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October 15th, 2013
The Starkville Board of Aldermen will consider approving a contract with a Starkville-based firm for a sewage expansion job in the southwest corner of the city at todayâ€™s meeting.
Doug Devlin, director of public services for the city, said the project aimed to provide sewer service to unserved residents and commercially-zoned land in an are that the city annexed in 1998.
On Dec. 3, Starkville Community Development Director Bill Snowden will present a comprehensive review of the cityâ€™s sidewalk and landscaping ordinances.
North Mississippi Transportation Commissioner Mike Tagert updated the Starkville Rotary Club on three significant transportation projects in Oktibbeha County at the clubâ€™s Monday meeting at the Starkville Country Club.
Starkville Lions Club will hold its first Celebrity Wait Night Tuesday at the Central Station Grill.
Robbie Kroger could have been in a bind if not for a little help from his friend.
When the Famous Maroon Band takes the field Saturday during Mississippi State Universityâ€™s homecoming game against Bowling Green State University, the band will form an infinity symbol for the announcement of a new capital campaign.
Oktibbeha County supervisors have finally settled on a date for Unity Parkâ€™s opening.
The park, which was created along with the adjacent Oktibbeha County School District main office in 2011, is set to open on Oct. 26.
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The aroma of charcoal and the grill being fired up is typical on Saturdays in The Junction at Mississippi State University, but the cooking will begin early this week. Pots will be stirred and the smell of chili will begin wafting through the air at MSUâ€™s Ampitheater for todayâ€™s Junior Auxiliaryâ€™s fundraiser Chilifest.
Starkville Police Department is asking the public for help in searching for Joe Mitchell Gillespie.
The department described Gillespie as a 26-year-old, 6-6, 280-pound black male.
The theme of Mississippi State Universityâ€™s homecoming celebration this year is â€śLive Maroon and White Forever.â€ť