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May 8th, 2014

Relay for Life set for Friday

May 8, 2014

Friday evening will mark a time for cancer patients, friends and family to gather and support each other in the fight against cancer.

The annual Oktibbeha County Relay for Life will begin at the Starkville Sportsplex at 5 p.m. Event Chair Brian Hawkins said this year’s event, originally scheduled to take place on the soccer fields, will move indoors due to an expected rain threat.

Man in custody in assault case

May 8, 2014

A Starkville man is in custody after Starkville Police Department arrested him on suspicion of aggravated assault.

SPD Detective Stephanie Perkins said officers arrested 20-year-old Steven Thomas on suspicion two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

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Bost Center, County office to hold open house events today

May 8, 2014

Gary Jackson, director of the Mississippi State University Extension Service (MSUES), considers 1914 the year that MSU and other universities like it became complete.

May 7th

Board OKs annexation study

May 7, 2014

During a brief open session Tuesday evening at City Hall, Starkville aldermen unanimously approved requesting proposals from qualified vendors to conduct an annexation study for the city.

Law enforcement carries torch for Special Olympics

May 7, 2014

Roughly three-dozen representatives from five law enforcement agencies ran to four schools along a 5-mile route through Starkville for the city’s edition of the 2014 Mississippi Law Enforcement Torch Run.

MSU students present video game creations in public forum

May 7, 2014

This week, many students on campus are too busy studying for finals to play video games. But for one class of students at Mississippi State University, video games are their final exam.

SAAC to bring enthusiasts into local artists’ studios

May 7, 2014

While most Starkville residents know there are talented artists living in the Golden Triangle, few people get to see these artists in their element.

The Starkville Area Arts Council hopes to provide art enthusiasts with the chance to see their favorite artists’ studios with its first Artists Studio Tour event. The event will be held from 4-7 p.m. Saturday. Admission for the event is $10.

May 6th

Alcohol issue cut from BOA agenda

May 6, 2014

An item to discuss setting a public hearing to loosen one of Starkville’s key alcoholic beverage sales restrictions has been removed from the Tuesday Board of Aldermen agenda.

Supes discuss Blackjack Rd. plan Monday

May 6, 2014

The issue of how to fix the Blackjack Road dominated another Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors meeting Monday as supervisors and citizens discussed the status on planned upgrades and repairs for the heavily-traveled road.

EMCC president tells Rotary about infrastructure plans

May 6, 2014

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