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August 22nd, 2014

School reaches out to fire victims - Sudduth collecting donations for three families affected by recent home blazes

August 22, 2014

wo fires have devastated three Starkville School District Families and Sudduth Elementary is leading the charge in a relief effort.

One of the fires occurred at roughly 4 a.m. Aug. 13 in a mobile home on Lawson Road, off of Blackjack Road. The other occurred at 11:36 a.m. Aug. 14 in Brookville Garden Apartments and displaced two district families.

Denim and Diamonds event set for Saturday

August 22, 2014

On Saturday evening, two Starkville legends will be honored at the third annual Denim & Diamonds event hosted by the Friends of the Oktibbeha County Heritage Museum.

Initiative at MSU seeks to educate area on Japanese manners, customs

August 22, 2014

For Chieko Iwata, Starkville has more than a few differences from her hometown of Nagoya, Japan.

August 21st

SPD arrests two on burglary counts

August 21, 2014

A Starkville man is in custody after Starkville police officers arrested him in connection with a rash of reported auto burglaries.

According to an SPD press release, the department added an additional patrol to the Carver Drive area in northwest Starkville on Monday due to an increase in reported auto burglaries. Officers stopped 21-year-old Douglas Wayne Erwin, who was walking in the area.

New leadership moving Boys and Girls Club forward

August 21, 2014

For Boys and Girls Club of Starkville Unit Director Antoine Walker, the last two weeks have been a chance to adjust to his new surroundings, if not a new job.

FUMC to host garage sale for Habitat mission

August 21, 2014

Garage sale items covered the stage and lined two walls of the First United Methodist Church’s Christian Learning Center on Wednesday as volunteers were still bringing in more items by the truckload.

All of these items will be for sale during the Missions Garage Sale at the church on Friday and Saturday.

Rue21 placing store in Starkville

August 21, 2014

Rue21 will open one of its largest stores in the state at Starkville’s University Square Shopping Center Nov. 6, combining four of its store concepts into the former location of the Sears Hometown Store.

August 20th

City utilities going digital

August 20, 2014

Starkville aldermen gave city utilities the go-ahead Tuesday evening to implement an automatic metering program that aims to both make the utilities more efficient and improve the customer experience.

Supes have first draft of comprehensive plan

August 20, 2014

The first draft of Oktibbeha County’s comprehensive plan is complete and supervisors will now have time to review it and suggest changes.

Pilot Club says farewell to longstanding member

August 20, 2014

It was bittersweet Monday night as the Pilot Club of Starkville honored longtime member Molly Howard.
Monday was Howard's last meeting before she retires to Georgia to be closer to her family, said Allyson Leitner, Pilot Club president.

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