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March 6th

Man held in theft of 2 pit bulls

March 6, 2014

Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Department investigators arrested a West Point man after they found two stolen dogs in his home.

Investigators arrested 20-year-old James N. Brown III Friday on suspicion of dog theft at his West Point home after a search reportedly led them to two stolen pit bulls.

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March 5th

Religious Restoration Act raises concern - Some fear people will use bill to justify discrimination

March 5, 2014

The Mississippi Religious Freedom Restoration Act is heading to the Mississippi House of Representatives and stirring up controversy along the way.

City to compile priority list for FY 2015 projects

March 5, 2014

Discussion directing City Engineer Edward Kemp to compile recommendations for next fiscal year’s capital improvement projects led a brief Starkville Board of Aldermen meeting Tuesday evening at City Hall.

Red Kettle campaign meets $40,000 goal

March 5, 2014

The Salvation Army announced Tuesday the top three volunteer groups that collected donations for the 2013 Red Kettle Campaign.

The campaign raised money for needy families in the area from Nov. 29-Dec. 24, and local campaign coordinator Debra Austin said the 2013 drive raised $40,777.44, surpassing its $40,000 goal.

March 4th

Man arrested in burglary

March 4, 2014

A Starkville man is behind bars after police reportedly caught him in the act of stealing a television from a local residence.

Starkville Police Department arrested 20-year-old Brandon Clark Hudson on Monday on suspicion of residential burglary Monday, according to an SPD press release.

County administrator field narrows to three

March 4, 2014

The field of Oktibbeha County administrator candidates narrowed to three Wednesday morning as Adcare Healthcare Regional Vice President John Thomas withdrew himself from consideration for the position.

Thomas was one of four candidates that supervisors selected as a finalist after receiving more than 30 submissions from interested applicants for the position.

MSU selects Maroon Edition for incoming freshman class

March 4, 2014

Mississippi State University announced Monday that “The Invisible Girls: A Memoir” by Sarah Thebarge will be the 2014 Maroon Edition selection.

Weekend fires sparked from controlled burns

March 4, 2014

Oktibbeha County volunteer firefighters had to contend with a number of brush fires throughout the county Sunday as brisk winds pushed some controlled burns out of control.

Oktibbeha County Fire Services Coordinator Kirk Rosenhan said firefighters dealt with six fires, and that they weren’t restricted to just one area.

C Spire executive speaks to Starkville Rotary Club

March 4, 2014

C Spire Vice President of Corporate Communications Jim Richmond visited the Starkville Rotary Club Monday at the Starkville Country Club, sharing insights into the company’s past and future in Starkville and throughout the U.S.

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