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County agrees to reduced-cost planning deal

February 4, 2013

By CARL SMITH
news@starkvilledailynews.com

The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors agreed in principle Monday to enter into a reduced-cost comprehensive planning contract with Oxford-based firm Slaughter and Associates.

Pulley: OCSD is progressing on MDE standards

February 4, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Oktibbeha County School District conservator Margie Pulley approved annual plans for technology, professional development and test security at the district’s regular monthly meeting Monday.

Board to consider pay veto override

February 4, 2013

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

If all members of the Starkville Board of Aldermen vote the same way they did Jan. 2 to increase pay for the mayor and aldermen today during their meeting, they will have more than enough votes to override Mayor Parker Wiseman’s veto.

SPD begins 2-hour parking enforcement

February 4, 2013

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

For more than 10 years, the two-hour parking limit signs on Main Street were more of a reminder to be courteous to others visiting the downtown area than a rule.

That ends today, at least for the next four months.

Experts teach students at MSU about mentoring

February 4, 2013

Toriano Holloway did not expect to have "Dr." in front of his name when he was young.

MSU recognizes Alumni of the Year at banquet

February 4, 2013

George T. “Tommy” Everett III could have gone to Ole Miss, but he instead became one of Mississippi State University’s most distinguished alumni.

OCSD agenda stays mum on consolidation

February 4, 2013

Oktibbeha County School District Conservator Margie Pulley will discuss several routine annual plans, but not the OCSD’s proposed consolidation with the Starkville School District, at the OCSD’s meeting at noon Monday at the OCSD’s offices.

MSU women use defense for win

February 4, 2013

Mississippi State women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer was in a mood to celebrate Sunday afternoon.

Following a 47-44 victory for the Bulldogs over the Arkansas Razorbacks, Schaefer gathered his team around in front of the bench and shared a joyful moment.

There haven't been too many of those this season, but Schaefer wanted to make sure the players knew how he felt of their effort.

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