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September 5th, 2014

Club Rock shooting suspect arrested

September 5, 2014

A Starkville man got an unwelcome birthday present Thursday as U.S. Marshals arrested him for his suspected role in a March 30 shooting at Club Rock.
The marshals arrested 21-year-old Tobias Coleman in De Soto County on suspicion of aggravated assault, according to Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Department Lt. Brett Watson. Coleman was booked into Oktibbeha County Jail on $100,000 bond.

City awards trash bag contract - Higher grade product brings concerns for future budgeting

September 5, 2014

An issue that passed through the Starkville Board of Aldermen’s consent agenda without much fanfare Tuesday has at least one alderman concerned about the budget restriction it may present in the future.

County seeking $3M grant for storm shelter

September 5, 2014

Oktibbeha County is awaiting word to see if it can move forward with the design and construction of a new $3 million storm shelter.

Volunteers to help first responders

September 5, 2014

Volunteer Starkville and the Maroon Volunteer Center will partner for the third year to serve the first responders of Starkville and Oktibbeha County through the "Serving Those who Serve Us" service event.
From 3:30-5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, local volunteers will have the opportunity to help the local police and fire departments by cleaning and organizing their places of work.

September 4th

Lions pull off another victory at home stadium

September 5, 2014

SCOOBA – East Mississippi Community College has a good bit of success at Sullivan-Windham Field.
The home turf of the Lions was opened in 2011 and EMCC entered Thursday's game with a 17-1 record at home. The lone loss came to Copiah-Lincoln in the 2012 state playoffs. The Wolfpack knocked off the Lions 47-46 that day.

Division games matter: Volunteers understand importance of encounter against visiting Generals

September 4, 2014

One game can speak volumes.
Last season that impact game for Starkville Academy came in week three when the Volunteers dropped a 32-21 contest at Washington School to keep the team out of the postseason.

SHS, West Point rivalry stands as ultimate of all

September 4, 2014

The Starkville Yellowjackets opened the season against the Noxubee County Tigers and a rivalry has developed between those teams over the years.
Starkville took a trip to Oxford last week for what has become the "Little Egg Bowl" and a rivalry has started between those schools.

Eupora set for biggest test yet against Winona

September 4, 2014

It is early, but with two big wins, coach Junior Graham is pleased with the way his Eupora Eagles are performing so far.
Come tonight though, Eupora will face what might be its toughest test yet against Winona that has split its two first outings.

Lady Jackets sweep visiting Lady Raiders

September 4, 2014

The Jackson Academy Lady Raiders got the attention of the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets in the first set of Thursday's volleyball match.
After pulling out a 29-27 win in that first set, the Lady Jackets knew they had to turn it up a notch in the second frame.
Starkville made a run with the help of the service game of Courtney Wilson and it took the second set easily 25-12.

East Webster powers way to easy win

September 4, 2014

MABEN – The East Webster Wolverines powered their way through the French Camp Panthers in slow pitch softball Thursday night.
Getting off to a fast start, the Lady Wolverines cruised to a 15-0 victory.

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