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Mississippi 16th Circuit Judge Lee Howard sentenced 53-year-old Archie Quinn to life in prison without parole after an Oktibbeha County Circuit Court jury convicted Quinn of capital murder Wednesday afternoon.
A Crawford man is in Oktibbeha County Jail after allegedly assaulting someone Tuesday in Starkville.
Starkville Police Department officers responded at 9:47 p.m. to a report that the suspect had stabbed a male victim and fled on foot, according to an SPD press release. The suspect was identified as 44-year-old Akeem Adbullah Rasheed, whose last known address is 104 Farmers Market in Crawford.
Many families struggle with everyday expenses such as groceries, utilities and housing.
So when back-to-school time rolls around each August, finding the money to pay for new supplies can prove difficult.
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Mary Kate Hughes began June by breaking into Broadway, but sheâ€™s finishing July with a return to her roots in Starkville.
After six years of investigation, delays, medical recovery, mental examinations, defense counsel changes and other hindrances, Archie Quinn has finally received his day in court.
In 2010, the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL) Board of Trustees had Mississippi State Universityâ€™s Lee Hall on its list of the top five buildings on eight IHL campuses most in â€śdesperate needâ€ť of immediate attention.
Gov. Phil Bryant likens competing for the Golden Triangle Development LINKâ€™s Industry of the Year award to competing in sports in the Southeastern Conference.
A good heart and an open mind arenâ€™t the only things people need to make a difference in their communities.
Sometimes it takes a little money, too.
In order to support local organizations, the Starkville Oktibbeha Achieving Results Community Foundation (SOAR) works to raise funds for endowments which allow these programs to thrive.
Mississippi Department of Education and Oktibbeha County School District officials confirmed Monday that OCSD has regained the accreditation it lost in September 2012, but the conservatorship established in the wake of that loss will remain in effect until OCSD consolidates with Starkville School District in July 2015.