September 23rd, 2014
WASHINGTON â€” The U.S. and partner nations began launching airstrikes against Islamic State group targets in Syria for the first time Monday night, expanding a military campaign against the militants with a mix of fighter jets, bombers and Tomahawk cruise missiles fired from ships in the region.
Starkville police arrested a local man early Sunday morning after he allegedly tried to break into Ward Stewart Elementary School.
Terry Lee Coggins, 21, of 113 Henderson St. is being held in Oktibbeha County Jail on suspicion of attempted burglary and disorderly conduct. He was released Monday night after posting $5,000 bond.
Mississippi State Universityâ€™s Music Maker Productions (MMP) announced Monday that ZZ Top has rescheduled its concert for 8 p.m. April 10 at Humphrey Coliseum.
Starkville Rotary Club received an update on The Mill at Mississippi State University Monday when Mark Castleberry, of Castle Properties, spoke to the club about the developmentâ€™s progress.
The project encompasses the renovation of the Cooley Building and the lot surrounding it.
Edward B. (Brick) Russell, 79, Colonel, USAF (Ret), of Starkville, Mississippi, made his final flight on August 28th, 2014, after a brief illness. He was born along the Gulf Coast of Mississippi in 1934 and grew up there and in Starkville.
Mississippi State players continue to rack up weekly awards in the Southeastern Conference.
Quarterback Dak Prescott is the Co-Offensive Player of the Week in the league, while Ben Beckwith wins the Offensive Lineman of the Week, the league announced Monday night.
The Mississippi State soccer team may not have gotten a win out of its match with rival Ole Miss last Friday, but the Bulldogs did gain some confidence.
After allowing the visiting Rebels an early goal, MSU held them scoreless for the rest of the match.
The 1-0 loss to Ole Miss gave the Bulldogs a reason to be encouraged.
The Freedom From Religion Foundation is on a "fact finding" mission involving the Mississippi State Athletic Department, co-president of the organization Annie Laurie Gaylor confirmed Monday night.
The FFRF is looking into the Bulldog athletic teams and its two chaplains, Matt Jolley and Bill Buckley.
A few years ago Patton Little decided to make a change in his life.