Archive - Oct 2012 - Latest News
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.
By NATHAN GREGORY
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.
By CARL SMITH
Oktibbeha County Economic Development Agency and Greater Starkville Development Partnership trustees both unanimously approved a revised interim agreement for regional economic development Monday.
By STEVEN NALLEY
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.
By ERIN McCLAM
and KATIE ZEZIMA
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.
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.
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April Bumgardnerâ€™s post-release supervision was revoked on a count of possession of methamphetamine precursors. Bumgardner was sentenced to five years in prison.
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.
By CARL SMITH
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.