Archive - 2014
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Oktibbeha County Sheriffâ€™s Department took two individuals into custody Wednesday on suspicion of their involvement in a reported Monday afternoon residential burglary.
OCSD Sgt. First Class Jon Davis said the department arrested 21-year-old Charles Arney and 19-year-old Shoshoney Nunn in connection with the alleged incident.
M.J. Williams, 76,Â died Friday, July 18, 2014 in Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M., Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Rock Hill United Methodist Church withh Reverend Jerome Wilson Officiating.Â
Visitation will be Friday, July 25,Â 2014: 2:00-6:00Â p.m. at West Memorial Chapel, Starkville, Mississippi.Â
Burial will follow at Rock Hill Cemetery,Â Starkville,Â Mississippi.
Jessie James Burchfield, 72,Â died Monday, July 21, 2014 in Eupora, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M., Sunday, July 27, 2014 at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, Pheba, MSÂ with Reverend Gary Wordlaw, officiating.Â
Visitation will be Saturday, July 26, 2014;Â 3:00-6:00Â p.m. at West Memorial Chapel, Starkville, Mississippi.Â
Markelia Lynette Boyd, 29,Â died Sunday, July 20,Â 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M., Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Griffin United Methodist Church withÂ Reverend Earl Willis, Officiating.Â
Visitation will be Friday, July 25, 2014: 12:00 -6:00Â p.m. at West Memorial Chapel, Starkville, Mississippi.Â
Burial will follow at Chapel Hill Cemetery,Â Starkville,Â Mississippi.
There has been quite a bit of anticipation for the new college football playoff format that will be used for the first time this season.
A playoff to determine a national champion in college football is something that many people have wanted for a long time.
Now that it's a reality, there is still a mystery among some, including coaches, about how exactly the new playoff system will work.
Mississippi State senior wide receiver Jameon Lewis proved last year that he can be more than a threat on the outside.
In two different games, Lewis threw a touchdown, caught a touchdown and rushed for a touchdown.
That type of play was good enough to get him on the Hornung Award preseason watch list this summer. The award goes to the most versatile player in college football.
There may be a little extra grit behind the play of Starkville Academyâ€™s softball team when it takes the field today.
Some of the excitement will simply be because the Lady Volunteers are finally putting practice behind them in exchange for an actual game, but a bit of the spark will stem from the fact they are facing fellow Golden Triangle team Oak Hill.
About four weeks ago, Starkville Police Department hosted a community gathering about concerns of criminal activity on South Montgomery Street that filled the Starkville City Hall courtroom to capacity.
In the time since, 121 South Montgomery residents have signed up for Nextdoor, a private social network service that serves as a modern neighborhood watch.
It can be expensive for families to send their children back to school.