Archive - Nov 2012
Significant changes are coming to traffic at the heart of the Mississippi State University campus to accommodate a new building that will combine a parking garage at its bottom with classrooms on upper floors.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen will consider approval of the Oktibbeha County Economic Development Authorityâ€™s annual budget at its 5:30 p.m. meeting today at City Hall.
Rudy Johnson, Golden Triangle Planning and Development Districtâ€™s executive director, gave his blessing Monday for Oxford-based urban planning firm Slaughter & Associates to handle developing a comprehensive plan for Oktibbeha County.
Supervisors could approve the agreement at their first meeting in December.
Starkville Police Department is searching for a man wanted in connection with three recent armed robberies targeting pizza delivery drivers in Starkville.
SPD identified the man in a release as 28-year-old Carlo Shepherd and stated his last known address as 20493 Old Houston Road in Aberdeen. He is described as a black male of approximately 5 feet and 10 inches in height.
A 20-year old Mississippi State University student is in custody in Franklin County, Wash. after allegedly threatening to shoot a police officer during a traffic stop.
By CARL SMITH
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors will renew discussions on a countywide comprehensive plan and could also make an appointment to a four-person board representing local interests in a new tri-county economic development group at its 5:30 p.m. meeting today at the county courthouse.
By STEVEN NALLEY
The Starkville School District recently became the sixth school district in Mississippi to earn the U.S. Department of Agricultureâ€™s 6 Cent Certification, giving the SSDâ€™s child nutrition program 6 cents for every meal it sells.
Since the day Dan Mullen took over as the head coach of Mississippi State, winning the Egg Bowl against rival Ole Miss has been top priority.
Mullen calls the Egg Bowl 'the most important game of the year' for the Bulldogs. He has stoked the fires a couple of times trying to get the rivalry relevant.
Mississippi State is looking to make history today and give head coach Rick Ray his first win over a ranked opponent.
The Bulldogs (1-1) battle the No. 11, by the Associated Press, North Carolina Tar Heels (3-0) in the Maui Invitational.
Tipoff is set for 5 p.m. and can be seen on ESPN2.
The Bulldogs are 0-5 all-time against the Tar Heels.
Mississippi State women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer said his team continues to take "baby steps" this season as it learns to grow and improve.
Those next steps take place in Puerta Vallarta, Mexico, at the Hardwood Tournament of Hope.