July 1st, 2014
It's going to be a busy Fourth of July weekend on the baseball fields of McKee Park.
When it comes to celebrating the nation's birthday, it only seems fitting to be following teams like National and American. Starkville has one of each during the Dizzy Dean Coach Pitch 7-year-old South State Tournament that starts Friday.
The future of Starkville Police Department may ultimately not be tied to the building that is now City Hall, especially if the Board of Aldermen get on board with another option that may be on the table.
The last time Ron Carver was in Starkville was during one of the most contentious times of Mississippiâ€™s history.
â€śFifty years ago, we wouldnâ€™t even be having a conversation here about this,â€ť Carver said.
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Starkville Police Department is warning businesses to be alert for possible counterfeit checks after two local businesses have fallen victim to reported felony false pretense incidents.
The Oktibbeha County School District presented its projected Fiscal Year 2014-15 budget for consideration at a Monday evening public hearing at the district office on Main Street.
For Brent Fountain, one year has gone by fast.
Fountain has spent the past year as president of the Starkville Rotary Club, with Michelle Amos as president-elect. But on Monday, the time came for Fountain to pass the presidency along to Amos, and he said he was grateful to the members of the club for their support.
Mr. J. B. Vanlandingham, 98, of Starkville, MS, passed away at his residence on Friday, June 27, 2014.
Arrangements are incomplete at this time with Welch Funeral Home in charge.
Methyl Patterson Hodges, 88, passed away on June 30, 2014 at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville, MS.Â She taught mathematics for a total of 42 years, retiring from Starkville High School after 35 years.Â She was a graduate of Wood Jr. College and Â received her B.S. and M.S.
Youth sports are all about keeping up with the current trends.
Starkville Parks and Recreation is no exception to that as in recent years the move to fastpitch rather than slowpitch was made in softball.
Continuing with that trend, the SPRD built upon the program this year by adding in an all-star component at the end of the season.
The response for the Mississippi Basketball Association has been overwhelming for organizer Fred Tate.
Tate was hoping the first year of the event would be received well and it has attracted the attention he wanted to see.
After one month, Tate has been pleased with the way MBA has been supported.