Archive - Nov 2012 - Latest News
By CARL SMITH
Starkville Fire Department officials say they are preparing for increased fire calls associated with cooler temperatures and the increase in home heating usage.
By STEVEN NALLEY
The Greater Starkville Development Partnership has seen its share in the holiday shopping economy grow over the past few years, and its officials seek to continue that growth starting this Black Friday with initiatives and incentives to keep Starkvilleâ€™s citizens shopping locally.
The business manager for Mississippi State Universityâ€™s Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President was placed on administrative leave after she was arrested and charged with embezzlement Friday.
By STEVEN NALLEY
Mississippi State University President Mark Keenum has established a task force to raise salaries for MSU faculty members closer to the salaries of their peers at other Southeastern universities.
By MATT CRANE
For Daphne Walton and her family, dreams are coming true.
Habitat for Humanity members, Mississippi State University officials and family and friends of the Waltons gathered Tuesday at 276 Steadman Lane to dedicate the fourth Maroon Edition home and 50th Starkville area Habitat home.
A Mississippi State University student reported missing last week is in custody of the Connell Police Department in Connell, Wash., after he was charged Saturday with second degree assault and possession of an unlawful weapon for allegedly threatening a police officer with a shotgun.
Significant changes are coming to traffic at the heart of the Mississippi State University campus to accommodate a new building that will combine a parking garage at its bottom with classrooms on upper floors.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen will consider approval of the Oktibbeha County Economic Development Authorityâ€™s annual budget at its 5:30 p.m. meeting today at City Hall.
Rudy Johnson, Golden Triangle Planning and Development Districtâ€™s executive director, gave his blessing Monday for Oxford-based urban planning firm Slaughter & Associates to handle developing a comprehensive plan for Oktibbeha County.
Supervisors could approve the agreement at their first meeting in December.
Starkville Police Department is searching for a man wanted in connection with three recent armed robberies targeting pizza delivery drivers in Starkville.
SPD identified the man in a release as 28-year-old Carlo Shepherd and stated his last known address as 20493 Old Houston Road in Aberdeen. He is described as a black male of approximately 5 feet and 10 inches in height.