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June 12th, 2014

MWTI relocates from Mill Project development area

June 12, 2014

For decades, Mississippi State University’s branch of the Mississippi Writing and Thinking Institute (MWTI) was housed between the Cotton Crossing shopping center and the E.E. Cooley Building.

Heavy rains push back road projects in county

June 12, 2014

Oktibbeha County Road Manager Victor Collins wouldn’t mind a little bit less rain.

About a week and a half of off-and-on rain, sometimes heavy, has hampered his crews’ efforts to get moving on two projects as the summer roadwork season begins.

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June 11th

Club Rock injunction upheld - Judge allows owner to use property for church functions

June 11, 2014

Both sides agreed to maintain the status quo with a minor stipulation as a hearing on a temporary restraining order against Club Rock moved through Oktibbeha County Circuit Court Tuesday.

MSU works to phase out Windows XP

June 11, 2014

On April 8, 12 years after its launch, Microsoft ended security updates and technical support for the Windows XP operating system.

First Starkville Juneteenth event set

June 11, 2014

While in school, nearly every American child learns about the Emancipation Proclamation and the critical role it played during the Civil War. However, many people do not know about the Juneteenth holiday that is an annual celebration that commemorates the announcement of emancipation in Texas on June 19, 1865.

SSD superintendents get 5-percent raises

June 11, 2014

Starkville School District’s three superintendents received raises following Tuesday’s Starkville School District Board of Trustees meeting.

June 10th

Club Rock hearing set for today

June 10, 2014

Mississippi 16th Circuit Judge James Kitchens will preside over a scheduled 10 a.m. hearing at the Oktibbeha County Courthouse Annex today to determine if a temporary restraining order that effectively closed Club Rock will remain in effect.

Coach’s house in Pa. raided - MSU’s Townsend not implicated

June 10, 2014

Two men were arrested Sunday as part of a heroin bust at a Pennsylvania home owned by Mississippi State assistant football coach Deshea Townsend according to a report by KDKA, a CBS affiliate in Pittsburgh.

A MSU spokesperson says Townsend owns the home, but he rents it to tenants and does not know the two men who were arrested.

Hosts sought for Iraqis

June 10, 2014

Alesha Briscoe is offering families in Starkville a chance to help Iraqi youth change the face of their country simply by offering them a guest bedroom.

Yokohama Tire executive speaks to Rotarians Monday

June 10, 2014

When Yokohama Tire Corporation first set out to build a new plant in the U.S., West Point was among more than 3,000 possible sites the company had in mind.

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