STARKVILLE — Quad County Alternative School in Starkville is facing a $385,000 budget shortfall, as Lowndes County School District has withdrawn from the program.
STARKVILLE — One of television’s most recognizable high school principals, Dennis Haskins, probably best known as Mr. Richard Belding from “Saved by the Bell,” will visit Mississippi State University Wednesday at 7:30 p.m., for a free, public presentation. Sponsored by the MSU Campus Activities Board, the event will be held in Lee Hall Auditorium.
STARKVILLE – The fate of the Highlands Plantation resort community outside of Starkville now rests in the hands of the state.
STARKVILLE — A new ordinance intended to regulate the construction of sidewalks in Starkville is in the final stages and the city’s Board of Aldermen will soon take up the measure.
Ward 4 Alderman Richard Corey on Tuesday will request two public hearings to discuss the ordinance, which would require sidewalks along all new public and private roads built within the city. It also would require sidewalks in front of all new homes and businesses before the city issues certificates of occupancy.
STARKVILLE — The effort to save a baby barn owl whose home was destroyed by high winds last weekend appears to be a success.
STARKVILLE — Charlie is a 5-week-old barn owl who lives in a tree along Greensboro Street, not far from downtown Starkville.
STARKVILLE — A half dozen candidates campaigning for seats on the Starkville Board of Aldermen came together for a forum Tuesday to discuss their plans for the city, with much of the talk centering on the need for smart growth and citywide infrastructure improvements.
MAYHEW — Signs of the economic crisis are everywhere. Earlier this month, 800 people in Ohio applied for one job opening with a local school district. Cable news shows are running non-stop features about displaced workers as the national unemployment rate exceeds 8 percent. A widely released television commercial meant to reassure investors features budget tips — including one from a frequent business traveler who saves tiny bottles of hotel shampoo and comments, “I haven’t bought that stuff in years.”
WEST POINT — West Point citizens seem to agree on two things the city needs: jobs and change.
STARKVILLE – Bill Poe was diagnosed with diabetes when he was just 13 years old.
STARKVILLE – When Stan Shurden and Joe Bell began a little company called Starkville Recycling back in 2004, some people thought they were crazy.
STARKVILLE — A suspect in the attempted kidnapping of a Mississippi State University student was still at large Friday, two days after the incident at a Starkville apartment building.
STARKVILLE — The quest to improve Starkville’s cracked and crumbling sidewalks is well under way for the city’s sidewalk committee, but the group for now is content to tackle the task one step at a time.
The president of the Aberdeen school board was found not guilty last week on a charge of animal cruelty.
She calls herself the Miracle Woman.
The Starkville native and mother of five has been through adversity. But faith, determination and her unbridled self-confidence have transformed Gwendolyn Outlaw Sharp into an inspiration to an entire community. And if she has her way, she will become an inspiration to the entire world.
STARKVILLE – A Mississippi State University student was kidnapped Wednesday night from outside her apartment building, but escaped her assailant by jumping from a moving car.
STARKVILLE — Developers of the CottonMill Marketplace project were curious about the reception they would receive Tuesday at a town hall meeting to discuss the development.
STARKVILLE — Sales tax receipts are up statewide compared to this time last year, State Treasurer Tate Reeves said Monday, and the city of Starkville is no exception.
BROOKHAVEN — Officials at the Mississippi School of the Arts say the recent appearance by junior Jasmine Murray on “American Idol” has raised interest in the school.
Two Mississippi State University students, including a Heritage Academy graduate from Columbus, are dead after a car accident near Carthage in Leake County.