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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.

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.

ZZ Top scheduled to play at MSU

August 19, 2014

ZZ Top will perform at Mississippi State University's Humphrey Coliseum Oct. 30, bringing its famed beards, spinning guitars and Top 40 hits to the Starkville community.

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MSU plans Evans Hall demolition

August 19, 2014

Mississippi State University took its first step towards two new residence halls and a new G.V. "Sonny" Montgomery Center for America's Veterans facility Monday, fencing off parking lots to prepare to demolish Evans Hall this fall.

Bridges president speaks on generational poverty

August 19, 2014

Starkville Bridges out of Poverty Board of Directors President John Breazeale told the Starkville Rotary Club Monday he gets confused when he looks at Mississippi.
The confusion, as Breazeale described it, stemmed from the Jekyll-and-Hyde nature of Mississippi’s nation-leading charitable giving and the state’s lagging behind the rest of the country in many poverty-related areas.

Hanson key to bringing The Rally back in Sturgis

August 18, 2014

Thomas Haffey came to Sturgis looking to create a documentary on The Rally, an event for motorcycle enthusiasts held there Friday and Saturday.

City issues boil order for Greenbrier

August 15, 2014

The city of Starkville has issued a precautionary boil water alert for the Greenbrier Subdivision, effective until at least Monday.
A city spokesperson said the action was necessary because the system lost pressure due to a damaged water line.

City may ban pets from cemeteries - Alderman planning to propose law change at Tuesday meeting

August 15, 2014

Even if all dogs go to heaven, one Starkville alderman would prefer they stay out of local cemeteries.

Ward 5 Alderman Scott Maynard is proposing a change to Starkville’s code of ordinances that would ban people from bringing dogs or other domesticated animals to at least city owned cemeteries — if not all cemeteries in the city limits.

Help sought for Get Swept Up

August 15, 2014

Libby Gerald, volunteer coordinator for Get Swept Up, likens the event to preparing for company at home.

SHS prepares to host first Glow Run event

August 15, 2014

On Saturday, the Starkville High School Junior Varsity and Armstrong Middle School cheerleaders will host their first Glow Run fundraiser at the campus of Starkville High School.

Glow Race Chairman Katie Ruth said proceeds from the fundraiser will go to support the squads as they support and represent the schools at athletic events and cheer competitions.

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