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May 6th, 2015

Aldermen pass intent to issue $3m in bonds for City Hall repurposing

May 6, 2015

The Starkville Board of Aldermen unanimously passed a resolution declaring the intent to issue up to $3 million in general obligation bonds to equip City Hall for use by the Starkville Police Department.

Wrecks create busy morning for first responders

May 6, 2015

Three separate road incidents within two hours made for a busy Tuesday morning for Oktibbeha County first responders.

May 4th

Brown leads organization to help raise funds for Alzheimer’s research

May 4, 2015

Alzheimer’s disease is the only cause of death in the top 10 in America that cannot be prevented, cured or slowed. One in every three seniors dies with Alzheimer’s disease. Every 67 seconds, someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s disease.

May 1st

FUEL TO THE FIRE: Volunteer firefighters train by burning propane tanks

May 1, 2015

Oktibbeha County’s volunteer fire departments got a chance for some hands-on experience with burning propane during a Wednesday evening training exercise at the Cornerstone Industrial Park.

FUNdamentals of Fitness to build athletic foundations

May 1, 2015

Starting next Tuesday, Trinity Fitness will start the FUNdamentals of Fitness program to provide an athletic foundation for children.
The classes will meet twice a week from 3:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. for ages 8 to 10-year-olds and 4:15 p.m. to 5 p.m. for ages 11 to 13-year-olds. The fee per child is $100.

Arts council hosts city’s first art walk

May 1, 2015

Downtown Starkville will see an explosion of creativity on Saturday as Starkville Area Arts Council hosts Starkville’s first Art Walk on Main Street from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Twenty local artists will display, demonstrate and sell their artwork inside Main Street businesses as well as along the sidewalks during the day.

April 30th

Missing woman found alive and well: 83-year-old found by off-duty deputy

April 30, 2015

The subject of a Silver Alert was found Wednesday after nearly 24 hours of intensive search effort from Oktibbeha County authorities and volunteers.
An off-duty deputy with the Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Department found Lena Mae Harrell, 83, near a creek in Northeast Oktibbeha County at approximately 2:15 p.m. Wednesday.

Davis remembered at local hat show

April 30, 2015

Carole McReynolds Davis did not always wear the flamboyant hats that she was well-known for. According to Carole’s widower, Frank Davis, she rarely wore hats at all when they first married, over 50 years ago.

Starkville low on Spice arrests

April 30, 2015

A recent death in Lowndes County could possibly be related to Spice.
The drug, which is made synthetically, is supposed to have the same effect as marijuana, and is commonly thought of as synthetic marijuana, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse’s website.

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April 29th

Louisville raises tornado memorial: Area, state leaders pledge to continue recovery efforts

April 29, 2015

LOUISVILLE — A year after an EF4 tornado killed 10 people and left a long trail of destruction in Winston County, residents and area leaders gathered Tuesday to dedicate a memorial to the victims of the storm in Louisville.

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