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September 5th, 2014

Club Rock shooting suspect arrested

September 5, 2014

A Starkville man got an unwelcome birthday present Thursday as U.S. Marshals arrested him for his suspected role in a March 30 shooting at Club Rock.
The marshals arrested 21-year-old Tobias Coleman in De Soto County on suspicion of aggravated assault, according to Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Department Lt. Brett Watson. Coleman was booked into Oktibbeha County Jail on $100,000 bond.

City awards trash bag contract - Higher grade product brings concerns for future budgeting

September 5, 2014

An issue that passed through the Starkville Board of Aldermen’s consent agenda without much fanfare Tuesday has at least one alderman concerned about the budget restriction it may present in the future.

County seeking $3M grant for storm shelter

September 5, 2014

Oktibbeha County is awaiting word to see if it can move forward with the design and construction of a new $3 million storm shelter.

Volunteers to help first responders

September 5, 2014

Volunteer Starkville and the Maroon Volunteer Center will partner for the third year to serve the first responders of Starkville and Oktibbeha County through the "Serving Those who Serve Us" service event.
From 3:30-5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, local volunteers will have the opportunity to help the local police and fire departments by cleaning and organizing their places of work.

September 4th

VIDEO: Joan Rivers Has Passed Away The 81-year-old comedy icon has died

September 4, 2014

Unity Park getting facelift

September 4, 2014

Work is underway to transform Unity Park into a more open, pedestrian-friendly space ahead of its planned opening on Martin Luther King Day.

Locals applaud upcoming sales tax holiday for guns

September 4, 2014

As of this year, Mississippi has two sales tax holidays — one in late July for clothing and footwear leading into the school year, and one this Friday-Sunday for guns and other hunting items leading into hunting season.

MSU, OCEMA to emphasize readiness in Sept.

September 4, 2014

Normally, Mississippi State University’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) plans a series of workshops in September because it is National Emergency Preparedness Month.

September 3rd

City holds first hearing on proposed design rules

September 3, 2014

Citizens and aldermen, alike, debated the merits of a proposed ordinance change that would establish minimum design standards in certain city zones during a public hearing at Tuesday evening's Board of Aldermen meeting at City Hall.

Man arrested in Sunday shooting

September 3, 2014

A Starkville man is in custody after an alleged weekend shooting put a male victim in the hospital.
Starkville police officers arrested 26-year-old Justin Rodrecus Vaughn, of 264 Reverend Ware Road, Sunday on suspicion of aggravated assault after the reported shooting.

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