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August 8th, 2014
The city of Starkville passed amendments to its landscape ordinance Tuesday that city officials say will better accommodate business and development needs in Starkville.
David and Sukie Mollender purchased historic Hotel Chester in downtown Starkville in 2000 with the hopes of preserving and highlighting the buildingâ€™s history while running an efficient business.
Starkville Electric crews and their contractor counterparts have stayed visibly downtown since Monday as the department begins installing upgrades to a portion of its downtown presence.
The Mississippi State University Student Association (MSUSA) is replacing its weekend nighttime bus routes between campus and Starkville nightlife hotspots with a free taxi service called â€śCowbell Cabs,â€ť reallocating funds from the cityâ€™s 2-percent restaurant sales tax.
A solution to repairing road conditions at Starkville Sportsplex may very well be in the Mississippi Legislatureâ€™s hands.
When Mississippi State University hosts home football games, more than a few fans of teams on both sides of the gridiron come from out of town to watch the game. And Jennifer Prather, special events and projects coordinator for the Greater Starkville Development Partnership, wants those guests to explore and shop in Starkville not only on Saturdays, but on Fridays and Sundays too.
When Golden Triangle Development LINK CEO Joe Max Higgins walked into Starkville City Hall Tuesday evening, he needed $5 million. After his hour-long presentation to Starkvilleâ€™s Board of Aldermen, all he needed was a place to sit down and catch his breath.
For one Starkville boy, a summer-long lesson in financial responsibility culminated with a personal donation to Starkville Police Department Tuesday afternoon in the city hall courtroom.
Nate Stockton, 6, saved up his change as he spent the summer with his grandparents. On Tuesday, he presented his collected savings â€” $57 in total â€” to the department.
GRENADA â€” Brandon Johnson, 27, of Orlando Fla., received two concurrent 40-year sentences without a chance for parole or early release Tuesday for his role in the 2013 death of a Eupora Police Officer.
Mississippi State is a school known for its engineering and agricultural programs.
But with the music departmentâ€™s Steinway Initiative, the arts may soon be making more of an impact on campus now, as well.
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