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City contributions to Horse Park, theater on the chopping block
The amount of money Starkville gives outside groups, including the Mississippi Horse Park and Starkville Community Theater, is expected to decrease in the upcoming fiscal year as the city's budget committee slashed a $1.5 million wish list to an amount about $41,000 shy of current contributions.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Jury finds Quinn guilty of capital murder
Circuit Judge Lee Howard sentenced 53-year-old Archie Quinn to life in prison without parole.
Police connect Crawford man to Central Ave. stabbing
The Starkville Police Department arrested a Crawford man who allegedly stabbed someone at Central Avenue on Tuesday and fled the scene by foot.
Browning on Business: Hobby Lobby, Fashion Apparel set for openings
The doors will open at 9 a.m. that day, according to Vincent Parker, the retail chain store's spokesperson.
Oktibbeha schools again operating with accreditation
Oktibbeha County School District is again an accredited school system almost two years after a state takeover, but Conservator Margie Pulley will continue to run the district until 2015's consolidation.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
QB Prescott, MSU embrace SEC expectations
Quarterback Dak Prescott's breakout sophomore season produced some impressive moments last fall, including 13 touchdown runs, 10 touchdown passes and a comeback win over a bitter in-state rival.
Our View: Oktibbeha, Starkville boards fail to truly follow agendas
Oktibbeha County supervisors and Starkville aldermen both have something in common: They recently tended to business outside the constraints of their published agendas.
Jurors hear 911 tape as Quinn murder trial begins
Archie Quinn sits in court Tuesday afternoon in Starkville. Quinn is on trial for fatally shooting a woman in 2008.
Governor touts workers, state's growth potential
Governor Phil Bryant was among honorary members Tuesday afternoon to congratulate Southwire and it's employees on being named the 2014 Industry of the Year by the Golden Triangle Development LINK.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Warrants served on man for child enticement, touching
The Starkville Police Department arrested a local man Friday and charged him with numerous counts of sexual crimes against minors.
AG declines Perkins' request for clarity on school money issue
The Mississippi Attorney General's Office sent a letter to vice mayor Roy A. Perkins on Friday saying it would not provide further comment on a school money issue after aldermen approved the framework for a legal funds transfer in its last regular meeting.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
County millage value expected to improve slightly
The amount of money one single ad valorem tax mill brings into Oktibbeha County is projected to increase slightly for the upcoming fiscal year, but the additional value isn't expected to significantly impact tax rates or county coffers.
No-jangles: Starkville Bojangles closes
Bill Cunningham, who opened the restaurant in August 2010, confirmed this morning that he recently sold the restaurant.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Photo: Meeting Miss Mississippi
Miss Mississippi Jasmine Murray, of Columbus, meets with Cameron Knight, 3, and his mother, Amy Knight, of Starkville Saturday during a homecoming reception for Murray held at Mississippi University for Women's Cochran Hall.
Aldermen mull economic bond issuance
At least three Starkville aldermen have not yet committed their support to a bond issuance next month that could fund a new industrial park near the Miss.
The Mississippi Press
MSU students propose designs for Mississippi Maritime Museum in Pascagoula
When Mississippi Maritime Museum's board of directors began discussing renovation plans for an interim museum and design blueprints for a permanent one, they contacted the Magnolia State's only postsecondary architecture school.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Lynn Spruill: A practice that's got to stop
On the agenda of Tuesday, July 22, 2014, was a payment for Carver Drive. Alderman Perkins voted against paying for that work already accomplished on his ward's most significant project.
Daily Times Leader
WCC to host school supply funds lunch
The We Care Committee is set to close its summer feeding program for local youth with a school supply fundraiser beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday at the LueZarah Robinson Healthcare Services building at 826 Highway 45 Alt.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Browning on Business: Golden Triangle's first brewery ready for business
SweetGum Brewing Co. is slated to have its first brew on local shelves by the end of September, according to co-owners Ed Dechert and Cameron Fogle.
Daily Times Leader
Leap of faith: Culin-Arts relocating to Oxford
Valeda Carmichael has called West Point home for the last 34 years. By the end of the summer, however, that may change.