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The finishing touches are going in at Unity Park and organizers remain hopeful that, after years of waiting, the park will finally be ready to open for a planned unveiling on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Starkville School District Athletic Director Stan Miller has delayed his planned retirement, in part due to changes in SSDâs strategy for replacing him.
According to Google, which released a report Tuesday on the top trending terms of the year, the top term overall was "Robin Williams," after the well-known and popular comedian died in August. No. 2 was "World Cup," the global soccer tournament held in Brazil in June. Third on the list was "Ebola," the highly contagious virus.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen decided at its Tuesday meeting to put off a decision on a multi-million dollar purchase of Cadence Bankâs downtown headquarters to turn into a new police station, choosing instead to seek further information on the issue.
Christmas came early for children at University of Mississippi Medical Centerâs sickle cell disease clinic in Jackson.
Flo Henley remembers the apartment where Angela Lindsey used to live with her four children.Â
She was part of the Starkville Habitat for Humanity family selection committee that visited the apartment, and she said it only had two rooms, with Lindseyâs four children all living in one of those rooms. They slept, she said, on a bunk bed and one single bed with a trundle.Â
Oktibbeha County supervisors put to bed its comprehensive planning process Monday during its last scheduled meeting of 2014.
The board unanimously approved a resolution establishing the countyâs comprehensive plan, which is meant to be a roadmap for land use and development in the county for the next 20-25 years.
As the holiday giving season hits full stride, Starkville native and NBA player Travis Outlaw is giving back to his hometown by offering 600 free turkeys to families for Christmas.
Elizabeth Williams has found that college students with special needs arenât always as different from other college students as they may initially seem.
A group of local Geocachers gathered Saturday to participate in an event to pick up trash in a local park.
Nathan Lewis, who organized the event, said that Geocaching is a â21st Century scavenger hunt using GPS units.â All that it needed to participate, he said, is a GPS and a thrill for the outdoors.
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