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The Greater Starkville Development Partnership will hold its annual banquet from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Monday at Mississippi State Universityâ€™s Hunter Henry Center. Tickets for the event are sold out for the third year in a row, leaving a waiting list despite GSDP efforts to accommodate the growing numbers.
The Mississippi Democratic Trust has tapped Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman to deliver its response to Gov. Phil Bryant's State of the State address this evening.
Ward 7 Alderman Henry Vaughn broke into a lengthy public comments section during Tuesdayâ€™s Board of Aldermen meeting at Starkville City Hall to publicly admonish citizens who spoke critically of the board.
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors took another step in determining former county administrator Don Poseyâ€™s successor during a lengthy Tuesday afternoon meeting.
Board members were to each to name their top five individual choices. The board tallied the top five choices to narrow the group down to five finalists.
Starkville Police Department arrested a Starkville man on suspicion of aggravated domestic violence after a Monday morning altercation left one person injured.
Police arrested 26-year-old Timothy Youngblood following a reported altercation at an apartment at 1200 Louisville Street.
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The Starkville School District Board of Trustees extended Superintendent Lewis Hollowayâ€™s contract after giving him a positive evaluation at a called meeting Tuesday.
Members and friends of the Oktibbeha County National Association for the Advancement of Colored People came together early Monday afternoon for a special march and rally in commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Starbucks has begun construction on a new site in Starkville in the University Crossing Shopping Center on Highway 12.
Dorothy Isaac remembers the first Martin Luther King Jr. Day Unity Breakfast 20 years ago, in the basement of First United Methodist Church.
When Mississippi State Universityâ€™s Old Main dormitory burned down in January 1959, Bill Foster was not a member of MSUâ€™s staff. But a little more than a decade later, he found himself a critical part of preserving the story of the fire.