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February 18th, 2014
To communicate the importance of art, Starkville Area Arts Council (SAAC) President Ellen Boles asked the Starkville Rotary Club to imagine a world without it.
Mississippi State University's Music Maker Productions (MMP) announced Monday that The Neighbourhood, an alternative rock band known for its Billboard Hot 100 hit "Sweater Weather," will headline the Old Main Music Festival.
Throughout history, differing psychology concerning the complex set of emotions, experiences and expressions commonly bundled and referred to as â€śloveâ€ť has raised just about as many questions as answers.
Over the weekend, couples throughout Starkville celebrated and showed their love with romantic dinners, masses of flowers and gifts inspired by the St. Valentineâ€™s holiday.
Community-orientedâ€ť is how most people describe Carey Edwards.
Although Edwards has only been a Starkville resident for the past four years, he wasted no time in putting down roots and making his presence known as an active volunteer in the community. He moved to Starkville from Nashville with his wife Mary Martha Edwards in 2010.
Both chambers of the Mississippi legislature overwhelmingly approved on Thursday newly-amended bills to move forward with the Starkville and Oktibbeha County school districtsâ€™ consolidation.
For most gift retailers, the holidays mean business. To some in town, Valentineâ€™s Day is the biggest day of the year â€” seeing massive increases in traffic, production and activity.
Starkville Academy announced in an email Thursday that a pair of athletic facilities renovation projects for the schoolâ€™s football and baseball stadiums are underway.
SA Head of School John â€śDocâ€ť Stephens said the projects will serve as much-needed facelifts for the two facilities.
Legislation to name a portion of Highway 25 after the late former Mississippi State University President Donald Zacharias passed the state House of Representatives Tuesday.Â
Residents have certainly taken notice of the winter weather, but its impact extends beyond brisk days, ice on cars and school closures.
Crawfish farmers have struggled with the extended cold temperatures, and the impact is trickling down the chain to suppliers and, ultimately, customers.
The day before she passed away, OCH Regional Medical Centerâ€™s social services director Melissa Chenney won an award.