Archive - Jan 2014
The Mississippi Legislature began the 2014 legislative session Tuesday, and local legislators will face a number of issues as it carries on.
Recent extreme cold temperatures are playing havoc on water systems in local buildings.
City, county and university officials are all dealing with headaches as temperatures slowly warm and frozen pipes thaw and burst.
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The Greater Starkville Development Partnership will begin its strategic planning process today with an input session open to all of its members.
Everyone who completes one of the Tennessee Valley Authorityâ€™s energy audit forms receives a report designed to help improve energy efficiency at home and an energy efficiency kit valued at $40.
Mississippi State will not glide into the Southeastern Conference season with an easy matchup.
Rather the Bulldogs will be tossed into the fire.
State (10-3) opens up league play today when it takes on the No. 15 Kentucky Wildcats in Lexington.
The weather outside may be frightful, but the action inside Southeastern Conference basketball venues everywhere should be delightful.
High temperatures have been below freezing in most areas of the country over the last couple days and it's been a challenge to spend very much time outdoors.
John Thomas Neely, 54,Â died January 3, 2014 in Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. Thursday, January 9, 2014 at West Memorial Chapel,Â Starkville, Mississippi with Reverend Bernard Crump, officiating.
Visitation will be Wednesday, January 8, 2014 from 11a.m.-6:00 p.m. at West Memorial Funeral Home.
Burial will follow at Rock Hill Cemetery, Starkville, Mississippi.
COLUMBUS â€“ It's important to begin the second half of a basketball season strong.
Starkville Academy coach Glenn Schmidt liked what she saw as her Lady Volunteers entered that portionÂ of the schedule with a 52-42 overtime victory over Golden Triangle rival Heritage Academy.
A three-vehicle accident in Webster County near Maben Monday morning left one Maben resident dead and hospitalized three others.
Webster County Coroner Steve Wells pronounced 27-year-old Thomas Cass Johnson dead at the scene of the accident. Mississippi Highway Patrol (MHP) spokesman Sgt. Criss Turnipseed said the accident took place at around 10 a.m. on Highway 15 just north of Highway 82.