Archive - Oct 2, 2012 - Latest News
By NATHAN GREGORY
After more than a year of cooperative efforts between university, city and county leaders and a successful grant application, itâ€™s official: Starkville will have its own public transportation system beginning next year.
By NATHAN GREGORY
The Starkville Board of Aldermen consented to allow for closing Main Street from 3-10 p.m. Oct. 12 so workers can set up facilities to hold Maroon Madness in downtown Starkville.
From wire reports
JACKSON (AP) â€” Attorney General Jim Hood says the Department of Justice has asked for more information on Mississippiâ€™s voter identification law.
Hood said in a statement Tuesday that the bottom line is that the law will not be pre-cleared by the Justice Department in time for it to be enforced for the Nov. 6 election.
The Starkville School District Board of Trustees will discuss amendments to several school board policies at its 6 p.m. meeting Tuesday in the Greensboro Center.
Mississippi Department of Education representatives confirmed Monday at East Oktibbeha County High School that no Oktibbeha County School District faculty or staff, except the superintendent and board of trustees, have been dismissed, but the MDE will evaluate all faculty and staff.
A resolution presented in the Starkville Board of Aldermenâ€™s e-packet Friday to reopen public access to the western Redbud Drive entrance was removed from the agenda and will not be addressed at todayâ€™s 5:30 p.m.
meeting in the City Hall courtroom, Chief Administrator Lynn Spruill confirmed Monday.
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors unanimously authorized the sheriffâ€™s department to purchase new patrol cars at its meeting Monday.
The department will receive 15 2013 Dodge Chargers as part of a lease-purchase contract with Jackson-based Joe Usry Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram.