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May 28th, 2014

Boardtown Gardens returns to Starkville after 14 years

May 28, 2014

Repurposing is everywhere at Boardtown Gardens and More.

May 23rd

Pedestrian dies in accident

May 23, 2014

A Starkville woman is dead after a vehicle struck her Thursday on Highway 182 in Lowndes County.

Mississippi Highway Patrol reported that 27-year-old Sharonica Puckett was killed when Charles Mays, also 27 of Louisville, who was driving a 2002 Dodge pickup, hit her on the highway near US Highway 45 Alt.

BATTLE OF THE SIRENS - SFD, SPD to square off in charity softball game

May 23, 2014

Starkville Police and Fire departments are set to square off against each other on the softball diamond for a good cause.

The departments will face each other in the inaugural Battle of the Sirens at 2 p.m. May 31 at the Starkville Sportsplex in a fundraising effort to assist victims of the April 28 EF4 tornado that devastated Louisville and Winston County.

Fire officials request caution when grilling

May 23, 2014

With Memorial Day weekend approaching, many people are making plans for family, fun, and maybe even grilling.

However, few people plan for the problems that may arise when all these elements combine.

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Friends, MSU leadership honor Wiseman with reception

May 23, 2014

Amy Tuck first knew Marty Wiseman as her professor when she majored in political science at Mississippi State University.

May 22nd

Cadence expands teller tech

May 22, 2014

Since last fall, Starkville has been a major component of a technological innovation in banking. However, it is only recently that Starkville residents have been able to reap the benefits of this technology.

Haggard to play at Miss. State

May 22, 2014

The last time Merle Haggard was in Oktibbeha County, Donny Hanson got to meet him.

Hanson is president of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Board, which plans to bring the rally back August 15-17 after a 3-year hiatus. Back in 2008, Hanson said, Haggard was the headline entertainer for the rally.

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Mississippi first lady visits Sudduth Elem.

May 22, 2014

Mississippi First Lady Deborah Bryant visited Sudduth Elementary School Wednesday for a stop on her Read Across Mississippi initiative.

Braynt is traveling to at least one school in every Mississippi county as part of the initiative, which she hopes will encourage young students to take a deeper interest in reading.

May 21st

Man held in shooting

May 21, 2014

A West Point man is in custody after Starkville police arrested him in connection with a reported armed robbery and shooting.

A Starkville Police Department press release said officers arrested 26-year-old Antwjuan Terry of 326 West Half Mile Street, Apartment A8, in West Point on suspicion of aggravated assault and armed robbery.

City CAO asks for more time for Sanitation review

May 21, 2014

Starkville Chief Administrative Officer Taylor Adams pleaded with aldermen Tuesday on behalf of Sanitation and Environmental Services Director Emma Gandy for more time to research ways to make the department more efficient without outsourcing its services.

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