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June 26th, 2014

SPD assists in West Point burglary arrest

June 26, 2014

WEST POINT — West Point Police Department investigators have made an arrest in an alleged home invasion case.

Officers arrested Vernard Gray, 29, and his brother Depriest Gray, both of West Point, Tuesday on suspicion of burglary following an incident on Lone Oak Road.

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June 25th

Cochran survives Senate runoff - Incumbent handily carries Oktibbeha County again

June 25, 2014

Six-term incumbent Senator Thad Cochran held a firm majority over opponent State Senator Chris McDaniel again in Oktibbeha County for the June 24 Senate Republican runoff election.

Cochran received 3,406 votes (70.37percent) to McDaniel’s 1,432 votes (29.59 percent).

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SSD budget includes raises; project funding

June 25, 2014

Starkville School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway presented the district’s proposed fiscal year 2015 budget to the Board of Education and members of the public at a Tuesday evening public hearing.

The board will vote on the budget at its July 8 regular meeting.

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Authorities deem recent shooting as ‘self-defense’

June 25, 2014

Authorities do not expect to file any criminal charges in a fatal Webster County shooting incident that left one man dead.

Webster County Sheriff Tim Mitchell said investigators have determined the shooting, which occurred between 7 and 8 p.m. Saturday night in the Clarkson community in east Webster County, occurred in self-defense.

Camp Jigsaw helps campers deal with life’s challenges

June 25, 2014

Originally, Camp Jigsaw’s schedule called for campers to visit the Mississippi Horse Park Monday afternoon, but rain prevented it.

June 24th

Polls open today for runoffs - High voter turnout expected for U.S. Senate primary race

June 24, 2014

Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. today for the Republican Senate runoff between six-term incumbent Thad Cochran and challenger, State Senator Chris McDaniel.

SSD Board to present ‘15 budget

June 24, 2014

The Starkville School District Board of Education will hold a public hearing for the district’s proposed fiscal year 2015 budget.

The public hearing will begin at 6 p.m. tonight at the Greensboro Center. Starkville School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway is scheduled to present the budget, followed by a public comment period. Public comments are limited to three minutes per individual.

MBI looks into death in Clarkson

June 24, 2014

The Mississippi Department of Investigation has taken over a reported weekend shooting that led to one Webster County man’s death at OCH Regional Medical Center.

Airbus VP speaks to Rotary about company’s progress

June 24, 2014

Sam Adcock wants to let the secret out.

Adcock is vice president and general manager at Airbus Helicopters in Columbus, formerly known as American Eurocopter. He said with a second plant in Grand Prairie, Texas, Airbus Helicopters is the largest defense and aerospace contractor in the world. But when he talks to audiences in Mississippi and the Golden Triangle, he said, few seem to know that.

June 20th

‘Whimsical’ artist leaves colorful legacy - Lifelong native passes away on Wednesday

June 20, 2014

A hat hangs on the front door of Starkville Café — a straw hat decorated with flowers by Carole McReynolds Davis.

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