A debate on whether to name Oktibbeha County’s new safe room after former County Administrator Don Posey or former Emergency Management Director Jim Britt split supervisors during Monday’s board meeting.
An Oktibbeha County Circuit Court filing has shed light on how much each party in a civil case against the Mississippi Department of Public Safety received in court-ordered payments.
On Tuesday, Starkville’s board of aldermen will decide whether to press ahead with drafting an annexation ordinance to add new territory to the city’s east.
A Mississippi Highway Patrol trooper has been indicted for culpable negligence manslaughter for the fatal 2017 crash that led to the death of Mississippi State University student-athlete Kaelin Kersh.
An Oktibbeha County grand jury has indicted suspects in the 1990 Labor Day murders and a fatal car accident on Lampkin Street last spring.
Starkville aldermen interviewed two candidates for the city’s vacant Community Development Director position on Tuesday.
A Monday morning guilty plea in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court has concluded a 2016 Cotton District sexual assault case.
Jerry Talley, 32, of McCool, was sentenced to 50 years in prison, with an additional 10 suspended, after he pleaded guilty to kidnapping and sexual battery.
Two rematches have been set for this year’s elections in Oktibbeha County.
Oktibbeha County is in the very early stages of considering a relationship with the city of Starkville for recreation.
Supervisors discussed the possibility at last week’s budget workshop meeting, where Board President Orlando Trainer said Mayor Lynn Spruill asked the county to consider putting some funding toward a park the city is looking to build at Cornerstone Park on Highway 25.
The Mississippi State Auditor’s Office is investigating Oktibbeha County officials for potentially wrongly giving away almost $3,000 in county property to a private citizen.