Oktibbeha joins Lowndes in calling for EMCC investigation

Posted about 1 hour ago in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors unanimously joined their counterparts in Lowndes County on Monday by asking the State Auditor's Office to investigate East Mississippi Community College's financial decline over the last decade.

ALDI and TJ Maxx sign onto Highway 12 retail center project

Posted about 1 hour ago in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Starkville could get an ALDI grocery store and a TJ Maxx department store if Starkville's board of aldermen approve a tax-increment financing plan this evening for the project.


200th Lakota helicopter heads to Ft. Rucker

Posted about 2 hours ago in Columbus & Lowndes County

U.S. Army officials stepped off the Airbus tarmac in Columbus Monday morning to fly the 200th Lakota trainer helicopter to Ft. Rucker, Alabama.



Walter Kilborn sits on his golfcart Friday afternoon after taking care of the horses at J3 Ranch in Starkville. Though retired, Kilborn loves to stay busy working seven days a week. When he's not working, he looks forward to any Mississippi State football or baseball game.

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Aldermen to consider TIF for retail center on Highway 12

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Alabama man arrested after high-speed chase from Lowndes to Pickens counties

Lowndes man killed during apparent struggle over weapon with son



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