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October 3rd, 2014

City arrests suspect in voyeurism

October 3, 2014

Starkville police on Wednesday arrested a man suspected of voyeurism in a local neighborhood.
Officers responded at 12:30 a.m. to reports of a “peeping tom” at Pecan Acres. Police received a description of the suspect and quickly apprehended 37-year-old Melvin Bishop, whose last known address is 1458 Christy Lane in Starkville.

Woman’s car catches fire

October 3, 2014

A Pheba resident escaped a car fire with no injuries Thursday afternoon on Starkville’s Jackson Street, with Starkville Fire Department quickly dousing the fire.
SFD Battalion Chief David Gaudin said Glenda Hudson of Pheba was traveling on Jackson Street when her car lost power, prompting her to pull into the driveway of 302 Jackson Street.

GSDP trip to Tuscany gains interest

October 3, 2014

Greater Starkville Development Partnership director of membership Heath Barret says five couples have signed up so far for GSDP’s planned trip to the Tuscany region of Italy in March.

SSD cracking down on bus law violations

October 3, 2014

When a school bus extends the mechanical arm bearing its stop sign, and nearby motorists don’t stop, the consequences can be deadly.

October 2nd

Starkville Academy set for test of MRA

October 2, 2014

The objective for the Starkville Academy Volunteers against Madison-Ridgeland Academy tonight is simple.

SHS travels to Northwest Rankin for next opportunity within region

October 2, 2014

Starkville High School football coach Jamie Mitchell is anxious to see how his team responds to some first half adversity.
There hasn't been any of that yet for his Yellowjackets.
In fact, SHS has yet to punt in the first three quarters of any game this season. It has only punted 11 times all season.

East Webster enters Class 2A, Region 4 play

October 2, 2014

MABEN – The East Webster Wolverines might hold a 5-1 record, but starting tonight, it is a whole new ballgame.
No longer is it about learning strengths and weaknesses. Instead, these are the games that matter because Class 2A, Region 4 football opens up with the Okolona Chieftains (2-3) embarking on Wolverine territory.

MSU defense thankful for two weeks of preparation

October 2, 2014

Mississippi State's defense hasn't been on the gridiron facing an opposing team in two weeks.
That's not necessarily a bad thing.
The No. 12 Bulldogs face a tough challenge this Saturday as they welcome the top offense in the Southeastern Conference in No. 6 Texas A&M.

Former SHS quarterback one of 16 to be inducted into EMCC Hall of Fame

October 2, 2014

The road to Scooba has become a familiar one for Rick Garner.
When he was being recruited by East Mississippi Junior College out of Starkville High School in 1967, Garner admits that he "really didn't know where Scooba was."

Effort for Junior Vols in loss encouraging to coach

October 2, 2014

Starkville Academy junior varsity coach Sam Wright said he has been preaching effort and finishing all season to his football team.
Even though the Volunteers lost to Madison-Ridgeland Academy 16-0 at home Thursday night, Wright saw them respond in a positive manner.

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