Archive - Aug 2012 - Latest News
By MICHAEL WARDLAW
Mississippi State University released correspondence Tuesday detailing the schoolâ€™s efforts to disassociate an unnamed booster who had â€śimpermissible contactâ€ť with a prospective student athlete.
Last week, the university announced it was cooperating with the NCAA while it investigated the school for a â€śrecruiting irregularity.â€ť
By CARL SMITH
After selling a school-record 44,212 season tickets, Mississippi State University officials have a measurable indicator of interest in the schoolâ€™s football program. Now, thousands of football fans have a one-stop source for any and all information associated with MSUâ€™s seven home games.
By NATHAN GREGORY
Prices at Starkville pumps have jumped over the past few days after Hurricane Isaacâ€™s arrival caused pipeline and refinery closures on the Gulf Coast.
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.