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Starkville School District rallied around its own Thursday night at a special benefit program for the Lark family.
Andrew and Jeanine Lark, Starkville High School art and Armstrong Middle School history teachers, respectively, lost their family home and four cars in a Jan. 25 fire. The Larks have three children â Jada, LaTonya and Andrew Lark III.
Itâs been a Starkville tradition for almost 20 years. Itâs attracted an estimated 35,000 to 40,000 people in recent years. It will bring together 150 artisans and 21 local restaurants, and 28 stage performances.
OCH Regional Medical Center will celebrate Easter by throwing its annual âBunny Bashâ event for children in the Starkville area.
The event will be from 9-10:30 a.m. on Saturday at the OCH Educational Facility. OCH Public Relations Coordinator Mary Kathryn Kight said the âBunny Bashâ will offer a family-friendly activity for children and adults alike.
An early Wednesday morning basement fire has, for now, closed down Campus Book Mart.
East Oktibbeha County Volunteer Fire Department responded to the fire at 2:22 a.m., according to Chief Greg Ball. Bell Schoolhouse Fire Company and Starkville Fire Department provided assistance on the call.
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Larry Scott has identified common threads between the lives of Anne Frank and his niece Rachel Scott.
In an instant, Starkville Academy senior Jack Burton channeled Kevin Bacon.
Volunteer Starkville celebrated National Volunteer Week by holding two âWrite a Letterâ campaigns to collect hand-written letters to be included in care packages sent to soldiers deployed overseas.
Volunteer Starkville hosted the events from 10 a.m. - noon at the drill field on the MSU campus and from 2-6 p.m. at the 929 Coffee Bar on Wednesday.
The Starkville School District Board of Trustees unanimously named Ocean Springs High School Principal David Baggett as Starkville High Schoolâs new principal at its Tuesday evening meeting.
Despite reports the Abnerâs Famous Fried Chicken Tenders has filed bankruptcy, company owner and founder Abner White said Tuesday that Starkvilleâs location is in no danger of closing.
Marcus Jackson was one of several students at Mississippi State University who got a dose of reality Tuesday.