Hours after the conclusion of the third annual Johnny Cash Flower Pickin’ Festival Sunday, organizer Robbie Ward said he plans to bring the event back to Main Street next year.
The buzzing of power tools echoed down the empty corridor in Mississippi State University’s Simrall Hall Friday night, though no classes were in session.
A counterintelligence expert with the U.S. Department of Energy will discuss at Mississippi State on Tuesday his experience of being targeted by a foreign intelligence agency.
STARKVILLE — Musician John Francis recalls a time last February when he was working with John Carter Cash, the only son of Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash, and the pair went to a cabin in the woods to hash out some songs.
STARKVILLE — When Mark Keenum and Scott Ross roamed the campus of Mississippi State University three decades ago, they were just students with their whole lives ahead of them.
STARKVILLE — Danny Campbell walks confidently through the narrow back hallways at Rick’s Cafe Americain with a drink in his hand, a smile on his face and a tight black T-shirt that reads “I support midget violence.” At the edge of the kitchen, Campbell, 44, is stopped by a handful of young women who ask to pose with him for photos. He is more than happy to oblige.
Shortly after being diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) in May 2004, Dorinda Hickey’s concern shifted. The Starkville native and 15-year Columbus resident didn’t retreat into a shell. She didn’t dwell on her problems. Instead, she thought of others.
David Bouchard of Starkville was born blind and has spent all 18 years of his life overcoming obstacles. He will be awarded Sunday at Trinity Presbyterian Church for overcoming one of them.
The Starkville Planning and Zoning Commission Tuesday voted against a developer’s request to rezone 4.98 acres off Yellow Jacket Drive.
STARKVILLE — Several key political figures from around the state will descend on Starkville as Mississippi State University celebrates the investiture of 19th President Mark E. Keenum this week.
Starkville and Oktibbeha County are slated to participate in an annual statewide tornado drill, Wednesday. But, with inclement weather potentially on the horizon, Jim Britt, director of Oktibbeha County Emergency Management, isn’t confident the drill will go on.
The national office of the Kappa Sigma fraternity last week revoked the charter of the organization’s Mississippi State University chapter. Kappa Sigma was investigated by university officials for violations stemming from a September party involving alcohol and underage drinking.
Fans of the unusual will be in for a treat this week as Rick’s Cafe in Starkville hosts a night of professional midget wrestling. The Micro Wrestling Federation, a nationwide touring group, will put on a show Oct. 14 at Rick’s, located at 319 B Highway 82 E. The MWF will set up a ”mini” wrestling ring in the middle of the dance floor, said Rick’s Cafe owner Rick Welch, and six to eight wrestlers will perform.
A Starkville School District bus was rear-ended by a vehicle Thursday afternoon as the bus driver prepared to stop on Highway 12, district officials said.
Joe Bell and Stan Shurden were ready Wednesday for the first day of citywide curbside recycling pickup to begin in Starkville. But the co-owners of Starkville Recycling had no idea how much material they would actually process.
STARKVILLE — Services were Wednesday at First Church of Christ Holiness, USA, for a woman who died in an accidental fire in Starkville, Friday.
Starkville school officials turned down requests from two out-of-district families for their children to attend the city public schools and heard about ongoing efforts to confirm the residency of all students in the district.
Starkville school officials, voicing concern over traffic issues, voted to protest a zoning change near the high school in a meeting Tuesday night.
The Oktibbeha County School District is “well under way” in talks with East Mississippi Community College about opening a college branch at the unused O.L. Wicks school in Maben, the district’s superintendent said.
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