June 24th, 2015
The Greater Starkville Development Partnership welcomed Liberty Portable Restrooms to Starkville on Wednesday with a ribbon cutting. The business is operated by Chris Sears and his family. - See more at: http://test2.gettingbeached.com/content/gsdp-welcomes-liberty-portable-r...
Both of Mississippi's U.S. Senators are now calling for the state to reconsider its stance on the Confederate battle flag. Sen. Roger Wicker's office released a statement about 9 a.m. Wednesday saying the state flag should be "put in a museum" and replaced.
Less than five hours later, Sen. Thad Cochran said he hoped the state would also reconsider changing the flag.
Along with the Starkville 12-Under USSSA team won the AAA State championship in Tupelo, the Starkville All-Star 8-Under baseball team also won the Mississippi USSSA State championship on Saturday by beating the Madison Rockers 13-3.
The Starkville 8_under went undefeated throughout the three-day tournament to claim the title.
The Palmer Home for Children is encouraging people to turn their radio dials to one of the 11 SuperTalk Mississippi radio stations today, June 25, for their third annual radiothon. The event is to raise funds for the charity which supports children in need. The broadcast starts at 6 a.m. and will last for 12 hours.
A new brewery is planning to open in Starkville soon. Mayhew Junction Brewing Company, founded by four Starkville residents, is in the process of applying for permits and building a brewery in the old Wasson's Fish House building on Eckford Drive.
The volunteers that help during the Elite "Travis Outlaw" Basic Skills and Fundamentals Camp instruct campers on basketball and life.
For more on the camp, see the sports pages of The Starkville Daily News.
Two Mississippi State football players will be transferring from the team.
â€¨Defensive back Jahmere Irvin-Sills and offensive lineman Kent Flowers are leaving the Bulldogs.â€¨
For more on their departure, see Wednesday's Starkville Daily News.
Wine tastings and discounts on lots of shopping will be available Thursday evening in downtown Starkville.
A dozen shops are participating in the "UnWine Downtown" event from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 and can be bought on site at the Greater Starkville Development Partnership office, 200 E. Main St.
The summer heat has arrived in force in Starkville.
A forecaster for the National Weather Service in Jackson said the organization currently has a heat advisory in place across the Delta. He said the temperature is high everywhere, but not quite high enough to meet the required criteria for a heat advisory.
Pancetta Parmesan Risotto
I just love a thick, creamy risotto. It is the kind of side dish that goes well with just about every type of protein. The bonus of making this with cauliflower rice is that is drastically reduces the coking time of a traditional risotto.
2 tbsp butter
2 tbsp olive oil
10 oz pancetta, diced
6 cloves garlic, minced
4 oz onion, diced