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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.
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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.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Aldermen rescind resolution limiting clerk's payment power
Starkville aldermen rescinded a previous motion limiting City Clerk Lesa Hardin's ability to pay bills after a special-call meeting was needed Tuesday for the city to make payroll payments.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Batesville has until December 31 to meet pre-registration goals for C Spire's offer to bring ultra-high-speed fiber optic internet to residential neighborhoods.
Supervisors OK new nightclub ordinance
Supervisors unanimously approved a new nightclub ordinance Monday that will require new bars, restaurants and entertainment venues in Oktibbeha County to obtain yearly operating permits and follow minimum life-safety standards.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
County to address LINK, Communiversity requests today
Oktibbeha County supervisors are expected to sign a new agreement for economic development services with the Golden Triangle Development LINK Monday, thereby continuing a two-year relationship with the organization and opening the door for potential city and county bond issuances for a new industrial park and funding pledges for a tri-county ... (more)
MHSAA football championships will move to MSU, UM
Mississippi Association of Coaches executive director Johnny Mims, right, addresses the move of the Mississippi/Alabama All-Star Football Classic to Southern Mississippi's M.M. Roberts Stadium in Hattiesburg in 2015 and 2017 from venues in Alabama, during a news conference at the Mississippi High School Activities Association offices in Clinton, ... (more)
Staten meets with city, county
Nationwide changes and trends in the national healthcare industry have prompted Trace Regional Hospital to begin the process of closing its emergency room and opening a rural health clinic.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Step right up for a double dose of entertainment
From left, "Casseroles and Mistletoe" "widows" Gwin Edie, Midge Maloney, Paulette Garton and Nancy Wheeley share a bit of gossip July 3. The Columbus Community Theatre production, which includes two dinner performances, begins July 23. Photo by: Luisa Porter/Dispatch Staff John Brocato and Brenda Mayo, in the foreground, rehearse a number Tuesday ... (more)
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Millage decrease unlikely with infusion of school money
Starkville school board members are expected to approve a transfer of almost $500,000 in excess 1986 bond monies to the city during a special board meeting Tuesday, which in turn will position the city government to legally transfer the money back for Greensboro Center renovations.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
For Whom The Cowbell Tolls
2015 Mississippi State Football Recruiting: Big Dawg Camp Attendees List and Notes
MSU's biggest summer recruiting weekend comes to Starkville this weekend, and a host of talented prospects from across the state and the south will be attending.