When Kim Kavalsky became the coordinator for mental health outreach at Mississippi State University in 2012, she was shocked to learn how many students experienced suicidal thoughts.
Some Starkville aldermen attempted on Tuesday to expand the ongoing debate over potential restrictions on short-term rentals in residential neighborhoods, saying long-term rentals in the same areas should be considered too.
Starkville police arrested an 18-year-old man Friday morning for an armed robbery on Tuesday night.
Maddie Arbogast's visit to the women's suffrage exhibit on display at Mississippi State University was partly by accident, she said.
Tuesday night, a dozen juniors and seniors from Starkville High School showed off their computer technology skills at the C Spire store in Starkville. Collectively, they are the first class of a C Spire pilot program called The C Spire Software Development Pathway.
Aldermen will not vote to place restrictions on short-term rental properties such as Airbnbs in residential neighborhoods at their Dec. 17 meeting as originally planned, and the city will look into possible regulations for long-term rental properties before bringing the issue back up for debate.
A man died in a trailer fire on Sturgis Maben Road in southwest Oktibbeha County on Tuesday night.
County officials are considering applying for five grants to fund the replacement of the levee at Oktibbeha County Lake, Emergency Management Agency director Kristen Campanella told the board of supervisors at its Monday meeting.
With a 57-yard completion on fourth-and-24, a pass interference call that left the Bulldog faithful exasperated and a unsportmanlike conduct penalty against Ole Miss that ultimately led to a missed extra point that would have tied the game, Mississippi State escaped with a 21-20 Egg Bowl victory on Thanksgiving night.
Starkville police arrested two suspects Wednesday in connection to a fatal shooting at Brookville Garden apartments on Tuesday.
Starkville police are investigating an apparent homicide at Brookville Garden Apartments.
The draft of the city's unified development code has finally attracted some public interest beyond the proposed restrictions on short-term rentals in residential neighborhoods, City Planner Daniel Havelin said Monday.
Oktibbeha County citizens have been receiving scam phone calls from someone pretending to be from the county sheriff's office, claiming they have a warrant against them for missing jury duty, Capt. Brett Watson said.
Sitting at a pew in First Church of Christ Holiness on Saturday afternoon, Ross Williams reminisced while he waited. "This building was built in the mid-1960s," the church clerk, deacon and lifelong member recalled.
Friday's rainy weather did not stop a swarm of people from stopping by the Cadence Bank Plaza downtown and visiting the four food trucks that served a variety of cuisine from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
The clothes closets in the Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District started as a quick and easy solution for students to get clean clothes in case of emergency and return to class quickly.
Oktibbeha supervisors decided Monday to further research membership in the Tombigbee River Valley Water Management District before choosing whether to join.
Less than 10 percent of Starkville residents participate in the city's recycling program, and an informal committee that formed in February wants the city to start an advertising campaign to encourage greater participation.
Authorities have released the identify of a utility worker who died after falling from a cell tower on Highway 12 in Longview Saturday.
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