Archive - Aug 2012 - Latest News
By NATHAN GREGORY
Tupelo NBC affiliate WTVA announced in a press release Tuesday that it has entered into an affiliation agreement with the ABC Television Network, meaning there will be no interruption in ABC programming for viewers in the Starkville area despite outgoing ABC affiliate WKDH discontinuing broadcasting at 11:59 p.m. Aug. 31.
The Starkville Historic Preservation Commission will discuss a potential final draft of â€śStandards for Starkvilleâ€™s Historic Districtsâ€ť as well as a new authorization form, payment for the standards and plans for future meetings at its 5:30 p.m. Tuesday meeting in City Hallâ€™s building department.
The Boys and Girls Club of Starkville is stepping up and doing its part to help area students prepare for a successful future.
While no portion of Isaac is expected to make direct impact on the Starkville area, emergency planners are preparing for any adverse conditions the storm brings with it.
Regardless of where the storm travels, projections indicate Starkville and Oktibbeha County will see significant rainfall as well as the potential for straight-line winds and tornadoes.
Liz Heinz can erase her classroom's board with a wave of a hand.
Hannah Fischer had one final test on the day of her graduation, and it was timed.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen voted to deny C Spire Wirelessâ€™s appeal for variances from city laws needed to erect a 100-foot cellular tower at its meeting Aug. 27.
By CARL SMITH
Local economic development agents and business representatives are working to finalize turn-key funding sources which would help support more than 60 new furniture manufacturing jobs in Maben.
By STEVEN NALLEY
James Stidham wears cowboy boots to work every day.
By BEN LEIKER
For Starkville Daily News
Starkville native Travis Outlaw came home Saturday to help the Travis Outlaw Day Committee show the city and its residents how much he cares about them.