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About 3.5 years ago, Charles Evans lost his wife Louise.
It was that loss, he said, that led him to begin decorating not only his house but his entire property on Hancock Street for Christmas, filling a wooded area adjacent to his house with lights, inflatables and other decorations. He said Louise always loved decorating for Christmas, and these decorations were a way to honor her memory.
Kennedy Neal of Starkville has announced his candidacy for Oktibbeha County Justice Court judge for District 2.
Sports Illustrated's Ben Glicksman previews the Orange Bowl matchup between the Mississippi State Bulldogs and Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.
Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman has issued a veto against the Board of Aldermenâ€™s vote to strip the names of the previous board from a cornerstone plaque at the new municipal complex.
In recent months, Sullivanâ€™s Office Supply has undergone some hefty changes.
A traffic control circuit nearing the end of its lifespan has caused annoyances for drivers along a portion of Lampkin Street, but they may have to endure the issue until after the holidays.
The holiday season comes with traditions for communities across the country and the world, and for Starkville, one such tradition is Mike Goreeâ€™s annual role as Santa Claus around the community.
Goree has played the role for many years and has featured as Santa Claus in more than 25 of Starkvilleâ€™s annual Christmas parades.
All signs point to Oktibbeha County and Mississippi State University working more symbiotically on MSUâ€™s South Entrance Road project. But county supervisors say they still need some assurances from the university before allowing MSU to connect its road to a county road.
The finishing touches are going in at Unity Park and organizers remain hopeful that, after years of waiting, the park will finally be ready to open for a planned unveiling on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Starkville School District Athletic Director Stan Miller has delayed his planned retirement, in part due to changes in SSDâ€™s strategy for replacing him.