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OCSD investigates possible arson - 3 abandoned structure fires cause concern of foul play

February 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 — two of which have occurred since the weekend.

City to craft strategic plan

February 7, 2014

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.

Crowdfunding kickstarts local businesses, projects

February 7, 2014

Starkville’s Michelle Tehan wants to open a bakery, and she’s relying on a fundraising recipe called crowdfunding that’s proven successful for others in the Starkville area and thousands of young entrepreneurs around the world.

Rapper Snoop Dogg coming to Rick’s Cafe

February 7, 2014

Snoop’s doing Starkville again — 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 Rick’s Cafe.

MSU fights, falls short in upset bid

February 7, 2014

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.

Improving Volunteers get home win

February 7, 2014

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

February 7, 2014

Scott Allen Corey, age 54, of Starkville, Mississippi, died February 5, 2014 at The University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi.  He was born on December 11, 1959, in Starkville to the late Dr. Marion Willson Corey and Nancy Miner Corey.

Lorene Garrison Martin

February 7, 2014

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

February 7, 2014

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. 
Visitation will be Friday, February 7, 2014: 1-6:00 p.m. at West Memorial Chapel, Starkville, Mississippi.

Mrs. Frances Shumaker

February 7, 2014

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