STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY

5848 results   Page 1 of 293   next »

MSU letter reading offers glimpse of local soldiers' experiences in both World Wars

Posted earlier today in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

n June 1943, George Sanders Oakley wrote a letter to his son, Warren, who was overseas fighting in World War II. He said everything on the family farm in Oktoc was business as usual. Warren Oakley wrote back in December, when he was stationed in England, to wish his family a Merry Christmas.

Authorities search for suspected shooter

Posted earlier today in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Authorities are searching for a Columbus man who is the suspect in a weekend shooting in Oktibbeha County.

Oktibbeha County authorities searching for suspected shooter

Posted yesterday in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Authorities are searching for a Columbus man who is the suspect in a weekend shooting in Oktibbeha County.

Monday Profile: Ware carries leadership skills from U.S. Navy to Starkville Utilities

Posted yesterday in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Thomas Ware can draw direct parallels between his careers with the U.S. Navy, Bryan Foods and Starkville Utilities.

 

Man in critical condition after Oktibbeha Co. shooting

Posted yesterday in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

A man is in critical condition after being shot Sunday afternoon on Chisholm Drive, southwest of Starkville, authorities say.

 

Tagert takes on dual role with Partnership and MSU

Posted 11/9/2019 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Jerry Toney had promised Robert Clark that the Greater Starkville Development Partnership would have a new CEO by the time Clark took over for Toney as board chairman earlier this year.

Tagert announced as new Partnership CEO

Posted 11/8/2019 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

The Greater Starkville Development Partnership announced Mike Tagert as the new CEO this morning after the position was open for almost 18 months.

Holocaust survivor encourages students to educate themselves, never give up

Posted 11/8/2019 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

One of the sixth-graders in the audience that heard Sami Steigmann's first motivational speech in 2008 wrote him a thank-you letter that changed his life, he said.

Overstreet teacher receives National Guard's first Teacher of the Year award

Posted 11/7/2019 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Niki Mulrooney didn't expect the fourth annual Veterans Day event she planned to go off-script. The program has gone as planned until the end, when National Guard Col. Rodney Harris walked up to the podium during Overstreet Elementary School Principal Cynthia Milons' closing remarks and said he was about to present an award.

Federal grant to fund $12.66M in improvements along Highway 182

Posted 11/7/2019 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

About a mile of downtown Starkville along Highway 182, or Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, will get a long-awaited makeover thanks to a $12.66 million federal grant, the largest infrastructure grant the city has ever received, Mayor Lynn Spruill announced Wednesday.

Symphony to present 'Sing, Dance, Clap, Draw!' Friday

Posted 11/7/2019 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

The Starkville/MSU Symphony presents the "Sing, Dance, Play, Paint!" concert Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Lee Hall on the Mississippi State campus. Admission is free to the public.

Miller beats Jackson in narrow District 4 supervisor race

Posted 11/6/2019 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Bricklee Miller didn't get too excited about her comfortable 215-vote lead in the Oktibbeha County District 4 supervisor race before the absentee ballots were counted.

Ballard named new police chief

Posted 11/6/2019 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Capt. Mark Ballard will be Starkville's new police chief starting Jan. 1, the board of aldermen unanimously voted Tuesday.

Garbage collection in Oktibbeha will include 1,800 new customers

Posted 11/5/2019 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Oktibbeha supervisors will hold a public hearing in December to discuss the garbage bill coming Jan. 1 to about 1,800 property owners in the county.

Restructured engineering, streets department aims to bolster leadership

Posted 11/4/2019 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Starkville aldermen on Tuesday will consider a proposed restructuring of the engineering and streets department that city engineer Edward Kemp said will make it "more efficient and more responsive" to community needs.

Retail development firm: Variety of retailers have their eye on Starkville

Posted 11/2/2019 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

A number of retail outlets and developers want to make use of vacant store spaces in Starkville, representatives from the retail development firm Retail Strategies told the board of aldermen at Friday's work session.

Federal grants to bring new equipment to three fire departments

Posted 11/2/2019 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Three Oktibbeha County fire departments received approval from the Mississippi Forestry Commission this week for thousands of dollars in grant money to pay for new equipment.

Starkville man arrested for domestic assault

Posted 11/1/2019 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

A Starkville man was arrested Thursday on a domestic violence charge, according to a press release from the Starkville Police Department.

SAAC scholarships now going to high school programs

Posted 10/29/2019 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Only one person submitted a college scholarship application to the Starkville Area Arts Council in 2017, the year John W. Bateman became executive director.

 

Page 1 of 293   next »

 

Advanced Search

 

 

Top Things to Do in the Golden Triangle This Weekend

 

 

Follow Us:

Follow Us on Facebook

Follow Us on Twitter

Follow Us via Email