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June 19th

Coach Corner: Buckner looks forward to second year at SCS

June 19, 2013

Luke Buckner is excited about the possibilities as he enters the second season as the coach of the Starkville Christian Lady Cougars.
After going through one season already with the Lady Cougars, Buckner believes they will be ahead of the game moving forward just because the coaching philosophy won't change.

VCC grants available to promote tourism

June 19, 2013

Tourism remains a growing industry in Starkville, and the Visitors and Convention Council, often called the Convention and Visitors Bureau, is working to help area nonprofit organizations promote that growth.

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SSD considers annual budget

June 19, 2013

Members of Starkville School District's Board of Education reviewed the details of the 2013-14 budget at a Tuesday evening public hearing.

Rob Logan, business manager for SSD, presented the budget's details to the board members.

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2 historic districts pass - Greensboro, Nash Districts adopted; Overstreet scrapped

June 19, 2013

For two of the three proposed historic districts in Starkville, months of anticipation and opinionated debate came to a head at the Starkville Board of Aldermen meeting Tuesday night. Following the last in a series of public hearings, the board passed proposals and standards for historical districts on Greensboro and Nash streets.

Maben OKs street contract

June 19, 2013

The Maben Board of Aldermen approved a contract with Calvert-Spradling Engineers in West Point to improve Louise Street, the city’s industrial park road, at a recess meeting Monday.

OCSD moves funds, hires new personnel

June 19, 2013

Oktibbeha County School District approved transferring funds to the district maintenance account and the hiring of several new personnel at a called meeting on Tuesday.

Conservator Margie Pulley approved OCSD’s transfer of $150,000 from 16th Section interest funds to the district maintenance fund.

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June 18th

Joshua Parrish McKay

June 19, 2013

Joshua Parrish McKay was born in Natchez Mississippi on January 5, 1979 to Rev. Roy Lee McKay and Marcia Ann Parrish McKay of Aberdeen MS. He passed away on June 16, 2013 in Meridianville, Alabama.

Besides his parents, Josh leaves behind a large family who loved him, especially his brother Matthew and his wife Hannah McKay and their son Isaac (Oklahoma City).

Joyce Duke

June 19, 2013

Mrs. Joyce Pugh Duke, age 87, died Sunday, June 16, in Hermitage, TN after a brief illness. 

Dr. Perry Brooks Dennis Jr.

June 19, 2013

Memorial Services for Dr. Perry Brooks Dennis, Jr will be held at University Baptist Church, 3200 Arlington Loop in Hattiesburg, MS on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 10:00. Visitation will begin at 9:00.

Mitchell, friends enjoy Omaha experience

June 18, 2013

OMAHA, Neb. – Jamie Mitchell has been a Mississippi State baseball fan for most of his life.
The Starkville High School football head coach has been to the College World Series once before this year's event, but the Bulldogs were not participating.
This year, Mitchell is getting to experience the thrill of seeing his team play in the event.

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