Municipal Court


NOTICE 7/19/2021:

There will be no Starkville Municipal Court sessions this week and offices will be closed for in person business until Wednesday, July 21, 2021. 

Court staff will contact all impacted parties to reschedule court dates.

Our online payment system if available if you with to pay on a fine during this time.

We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your patience

Starkville Municipal Court

The City of Starkville Municipal Court is located at 110 West Main Street inside city hall. The court employs one part-time judge, one part-time prosecutor and six additional full time court personnel. All court employees are committed to providing the citizens of Starkville and Oktibbeha County with effective, efficient, and courteous service.

Municipal court holds four court sessions per week and hears cases that originate inside the city limits of Starkville, Mississippi. Our normal business hours are from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

The Starkville Municipal Court hears an average of approximately 12,000 new cases per year. These cases range from traffic citations to preliminary hearings for felony cases.

Court Sessions

Municipal Court schedule. 

  • Monday at 1 P.M. - until

  • Wednesday at 2:00 P.M. - until

  • Thursday at 9:00 A.M. - until

    • The Thursday sessions of court will only be held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month.

Monday Afternoon

  • 1:00 P.M.
  • Trial and appearance date for traffic citations, misdemeanors,and preliminary hearings

Wednesday Afternoon

  • 2:00 P.M.
  • Trial and appearance date for traffic citations, misdemeanors,and preliminary hearings

Thursday Morning

  • 9:00 A.M.
  • Trial and appearance date for traffic citations, misdemeanors, and preliminary hearings

Municipal Court Personnel

  • Municipal Judge: J. Brian Kelley
  • Municipal Prosecutor: Caroline Moore
  • Court Clerk: Leigh-Ann Sallis

Deputy Court Clerks

  • Chana Brooks
  • Alicia Hu
  • Shay Holmes
  • Alexis Robinson