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April 6th, 2015
Eleven singer/songwriters competed Thursday night for the opportunity to take the stage performing their original music at the Cotton District Arts Festival on April 18.
April is an exciting time of the year in Starkville â€” the weather warms, summer is close and tailgating is in full-force in Left Field Lounge. However, for many people, Aprilâ€™s biggest event is the Cotton District Arts Festival.
Newly-appointed Starkville Fire Chief Charles Yarbrough is still getting acquainted with his new position, but heâ€™s already looking ahead to some goals he hopes to accomplish as he begins his tenure at the head of Starkville Fire Department.
Of the 61,000 U. S. bridges in this country in need of structural repair, Mississippi is among the top 10 states with the most structurally deficient bridges according to a report issued Thursday by the U. S. Department of Transportation (U.S.DOT). A total of 2,275 bridges were identified as needing significant repair in Mississippi alone.
A traffic stop for speeding landed a Columbus man in Starkville Police Department custody after officers discovered drugs and a stolen firearm in his car.
An officer stopped 25-year-old Marcos Deshaw Felton for speeding and smelled marijuana while talking to him, according to an SPD press release.
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The Biblical account of Good Friday begins with Jesus being condemned to death and ends with Jesus being laid in a tomb. Eleven Starkville churches will come together on Friday morning to tell the story of Jesusâ€™ last day.
Governor Phil Bryant has signed a bill creating a countywide taxing authority for the Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District. The bill also consolidates the debt of the Starkville and Oktibbeha County School Districts as they move toward their July 1 merger.
The Starkville Police Department is seeking a male suspect in connection with a reported carjacking and sexual assault.
An SPD release said the incident reportedly occurred around 8:15 p.m. Tuesday night. No descriptions of the suspect were released by SPD. As of press time, no arrests had been made in the case.
The Mississippi State Police Department arrested three suspects on charges of auto burglary early Wednesday morning, Police Chief Vance Rice announced in a release.
At last, spring is in the air, and you may be dreaming of growing the biggest, juiciest tomato in the neighborhood or perhaps a bed of traffic-stopping flowering annuals. Gardeners all over town are venturing out to dig in the garden after being cooped up all winter. But wait. First, you have a phone call to make.