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A new challenge faces the Northstar Industrial Park as rising costs have ballooned the price of an elevated water tank for the park.

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While the biggest cities in the Golden Triangle were spared after a line of severe storms moved over the state this week, other counties in the region weren’t as lucky.

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Following news that Goody’s would be closing its current location in the Starkville Crossings shopping complex on Highway 12, the parent company has announced a new off-price department store will take its place.

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's new Republican lieutenant governor, Delbert Hosemann, has a reputation for working hard and expecting others around him to do the same.

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The Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District held its first of four Table Talks to allow district leadership to engage with parents, faculty and other community members on the district’s current course.

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The threat of severe weather is expected this weekend, and residents of Sturgis will have to rely on alternative methods to warn them of incoming storms.

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Hurricane-force wind gusts and hail the size of baseballs could accompany potent storms that also threaten to spin up tornadoes and drench the South with heavy rains, forecasters said Friday.

A Starkville Republican has been appointed chairman of a special House committee to oversee and decide an election challenge in the highly-publicized race for Mississippi House District 40.

On Jan. 3, a group of 16 senior United Methodist clergy from around the world brought forth a proposal to preserve the United Methodist Church, while allowing more conservative churches within the body to form a new denomination.

Students in Heather Fair’s law and public safety class got to learn more about the criminal justice system by hearing from the region’s district attorney.

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi prosecutor filed a court order Monday saying he won't be the one to decide whether to try a man a seventh time in a quadruple murder case.

After what is being viewed as a major bipartisan victory with the passage of the Mississippi Lottery during the last legislative session, Mississippi lawmakers will convene today for the 2020 regular session under a new governor and with a fresh set of issues to take on.

The Starkville Police Department responded to a shooting Monday afternoon on Catherine Drive in north Starkville that saw one man seriously injured.

There could soon be a trail connecting McKee Park with Highway 12, if the Starkville Parks and Recreation department receives grant funds from the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks.

A recent round of civil lawsuits filed in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court have presented new claims of improper behavior levied at County Road Manager Fred “Hal” Baggett, who has been the subject of past accusations and legal action on the part of former county employees.

Oktibbeha County's Health Department could see changes as Supervisors agreed during last week's meeting to investigate funding paths for improvements to the agency's existing building or a building a new building altogether.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol announced on Friday it will kick off the 2019 Christmas Travel Enforcement Period with the annual safety awareness initiative titled “Home for the Holidays” on Monday.

A group of Starkville High School students got to celebrate and be celebrated by some of their favorite teachers at the school’s monthly Examples of Excellence program.

A Starkville man charged with attempted murder after allegedly shooting a man over the weekend had an initial appearance in Starkville Municipal Court Wednesday.

The Starkville Board of Aldermen voted 6-1 Tuesday night to approve a new unified development code for the city after months of public input and modifications.

The effect of hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking" on the U.S. natural gas industry was the topic of the day at the Starkville Rotary Club meeting Monday with Atmos Energy Public Affairs Manager Robert Lesley as the featured speaker.

Schools let out early and precautionary measures were made by local emergency officials in Oktibbeha County on Monday as a potentially dangerous line of storms moved through the area.

Christmas came early for Mississippi State University’s T.K. Martin Center for Technology and Disability after recently receiving a donation of iPads from Cadence Bank.

Dane Peagler’s physics students at Starkville High School participated in an annual tradition on Friday to help put their lessons into practice and show other students physics in action.

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal appeals court declared Friday that Mississippi's ban on abortion at 15 weeks is unconstitutional, dealing a blow to those seeking to overturn the landmark Supreme Courtruling that legalized abortion nationwide.

Those traveling the roads in Starkville can expect to see an increased law enforcement presence as the Starkville Police Department conducts its Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Christmas/New Year’s blitz campaign.

Members of the Starkville Board of Aldermen were brought up to speed on potential structure changes to the Starkville Police Department brought forth by the city’s incoming Police Chief Mark Ballard.

At its meeting on Monday, the Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Board of Trustees unanimously approved a resolution for the issuance of general obligation bonds for the district.