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February 14th

V-Day brings big business

February 14, 2014

For most gift retailers, the holidays mean business. To some in town, Valentine’s Day is the biggest day of the year — seeing massive increases in traffic, production and activity.

SA reports progress on field renovations

February 14, 2014

Starkville Academy announced in an email Thursday that a pair of athletic facilities renovation projects for the school’s football and baseball stadiums are underway.

SA Head of School John “Doc” Stephens said the projects will serve as much-needed facelifts for the two facilities.

February 13th

Leg. considers Zacharias Hwy.

February 13, 2014

Legislation to name a portion of Highway 25 after the late former Mississippi State University President Donald Zacharias passed the state House of Representatives Tuesday. 

Cold Crustaceans - Cold weather slows local crawfish season

February 13, 2014

Residents have certainly taken notice of the winter weather, but its impact extends beyond brisk days, ice on cars and school closures.

Crawfish farmers have struggled with the extended cold temperatures, and the impact is trickling down the chain to suppliers and, ultimately, customers.

Chenney known for hard work, helpfulness at OCH

February 13, 2014

The day before she passed away, OCH Regional Medical Center’s social services director Melissa Chenney won an award.

February 12th

Ice threat continues - Schools still closed today

February 12, 2014

Some local officials breathed a sigh of relief as a first round of winter weather passed through the area Monday night and early Tuesday morning with muted impact.

Oktibbeha County Road Manager Victor Collins said Tuesday afternoon that the day had progressed much more smoothly than initially expected.

Five arrested in drug ring

February 12, 2014

Officials announced five arrests Tuesday, including two individuals from Starkville and West Point, respectively, in connection with an alleged Oktibbeha County-based cocaine smuggling ring.

C Spire data center nabs first business customer

February 12, 2014

Construction of C Spire’s data center in the Thad Cochran Research Technology and Economic Development Park is still months from completion, but the company announced Tuesday it had already landed the center’s first commercial client.

Some businesses braving forecast

February 12, 2014

As Starkville residents braced for the winter weather conditions, local businesses found that sales would be as unpredictable as the forecast. 

Hanalena to play at Folk Alliance event

February 12, 2014

Two years ago, sisters Hannah and Caroline Melby attended the International Folk Alliance Conference (IFAC).

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