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MSU fruit crops expert receives national award

October 28, 2012

Mississippi State University fruit crops expert Eric Stafne has received the national 2012 eXtension Community of Practice Individual Achievement Award for his work as project director for the National Grape Community of Practice.

2nd week of fall circuit court term ends, 3rd begins

October 28, 2012

The Oktibbeha County Circuit Court finished its second week of the fall term Friday and begins the third and final week today.

The following cases were resolved last week:
April Bumgardner’s post-release supervision was revoked on a count of possession of methamphetamine precursors. Bumgardner was sentenced to five years in prison.

Officials revise interim economic contract

October 28, 2012

Members of the Oktibbeha County Economic Development Agency and the Greater Starkville Development Partnership Executive Council are expected to execute a recently amended interim agreement for regional economic development at a 5:30 p.m. meeting today at the GSDP building.

SSD begins strategic planning discussions

October 28, 2012


Starkville School District officials began preliminary discussions Tuesday on future building needs and where the district now stands following completion of its last bond issue.

Hamilton: Be aware of polling locations for Nov. 6 election

October 28, 2012


Only nine days remain until the Nov. 6 General Election, and Oktibbeha County Circuit Clerk Glenn Hamilton says voters should be aware of their precincts and corresponding polling locations.

Voting precincts and their respective polling locations are as follows:

Starkville locations:

WOCES named to Exceed Schools list

October 28, 2012


The Mississippi Center for Public Policy named West Oktibbeha County Elementary School as an Exceed School on Oct. 18 for its strong academic performance amid a high poverty rate.

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