June 24th, 2015
Liberty Portable Restrooms got a ribbon-cutting from the Greater Starkville Development Partnership on Wednesday. Contact the business, owned by Chris Sears, at 662-312-5785.
Only six years ago, the King of Pop, Michael Jackson died from cardiac arrest brought on by a fatal overdose in his home at the age of 50.
â€śMay our love be with you always Michael,â€ť said his brother Jermaine Jackson in a quote released by the Los Angeles Times on the day of his death.
Local volunteers are needed to help count and measure trees in Starkville for an assessment of trees on public property.
The Greater Starkville Development Partnership welcomed Liberty Portable Restrooms to Starkville on Wednesday with a ribbon cutting. The business is operated by Chris Sears and his family. - See more at: http://test2.gettingbeached.com/content/gsdp-welcomes-liberty-portable-r...
Both of Mississippi's U.S. Senators are now calling for the state to reconsider its stance on the Confederate battle flag. Sen. Roger Wicker's office released a statement about 9 a.m. Wednesday saying the state flag should be "put in a museum" and replaced.
Less than five hours later, Sen. Thad Cochran said he hoped the state would also reconsider changing the flag.
Along with the Starkville 12-Under USSSA team won the AAA State championship in Tupelo, the Starkville All-Star 8-Under baseball team also won the Mississippi USSSA State championship on Saturday by beating the Madison Rockers 13-3.
The Starkville 8_under went undefeated throughout the three-day tournament to claim the title.
The Palmer Home for Children is encouraging people to turn their radio dials to one of the 11 SuperTalk Mississippi radio stations today, June 25, for their third annual radiothon. The event is to raise funds for the charity which supports children in need. The broadcast starts at 6 a.m. and will last for 12 hours.
A new brewery is planning to open in Starkville soon. Mayhew Junction Brewing Company, founded by four Starkville residents, is in the process of applying for permits and building a brewery in the old Wasson's Fish House building on Eckford Drive.
The volunteers that help during the Elite "Travis Outlaw" Basic Skills and Fundamentals Camp instruct campers on basketball and life.
For more on the camp, see the sports pages of The Starkville Daily News.
Two Mississippi State football players will be transferring from the team.
â€¨Defensive back Jahmere Irvin-Sills and offensive lineman Kent Flowers are leaving the Bulldogs.â€¨
For more on their departure, see Wednesday's Starkville Daily News.