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City may loan $60K to Parks

September 16, 2014

The Starkville Board of Alderman Budget and Audit Committee unanimously agreed Monday to move forward with a recommendation to the full board to advance $60,000 to the financially floundering Starkville Parks Commission.

2 MSU students arrested Sunday in alleged assault

September 16, 2014

Two Mississippi State University students are facing aggravated assault charges after an alleged drug transaction Sunday at a local apartment complex ended with a reported stabbing.

Supes OK budget for upcoming year

September 16, 2014

The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the county’s fiscal year 2014-15 budget and millage levy at its Monday meeting.
Oktibbeha County Administrator Emily Garrard presented the budget for the board and the citizens in attendance before supervisors took the matter up for consideration.

New Rotary exchange student speaks to local club on Monday

September 16, 2014

Max Garzoini loves art and comes from one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
Garzoini, who is the 2014-15 Rotary Youth Exchange Student, gave a presentation Monday about himself and Milan, the city where he grew up.
Garzoini spoke first about his name, which is actually Massimilliano Garzoni de Adorgnano.

Starkville Bridges seeks volunteers

September 15, 2014

Starkville Bridges Out of Poverty will host a day-long training and informational session Tuesday at the Starkville Sportsplex on Lynn Lane for volunteers who are looking to get involved in the program.

Bryant distrust on refugee program

September 15, 2014

JACKSON — Gov. Phil Bryant’s distrust of President Barack Obama is flaring again.
The Republican is once more citing something he fears Washington will do in his decision for Mississippi to stop accepting new entrants to the Unaccompanied Refugee Minor program.

McMullen’s hard work, eagerness to help makes positive impression

September 15, 2014

Stein McMullen’s dedication helping others has made him an asset both to Starkville Fire Department and the community.
McMullen, who currently works for SFD as a fire marshal, began working with the department in November 1996, said Starkville Fire Chief Rodger Mann. He said Stein was promoted to fire marshal in September 2004.

MSU holds memorial for Cristil

September 12, 2014

There were many expressions of love and respect offered by the speakers during Thursday's memorial service for the late Jack Cristil.
They all used their voice to make those feelings known tot he family and friends gathered at Humphrey Coliseum.

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USAF band to play at McComas Hall

September 12, 2014

On Monday, six service members of the United States Air Force will bring their musical talents to Starkville as the USAF Band of the West Freedom Brass Quintet kicks off a 2-concernt Mississippi tour at Mississippi State University.

Benefit race for cancer research set for Saturday

September 12, 2014

When Kimberly C. Gee wanted to be tested for ovarian cancer, doctors told her she was too young to have the disease and thus, too young for the tests. They were wrong.

VIDEO: Obamas, Americans Remember Victims of 9/11 Attacks

September 11, 2014

MetroCast outage affects 6 counties

September 11, 2014

A broken fiber optic line led to an afternoon-long MetroCast service outage in six counties, much to customers’ ire.

MetroCast Southern Region Operations Manager Mark Boyer said the problem originated in Houston, before MetroCast dispatched crews to repair the issue.

Murray enjoying Miss America stage

September 11, 2014

On Sunday, Jasmine Murray, a Mississippi State University student from Columbus, will appear on national television — but not for the first time.

Locals remember experiences during 9/11, attacks’ aftermath

September 11, 2014

John 15:13 says, “Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.”

Volunteers lend hand to local law enforcement, firefighters

September 11, 2014

First responders throughout Oktibbeha County received the help of volunteers Wednesday as part of a service event held in honor of the National Day of Service.

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