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April 23rd, 2014

BOA hires development director - Sanders accounts for 4th straight internal department head hire

April 23, 2014

Starkville aldermen voted Tuesday night to hire City Planner Buddy Sanders as the new director of community development.

Ex-SPD officer returns to Spain to get new visa

April 23, 2014

For Dr. Maria Perez, Tuesday morning brought a sad goodbye laced with terrible frustration and wrapped tightly in government red tape.

It was just the beginning, however, of at least two months Perez must spend in Starkville with an ocean lying between her and her husband.

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ACCESS program honors first graduates at banquet

April 23, 2014

The Mississippi State University ACCESS Program celebrated its first graduates, Katherine Phillips and Livingston Harper, with an awards banquet Monday night at the Leo Seal Jr. Football Complex.

Beatlemania! coming to Cadence Bank in Starkville

April 23, 2014

Cadence Bank, 929 Coffee Bar, Billet 33 and Sundog Studios will sponsor Beatlemania!, which will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday at Cadence Bank Plaza.

April 22nd

Mr. Harrison Lee Mosley

April 23, 2014

Mr. Harrison Lee Mosley, age 71, passed away on Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014 after a nearly four year battle with cancer. He was born October 20, 1942 in Bay County, Florida to Arvie Lee and Rosa Lee Mosley, both deceased of DeFuniak Springs, FL. Mr. Mosley had lived most of his life in Escambia and Walton County, FL but also lived in Baldwin County, AL and Clay County, MS.

Bulldogs defeat Rebels in Pearl

April 23, 2014

PEARL – Wes Rea needed something good to happen when he stepped to the plate with two runners on and two outs in the sixth inning.
The Mississippi State junior first baseman delivered with a two-run double down the third base line to give the Bulldogs a lead. A lead they never surrendered.

Project excites SHS: Facility gives Yellowjackets opportunities

April 23, 2014

Games cancelled due to weather conditions are all but a thing of the past for Starkville High.
When the football, soccer, and track teams as well as the band take to its respective fields and oval, it will be on a brand new surface and it is one that makes athletic director Dr. Stan Miller extremely proud.

SMITH COLUMN: Bolt surface creates feel of real grass

April 23, 2014

Three coaches, an athletic director and a band director sat around a table in the conference room at Starkville High School Tuesday morning with smiles on their faces.
While considering what the new turf and track surface being installed at Yellowjacket Stadium means to the athletic program, they have a reason to be excited about what's coming.

Auditor orders clerk to repay $35K

April 22, 2014

A recently-released report from the Mississippi Office of the State Auditor has found that Oktibbeha County Chancery Clerk Monica Banks needs to remit more than $35,000 owed in excess fees to the county’s general fund.

Chancery clerk offices collect fees from mortgages, warranty deeds from across the county, open court cases, case filings, copy fees and a percentage from delinquent taxes.

Dev. director field falls to 4

April 22, 2014

The finalist pool for Starkville’s community development director shrank before aldermen conducted the first interview.

Kelly McCaffrey, landscape architect with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the New Orleans area, withdrew from consideration on Monday for “personal reasons,” said City Personnel Director Randy Boyd.

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