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September 23rd, 2014
WASHINGTON â€” The U.S. and partner nations began launching airstrikes against Islamic State group targets in Syria for the first time Monday night, expanding a military campaign against the militants with a mix of fighter jets, bombers and Tomahawk cruise missiles fired from ships in the region.
Starkville police arrested a local man early Sunday morning after he allegedly tried to break into Ward Stewart Elementary School.
Terry Lee Coggins, 21, of 113 Henderson St. is being held in Oktibbeha County Jail on suspicion of attempted burglary and disorderly conduct. He was released Monday night after posting $5,000 bond.
Mississippi State Universityâ€™s Music Maker Productions (MMP) announced Monday that ZZ Top has rescheduled its concert for 8 p.m. April 10 at Humphrey Coliseum.
Starkville Rotary Club received an update on The Mill at Mississippi State University Monday when Mark Castleberry, of Castle Properties, spoke to the club about the developmentâ€™s progress.
The project encompasses the renovation of the Cooley Building and the lot surrounding it.
There was something for everyone Saturday night at Starkville Area Artâ€™s Councilâ€™s annual Artâ€™s Gala. The dinner, dancing and auction were enhanced by the addition of the MSU vs. LSU football game playing in the ballroom.
Bekah Sparks, co-chair of the gala planning committee, felt like once the game was turned on, the energy in the room became more excited.
JACKSON â€” Itâ€™s been nearly three months since Chris McDaniel lost the Republican primary for U.S. Senate in Mississippi, and he still hasnâ€™t conceded. Now, itâ€™s worth considering whether McDaniel, a state senator tea party favorite from Jones County, is pursuing a long-term political strategy of winning by losing.
Ellen Newsom, when not traveling around the globe, is actively giving her time and talents to her church and community.
A retired nurse, Newsom is a member of the Episcopal Church of the Resurrection and actively volunteers with Casserole Kitchen and Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.).
Operation Christmas Child has come full-circle in Starkville.
Elena Hagemeier, who received a box from OCC when she was living in an orphanage in Russia, will be speaking about how receiving that box changed her life on Saturday at 6 p.m. at the Outreach Center of First Baptist Church.
UNA â€” Clay County Sheriffâ€™s Department (CCSD) deputies, in conjunction with Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, arrested two Una residents Monday, after investigators executed a search warrant that allegedly yielded about 2 pounds of marijuana.