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November 3rd, 2014
Jesse McDonald is a tireless worker with a passion for serving others.
McDonald worked for the Core of Engineers and was in the Army Reserve, holding the position of lieutenant colonel when he retired. He now serves as president of the board of directors for Oktibbeha Starkville Emergency Response Volunteer Services (OSERVS) and volunteers with mission programs at First United Methodist Church.
Halloween is the perfect time to have fun, pet owners! Why not let your pet in on the fun with a new costume this season.
Testimony concluded Thursday in Dennis Thompsonâ€™s murder trial as his defense counsel rested and the state of Mississippi finally rested after a rebuttal.
Starkvilleâ€™s Halloween festivities continued Thursday as children had a chance to trick-or-treat along fraternity and sorority row on campus.
Disney princesses and super heroes lined the sidewalks leading up to themed fraternity and sorority houses where Greeks were handing out candy.
The Starkville School District Board of Trustees accepted a $562,000 construction bid and spent close to two hours in executive session discussing a personnel matter and pending litigation involving the consolidation of SSD and Oktibbeha County School District at a called meeting Thursday at the Greensboro Center.
The state of Mississippi rested its case in chief Wednesday as Dennis Thompsonâ€™s trial continued through its second day in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court.
Thompson, a 22-year-old Starkville resident, is accused of murder in the shooting death of 25-year-old Curtis â€śC.K.â€ť Randle and injuring Tony Harris, Azaria Ross and Devierre Outlaw in the same shooting incident on May 22, 2010.
The artist-in-residence program at Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee Wildlife Refuge has brought artists to live at the refuge and be inspired by the nature several times since the programâ€™s inception.
Caetlynn Booth and Tyson Washburn are the artists currently working at the refuge.
Anthony Hervey wants to see Colonel Reb restored as the University of Mississippiâ€™s mascot.
In Buddy Kingâ€™s experience as Winston County Emergency Management Agency director, usually severe weather damages more homes than it destroys.
But King said that wasnâ€™t the case with the April 28 tornado in the county. He said the tornado traveled about 38 miles in 53 minutes, destroying 460 homes and killing 10 people.
Mississippi State, Florida State, Auburn and Mississippi are the top four teams in the first College Football Playoff rankings. The first of seven Top 25 rankings done by a 12-member selection committee was released Tuesday night.