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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 $169,900. More Starkville information.

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19 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

Starkville's Forks & Corks to welcome MasterChef winner

Fox Network's MasterChef 2010 Season One winner Whitney Miller will add an extra dimension to the Starkville Area Arts Council's Forks & Corks fundraiser July 25-26.

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21 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

Roses and thorns: 7/13/14

A rose to Dr. Philip Hickman who was selected as the new superintendent of school for the Columbus Municipal School District during a special meeting Friday.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

HS football championships expected to depart Jackson

It's not a done deal yet, but the high school football championships this year are on the verge of being played in Starkville.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Mississippi Business Journal

C Spire adding suite of home security, monitoring to new ultra speed Internet service

At the launch of C Spire's ultra-high speed, fiber-based gigabit Internet service, analysts wondered what offerings the Fiber to the Home initiative would include beyond the next generation internet, digital HD television and nationwide phone service.

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Commercial Dispatch

Browning on Business: New speakeasy to open in downtown Starkville

The Guest Room is slated to open next month. It will be located in the refurnished basement of Restaurant Tyler, which is located at 100 E. Main St. The renovation process began in early May, according to Brian Kelley, who along with Chef Ty Thames, opened Restaurant Tyler six years ago.

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Daily Times Leader

US Marshals arrest local in armed robbery

A West Point man is in custody for an alleged May armed robbery incident through a collaborative effort from Starkville Police Department and the U.S. Marshal's Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force Oxford Division.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Commercial Dispatch

Supervisors unanimously pass Blackjack TIF plan

Oktibbeha County supervisors unanimously approved a $4.78 million-maximum tax increment financing plan Monday that, once expected housing developments are added to the tax rolls, will provide funding for numerous Blackjack Road improvements.

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Commercial Dispatch

SSD supe wants 'amiable' solution for fund dispute

Starkville School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway said he hopes SSD and city aldermen can find an amiable solution over how to use $500,000 in over-collected school taxes.

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National Public Radio

Country Newcomer Duets With Legends On New Album

What does it take to get country legends like Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton and Merle Haggard on the same album? A 19-year-old newcomer named Mary Sarah.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Commercial Dispatch

Alleged voyeur arrested at road block

Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Department apprehended 55-year-old Eddie Will Parks, Jr., of 152 Jordan Lane, while conducting a routine road block July 3 and served him a warrant for non-complying as a sex offender, a Starkville Police Department press release stated.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Commercial Dispatch

Lynn Spruill: Yes, the city is in the county

When I was a city employee it was always extremely frustrating to hear a resident complain about the high taxes that citizens of Starkville paid.

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Commercial Dispatch

New SHS principal focusing on graduation rate, community involvement

Starkville High School Principal David Baggett talks Tuesday. Baggett was born and raised in Ocean Springs and spent the last eight years as principal at Ocean Springs High School.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Commercial Dispatch

Fire chiefs: Use safety, common sense during Fourth of July activities

Local fire chiefs want county residents to enjoy safe Fourth of July traditions like grilling out and watching fireworks, but their respective organizations are ready to respond if any celebrations get out of hand.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Commercial Dispatch

SPD continues search for alleged check scammer

Gabriel Petty, of 401 Murdock Lane, and Robert Earl Robertson, of 1810 Hwy. 12 W., were arrested after Starkville Police Department issued numerous felony warrants for false pretense.

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Mississippi Business Journal

Synergetics DCS a " Best Places to Work 2014

The Starkville-based company offers network design and management, and provides network infrastructure, including fiber optic, copper cabling, and wireless solutions.

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Commercial Dispatch

Wiseman, Perkins differ on excess school tax money

A battle is brewing over how Starkville should use almost $500,000 in over-collected school district taxes after Vice Mayor Roy A. Perkins opined that the city should take legal avenues to keep the money for itself during Tuesday's board of aldermen meeting.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Daily Times Leader

Region hosts July 4 festivities

For most Americans, July 4 means family celebrations, barbecues, music, the rockets' red glare and bombs bursting in air.

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Commercial Dispatch

Aldermen consider Cadence building as new police HQ

Aldermen began a process Tuesday that could uproot the Starkville Police Department from its current location and place a new base of operations deep in the heart of downtown Starkville.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Bradenton.com

NC State, Mississippi State to meet in 2020, 2021

N.C. State announced the scheduling agreement Tuesday, with the Atlantic Coast Conference program hosting the Bulldogs in September 2020.

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Commercial Dispatch

Starkville police warn of counterfeit check scam

The Starkville Police Department issued arrest warrants for three men allegedly tied to a counterfeit check scam and warned businesses to be on the lookout for bogus payroll checks stemming from a legitimate contracting business.

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