For volunteers, their community service usually isn't lauded by those around them. Their benefit derives from taking pride in their community and, for many, fulfilling spiritual obligations. But when there's money, a competition and a party involved, there's more than enough incentive to push volunteerism to the max.
Weavexx has been in business in Starkville since 1955. Like any company with longevity, Weavexx has made investments to cut costs and improve efficiency. Tuesday produced the greatest return on Weavexx's most significant energy investment to date, as it received a $208,962 rebate from the Tennessee Valley Authority.
Arrests for 2-23-12
STARKVILLE -- If you've got ideas on how to make Starkville a more "baller" town, an interactive forum is the place to be Monday night. The Starkville Convention and Visitors Bureau and Starkville Main Street Association will host a TweetChat town hall meeting on Monday, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. via the hashtag #Starkville2012.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen had gone more than three months without addressing pending redistricting until Tuesday night, when they received the first round of maps from the Golden Triangle Planning and Development District.
STARKVILLE -- The booming food cart industry is closer to spreading to Starkville. At least to the common areas of town.
STARKVILLE -- District 2 Supervisor Orlando Trainer Monday introduced yet another bond proposal to fix county roads and improve infrastructure. Like his last effort, it crashed by a 3-2 vote.
STARKVILLE -- The Golden Triangle Planning and Development District Monday discussed resolutions for a pair of rural development grants that would help fund two Chevrolet Tahoe SUVs for transport and a back-hoe to be used in District 5.
Lewis Holloway is impressed with the extra curricular programs and the talented students in the Starkville School District.
The skeletal remains found Tuesday in the Adaton community could help bring an 11-year-old missing person case to rest.
Doug Bedsaul has been sharing his spare time volunteering in Starkville public schools for the last seven years.
JACKSON -- Higher education officials will allow Mississippi State University to enter the "commercial paper" market to obtain $50 million for future construction projects.
Those who work for the Starkville School District don't need to be reminded of student achievement and quality of instruction.
Partial skeletal remains of an adult were found in a heavily wooded area in the Adaton community west of Starkville city limits Tuesday.
The following people were arrested on felony charges in Oktibbeha County, according to the Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Office:
OKTIBBEHA COUNTY -- Partial skeletal remains of an adult were found in a heavily wooded area in the Adaton community Tuesday. The Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday the remains were found a quarter mile from Reed Road after receiving a call about a death in the area.
The love -- and the blood -- kept flowing Tuesday in Starkville. United Blood Services parked its mobile blood donation bus in the OCH Regional Medical Center parking lot hoping to collect 35 pints of blood. It was an optimistic goal, considering they collected just 18 in December.
The Magnolia Independent Film Festival will feature filmmakers from Tupelo to Bangladesh, but one Golden Triangle participant will be front and center Friday night.
A Starkville woman arrested for aiding a prisoner escape custody is awaiting a bond hearing in Pearl River County Jail.
STARKVILLE -- The Mississippi State University student found dead in an off-campus apartment more than a week ago died from an accidental drug overdose, Oktibbeha County Coroner Michael Hunt said. Hunt received toxicology results from the state medical examiner, which showed Teresa Ann Veal, 20, died from an overdose of cocaine and heroin.
1. Y accepting sealed bids for Camp Pratt COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Trotter shooting suspect arrested COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. P&Z commission OK lot divisions for industrial park STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY