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March 4th, 2014

Man arrested in burglary

March 4, 2014

A Starkville man is behind bars after police reportedly caught him in the act of stealing a television from a local residence.

Starkville Police Department arrested 20-year-old Brandon Clark Hudson on Monday on suspicion of residential burglary Monday, according to an SPD press release.

County administrator field narrows to three

March 4, 2014

The field of Oktibbeha County administrator candidates narrowed to three Wednesday morning as Adcare Healthcare Regional Vice President John Thomas withdrew himself from consideration for the position.

Thomas was one of four candidates that supervisors selected as a finalist after receiving more than 30 submissions from interested applicants for the position.

MSU selects Maroon Edition for incoming freshman class

March 4, 2014

Mississippi State University announced Monday that “The Invisible Girls: A Memoir” by Sarah Thebarge will be the 2014 Maroon Edition selection.

Weekend fires sparked from controlled burns

March 4, 2014

Oktibbeha County volunteer firefighters had to contend with a number of brush fires throughout the county Sunday as brisk winds pushed some controlled burns out of control.

Oktibbeha County Fire Services Coordinator Kirk Rosenhan said firefighters dealt with six fires, and that they weren’t restricted to just one area.

C Spire executive speaks to Starkville Rotary Club

March 4, 2014

C Spire Vice President of Corporate Communications Jim Richmond visited the Starkville Rotary Club Monday at the Starkville Country Club, sharing insights into the company’s past and future in Starkville and throughout the U.S.

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February 28th

Local group looking for ways to honor ‘Legend’ of Starkville

February 28, 2014

Friends of the late Garcia Gerald Berry, Jr. have organized to honor the Starkville legend with a memorial celebration and fundraising event, with proceeds to be split between creating a tribute to Gerald in the Cotton District and benefiting the homeless in Starkville.

Higgins earns major award from TVA

February 28, 2014

Joe Max Higgins, Jr., CEO of the Golden Triangle Development LINK received the Mega Developer Award from the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) on Thursday in Nashville.

LR Nine member speaks at MSU

February 28, 2014

Many guest speakers ask audiences to keep their phones on silent, but not Ernest Green.

February 27th

Fire destroys mobile home - Emergency responder rescues residents’ puppy from blaze

February 27, 2014

A Wednesday afternoon fire completely destroyed a mobile home, but Oktibbeha County volunteer firefighters saved a puppy who was trapped in a pen next to the burning building.

Oktibbeha County Fire Services Coordinator Kirk Rosenhan said the Bell Schoolhouse Fire Company responded to the incident, which occurred at 209 Lucy Faye Lane, at 12:52 p.m. Wednesday.

Jail and Bail event raises awareness for foster program

February 27, 2014

On Tuesday, Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy Chadd Garnett and support staff member Emily Britt showed up at the Oktibbeha County Department of Human Services office.

“We’re here looking for a couple of convicts,” Garnett said to the receptionist.

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