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Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman said he didnâ€™t know what it felt like to get a $23 million Christmas present, but he got a taste Thursday as C Spire hosted the grand opening of its new commercial data processing center.
This holiday season, Starkville Junior Auxiliary has given several children the gift of warmth.
Starkville Junior Auxiliary donated an estimated 180 coats to children at the Oktibbeha County ICS Head Start Center, exceeding its goal by a large margin with help from Deep South Pout.
Cooperation between city administration and private business owners has shortened the planned duration of a road closure near the new municipal complex, but some businesses in downtown Starkville may still have to endure a pinch.
Gov. Phil Bryant paid a visit to the Golden Triangle to speak about the regionâ€™s economic growth at Golden Triangle Development LINKâ€™s luncheon Thursday at East Mississippi Community College in Mayhew.
Elected officials and community members from throughout the Golden Triangle were in attendance for the event, and got a chance to hear about the LINKâ€™s progress and future plans.
A Mississippi State University student crashed his car into a pylon at a Sprint Mart gas station near campus early Wednesday morning and fled the scene after the car caught fire, prompting his arrest by Oktibbeha County sheriffâ€™s deputies.
Most years, The Little Dooey general manager Bart Wood sees business slow down this time of year.
Mississippi State University police arrested a suspect Tuesday night concerning theft of several pieces of MSU lawn maintenance tools and other equipment, dating back to Nov. 1.
Matthew Dotson, 30, of Savannah, Ga. is being held in Oktibbeha County Jail on suspicion of multiple counts of grand larceny.
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The Mississippi State University Faculty Senate has passed a resolution asking the universityâ€™s administration to pursue extension of health care benefits and other special benefits to same-sex spouses of university faculty and staff, but the administration has responded by saying current state law limits that pursuit.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen unanimously approved rezoning 326 acres of land north of Highway 182 and east of Highway 25 at its Tuesday evening.
For the past seven years, Deborah Oakley has been bringing goods from Hope Fruit and Berry Farm in Morton to Starkville for the annual Holiday Bazaar.