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Archive - Jun 2014

June 19th

Police seeking burglary suspect

June 19, 2014

Starkville police are searching for a suspect in a reported Wednesday afternoon residential burglary.

An SPD press release issued late Wednesday says officers responded to the residence at about 12:25 p.m., but the release did not disclose the home’s address. Police believe the homeowner interrupted the reported burglary and suffered minor injuries during the incident.

Starkville CVB accepting tourism grant applications

June 19, 2014

Tourism is an important way to bring funds to a community, but it also costs money to attract tourists to an area.

In order to facilitate tourism endeavors in Oktibbeha County, the Starkville Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) offers grant sponsorships to local nonprofit entities that seek to bring visitors to the Starkville area.

June 18th

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.

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