month.
Starkville residents may soon be allowed to drive golf carts throughout the city.
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors is considering negotiating a contract with a government-project consultant agency to help efficiently manage the county’s American Rescue Plan Act funds.
The Starkville Oktibbeha Consolidated School District now has an option for virtual learning if unforeseen circumstances occur due to the COVID-19 pandemic.