Starkville & Oktibbeha County
A federal judge has dismissed a civil suit filed by a local fitness gym against the city of Starkville.
Starkville is getting an upgrade to the city’s wastewater treatment system.
Oktibbeha County Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 4 p.m. Wednesday on Chisholm Drive.
Partnership Middle School will have a new principal next year.
The Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Board of Trustees approved a policy, with a 3-2 vote, allowing graduating seniors the option to purchase their SOCSD issued computers used during the school year.
Starkville Police Chief Mark Ballard said juveniles are the ones behind the majority of the auto burglaries in Starkville and drew a direct link between the guns they’ve stolen from cars and the increase in violent crime that has occurred over the past months.
At Melanie Hankins Booth’s wine education and tasting class Thursday night, the attendees all raised their glasses and toasted: “Here’s to being here.”
Authorities in Starkville and Oktibbeha County are weighing whether to implement a juvenile curfew in an attempt to decrease crime among teenagers and pre-teens.
Oktibbeha County comptroller Delois Farmer will become the new county administrator on July 1.
Austin Check’s challenge to the Ward 4 alderman Republican primary appears to be over after the party’s municipal executive committee voted Monday to keep the results in place.
Supervisors voted 3-2 to rescind the countywide mask mandate effective immediately at its meeting Monday.
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing to discuss the possibility of enacting a juvenile curfew within the county.
The first permanent truck to be used for seating at Mississippi State’s Left Field Lounge at Dudy Noble Field arrived by pure happenstance, the way Starkville resident Russ Rogers tells the story.
Aldermen received a bike- and pedestrian-friendly master plan at their work session Friday and will be looking at future ways to make the city more accessible.
The board of supervisors could hire a new county administrator as soon as this week.
While the city of Starkville will be lifting its citywide mask mandate as of Saturday, Mississippi State University announced Wednesday it would still require face coverings within classrooms on campus throughout the summer.
Starkville Utilities Department has partnered with the Tennessee Valley Authority to become the first municipality in the state of Mississippi to sign an agreement to create local renewable energy.
“See something, say something,” Ward 7 Alderman Henry Vaughn called out to the crowd at the Oktibbeha County branch NAACP’s program “Become a Village maker” at J.L. King Memorial Park Tuesday night.
A former employee of the CVS pharmacy in Starkville faces a felony charge for posting a terroristic threat toward the store on social media.
This week, Nathan Griffey will spend most of his time in Humphrey Coliseum.