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August 28th

SPD searching for female credit card fraud suspect

August 28, 2013

Starkville police are asking for public assistance identifying a credit card fraud suspect.

According to an SPD release, police are searching for a suspect, who they identified as a black female of medium build that wore glasses.

Trivia nights offer something different

August 28, 2013

People rarely juxtapose drinking and knowledge, but several Starkville bars combine those two on a weekly basis.

On any given weeknight in Starkville, bars and restaurants are filled with trivia goers putting their knowledge to the test.

Lost Pizza Company now open

August 28, 2013

Preston Lott and Brooks Roberts co-founded The Lost Pizza Company in Indianola and Cleveland in 2007, but they are both graduates of Mississippi State University, and Lott said they remained big fans.

August 27th

MSU makes energy use strides

August 27, 2013

Mississippi State University received national recognition for its continued energy efficiency efforts at the Starkville campus.

Preparedness Week meant to educate locals

August 27, 2013

There are many good reasons why the Federal Emergency Management Agency chose September as National Preparedness Month.

Champ starts 4th season as MSU’s heralded mascot

August 27, 2013

Champ has made himself at home on the couch in Lisa Pritchard’s office at the Animal Health Center, laying on his side and snoring. For Champ, also known as Bully XX, the days of being just a dog are coming to an end.

On Saturday Champ will don the Mississippi State University harness and begin his fourth year as the live mascot.

Mayor lauds progress in address to Rotary

August 27, 2013

In Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman’s mind, successful communities are the ones where all of their facets — be it government, citizens, business, nonprofit or development — “do the dance together.”

Wiseman told Starkville Rotary Club at its weekly meeting Monday that he could see the city’s facets finding a working rhythm.

Three injured in wreck Sunday

August 27, 2013

Three people were injured Sunday evening when a pickup collided with a passenger car at the intersection of Old Highway 25 and Poorhouse Road. Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Department Commander Brett Watson said three individuals in the car were injured in the wreck and were taken to OCH Regional Medical Center. The pickup truck driver declined medical treatment.

August 26th

Local students accepted into Interlochen

August 26, 2013

Steven Trinkle has moved all over the Southeast, but it’s the move to Interlochen, Mich., on Wednesday that will be the biggest one of all. Trinkle will finish his high school career at the prestigious Interlochen Arts Academy in northern Michigan.

Lightsey finds several avenues to serve

August 26, 2013

Cherri Lightsey has worn several hats over the years, and through many of them, she's worked to make an impact in the community.

Martha Ruth Parvin, a longtime friend, said Lightsey had worked with Habitat for Humanity, helped with fundraisers for needy patients at OCH Regional Medical Center and helped to mentor children, among other things.

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