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A Starkville man got an unwelcome birthday present Thursday as U.S. Marshals arrested him for his suspected role in a March 30 shooting at Club Rock.
The marshals arrested 21-year-old Tobias Coleman in De Soto County on suspicion of aggravated assault, according to Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Department Lt. Brett Watson. Coleman was booked into Oktibbeha County Jail on $100,000 bond.
An issue that passed through the Starkville Board of Aldermenâ€™s consent agenda without much fanfare Tuesday has at least one alderman concerned about the budget restriction it may present in the future.
Oktibbeha County is awaiting word to see if it can move forward with the design and construction of a new $3 million storm shelter.
Volunteer Starkville and the Maroon Volunteer Center will partner for the third year to serve the first responders of Starkville and Oktibbeha County through the "Serving Those who Serve Us" service event.
From 3:30-5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, local volunteers will have the opportunity to help the local police and fire departments by cleaning and organizing their places of work.
Work is underway to transform Unity Park into a more open, pedestrian-friendly space ahead of its planned opening on Martin Luther King Day.
As of this year, Mississippi has two sales tax holidays â€” one in late July for clothing and footwear leading into the school year, and one this Friday-Sunday for guns and other hunting items leading into hunting season.
Normally, Mississippi State Universityâ€™s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) plans a series of workshops in September because it is National Emergency Preparedness Month.
Citizens and aldermen, alike, debated the merits of a proposed ordinance change that would establish minimum design standards in certain city zones during a public hearing at Tuesday evening's Board of Aldermen meeting at City Hall.
A Starkville man is in custody after an alleged weekend shooting put a male victim in the hospital.
Starkville police officers arrested 26-year-old Justin Rodrecus Vaughn, of 264 Reverend Ware Road, Sunday on suspicion of aggravated assault after the reported shooting.