Starkville High School juniors will undertake some additional preparation before they take the ACT this year as part of a pilot program from the state of Mississippi.
An Oktibbeha County woman with a prior criminal record is facing two new misdemeanor charges after an incident on the Starkville High School campus Tuesday.
Aldermen are expected to vote on the 2019-2020 budget Tuesday night after long talks of increasing the city's millage rate to fund new operations costs.
A Biloxi man is the fifth person charged with a misdemeanor after a fight involving multiple people last weekend on the lawn of a church near Starkville’s Cotton District.
The Mississippi Supreme Court on Thursday denied an appeal for rehearing regarding the legal battle over property that is now the site of the future North Star industrial park in Starkville.
After nearly 10 months of being placed under a school improvement plan by the Mississippi Department of Education, Armstrong Middle School Principal Julie Kennedy made a presentation to the school board this week, showing where the school was now.
The East Oktibbeha Volunteer Fire Department will host its fourth annual Chili Cook-Off on Oct. 5 and raffle tickets are currently on sale.
A presentation delivered to the Board of Aldermen revealed most Starkville city employees salaries were below the average set by similarly-sized municipalities around the state.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Democratic Attorney General Jim Hood released an investigative report Wednesday that says his rival in this year's governor's race, Republican Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, improperly sought to influence a roadbuilding project near Reeves' neighborhood.
Two more arrests have been made following a weekend brawl in Starkville’s Cotton District, which brings the total number of people charged to four.
Community Counseling Services on Tuesday announced it was on the receiving end of a substantial grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), to the tune of nearly $5 million.
A Biloxi man is now facing charges as the second person arrested following a large brawl that occurred near Starkville’s Cotton District early Sunday morning.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi group advocating for medical marijuana legalization has turned in more than 105,000 signatures to get the initiative on the ballot next year.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge is taking charge of Mississippi's mental health system, saying that attorneys for the federal government have proved the state isn't doing enough to serve people outside the confinement of mental hospitals.
Apart from some traffic accidents and a couple of car burglaries, local police and fire officials saw a somewhat quiet holiday weekend, with many in Starkville gone for the away Mississippi State football game or out of town for Labor Day.
Oktibbeha County and the city of Starkville will be closed Monday in observance of Labor Day, though emergency services will remain open through the holiday.
More than 400 people gathered at The Mill on Thursday to hear a talk from one of the leading advocates for autism spectrum disorders in the world.
A white Oktibbeha County woman appearing to intimidate two black visitors at an Oktibbeha County campground while holding a pistol has been found guilty of a misdemeanor and will have to pay a fine as ordered by the court.
The Mississippi Court of Appeals on Tuesday affirmed a decision in an eminent domain case initially ruled on last year that will see a state agency take the condemned property owned by Starkville Lodging.
The Starkville Rotary Club heard a talk celebrating 20 years of an institution that has brought economic development and other recognition to the area through bringing in large rodeos and other events.
The Mississippi Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the conviction and life sentence for a Lowndes County man who shot and killed his mother’s boyfriend in 2013.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Two Republicans running for Mississippi governor were asked during a televised debate Wednesday night to name one disagreement they've had with current Republican Gov. Phil Bryant.
In February, the Starkville Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Board of Trustees approved the hire of Morgan Abraham as the new principal of Sudduth Elementary School.
The month of July saw a noticeable uptick in unemployment for Golden Triangle counties from the same month a year ago, while counties saw a mixed bag from June.
With July’s sales tax numbers in, Starkville, West Point and Columbus are all showing slight increases from last July, but decreases from the previous month.
Starkville’s Planning and Zoning Commission lost a commissioner this week as Ward 2's representative on the advisory board Carl Smith resigned as he and his family are moving out of the ward.
Once again, a member of the Starkville community will be getting a new home thanks to the efforts of Mississippi State University and Starkville Habitat for Humanity.
CANTON, Miss. (AP) — The children of Sacred Heart Catholic Church streamed out into Mississippi's heat on a blistering Sunday afternoon, carrying what they said was a message of opposition against immigration raids their parents could not.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi candidates working toward Aug. 27 party primary runoffs have two important tasks: keep the base motivated and find new voters.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Two Mississippi electric cooperatives are announcing plans to create subsidiaries to offer high-speed internet, months after state legislators passed a law allowing the rural electric providers to enter the business.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Six of seven Mississippi chicken processing plants raided Wednesday were "willfully and unlawfully" employing people who lacked authorization to work in the United States, including workers wearing electronic monitoring bracelets at work for previous immigration violati…
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