Julie and Matt Capella take their beagles, Frances and Jasmine, everywhere and never leave them at home. "We pick restaurants where we can eat with our dogs outside," Julie Capella said. "That's our criteria."
Oktibbeha County leaders expressed concerns at Monday's board of supervisors meeting about lost tax revenue if the potential conversion of the railroad that bisects Starkville and Oktibbeha County into a walking and biking trail becomes a reality.
A man is in stable condition after being shot near Cook Out restaurant on Highway 12 early Sunday morning.
A Starkville teen is in custody for shooting an adult female twice with a .45-caliber handgun Friday morning while she slept, according to the arrest affidavit.
Mikel Franklin spent much of his childhood in the house on North Long Street that will likely be demolished soon. Franklin's mother died in 2000, and two of his brothers each lived in the house until about five years ago. Pieces of the roof have fallen off, windows are broken and the yard is overgrown.
The transition from summer to autumn brings with it a crop of illnesses in schools, from sinus infections to strep throat.
The Starkville board of aldermen's Tuesday meeting began with Vice Mayor and Ward 6 Alderman Roy A. Perkins claiming the Sept. 17 meeting was held illegally.
When Tiffany Wilson ate at Arepas Coffee and Bar, Starkville's newest downtown restaurant, with friends on Friday, she had no familiarity with Venezuelan cuisine.
They have a variety of day jobs, from aircraft worker to law student, but they are all members of the U.S. Army Reserve, they all train in Starkville and they will have a new training facility in about 18 months.
The Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Board of Trustees approved a research project at its Tuesday board meeting that could make school cafeterias safer.
The Starkville High School faculty of almost 130 participated in an active shooter drill Tuesday after school that involved security officers shooting blanks from firearms in hallways while teachers practiced training protocols in classrooms.
A recent civil lawsuit from an Oktibbeha County resident led the board of supervisors to vote 3-1 Monday to ask permission to settle out of court.
The railroad that bisects Starkville from southwest to northeast is part of Johnny Buckner's heritage.
Local fire authorities joined forces to put out two fires in rural areas of Oktibbeha County Friday and Saturday.
The stretch of Highway 12 outside the Green Oaks neighborhood did not have a sidewalk when Timiko Rieves came to Starkville to visit relatives in the mid-1980s.
City leaders introduced a list of alternative options to proposed regulations of short-term rentals properties Thursday before holding a public forum where most people in attendance spoke against the proposal.
Nine candidates for Oktibbeha County government offices made their cases to a crowd of about 30 at The Mill at MSU Conference Center over breakfast Wednesday morning.
Starkville Community Theatre presents "An Evening Celebrating Mississippi Writers" at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Playhouse on Main in downtown Starkville.
A public hearing regarding the city's development code and comprehensive plan turned into a debate about proposed restrictions on short-term rental properties at Tuesday's board of aldermen meeting.
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2. Starkville teen faces attempted murder charge for Sandhill Arms shooting STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Man injured in shooting near Starkville Cook Out restaurant STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Cultural Heritage Foundation board shuts down talks with new preservation society COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY