Looking hopefully at the gray clouds in the sky over his cotton field, Dwight Colson said Wednesday that if it didn't rain over the field in the next two days or so, he would have to turn on his irrigation system to water the cotton he planted in the spring.
In a public meeting at the Bell Schoolhouse Fire Station just outside Starkville Thursday, Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley urged residents to reach out to representatives from Southern Cross Transmission if they have questions about the company's proposed wind energy transmission line.
Four firms are likely to emerge as finalists to study OCH Regional Medical Center's finances and future outlook, but hospital Chief Executive Officer Richard Hilton said the shortlist should be narrowed to three because of a perceived conflict with one of the applicants.
Columbus' Exchange Club distributed a total of $6,000 in grants Thursday at Lion Hills Center to 11 charitable organizations that aim to improve the lives of local children.
Representatives from Tabor Management, Remax Realty and the city of Starkville participate in a ground breaking ceremony for The 509, a mixed-use development located on University Drive next to City Bagel Cafe.
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