If Oktibbeha County decides to build a new headquarters, it could cost about $31 million, according to estimates the board of supervisors received at its meeting Monday.
The Starkville Main Street Association has named Paige Watson as the new director for the Main Street program.
The COVID-19 vaccination site in Oktibbeha County has relocated.
Starkville Parks and Recreation Executive Director Brandon Doherty updated the board of aldermen on the department’s finances, upcoming projects and amended park hours at a board work session Friday.
In the early morning of May 11, 1965, country legend Johnny Cash just wanted to pick flowers on the side of the street in Starkville after playing a show at Mississippi State University, but Starkville police were not fond of that idea.
A Starkville man accused of fraudulently obtaining more than $6 million in COVID-19 Paycheck Protection Program funds faces up to 30 years in prison on 16 federal charges.
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.