June 2nd, 2015
Voter turnout was higher in Oktibbeha County portion of Mississippiâ€™s First Congressional District Tuesday, but the results remained similar to the May 12 special election to the fill the U.S. House of Representatives seat left vacant by the death of Republican Alan Nunnelee.
Talks for a salary increase for Starkvilleâ€™s mayor and board of aldermen went nowhere Tuesday evening after Ward 5 Alderman Scott Maynard withdrew a proposal tying elected official pay to pay raises for city employees.
Long abandoned steam tunnels still lurk beneath Mississippi State Universityâ€™s campus, John Beal told the Kiwanis Club on Tuesday.
MSU had an extensive tunnel system underground for the steam plant on campus. Now unused, the tunnels are in a state of disrepair.
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Reaching the No. 1 spot nationally for five weeks attracts some attention and thatâ€™s whatâ€™s happening at Mississippi State these days in football.
Last yearâ€™s successful season was bound to make an impact on the Bulldogsâ€™ recruiting and itâ€™s showing already with a solid 2016 class already being put together.
Some fans have had some reservations about the projected $40 million baseball facility planned for Mississippi State, especially after the season the Bulldogs just experienced.
Many supporters have approached me in the last few months with concerns about biting off such a huge endeavor at this time while the results on the field have been subpar.
Both Mississippi State basketball teams got a boost on Tuesday.
It was announced that David Deets was hired as the new Director of Basketball Performance for both the men's and women's teams.
He takes over for Richard Akins, who retired in May after 33 years with the Bulldogs.
A former Mississippi State University cheerleader is seeking $500,000 for injuries sustained when an ESPN camera cart ran over her during the 2013 Egg Bowl.
Michaela Mills filed the suit Friday against ESPN and MSU in the U.S. Northern District Court of Mississippi in Aberdeen.
A Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge Ram and Jeep car dealership complex could be coming to Starkville as early as 2016, a representative of HPM Development said Monday.
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors commissioned Oxford-based planning firm Slaughter & Associates to draft county subdivision regulations Monday to address infrastructure issues brought on by multi-tenant buildings.