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Archive - Jun 18, 2014

Community excitement: USSSA 11-Under State event expected to benefit Starkville

June 18, 2014

Youth baseball will add some excitement in town this weekend.
Beginning today, Starkville will serve as host to the United States Specialty Sports Association 11-Under State championships.
In total, 55 teams will converge on the Golden Triangle area, which tournament director Mike Narmour says is sure to directly impact the entire Starkville community.

McDonald of Bulldogs ready to play US Open

June 18, 2014

Ally McDonald had just one thing on her mind when she came to Mississippi State, and that was to help the Bulldogs compete at a high level.

MSU LBs, McKinney get honor

June 18, 2014

Geoff Collins made an impression on Dan Mullen this past season.
Good enough to get an extension and a raise this offseason.
The Mississippi State defensive coordinator and linebackers coach has impressed people in the Magnolia State, but now his coaching ability and his players are receiving national praise. 

SPD chief completes FBI Academy training

June 18, 2014

After 10 weeks of training, Starkville Police Chief Frank Nichols has returned home from a program at the Federal Bureau of Investigation Academy in Quantico, Va.

Nichols left in early April to take part in the 255th session at the academy, which included men and women from 46 states and Washington D.C., 17 countries abroad, six military organizations and five federal civilian organizations.

BOA approves rezone for Sonic

June 18, 2014

A unanimous Starkville Board of Aldermen vote made way for one of Starkville’s Sonic locations to get its first major facelift in more than 40 years.

HONORING A ‘MONUMENTAL’ OCCASION - C Spire celebrates breaking ground on 1-gigabit Internet in Starkville

June 18, 2014

From the moment in September when C Spire announced its Fiber to the Home initiative to bring 1-gigabit per second Internet service to Mississippi homes, Starkville leaders aimed to push the city to the head of the line and keep it there.

Volunteers sought for CERT Olympics

June 18, 2014

Many times, Mississippi State University’s Maroon Volunteer Center seeks volunteers to help people recover from disasters. But this weekend, they are looking for people willing to volunteer act as victims in a series of mock disasters.

Kibler tapped for job in Texas - MSU administrator named sole finalist for Sul Ross St. president

June 18, 2014

One of Mississippi State University’s top leaders is slated to become president of Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas.

Texas State University System (TSUS) Chancellor Brian McCall confirmed Monday that MSU Vice President for Student Affairs Bill Kibler is the sole finalist in the system’s search for a new SRSU president.

Officers advise citizens about preventing theft

June 18, 2014

Authorities are advising residents to take a little extra care to protect their homes before packing up and leaving town for summer vacation.

Empty homes create opportunities for criminals who might be looking for easy targets and the summer months, when families leave town for up to weeks at a time, are some of the most active for home break-ins.

Neubauer shares love for history, cannons with Rotary

June 18, 2014

The Civil War is one of the most major events in American history, but even Mississippi residents may not be fully aware of the state’s involvement in the conflict or of the facilities which showcase this historical era.

Originally from Wisconsin, Duffy Neubauer, curator of Starkville’s Civil War Arsenal, said his fascination with the Civil War began at an early age.

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