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Starkville, Mississippi is located in Oktibbeha County. Zip codes in Starkville, MS include 39760, and 39759. The median home price in Starkville is $169,500. More Starkville information.

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25 min ago | Commercial Dispatch

City contributions to Horse Park, theater on the chopping block

The amount of money Starkville gives outside groups, including the Mississippi Horse Park and Starkville Community Theater, is expected to decrease in the upcoming fiscal year as the city's budget committee slashed a $1.5 million wish list to an amount about $41,000 shy of current contributions.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Sunherald.com

Jury finds Quinn guilty of capital murder

Circuit Judge Lee Howard sentenced 53-year-old Archie Quinn to life in prison without parole.

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Commercial Dispatch

Police connect Crawford man to Central Ave. stabbing

The Starkville Police Department arrested a Crawford man who allegedly stabbed someone at Central Avenue on Tuesday and fled the scene by foot.

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Commercial Dispatch

Browning on Business: Hobby Lobby, Fashion Apparel set for openings

The doors will open at 9 a.m. that day, according to Vincent Parker, the retail chain store's spokesperson.

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Oktibbeha schools again operating with accreditation

Oktibbeha County School District is again an accredited school system almost two years after a state takeover, but Conservator Margie Pulley will continue to run the district until 2015's consolidation.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

WLBT-TV Jackson

QB Prescott, MSU embrace SEC expectations

Quarterback Dak Prescott's breakout sophomore season produced some impressive moments last fall, including 13 touchdown runs, 10 touchdown passes and a comeback win over a bitter in-state rival.

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Our View: Oktibbeha, Starkville boards fail to truly follow agendas

Oktibbeha County supervisors and Starkville aldermen both have something in common: They recently tended to business outside the constraints of their published agendas.

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Jurors hear 911 tape as Quinn murder trial begins

Archie Quinn sits in court Tuesday afternoon in Starkville. Quinn is on trial for fatally shooting a woman in 2008.

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Governor touts workers, state's growth potential

Governor Phil Bryant was among honorary members Tuesday afternoon to congratulate Southwire and it's employees on being named the 2014 Industry of the Year by the Golden Triangle Development LINK.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Commercial Dispatch

Warrants served on man for child enticement, touching

The Starkville Police Department arrested a local man Friday and charged him with numerous counts of sexual crimes against minors.

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AG declines Perkins' request for clarity on school money issue

The Mississippi Attorney General's Office sent a letter to vice mayor Roy A. Perkins on Friday saying it would not provide further comment on a school money issue after aldermen approved the framework for a legal funds transfer in its last regular meeting.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Commercial Dispatch

County millage value expected to improve slightly

The amount of money one single ad valorem tax mill brings into Oktibbeha County is projected to increase slightly for the upcoming fiscal year, but the additional value isn't expected to significantly impact tax rates or county coffers.

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No-jangles: Starkville Bojangles closes

Bill Cunningham, who opened the restaurant in August 2010, confirmed this morning that he recently sold the restaurant.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Commercial Dispatch

Photo: Meeting Miss Mississippi

Miss Mississippi Jasmine Murray, of Columbus, meets with Cameron Knight, 3, and his mother, Amy Knight, of Starkville Saturday during a homecoming reception for Murray held at Mississippi University for Women's Cochran Hall.

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Aldermen mull economic bond issuance

At least three Starkville aldermen have not yet committed their support to a bond issuance next month that could fund a new industrial park near the Miss.

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The Mississippi Press

MSU students propose designs for Mississippi Maritime Museum in Pascagoula

When Mississippi Maritime Museum's board of directors began discussing renovation plans for an interim museum and design blueprints for a permanent one, they contacted the Magnolia State's only postsecondary architecture school.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Commercial Dispatch

Lynn Spruill: A practice that's got to stop

On the agenda of Tuesday, July 22, 2014, was a payment for Carver Drive. Alderman Perkins voted against paying for that work already accomplished on his ward's most significant project.

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Daily Times Leader

WCC to host school supply funds lunch

The We Care Committee is set to close its summer feeding program for local youth with a school supply fundraiser beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday at the LueZarah Robinson Healthcare Services building at 826 Highway 45 Alt.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

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Browning on Business: Golden Triangle's first brewery ready for business

SweetGum Brewing Co. is slated to have its first brew on local shelves by the end of September, according to co-owners Ed Dechert and Cameron Fogle.

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Daily Times Leader

Leap of faith: Culin-Arts relocating to Oxford

Valeda Carmichael has called West Point home for the last 34 years. By the end of the summer, however, that may change.

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