19 hrs ago
Starkville's Forks & Corks to welcome MasterChef winner
Fox Network's MasterChef 2010 Season One winner Whitney Miller will add an extra dimension to the Starkville Area Arts Council's Forks & Corks fundraiser July 25-26.
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21 hrs ago
Roses and thorns: 7/13/14
A rose to Dr. Philip Hickman who was selected as the new superintendent of school for the Columbus Municipal School District during a special meeting Friday.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
HS football championships expected to depart Jackson
It's not a done deal yet, but the high school football championships this year are on the verge of being played in Starkville.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Mississippi Business Journal
C Spire adding suite of home security, monitoring to new ultra speed Internet service
At the launch of C Spire's ultra-high speed, fiber-based gigabit Internet service, analysts wondered what offerings the Fiber to the Home initiative would include beyond the next generation internet, digital HD television and nationwide phone service.
Browning on Business: New speakeasy to open in downtown Starkville
The Guest Room is slated to open next month. It will be located in the refurnished basement of Restaurant Tyler, which is located at 100 E. Main St. The renovation process began in early May, according to Brian Kelley, who along with Chef Ty Thames, opened Restaurant Tyler six years ago.
Daily Times Leader
US Marshals arrest local in armed robbery
A West Point man is in custody for an alleged May armed robbery incident through a collaborative effort from Starkville Police Department and the U.S. Marshal's Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force Oxford Division.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Supervisors unanimously pass Blackjack TIF plan
Oktibbeha County supervisors unanimously approved a $4.78 million-maximum tax increment financing plan Monday that, once expected housing developments are added to the tax rolls, will provide funding for numerous Blackjack Road improvements.
SSD supe wants 'amiable' solution for fund dispute
Starkville School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway said he hopes SSD and city aldermen can find an amiable solution over how to use $500,000 in over-collected school taxes.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Alleged voyeur arrested at road block
Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Department apprehended 55-year-old Eddie Will Parks, Jr., of 152 Jordan Lane, while conducting a routine road block July 3 and served him a warrant for non-complying as a sex offender, a Starkville Police Department press release stated.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Lynn Spruill: Yes, the city is in the county
When I was a city employee it was always extremely frustrating to hear a resident complain about the high taxes that citizens of Starkville paid.
New SHS principal focusing on graduation rate, community involvement
Starkville High School Principal David Baggett talks Tuesday. Baggett was born and raised in Ocean Springs and spent the last eight years as principal at Ocean Springs High School.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Fire chiefs: Use safety, common sense during Fourth of July activities
Local fire chiefs want county residents to enjoy safe Fourth of July traditions like grilling out and watching fireworks, but their respective organizations are ready to respond if any celebrations get out of hand.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
SPD continues search for alleged check scammer
Gabriel Petty, of 401 Murdock Lane, and Robert Earl Robertson, of 1810 Hwy. 12 W., were arrested after Starkville Police Department issued numerous felony warrants for false pretense.
Mississippi Business Journal
Synergetics DCS a " Best Places to Work 2014
The Starkville-based company offers network design and management, and provides network infrastructure, including fiber optic, copper cabling, and wireless solutions.
Wiseman, Perkins differ on excess school tax money
A battle is brewing over how Starkville should use almost $500,000 in over-collected school district taxes after Vice Mayor Roy A. Perkins opined that the city should take legal avenues to keep the money for itself during Tuesday's board of aldermen meeting.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Daily Times Leader
Region hosts July 4 festivities
For most Americans, July 4 means family celebrations, barbecues, music, the rockets' red glare and bombs bursting in air.
Aldermen consider Cadence building as new police HQ
Aldermen began a process Tuesday that could uproot the Starkville Police Department from its current location and place a new base of operations deep in the heart of downtown Starkville.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
NC State, Mississippi State to meet in 2020, 2021
N.C. State announced the scheduling agreement Tuesday, with the Atlantic Coast Conference program hosting the Bulldogs in September 2020.
Starkville police warn of counterfeit check scam
The Starkville Police Department issued arrest warrants for three men allegedly tied to a counterfeit check scam and warned businesses to be on the lookout for bogus payroll checks stemming from a legitimate contracting business.