Articles by Tyler B. Jones
Even though the city of Columbus operates under a special charter, it functions like most municipalities throughout the state, John C. Stennis Institute of Government and Community Development Executive Director Joseph “Dallas” Breen told a gathering of approximately 20 people Monday night.
Oktibbeha County has decided to split its $10 million worth of bonds between all five districts rather than using it on the county as a whole.
Oktibbeha County has narrowed the decision down to two plans for redistricting the county.
A second candidate has qualified for the Lowndes County circuit court judge position.
Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Eddie Peasant announced Wednesday he will retire from his position June 30 after a 30-year career in education.
A report from Mississippi Engineering Group says the Oktibbeha County Lake Dam has a solid core and mostly in shape, but it still needs some repairs.
While the J. L. King Center in Starkville runs only on an $80,000 budget a year, it continuously provides programs and services to community members.
The plan to allocate the majority of Starkville’s American Rescue Plan Act funds to park improvements may be changing.
In the early hours of Jan. 23, 1959, a fire erupted at one of Mississippi State University’s most iconic locations, the Old Main Dormitory.
Students ran through hallways and down staircases to escape the flames engulfing the building.
A fourth candidate has qualified for the Clay and Noxubee counties circuit court judge position for the 16th district of Mississippi.
Three West Point attorneys have qualified to run for circuit court judge.
Three suspects have been arrested for Wednesday night’s fatal shooting of a 9-year-old boy.
When school starts again next week, many students at staff at area public school districts will be required to mask up again.
Starkville Fire Chief Charles Yarbrough said his goal when he became chief in 2015 was to improve Starkville’s fire ratings.
A former Mississippi State University visiting professor is suing the university for discrimination during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The city of Starkville will soon extend the George M. Bryan Airport runway.
The county could soon hire a third-party consultant to oversee and administer its American Rescue Plan Act funds.
The city’s potential master plan for park improvements is focused on pedestrian and visual connectivity.
The Ward building at Henderson Ward Stewart Elementary School will soon be renovated to a 21st century facility, school district officials said.
The Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District board will now have an official policy committee to recommend new or updated policies for the district.