After a 28-year run with the Starkville Fire Department, ladder truck No. 2 will hang up its hoses. The department welcomed its replacement Wednesday, a new custom-built engine complete with a 75-foot aluminum ladder, a more modernized and easily serviceable puc pump, and dual foam capabilities for combating standard fires and those involving accelerants.
The Boy Scouts of America voted last Thursday to end a policy forbidding openly gay youth from participating in its ranks.
More than 1,400 volunteer leaders from across the country voted on the issue. Of them, more than 60 percent approved the policy change.
To subscribe to the E-edition, please click here.
Gov. Phil Bryant said during a visit to Starkville Wednesday he felt he was living in a world of â€śbizarro.â€ť
It all comes down to Friday morning for Ward 4 Democratic primary alderman candidates John Gaskin and Jason Walker.