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October 30th

BREAKING: Accreditation loss locks county schools out of playoffs

October 30, 2012

County and state school officials confirmed Tuesday that the athletics programs at both West and East Oktibbeha county high schools are now ineligible for out-of-conference play, including playoffs, because of the school district's recent accreditation loss.

October 29th

SHS teacher resigns amid felony charges

October 29, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

Starkville High School teacher Jason Lernard Young resigned yesterday amid charges he faces following his Oct. 21 arrest, Starkville School District Public Information Officer Nicole Thomas confirmed Monday.

Economic agencies sign revised interim development deal

October 29, 2012

By CARL SMITH
news@starkvilledailynews.com

Oktibbeha County Economic Development Agency and Greater Starkville Development Partnership trustees both unanimously approved a revised interim agreement for regional economic development Monday.

Inaugural integrity week starts at MSU

October 29, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Mississippi State University is hosting its first annual Academic Integrity Week Monday thru Thursday, promoting not only academic honesty but also integrity in athletics, job searches, research, interpersonal relationships and more.

Superstorm Sandy takes dead aim at Atlantic coast

October 29, 2012

By ERIN McCLAM
and KATIE ZEZIMA
Associated Press

BREAKING: SHS teacher resigns amid charges

October 29, 2012

Starkville School District Public Information Officer Nichole Thomas has confirmed Starkville High School history teacher Jason Young has resigned from his position effective immediately.
Young, 29, was arrested Oct. 21 and charged with his second DUI, fleeing a law enforcement officer, assault on an officer, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and malicious mischief.

October 28th

MSU fruit crops expert receives national award

October 29, 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.

October 27th

SSD begins strategic planning discussions

October 28, 2012

By CARL SMITH
news@starkvilledailynews.com

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.

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