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February 28th, 2014
Many guest speakers ask audiences to keep their phones on silent, but not Ernest Green.
A Wednesday afternoon fire completely destroyed a mobile home, but Oktibbeha County volunteer firefighters saved a puppy who was trapped in a pen next to the burning building.
Oktibbeha County Fire Services Coordinator Kirk Rosenhan said the Bell Schoolhouse Fire Company responded to the incident, which occurred at 209 Lucy Faye Lane, at 12:52 p.m. Wednesday.
On Tuesday, Oktibbeha County Sheriffâ€™s Department Chief Deputy Chadd Garnett and support staff member Emily Britt showed up at the Oktibbeha County Department of Human Services office.
â€śWeâ€™re here looking for a couple of convicts,â€ť Garnett said to the receptionist.
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Two student-led initiatives at Mississippi State University are aiming to raise funds for Mississippiâ€™s only childrenâ€™s hospital.
Mississippi State University will present a production of â€ś... And the Rain Came to Mayfieldâ€ť at 7:30 p.m. tonight through Saturday at the McComas Hall Mainstage.
The drama is set in Mississippi in 1962 and is part of MSUâ€™s Black History Month celebration. Tickets are $10 for mature audiences only, as it contains themes and language typical of the time period.
The Greater Starkville Development Partnership released on Tuesday the names of the three charities that will vie for a $5,000 donation during Starkville Restaurant Week.
There was a time when Audrea Powell was considering dropping out of school.
Sheâ€™s now a senior at Starkville High School, but she said she previously attended a different school where she had low grades and was struggling to succeed.
Starkville Police Department is re-implementing an old program with the hopes of increasing community awareness that officers are out on patrol as well as officer-citizen interaction.
Assistant Police Chief John Thomas said the department has begun the Active Prevention Patrol by Law Enforcement (A.P.P.L.E.) program again after few years of hiatus.
Starkville Police Department reported the arrests of two Starkville men due to an ongoing investigation into missing dog collars from a local dog supply provider.
According to an SPD release, Gun Dog Supply at 312 Industrial Park Road management reported on Jan. 17 that a large amount of GPS dog tracking collar systems and accessories were missing from inventory.
Starkville Fire and Police departments are investigating the possibility that a Saturday fire at a Hiwassee Drive residence may have been arson.