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September 17th, 2014
Starkville residents watched excitedly as Mississippi State alumnus Jasmine Murray made it into the top 10 of the Miss America pageant Sunday night.
Although she ultimately did not earn the crown, people throughout the state of Mississippi are happy for what Murray accomplished and thought she represented Mississippi well.
âRumorsâ will open the 38th season of the Starkville Community Theatre Thursday night.
Directed by Brenda Mayo, the show will have performances Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m., a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m., and then another week of 7:30 p.m. performances Sept. 23-17. Tickets are available for $15 by calling the playhouse at 323-6855.
The Starkville Board of Alderman Budget and Audit Committee unanimously agreed Monday to move forward with a recommendation to the full board to advance $60,000 to the financially floundering Starkville Parks Commission.
Two Mississippi State University students are facing aggravated assault charges after an alleged drug transaction Sunday at a local apartment complex ended with a reported stabbing.
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the countyâs fiscal year 2014-15 budget and millage levy at its Monday meeting.
Oktibbeha County Administrator Emily Garrard presented the budget for the board and the citizens in attendance before supervisors took the matter up for consideration.
Max Garzoini loves art and comes from one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
Garzoini, who is the 2014-15 Rotary Youth Exchange Student, gave a presentation Monday about himself and Milan, the city where he grew up.
Garzoini spoke first about his name, which is actually Massimilliano Garzoni de Adorgnano.
Starkville Bridges Out of Poverty will host a day-long training and informational session Tuesday at the Starkville Sportsplex on Lynn Lane for volunteers who are looking to get involved in the program.
JACKSON â Gov. Phil Bryantâs distrust of President Barack Obama is flaring again.
The Republican is once more citing something he fears Washington will do in his decision for Mississippi to stop accepting new entrants to the Unaccompanied Refugee Minor program.
Stein McMullenâs dedication helping others has made him an asset both to Starkville Fire Department and the community.
McMullen, who currently works for SFD as a fire marshal, began working with the department in November 1996, said Starkville Fire Chief Rodger Mann. He said Stein was promoted to fire marshal in September 2004.
There were many expressions of love and respect offered by the speakers during Thursday's memorial service for the late Jack Cristil.
They all used their voice to make those feelings known tot he family and friends gathered at Humphrey Coliseum.
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