Roy and Doris Sagely were in their mobile home near the corner of Highway 389 and Sun Creek Road Saturday afternoon when they heard what sounded like a tornado approaching from the southwest.
While Mississippi was ravaged by storms Saturday afternoon, the Golden Triangle was spared from the brunt of the damage.
STARKVILLE — An unknown number of houses and trailers were damaged this afternoon in Oktibbeha County when a line of severe storms passed through the area, County Administrator Don Posey said.
Forecasters say Mississippi and Alabama are in store for a round of violent weather tonight and Saturday that could include tornadoes.
Mississippi State University announced Friday its senior associate athletic director Duncan McKenzie will serve as interim athletic director while the school continues its search for a long term replacement for Greg Byrne.
A gathering of some of Starkville’s most environmentally conscious minds took place Thursday at Mississippi State University as the 40th anniversary of Earth Day was celebrated around campus.
STARKVILLE — Before Mississippi Main Street’s charrette team came to West Point, there was already an effort under way to “CREATE” small-town change.
STARKVILLE — Two men suspected of shooting a man last year on North Montgomery Street are facing new charges in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court.
STARKVILLE — The Starkville Fire Department this week issued a burn ban throughout the city until further notice.
STARKVILLE — Construction on an extension of Pat Station Road could start within weeks, following action from the Starkville Board of Aldermen this week.
STARKVILLE – Starkville school board members met in closed session Wednesday to complete their evaluation of Superintendent Judy Couey, and they came away with a ringing commendation and an extended job contract.
STARKVILLE — The second day of the Oktibbeha County Circuit Court term resulted in a number of drug convictions and sentences Tuesday.
An independent consulting firm says the Aberdeen and Oktibbeha County School Districts would do well to merge with Amory and Starkville schools, respectively. But as the schools focus on closing out the year, such speculative recommendations aren’t on the radar.
STARKVILLE — After months of delays, public scrutiny, an appointment and subsequent veto, the Starkville Board of Aldermen Tuesday voted to readvertise for letters of interest to fill the open seat on the Starkville School District board of trustees.
STARKVILLE — The Starkville Board of Aldermen approved a controversial safety helmet ordinance Tuesday, despite complaints of too much “big government” involvement coming from opponents of the measure.
The trial of an Oktibbeha County woman charged with murder was continued until August because a witness was unavailable.
STARKVILLE — It could be weeks before fire investigators make an official ruling on the cause of the Sunday morning blaze at Campus Trails Apartments, a senior fire official said Tuesday.
STARKVILLE — Construction could begin by the end of the week on the new Oktibbeha County School District central office building in downtown Starkville.
Consultants hired to study consolidation of Mississippi school districts recommended the Oktibbeha County district merge with the larger and higher-performing Starkville School District to save costs.
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