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June 10th, 2014

Yokohama Tire executive speaks to Rotarians Monday

June 10, 2014

When Yokohama Tire Corporation first set out to build a new plant in the U.S., West Point was among more than 3,000 possible sites the company had in mind.

June 6th

County prepares for runoff election

June 6, 2014

Mississippians will head to the polls again on June 24 to vote in a statewide Republican U.S. Senate primary runoff between incumbent U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran and challenger Mississippi Sen. Chris McDaniel.

Local Chamber sponsoring trip to Tuscany next spring

June 6, 2014

The Greater Starkville Development Partnership (GSDP) has recently added a new member to the organization that will offer local business owners a chance to enhance their services by traveling abroad.

As part of a new partnership between GDSP and Chamber Discoveries, Starkville’s Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a trip to the Tuscany region of Italy set for March 10-18, 2015.

June 5th

County man dies in Tupelo - Local law enforcement investigate reported assault

June 5, 2014

An Oktibbeha County man is dead after succumbing to injuries sustained Sunday morning in an alleged aggravated assault.

Oktibbeha County Coroner Michael Hunt said 55-year-old Alfonso Blair died late Tuesday afternoon.

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SHS graduate Broadway bound

June 5, 2014

Starkville High School theater teacher Jessica Price spotted an early indicator of Mary Kate Hughes’ chances to win a shot at Broadway.

Click It or Ticket raises seatbelt safety awareness

June 5, 2014

For two weeks, law enforcement agencies across Mississippi have increased supervision for unbuckled motorists as the Mississippi Office of Highway Safety carried out its annual Click It or Ticket campaign.

Teens participating in camp for fashion at Mississippi St.

June 5, 2014

The term “summer camp” usually brings to mind images of outdoor activities and campfires, but participants of a new summer program held at Mississippi State this week prefer exploring the world of fashion instead of the great outdoors.

June 4th

Cochran carries county

June 4, 2014

Six-term Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran outpaced challenger Chris McDaniel to carry Oktibbeha County Tuesday in the Republican U.S. Senate primary.

Cochran received 2,613 total votes in the county (66.2 percent) to McDaniel’s 1,301 (33 percent), according to unofficial totals. Thomas Carey received 27 votes.

MSU selects new PD chief - Previous hire backs out

June 4, 2014

Tim Potts loves Mississippi State University and Starkville, but he loves his daughter more.

SFD receives new gear for diving unit

June 4, 2014

Starkville Fire Department will resume providing a vital dive rescue service after a 5-year hiatus, thanks to a $19,400 donation from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation.

Fire Chief Rodger Mann said the department provided diving services to the city, county and neighboring communities for a number of years. However, aging equipment forced the department to stop the program.

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