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January 5th, 2015

Gyms, tobacco outlets see change in new year

January 5, 2015

New Year’s resolutions have an obvious impact on individuals who are willing to see their resolutions through. Resolutions can also have a less obvious impact on local businesses.
The popular resolution to lose weight, for example, will have an economic impact on local gyms as well as retailers who sell health food or athletic apparel.

Thrasher serves as mentor, parent figure

January 5, 2015

After watching Mississippi State University football from the sidelines for 41 years, Charlie Thrasher retired from his position as head of the Scott Field Chain Crew. In that time, Thrasher had the opportunity to witness nearly half of the home football games ever played at Scott Field. He also watched many talented Mississippi State football teams take the field.

January 2nd

Residents petition district bond

January 2, 2015

Oktibbeha County citizens are trying to gather signatures for a petition to vote on a $13.2 million bond primarily aimed at creating a new school facility to aid consolidation of the Starkville School District and Oktibbeha County School District, a bond that automatically takes effect Jan. 13 without the petition.

Fire officials see quiet NYE

January 2, 2015

Fire officials in Oktibbeha County reported a relatively quiet night as New Year’s Eve festivities played out through the community.
Starkville Fire Chief Rodger Mann said his department enjoyed a quiet holiday.

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December 31st, 2014

MSU sees Georgia Tech again

December 31, 2014

Dan Mullen has brought Mississippi State a long way since 2009.
It was his first year as the head coach of the Bulldogs and the team went 5-7 and was one win away from making a bowl game. MSU dropped a 42-31 decision to Georgia Tech at home that year.

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A look back at some of the most memorable moments of 2014

December 31, 2014

Many members of the Starkville, Oktibbeha County and Mississippi State University communities helped to change the faces of those communities in 2014. Some resurrected popular events and brought citizens together. Others rallied the community in a battle for glory on the football field, and still others engaged in fierce political struggles.

Two juveniles arrested after police chase

December 31, 2014

Starkville Police Department arrested two juvenile suspects Monday on suspicion of stealing two vehicles after they allegedly crashed a truck into a sign near the Army-Navy Pawn Shop.

Investigation yields 2 arrests in arson, assault

December 31, 2014

Starkville Police Department announced Tuesday that an investigation into a Sunday aggravated assault and attempted first-degree arson incident has yielded two additional arrests.

Daniels announces supervisor candidacy

December 31, 2014

The 2015 election season is quickly approaching with Qualifications opening on Jan. 1. Dennis “Denny” Daniels, has announced his intention to qualify and run for Oktibbeha County Supervisor in District 3.

December 30th

Man arrested in assault, arson

December 30, 2014

Starkville Police Department arrested a suspect Monday on suspicion of charges related to aggravated assault and attempted first-degree arson.
Officers went to 200 Hartness Street in Starkville at 11:09 p.m Sunday after 911 dispatchers received complaints of shots fired in the area.

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