July 2nd, 2014
J. B. VanLandingham died on June 27, 2014.Â He was born to Corrie Pryor and J. B. VanLandingham, Sr. on April 4, 1916 in West Point, MS.
Starkvilleâ€™s Board of Aldermen set in motion a plan at its regular meeting Tuesday evening to explore purchasing the Cadence Bank main branch facility downtown as the future home of the city police department.
More than two months after the city issued a check for more than $400,000 to Starkville School District, at least one Starkville alderman wants the money returned.
Senate Bill 2681 was not the only law to go into effect on Tuesday.
But it is one that is arguably sparking the most public backlash.
Starkville Fire Department firefighters took to the water Tuesday during the departmentâ€™s first training day to get used to newly-acquired diving gear.
The department received nine new sets of diving gear worth $19,400 in early June through a donation from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation.
Mississippi State continues to show compliance with the new Southeastern Conference policy of playing series against power conference teams in the near future.
The MSU athletic department announced a home-and-home series with North Carolina State on Tuesday for the 2020 and 2021 seasons.Â
For the last few months Starkville 9-year-olds have been playing their baseball in the friendly confines of McKee Park.
Starting this morning that all changes as the Starkville All-Stars head north to Batesville for the Dizzy Dean State tournament.
It's going to be a busy Fourth of July weekend on the baseball fields of McKee Park.
When it comes to celebrating the nation's birthday, it only seems fitting to be following teams like National and American. Starkville has one of each during the Dizzy Dean Coach Pitch 7-year-old South State Tournament that starts Friday.
The future of Starkville Police Department may ultimately not be tied to the building that is now City Hall, especially if the Board of Aldermen get on board with another option that may be on the table.
The last time Ron Carver was in Starkville was during one of the most contentious times of Mississippiâ€™s history.
â€śFifty years ago, we wouldnâ€™t even be having a conversation here about this,â€ť Carver said.
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