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May 16th, 2015

Man receives 30 years for burglaries, kidnapping during court term

May 17, 2015

DePriest Gray, of West Point, received a 30-year sentence with 10 suspended, 20 to serve, in the Mississippi Department of Corrections after submitting a guilty plea during the Oktibbeha County Circuit Court's April and May term.
Gray, 29, faced a charge of burglary and larceny of a dwelling, kidnapping, armed robbery and three counts of burglary of a dwelling.

May 15th

Tate procession route finalized

May 16, 2015

The escort for Hattiesburg Police Officer Liquori Tate's burial will come to Starkville this afternoon. The processional will exit and go west on Highway 82 from Highway 45. From there, the processional will travel ...

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Ground breaks for The Gin on Russell

May 16, 2015

Officials broke ground on The Gin on Russell, a new luxury residential development on Russell Street early Friday afternoon.

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Golf Classic raises money to build houses

May 16, 2015

Golfers raising money for Starkville's Habitat for Humanity avoided rain Friday at the Starkville Country Club.

Showing sting in spring: SHS blanks competition at jamboree

May 15, 2015

It might be a mere three months before the first high school football game is played, but don’t tell that to the Starkville High School Yellowjackets.
The Jackets are hungrier than ever after a dominating 2014 ended in stunning fashion at home against eventual Class 6A champs South Panola.

Starkville High's Vo set to join Belhaven volleyball

May 15, 2015

Signing day was something Starkville High School volleyball player Vicky Vo had dreamed about for a long time.
She wasn't going to just do it half way.
During a party which included cake, ice cream and the works on Friday morning at the school, Vo was surrounded by family, friends and coaches to celebrate her signing with Belhaven University.

Bulldog Bougard wins heptathlon at the SEC meet

May 15, 2015

Erica Bougard went to sleep on Thursday night leading in the heptathlon at the Southeastern Conference Track and Field Outdoor Championships.
She went to sleep Friday night as the winner.
The Mississippi State senior won two of the three events on Friday at the Mike Sanders Track Complex on the campus of MSU to finish with a score of 6,250 and win the heptathlon by 247 points.

Sheriff's Department searching for missing man

May 15, 2015

The Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Department is seeking public assistance in locating a missing man.
The department is searching for 21-year-old Aashil Randive, who is described as a having black hair and a dark complexion.
Randive was last seen Saturday at his Oktibbeha County residence. He may be driving a 2009 red Mitsubishi Galant with Mississippi tag STARK04.

May 14th

East Webster plays for fast pitch 2A title

May 15, 2015

There’s a dynasty in Cumberland that many teams aren’t fortunate enough to experience in their lifetime.
Coach Lee Berryhill is just one of the coaches on campus at East Webster accustomed to winning. In fact, he does it more than anyone.

Wolverines capture title of North 2A

May 15, 2015

AMORY – For a brief moment, it appeared that East Webster would be hosting a game three as Hatley started with a 7-1 lead Thursday night.
The fighting Wolverines were not to be denied, though. East Webster reeled off nine-straight runs to rally for a thrilling 10-7 win to win the North Class 2A crown and punch their ticket to the State Championship.

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