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February 18th, 2014

Local arts council president speaks to Rotary on Monday

February 18, 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.

The Neighbourhood to headline annual Old Main Music Festival

February 18, 2014

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.

February 17th

Perspectives vary on meaning of love - Locals weigh in on how to show love

February 17, 2014

Throughout history, differing psychology concerning the complex set of emotions, experiences and expressions commonly bundled and referred to as “love” 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. Valentine’s holiday.

SPIRIT OF OKTIBBEHA: Edwards jumps into service with both feet

February 17, 2014

Community-oriented” 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.

February 14th

Legislature passes school bills

February 14, 2014

Both chambers of the Mississippi legislature overwhelmingly approved on Thursday newly-amended bills to move forward with the Starkville and Oktibbeha County school districts’ consolidation.

V-Day brings big business

February 14, 2014

For most gift retailers, the holidays mean business. To some in town, Valentine’s Day is the biggest day of the year — seeing massive increases in traffic, production and activity.

SA reports progress on field renovations

February 14, 2014

Starkville Academy announced in an email Thursday that a pair of athletic facilities renovation projects for the school’s football and baseball stadiums are underway.

SA Head of School John “Doc” Stephens said the projects will serve as much-needed facelifts for the two facilities.

February 13th

Leg. considers Zacharias Hwy.

February 13, 2014

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. 

Cold Crustaceans - Cold weather slows local crawfish season

February 13, 2014

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.

Chenney known for hard work, helpfulness at OCH

February 13, 2014

The day before she passed away, OCH Regional Medical Center’s social services director Melissa Chenney won an award.

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