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Friends of the late Garcia Gerald Berry, Jr. have organized to honor the Starkville legend with a memorial celebration and fundraising event, with proceeds to be split between creating a tribute to Gerald in the Cotton District and benefiting the homeless in Starkville.
Joe Max Higgins, Jr., CEO of the Golden Triangle Development LINK received the Mega Developer Award from the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) on Thursday in Nashville.
Many guest speakers ask audiences to keep their phones on silent, but not Ernest Green.
A Wednesday afternoon fire completely destroyed a mobile home, but Oktibbeha County volunteer firefighters saved a puppy who was trapped in a pen next to the burning building.
Oktibbeha County Fire Services Coordinator Kirk Rosenhan said the Bell Schoolhouse Fire Company responded to the incident, which occurred at 209 Lucy Faye Lane, at 12:52 p.m. Wednesday.
On Tuesday, Oktibbeha County Sheriffâs Department Chief Deputy Chadd Garnett and support staff member Emily Britt showed up at the Oktibbeha County Department of Human Services office.
âWeâre here looking for a couple of convicts,â Garnett said to the receptionist.
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Two student-led initiatives at Mississippi State University are aiming to raise funds for Mississippiâs only childrenâs hospital.
Mississippi State University will present a production of â... And the Rain Came to Mayfieldâ at 7:30 p.m. tonight through Saturday at the McComas Hall Mainstage.
The drama is set in Mississippi in 1962 and is part of MSUâs Black History Month celebration. Tickets are $10 for mature audiences only, as it contains themes and language typical of the time period.
The Greater Starkville Development Partnership released on Tuesday the names of the three charities that will vie for a $5,000 donation during Starkville Restaurant Week.
There was a time when Audrea Powell was considering dropping out of school.
Sheâs now a senior at Starkville High School, but she said she previously attended a different school where she had low grades and was struggling to succeed.
Starkville Police Department is re-implementing an old program with the hopes of increasing community awareness that officers are out on patrol as well as officer-citizen interaction.
Assistant Police Chief John Thomas said the department has begun the Active Prevention Patrol by Law Enforcement (A.P.P.L.E.) program again after few years of hiatus.