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January 23rd

Delayed SSD strategy talks begin tonight

January 23, 2013


The Starkville School District will hold the first of four meetings to develop its strategic plan 6 p.m. Thursday in Starkville High School Theatre, informing stakeholders of the district’s current status to help them make suggestions to move the district forward.

Asian economic leader visits MSU

January 23, 2013


Chinese companies are bringing jobs to the U.S., and Larry Mullins wants to help bring those jobs Mississippi’s way.

Students experience music, campus life at band clinic

January 23, 2013


Over 200 high school band students will have the opportunity to grow musically and scholastically this week as Mississippi State University hosts its 61st annual Honor Band Clinic Thursday through Saturday with public performances scheduled throughout the week.

Sarah Parsons

January 23, 2013

Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth Nale Parsons, 77, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville. 

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 at First United Methodist Church in Starkville with Rev. Giles Linley, Rev. Bob Whiteside and Rev. David Shoemaker officiating.

Marian Gray

January 23, 2013

GREENVILLE — Mrs. Marian Jean Honnaker Gray, 85, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 at Delta Regional Medical Center in Greenville.

Memorial services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Starkville with Brother Danny Johnson officiating.
Boone Funeral Home of Greenville is in charge of arrangements.

January 22nd

MSU, Ole Miss unite to incentivize teaching

January 23, 2013


Mississippi State University and University of Mississippi leaders announced plans Tuesday at the Institutions of Higher Learning Universities Center in Jackson to use a $12.9 million private gift to launch the Mississippi Excellence in Teaching (MET) program, aimed at attracting top students to middle and high school teaching careers.

Wiseman vetoes pay increase for aldermen, mayor

January 23, 2013


Mayor Parker Wiseman vetoed the Starkville Board of Aldermen’s Jan. 2 decision to increase the salary of the mayor and aldermen Tuesday.

Citizens object to historic district law

January 23, 2013


Multiple area residents expressed concerns about the effects of proposed local historic districts on their rights as property owners during a public hearing the Starkville Historic Preservation Commission hosted Tuesday at City Hall.

Roe anniversary prompts nationwide demonstrations

January 23, 2013

Associated Press

JACKSON — Supporters and opponents demonstrated Tuesday outside Mississippi’s only abortion clinic to mark 40 years since a U.S. Supreme Court ruling established a nationwide right to abortion.

SHS girls advance in playoffs

January 23, 2013

Caroline Berryhill left quite the impression as the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets celebrated senior night with a first round playoff battle against the Lady Chargers of Oxford.

The SHS senior scored two goals, including the final score of the night, to push the Lady Jackets to a 4-0 victory.

After the game Berryhill expressed what it means to be nearing the close of her senior year.

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