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November 11th, 2014
Many have stories about the difference Habitat for Humanity can make, including Starkville Rotary Club President Michelle Amos.
Fire officials are advising the public to use care when heating homes as autumnâ€™s temperatures continue to drop for the winter.
According to the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA), in 2011, heating fires accounted for an estimated 53,600 home fires across the U.S. Those fires led to 400 deaths, 1,520 injuries and $893 million in direct property damage.
Three people were hospitalizedÂ Saturday nightÂ after a two-vehicle collision on Highway 25.
Mississippi Highway Patrol Sgt. Criss Turnipseed said the accident happened aboutÂ 7:15 p.m.Â when a northbound 1997 Buick Riviera crossed over the median and struck a southbound 2013 Honda Civic. The collision happened south of the Highway 25-Longview Road intersection.
Itâ€™s hard for any visitors to Starkville City Hall, especially those who go in the morning on most days, to miss Mary Adams.
Dennis Thompson, a 22-year-old Starkville resident who jurors convicted of murder and three counts of aggravated assault last week, received a 40-year sentence in the Mississippi Department of Corrections Thursday in a sentencing hearing in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court.
Mississippi State University has adjusted its route for the Homecoming parade at 5:30 p.m. today compared with previous years, keeping parade traffic localized to campus with no city streets blocked.
As a landscape architecture and contracting major and freshman at Mississippi State University, Kent Moore plans to deal in maps on a regular basis in his line of work.
Discussion among county supervisors about how to divide a State Aid Road Construction windfall has revealed stark differences of opinion and has led one supervisor to speculate about â€śbehind the scenesâ€ť discussions on the board.
Usually, when Mississippi State Universityâ€™s football fans tailgate for a game, they crowd the Junction, the lawns of several academic buildings near Davis Wade Stadium, and other on-campus sites. But on Friday, tailgating will come to downtown Starkville.
Itâ€™s not always easy for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairsâ€™ Veterans Health Administration to reach all the veterans it wants to reach.