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July 1st, 2014
The future of Starkville Police Department may ultimately not be tied to the building that is now City Hall, especially if the Board of Aldermen get on board with another option that may be on the table.
The last time Ron Carver was in Starkville was during one of the most contentious times of Mississippiâs history.
âFifty years ago, we wouldnât even be having a conversation here about this,â Carver said.
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Starkville Police Department is warning businesses to be alert for possible counterfeit checks after two local businesses have fallen victim to reported felony false pretense incidents.
The Oktibbeha County School District presented its projected Fiscal Year 2014-15 budget for consideration at a Monday evening public hearing at the district office on Main Street.
For Brent Fountain, one year has gone by fast.
Fountain has spent the past year as president of the Starkville Rotary Club, with Michelle Amos as president-elect. But on Monday, the time came for Fountain to pass the presidency along to Amos, and he said he was grateful to the members of the club for their support.
Two coinciding Thursday evening events offered a chance for people to take advantage of special deals in some downtown stores and to preview a new sports grill that will soon open for business in the old State Theatre.
Starkville Police arrested a Crawford woman after determining that she falsely accused someone of raping her at a Starkville hotel on Sunday.
A department release said 47-year-old Carolyn Monroe was arrested on suspicion of filing a false police report. According to the report, Monroe told police on Sunday that a male acquaintance had raped her at Americaâs Best Value Inn on Highway 12.
On Sunday, the community will have an opportunity to support a local man who is fighting a life-threatening condition at the Vince Harris Benefit show.
As a member of Peterâs Rock Temple Church of God in Christ and principal of West Oktibbeha County Elementary School, Andrea Temple knows the importance of a solid foundation in both faith and education.
Last year, she said, the state legislature passed a law making a solid reading foundation more important than ever for students.
Curt Crissey estimates it was 3.5 or four years ago when he became owner of every BP gas station in Starkville.