Scientists are studying the DNA of deer to gauge the success of restocking efforts a century ago in Southeastern states.
Oktibbeha County residents could incur a 2.4-mill tax increase next year needed to support a $14.5 million road bond.
Sitting on his worn couch Wednesday, Camelot Apartments resident James Smith asked a question he's been contemplating for a while now: How does a convicted felon, living on a fixed income and forced to move by no fault of his own, not only find a new home, but also scrape together enough money to pay for relocation?
The Greater Starkville Development Partnership's next chief executive officer will fill a tourism director position the organization's board of directors recently created.
Starkville Planning and Zoning Commissioner Patrick Miller will run as a Democrat for the Starkville Board of Aldermen Ward 5 seat in next year's municipal election.
OCH Regional Medical Center Chief Executive Officer Richard Hilton said a report calling upon the county to seek transaction proposals for the publicly-owned health care operation was led to its conclusion because of cherry-picked data misrepresenting the hospital's true financial standing.
Ward 1 Starkville Alderman Ben Carver warned his county counterparts during Tuesday's public hearing on OCH Regional Medical Center's future that selling or leasing the hospital would be "political suicide" and that he would "find people to run against" sitting incumbents if they move forward with a deal.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen voted on Tuesday to condemn the Camelot Apartments complex.
A Starkville man faces multiple felony charges after he allegedly fled the scene of an accident.
Oktibbeha County supervisors on Monday rejected three bond bids associated with its upcoming $7 million issuance to fund a new industrial park and authorized its bond attorney to negotiate a new deal with the lowest bidder.
An out-of-state hospital analysis firm and OCH Regional Medical Center representatives will present reports on the future of Oktibbeha County's publicly owned facility and its financial future 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the chancery courthouse.
An Oktibbeha County man who escaped law enforcement custody in Calhoun County was found in Webster County on Friday.
A former Starkville High School theatre teacher is asking district leadership for an apology after he was removed from a play performance on campus last week.
Ahead of Tuesday's public hearing with the health care consulting firm Stroudwater and Associates, District 2 Supervisor Orlando Trainer said new data could emerge in the group's second presentation on OCH Regional Medical Center's future.
Ward 6 Alderman Roy A. Perkins warned municipal employees against getting caught up in political events during business hours after many Starkville department heads attended Ward 2 Alderman Lisa Wynn's re-election announcement at City Hall Thursday.
Starkville property attorney Johnny Moore will run for the city's open mayoral seat next year.
School board trustees accepted a Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District art teacher's resignation Wednesday after she posted a controversial message on social media last month.
Tuesday's storms produced an EF-1 tornado that damaged approximately four homes in the Oktoc community, Oktibbeha County Emergency Management Agency Director Shank Phelps confirmed Wednesday.
A year ago, Starkville's Homestead Education Center held its first Holiday Helping Hand project by providing a new roof for a Starkville family.
When it's time to work, Oktibbeha County Road Manager Victor Collins says his favorite temperature is above 52 degrees.
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