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Week 6 high school football results

Alcorn Central 43, New Site 0 Biggersville 20, Ashland 8 Calhoun City 62, Bruce 0 Marshall Aca. 21, Winona Christian 14 New Albany 46, East Union 14 North Pontotoc 39, Baldwyn 7 Olive Branch 56, Saltillo 0 Pontotoc 31, Ripley 0 Smithville 34, H.W. Byers 0 South Pontotoc 21, Mooreville 9 Starkville 4

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-23 02:05:00

Fire Overtakes A Starkville Apartment Building

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) - A kitchen fire turns into a structural fire at a Starkville apartment complex, leaving several homeless. Starkville Fire Chief Charles Yarbrough says firefighters got a call around 10:30 Thursday night. A cooking fire in an apartment at Brookville Garden spread quickly thr

WCBI.COM - 2017-09-22 23:44:07

Video: Starkville Hosts Annual Main Street Awards

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI)- The people who keep Starkville's downtown moving forward are honored Thursday night. The Starkville Main Street Association handed out its annual awards. The group recognizes those who promote and enhance the main street district. Thursday night's winners included, Doodlebu

WCBI.COM - 2017-09-22 03:45:10

Starkville approves changes to alcohol ordinance

STARKVILLE - The Starkville Board of Aldermen passed proposed changes this week to the city's alcohol ordinance. The board passed the changes with a 4-3 vote during its meeting on Tuesday night at City Hall. Ward 1 Alderman Ben Carver, Vice Mayor and Ward 6 Alderman Roy A'. Perkins and Ward 7 Alderm

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 05:15:00

Traffic Stop Leads To Arrest In West Point

CLAY COUNTY, Miss. (PRESS RELEASE) - A September 20, 2017 traffic stop on Hwy 45 Alt. in West Point initiated by the Clay County Sheriff's Narcotic K-9 Unit resulted in the arrest of Leigh Hall, age 32 of West Point. Clay County Sheriff Eddie Scott said the K-9 alerted to the presence of syringes co

WCBI.COM - 2017-09-22 19:08:16

Services Available For Those Impacted By Fires

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) - Some residents uprooted from that Starkville fire apartment will stay at the burn shelter in Starkville for a couple of weeks. It's a good alternative for fire victims, until they find another place to live. There are also other services available for people impacted by a

WCBI.COM - 2017-09-22 23:28:32

Three candidates certified in Dist. 38 race

The State Board of Election Commissioners qualified three candidates for the Mississippi House of Representatives District 38 special election earlier this week. Absentee voting begins today for the race, as well as for special elections for Oktibbeha County circuit and chancery clerks, District 1

COMMERCIAL DISPATCH - 2017-09-22 17:35:02

Main Street Association presents annual awards

Starkville Main Street Association honored seven local organizations for design, redevelopment and business practices at its annual meeting and awards program on Thursday. Greater Starkville Development Partnership Director of Tourism Jennifer Prather said Starkville's business community has bloss

COMMERCIAL DISPATCH - 2017-09-22 17:35:00

VIDEO: MSU Researches Safer Helmets to Prevent CFE & Concussions

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI)- Pro-football player, Aaron Hernandez's family is suing the NFL over the player's diagnosis of CFE, chronic traumatic encephalopathy. A disease that hundreds of football players succumb to after enduring multiple hits throughout their lifetime. Researchers say their biggest

WCBI.COM - 2017-09-23 00:08:19

Partnership names Watson special events, projects coordinator

The Greater Starkville Development Partnership announced today that Paige Watson will join its staff as the new special events and projects coordinator. Watson is a Starkville native and a Starkville High School alumna. She holds a communication degree from Mississippi State University and a maste

COMMERCIAL DISPATCH - 2017-09-21 18:07:22

OUR OPINION: Finding middle ground at universities pivotal

Officials at Mississippi's public universities are no strangers to asking former students for financial contributions - a common practice at just about every university or college across the country. However, it appears that alumni giving is becoming an increasingly important revenue resource for ac

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 05:15:00

Aldermen pass amended alcohol ordinance

Ward 6 Alderman Roy A. Perkins said someone needed to fight for God against Starkville's "whiskey bill." He lost, but he fought for nearly a half-hour as he made an impassioned plea to his colleagues to vote against an ordinance that expanded hours businesses can serve alcohol and reduced the mini

COMMERCIAL DISPATCH - 2017-09-20 17:34:45

Prince named to SOCSD board on third try

The third time was the charm for Debra Prince. It took Mayor Lynn Spruill casting a tie-breaking vote against Sumner Davis for Prince, who has applied three times for a post on the Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District board of trustees, to earn unanimous support from the board. Prin

COMMERCIAL DISPATCH - 2017-09-20 17:34:03

UPDATE: Second Parchman Escapee Now Captured

Young was serving 40 years for burglary of a vehicle, burglary of a residence, grand larceny, and possession of a firearms by a convicted felon. He was sentenced in 2015 from Claiborne County. The other former escapee, James R. Sanders, who is serving life for murder, was captured late yesterday aft

WCBI.COM - 2017-09-20 23:53:11

Mitchell joins MSU's 'scooter gang'

STARKVILLE -- Comfort and style never weighed into the decision for Blake Mitchell. Convenience was the driving factor for the walk-on lineman with the Mississippi State football team. Mitchell, a 6-foot, 310-pounder from Brentwood, Tennessee, lives with fellow lineman Harrison Moon, a 6-5, 290-po

COMMERCIAL DISPATCH - 2017-09-20 17:30:27

Youth drowns in local pond late Thursday afternoon

CHICKASAW COUNTY - A 16-year-old girl apparently drowned in a pond near the Chickasaw and Clay county line late Thursday afternoon. Chickasaw County Sheriff James Meyers said his office was called about 5:30 p.m. to a pond off of Highway 389 and when deputies arrived on the scene they pulled the gir

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 14:37:00

BREAKING: Columbus Police Investigating Shots Fired At CHS Football Game

Shelton says no one was injured and no one has been arrested. This is a developing story. Stay with WCBI and WCBI.com. Shelton says no one was injured and no one has been arrested. This is a developing story. Stay with WCBI and WCBI.com.

WCBI.COM - 2017-09-23 03:17:15

Body discovered in Pickens County identified as missing West Point man

Investigators with Columbus Police Department are investigating the homicide of a missing West Point man whose body was discovered in Pickens County, Alabama. On Thursday, family members of Henry Lee Easley, 52, positively identified him as a deceased gunshot victim whose body was discovered Sunda

COMMERCIAL DISPATCH - 2017-09-22 00:16:22

Video: East Columbus Home Damaged by Thursday Night Fire

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) - A family is left without a home in East Columbus after a Thursday evening fire. Neighbors say the homeowners were working on a truck when the blaze started. They tell us a spark from the vehicle hit the home which leads them to believe that may have started the fire. No one

WCBI.COM - 2017-09-22 03:43:50

VIDEO: Food Giant Needs Help Identifying Soda Machine Bandits

Food Giant Soda Machine Bandits ABERDEEN/RIPLEY, Miss. (WCBI) - Food Giant of North Mississippi reached out on Facebook today, September, 21, for help locating two thieves. Pictured above, the duo pulled up to the front of the store in a Jeep Renegade and walked towards the drink machines at the fro

WCBI.COM - 2017-09-21 21:18:03