Archive - Jul 18, 2012
By NATHAN GREGORY
Starkville Electric Department officials unveiled and began work on a long-term infrastructure upgrade Wednesday which will use fiber optic cables to eventually implement public Wi-Fi access and automatic utility metering.
By CARL SMITH
Mississippi Horse Park Director Bricklee Miller says a local engineer is currently developing plans to repair the facilityâs damaged harness racing track, but funding is needed to go forward on the project.
Once repair plans and cost estimates are finalized, Miller said she will approach the Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors about funding options.
By STEVEN NALLEY
The Starkville Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a specially called public hearing 5:30 p.m. Thursday at City Hall to consider recommending approval of a zoning change from R-1 (single-family residential) to R-M (mobile home).
By MATT CRANE
Starkville Community Theater unveils its newest summer musical tonight with the premiere of âSCT: Unpluggedâ at 7:30 p.m. in downtown Starkville.
Director Carole Sorenson said the musical has a different feel compared to previous years, but audiences will be excited about the music selected.
The Starkville 8-year-old All Stars are coming into the Dizzy Dean World Series with a lot of confidence.
The All-Stars face off against Bradley (Tenn.) North Heat today at 1 p.m. at Snowden Grove Park in Southaven.
Starkville is coming off a good showing in the state tournament and coach Tom McReynolds hopes that carries over.
HOOVER, Ala. â Johnthan Banks didn't spent Southeastern Conference Media Days talking about himself.
The former East Webster High School player who has developed into an All-SEC defensive back at Mississippi State decided to promote his teammates more than himself at the Wynfrey Hotel on Wednesday.
HOOVER, Ala. â Mississippi State fans have long waited for the day when their beloved Bulldogs displayed a high-flying, high-octane offense.
When quarterback Tyler Russell signed with Mississippi State, that fire was stoked giving way to the anticipation of when the Meridian native would lead the offense.
HOOVER, Ala. â Gabe Jackson really didn't know what to expect from Southeastern Conference Football Media Days.
The 6-4 320-pound junior guard from Liberty made all the stops on his first appearance at SEC Media Days.
HOOVER, Ala. â The NCAA has implemented several new rule changes for the upcoming season.
The most significant being moving the kickoff to the 35-yard line from the 30-yard line and making a touchback go to the 25-yard line rather than the 20-yard line like it has been in years past.