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April 16th, 2014

BOA seeks sanitation proposals - Board chooses development director finalists

April 16, 2014

Starkville aldermen on Tuesday approved four separate motions in their meeting at City Hall to gather information and request proposals for outsourcing functions of Sanitation and Environmental Services.

Sexual battery suspect arrested

April 16, 2014

Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Department arrested a Sturgis resident Monday afternoon on suspicion of sexual battery.

Deputies arrested 19-year-old Nathaniel Hatter for an alleged case of sexual battery against a female victim.

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SPD arrests man in domestic violence

April 16, 2014

Officers arrested a Starkville man Monday night on suspicion of aggravated domestic violence, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct after he reportedly beat his wife and locked her outside their apartment.

Starkville Police Department arrested 23-year-old Carlos Ware at 10:49 p.m. Monday at his home in the Brooksville Gardens apartment complex at 305 Everglade Avenue 1D.

WWII vet makes footprint in computing at MSU

April 16, 2014

Today’s Apple iPods have internal memory as large as 160 gigabytes. 

But at 97 years old, Charles Moore can remember a time when computers had no internal memory at all. Before World War II, he said, all that companies like IBM had were punch cards used to give instructions to computers.

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City Public Works Department achieves rare safety record

April 16, 2014

Starkville‚Äôs Public Works Department is already known as a ‚Äúrarity‚ÄĚ statewide for its exemplary safety record, but its employees continue extending that record to more unique heights.

In March, Public Works reached the milestone of five consecutive years without a lost time work accident, and the city plans to celebrate the milestone with a luncheon on Thursday for the department’s employees.

April 15th

MHP names victim from hit-and-run

April 15, 2014

Mississippi Highway Patrol on Monday identified the victim of a fatal apparent Sunday morning hit-and-run incident on Highway 82 West as 26-year-old Carson B. Park of Gordo, Ala.

The incident happened near Center Grove.

Secretary of state pushes for voter ID law awareness

April 15, 2014

Voter ID is less about mitigating voter fraud, according to Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann, and more about executing the will of the people.

Sen. Cochran speaks to Boy Scouts Monday

April 15, 2014

Scouts, volunteers and supporters of the Pushmataha Area Council, including United States Senator Thad Cochran (R-Pontotoc) gathered at Mississippi State University’s Hunter Henry Center Monday night for the yearly On My Honor Dinner for Scouting.

Interim Stennis Institute director updates Rotarians

April 15, 2014

Ed French opened his speech at the Starkville Rotary Club meeting on Monday by stating he is ‚Äúnot your typical academic.‚ÄĚ

French is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at Mississippi State University. He is also the interim director of The John C. Stennis Institute of Government. 

April 11th

Committee: No sanitation rate hike - Aldermen discuss idea of outsourcing Sanitation Department’s operations

April 11, 2014

Starkville Sanitation and Environmental Services Director Emma Gandy spent close to an hour on the hot seat before the city’s Audit and Budget Committee Thursday afternoon.

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