Archive - Feb 7, 2014
A recent trio of late-night fires in abandoned buildings has made some county fire officials concerned that foul play might be afoot.
Oktibbeha County Fire Services Coordinator Kirk Rosenhan said the concern stems from three fires in the last several weeks â€” two of which have occurred since the weekend.
Starkville officials will meet at 3 p.m. today in the Renasant Bank community room to hash out details of a new strategic plan.
Mayor Parker Wiseman said he expects the open meeting to run long but hopefully be productive.
Starkvilleâ€™s Michelle Tehan wants to open a bakery, and sheâ€™s relying on a fundraising recipe called crowdfunding thatâ€™s proven successful for others in the Starkville area and thousands of young entrepreneurs around the world.
Snoopâ€™s doing Starkville again â€” six years to the date of his last performance in town, Snoop Dogg (under the current moniker Snoop Lion) will perform at 10 p.m. Feb. 19 at Rickâ€™s Cafe.
Coach Vic Schaefer has been making strides with the Mississippi State women's basketball program.
On Thursday night, the Bulldogs gave the No. 6 South Carolina Gamecocks all they could handle, but in the end, it wasn't good enough.
The Bulldogs left everything out of the court, but lost a 71-64 decision to Southeastern Conference-leading South Carolina inside Humphrey Coliseum.
Starkville Academy soccer coach Cole Andrews believes he has an improving boys team and that's a comforting feeling going into the stretch run of the season.
The Volunteers took one step closer to a possible postseason spot with an 8-1 victory Thursday over Hillcrest Christian School at the Starkville Sportsplex.
Scott Allen Corey, age 54, of Starkville, Mississippi, died February 5, 2014 at The University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi.Â He was born on December 11, 1959, in Starkville to the late Dr. Marion Willson Corey and Nancy Miner Corey.
Lorene G. Martin died Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at St. Catherine's Village in Madison, MS. She was 95.
Visitation for will be held on Friday, February 7, 2014 at the Episcopal Church of the Resurrection in Starkville from 4-6 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 2 p.m. at the church conducted by Rev. Lee Winter. Burial will follow in Memorial Garden Park.
Dorothy Louise Bishop, 71, died Tuesday, February 4, 2014 in Columbus, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a..m. Saturday, February 8, 2014 at Charity Full Gospel Church, Crawford, Mississippi with Reverend RoChester Young, officiating.Â
Visitation will be Friday, February 7, 2014: 1-6:00 p.m. at West Memorial Chapel, Starkville, Mississippi.