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November 5th, 2013
Since Aug. 1, Philippa Romen-Naegel has been living the American life. Romen-Naegel is from Germany but is participating in the Starkville Rotary Clubâ€™s Youth Exchange program.
Tuesday is election day in the race for Oktibbeha County prosecutor and polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The three-person race in the special election are Haley Brown, Brace Knox and Matthew Wilson, all of whom are vying to replace longtime county prosecutor Roy Carpenter who retired in June.
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They call themselves â€śLemersonâ€ť â€” a portmanteau combining the Emerson Family Resource Center where they volunteer and the lemon-yellow color of the shirts that identify them as volunteers with Mississippi State Universityâ€™s Day One Leadership Community.
The patients in OCH Regional Medical Centerâ€™s Cardiac Rehabilitation Program have a nickname for the nurse in charge, Elizabeth Varco. They call her the â€śmother hen.â€ť
Ramsey Partners of Starkville rescinded its rezoning application Thursday for a 486-acre residential/retail development on South Montgomery, City Planner Buddy Sanders confirmed. But that has far from ended the firmâ€™s plans to bring the development to fruition.
Starkville Police Department is searching for a suspect in connection with a reported Thursday morning drive-by shooting in the Henderson Hill area.
Police are searching for Deangelo Dewayne Manning, who an SPD press release described as an 18-year-old, 6-foot, 184-pound black male. Manningâ€™s last known address is 406 Hancock Circle in Starkville.
Police arrested a Maben woman on suspicion of aggravated assault after she reportedly attacked a man at a party.
According to Maben Police Officer Calvin Robinson, 29-year-old Lasahndra Watkins was hosting a party at her Maben residence on Oct. 20. At approcimately 2:45 a.m., Watkins reportedly got into an altercation with one of the guests.
For the past year and a half, Mississippi State University has worked with four other universities across the nation to study transportation by land, sea, air, rail and everything in-between.
When Helen Thayer became the first woman to complete a solo expedition to the Magnetic North Pole, she brought along an Inuit dog named Charlie to warn her if polar bears were coming and protect her.
As the March 2014 deadline for the Commission on Starkville Consolidated School District Structure to submit its report to the Mississippi legislature approaches, school officials are having to consider what funding will be needed for the merger and potential projects beyond.