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November 6th, 2014

Citywide Tailgate returns on Friday

November 6, 2014

Usually, when Mississippi State University’s football fans tailgate for a game, they crowd the Junction, the lawns of several academic buildings near Davis Wade Stadium, and other on-campus sites. But on Friday, tailgating will come to downtown Starkville.

MSU to partner with VA for polytrauma services

November 6, 2014

It’s not always easy for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Veterans Health Administration to reach all the veterans it wants to reach.

November 5th

Cochran carries Oktibbeha County

November 5, 2014

U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Pontotoc) rode a commanding election victory to a seventh term Tuesday and carried Oktibbeha County in the process.

County investigates shooting incidents on Blackjack Road

November 5, 2014

Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Department officers are seeking the public’s help with investigating two shots fired reports since Oct. 22 on Blackjack Road near The Pointe at MSU apartment complex.
Sheriff Steve Gladney said on Tuesday that each incident involved a single fired round that damaged property but injured no one.

BOA hears Parks report, approves Lynn Lane contract

November 5, 2014

Starkville Parks and Recreation Director Herman Peters gave the first of several monthly budget reports for his department and fielded several aldermen’s questions centered around its $1,939 shortfall for October at Tuesday’s meeting of the Board of Aldermen at City Hall.

Infinite Impact campaign reports significant gains

November 5, 2014

Fundraising is on the rise at Mississippi State University, and MSU Foundation Executive Director for Development Jack McCarty said he has seen several examples of that in just the past week.

November 4th

Supes consider new alert system

November 4, 2014

Emergency mass notification may soon get a little more crowded in Oktibbeha County, as supervisors are considering adding another service to what E911 is already using.

BOA to consider bid for Lynn Lane multi-use path

November 4, 2014

The Starkville Board of Aldermen will consider approving a $1.1 million bid for construction on the long-planned multi-use path along Lynn Lane at its regular meeting this evening.
The board will meet at 5:30 p.m. in the City Hall courtroom.
Aldermen are set to consider approval of the bid from Columbus-based Phillips Contracting Company, Inc. for the project.

Students deliver speeches about service to Rotary Club Monday

November 4, 2014

One little girl changed Cecilia Heard’s life.

November 3rd

Pote Run raises $12K

November 3, 2014

Despite cold temperatures, Starkville runners showed up Saturday morning to run in the Hannah Pote Run for Education.
The race, now in its 24th year, is run in memory of Hannah Pote, who died in a car accident in 1997 when she was a sophomore at Starkville High School.

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