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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.

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A burn ban was issued for the entire city of Starkville just after 9 a.m. Tuesday morning.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


This semester, all new Mississippi State University undergraduates will read a new biography produced by the Ulysses S. Grant Library at MSU.


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.

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.

The Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District is considering the creation of new pay scales to help organize its employees by salary.

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.

The Starkville Rotary Club heard from an involved local charity Monday, with a talk from Salvation Army Service Center Manager Katie Walker.

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The third-place finisher in the Republican primary for Mississippi attorney general is endorsing a candidate still in the race.

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.

With school resuming across the state, the Mississippi Highway Patrol is reminding motorists to be careful driving around school buses and in school zones.

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…

As Mississippi State University continues to grow, the university broke ground on a new parking lot Wednesday morning.