STARKVILLE — In the race for the Ward 4 alderman seat, incumbent Richard Corey is running for re-election on the Democratic ticket and will face Republican challengers Nick Papas or John Michael VanHorn in the general election on June 2.
STARKVILLE — The battle for Starkville’s Ward 7 alderman seat will pit incumbent Janette Self against challenger Henry Vaughn Tuesday in the Democratic primary.
With no Republicans entered in the race, the winner of the Democratic primary will secure the Ward 7 seat.
STARKVILLE — With Starkville’s Ward 1 Alderman Sumner Davis opting not to run for re-election, five candidates have come forward to fill his seat.
Democrats Corey Bagwell, Mark Duncan and Juliette Weaver-Reese will square off Tuesday in the primary election. The winner of the Democratic primary will face Republican Ben Carver and Independent Helen Eaves in the general election on June 2.
STARKVILLE — With the city of Starkville growing each and every year, many are calling the upcoming municipal election one of the most important in community history.
STARKVILLE — A Georgia man arrested Thursday morning at Mississippi State University on a robbery charge now faces additional charges by city and campus police.
STARKVILLE — The suspicious white powder found April 23 in a Mississippi State University auditorium turned out to be nothing more than a mistake, police said Friday.
STARKVILLE — Mississippi State University police officers arrested Danny Solomon following an early-morning incident today near McKee Hall, a university residence facility on East Lee Boulevard.
Mississippi University for Women police chief, who also serves as Meridian Ward 5 councilman, has been terminated after less than two weeks on the job
STARKVILLE — Matthew Gatewood, 18, a Mississippi State University freshmen civil engineering major from Clinton, collapsed suddenly Thursday night in his campus residence hall and was rushed to Oktibbeha County Hospital, where shortly thereafter he was pronounced dead.
The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department along with help from the U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force and the West Point Police Department have arrested a suspected murderer who has been on the run since 2005. During the operation the agencies also stumbled upon a suspected dog-fighting ring.
The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office released the following felony arrests reports:
The city of West Point will be getting a $250,000 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission to fix a collapsed sewer main.
The announcement was made Friday afternoon from the office of Democratic Congressman Travis Childers.
STARKVILLE — A Thursday afternoon French class at Mississippi State University turned into quite the adventure for a professor and a few of his students after the group was exposed to some suspicious white powder in a campus auditorium.
STARKVILLE — The Starkville Board of Aldermen Tuesday voted 4-3 to deny a developer’s request to rezone 4.98 acres at the southwest corner of Yellow Jacket Drive and Eckford Drive from an R-1 single-family residential district to an R-3A single-family medium density district.
STARKVILLE — As part of a continued effort to improve the appearance of Starkville, the city’s Board of Aldermen is considering an ordinance to ban couches and other indoor furniture from porches and yards.
STARKVILLE — A Starkville woman was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in the Mississippi Department of Corrections system for the shooting death of another woman last March in the Pecan Acres neighborhood.
The Mississippi State University Police Department is investigating some suspicious white powder a professor found this afternoon in an auditorium on campus.
Sometimes the best things come in small packages. Take the third annual Bluegrass Festival in the rural community of Belk, Ala., about a half-hour’s drive from Columbus.
STARKVILLE — With more people relying on cell phones and other means of communication instead of traditional land lines, the Oktibbeha County E-911 dispatch center has found itself in a financial bind.