Back in 2010, SPD started a program to let residents know they were patrolling their neighborhoods, which was put on hold because of the coronavirus, but now it is back.
One of the many businesses across town that has seen a lot of customers lately is The Lodge, which is well-known for its wide selection of Bulldog merchandise ranging from clothes and hats to coffee mugs and books.
Tickets are five dollars, but children four years old and under can come for free. Registration can be found on their website at www.cityofstarkville.org/parks or on their Facebook page through a quick and easy QR code or link.
The Discovery Center offers a wide range of services, and all workshops and classes are free for those interested in taking the next step in their career. The Discovery Center also offers free childcare during classes and workshops in the morning from Monday through Thursday, but other accom…
A few days before Mississippi State kicks off its 2021 football season this fall, hundreds of volunteers will take to the streets, parks, and other outdoor areas of Starkville armed with rakes, shovels, and pruning shears.
During this hour in the morning, SPD officers that range in specialization such as traffic officers to the investigative team enjoy coffee and morning goodies. Since vaccinations are on the rise, the event started up again with eager hosts all over the city from Main Street to the city limits.
Ashton Woodson and Kelly Michael with Sally Kate Winters Family Services to support their mission to provide critical social services for youth in need across Mississippi. Woodson also shared an informative presentation to spread awareness for child victims of abuse or neglect and how to rep…
Starting July 21, 2021, the Street Department will be closing one lane on South Montgomery to do ditch maintenance. This work will start at 7 a.m. and will last approximately until 2 p.m.
During their regular meeting on Monday evening, the Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors voted to purchase new motor graders from Traxplus based out of Columbus through a reverse auction.
As part of a research and education partnership of six academic institutions, Mississippi State University is leading the Northern Gulf Institute (NGI).
Friends of Starkville Library hosted another monthly book sale from noon until 6 p.m. yesterday at the Starkville Public Library. All books are donated, and this month’s sale featured children’s books, beach reads, and World War II fiction and nonfiction. The book sale occurs on the first Mo…
Beginning Tuesday, July 13, a part of Old West Point Road will be closed indefinitely as the city begins to remove and replace the bridge that is at the intersection of Old West Point Road and Garrard Road.
On Tuesday, the new Board of Aldermen voted 4 to 3 for Bird scooters to return to the city of Starkville. Aldermen Ben Carver, Hamp Beatty, and Roy A’. Perkins voted against the scooters, and Aldermen Sandra Sistrunk, Jeffrey Rupp, Mike Brown, and Henry Vaughn voted for their return.
Mississippi State booked its second ever trip to the national championship series in Omaha, Nebraska, and, like in 2013, a mass exodus from the state up to Nebraska began. Families and friends booked hotel rooms without tickets to a game and many are still searching for tickets for the rest …
On Saturday morning, young men ages 10 to gathered at the Palmeiro Center on the Mississippi State University campus to attend Boys to Men Life Skills Academy hosted by the Delta Upsilon Sigma (Golden Triangle Area) chapter of Phi Beta Sigma. The purpose of the Life Skills Academy is for boy…
For Michael Lamb, the decision to donate one of his kidneys was not a hard one to make, especially when it was going to be to the benefit of his son, Liam’s health.
On Friday night, an adult male pedestrian was struck and killed on Highway 25 near Abernathy. The victim died on scene, and Starkville Police Department is looking for a gray Toyota Corolla with front passenger side damage.
Three firewomen have made department history at Starkville Fire Department by being on the staff at the same time, which is especially rare in Mississippi in a male dominated field such as firefighting.
Starkville Police Department in conjunction with Calhoun County Sheriff's Department, Chickasaw County Sheriff’s Department, Clay County Sheriff's Department, Houston Police Department, North Mississippi Task Force, Pontotoc County Sheriff's Department, and the U.S. Marshals have arrested th…
Dave’s Dark Horse Tavern on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive was recently ranked among the best in its class as part of MSN’s ’51 Best College Bars In America.’
Part 2 of installing rumble strips will start tomorrow, Friday, April 23, 2021 at 8:00am and will last until noon. Last week the Street Department installed hazard markers to mark culvert locations.
There were two burglaries on the morning of Monday, April 19 that occurred at the 200 block of Louisville Street. During one of the burglaries, one of the houses was occupied.
Starting tomorrow morning, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at 8:30 am, motorists on S. Montgomery, between E Lampkin and Hogan St., can expect traffic delays due to the street department repairing an asphalt patch. Hogan St to Green St will also be closed. This work will approximately last until noon.
Starkville/Oktibbeha County is currently under a Tornado Watch until 8 p.m., and we are at an enhanced risk for severe weather which means tornadoes are likely and large hail can be expected.
On Wednesday morning, Starkville Utilities and Tennessee Valley Authority came together to cut the ribbon on the new substation on Azalea Lane. The project has been eight years in the making with two years of planning, and all construction on the site was done by Chandler Construction.
United Way of North Central Mississippi has been around for a while, and they have helped the community in tremendous ways. United Way has three main focal points: health, education and financial stability. Here in Oktibbeha County, residents have seen specifically seen United Way programs t…
At 6 p.m. Friday, the Kenneth J. Snedden Arnold Air Society Squadron and Silver Wings Chapter, which is made up of Mississippi State University Air Force ROTC cadets, began their annual 24-Hour Service Run.
On March 17, 2021 at 9:48 p.m., the Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Department responded to 2203 Hickory Grove Road for a call of a person who had been shot. Deputies found a female victim suffering from a single gunshot wound. and rendered aid until the arrival of EMS. The victim was later prono…
With severe weather like yesterday starting to ramp up again as spring nears and with crowd restrictions dropped for the first time in a year, first responders are going to be more active than ever.
On Friday, March 5, the Starkville Police Department responded to a head-on collision on Garrard Road near Hiwasse Drive involving a silver 2009 Chevrolet Impala and a semi-trailer dump truck.
Yesterday was a perfect day for Loraine Walker or Miss Rainey, the Children’s Librarian at Starkville Public Library, to have her first in-person story time in a year. She read a few books outside at the Fire Station Park by the Cadence Bank Pavilion at 10 a.m. and again at 4 p.m.
Starkville Strong does many great things for the community, and they focus on making Starkville a better place for everyone here. On Saturday, March 6, they are hosting a food box drive-thru at Emerson Family Center at 11 a.m.
The J. L. King Center received a donation from the AT&T Pioneers Mississippi Chapter in the amount of $500 for renovations to the center.
Glo is a Starkville based company that creates new fun ways for children to learn, and not only are they bringing light to children, they are bringing a new light back to Starkville that has been out for quite some time.
The Starkville Police Department has partnered with the Oktibbeha County Clover Dawgs to collect stuffed animals for children in emergency situations.
Mississippi State University student Lucy Meehan is running for the role of President for the MSU Student Association and if she wins, she will be the country’s first autistic student body president at a major university.
- SPD reassures citizens of neighborhood safety
- Starkville LL Dawgs win state championship in Hattiesburg
- SEC football media picks MSU to finish last in Western Division
- Local businesses are thriving after MSU baseball's national championship
- 'Dive-in' movie night set for Moncrief pool on Saturday
- Leach can teach: MSU head football coach wouldn't mind another chance in classroom
- Walley joins other Bulldogs on preseason watch lists
- Free job skills workshops offered at the Discovery Center
- Ode to the 2021 Diamond Dawgs
- Bulldogs to get baseball transfer in Yeager, pick up commitments
- Bane to follow in father's footsteps at MSU
- Starkville Dawgs look for Little League success
- Supes buy new motor graders
- SDN All-Area High School Baseball Team
- MISSISSIPPI STATE BASEBALL NATIONAL CHAMPIONS!
- Walling appears headed for MSU baseball program
- Portion of Old West Point Road closed indefinitely
- Starkville in for big clean up this fall
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