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November 19th, 2013
Following backlash from a proposed resolution that would have banned electronic device use at Starkville Board of Aldermen meetings, Ward 6 Alderman Roy A. Perkins has diluted his proposal to apply only to cell phones.
Before himself becoming a connecting thread between Delaware and Mississippi, Blake Wilson found other such threads.
When Jack Forbus introduced Mississippi Central District Transportation Commissioner Dick Hall to the Starkville Rotary Club Monday, he pointed out a significant milestone in Hall's career that predated his time as transportation commissioner.
It was a good Monday for Marcus and Raven Hendrix and their two children. The family celebrated its new home with a dedication service with members of Habitat for Humanity, Mississippi State University and more.
In 2003, Mississippi Tennessee Railroad, LLC gave notice of abandonment of a stretch of railroad between Houston and New Albany. Ten years later, the former railroad is seeing traffic again, with walkers, bicyclists, and skaters treading where trains once traveled.
The 43.5-mile Tanglefoot Trail is now open, giving northeast Mississippi residents a new locale to exercise and enjoy nature.
Frank Davis is, to those who know him, a model of community involvement.
Davis, a longtime Starkville resident and former Mississippi State University professor, is active in many facets of the Starkville community, whether they be the university, his church or championing causes of public interest. Heâ€™s also worked on a global scale to fight world hunger.
Hair spray and hot rollers will be abundant in Betterworth Auditorium tonight when 10 Mississippi State University girls compete for the Miss Mississippi State crown in Lee Hall.
It is the 55th year for the Miss MSU pageant. The pageant is part of the Miss America circuit. The winner of the pageant will go on to compete for the Miss Mississippi title.
Itâ€™s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Starkville. Store window displays boast of brightly decorated Christmas trees and Christmas carols greet those walking along Main Street. The town will be filled with even more Christmas cheer on Sunday with the Greater Starkville Development Partnershipâ€™s Christmas Open House.
There was a good reason why Richard Muller waited until Thursday to visit Mississippi State University instead of coming on Sept. 17 as originally planned.
Legend has it that one of Mississippi State Universityâ€™s top sports traditions began with a wayward Jersey cow.