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October 23rd

SPD seeking culprits in latest wave of city graffiti

October 23, 2012


Starkville Police Department investigators seek information regarding a recent rash of graffiti appearing mostly in the east-central portion of the city limits between Miss. Highway 182 and Miss. Highway 12.

October 22nd

HPC will evaluate local sessions, maps

October 22, 2012


The Starkville Historic Preservation Commission will discuss neighborhood information sessions it has held and will continue holding for its proposed local historic districts, as well as maps of those districts, at its meeting Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. in City Hall’s Building Department.

Presidential race mirrors fight for Senate control

October 22, 2012

Associated Press

WASHINGTON — The party that runs the Senate next year may be decided by how well President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney do in toss-up states like Nevada, Ohio, Virginia and Wisconsin, where ballots feature parallel Senate races about as tight as the presidential contest.

1 dead after Oktoc Road wreck; OCSD investigates cause

October 22, 2012


Oktibbeha County authorities continue to investigate an early Saturday morning car wreck that claimed the life of a Louisville man and injured the vehicle’s other two passengers to determine whether alcohol was involved.

SSD to announce administrator candidate

October 22, 2012


The Starkville School District Board of Trustees could hire a new administrator today after Superintendent Lewis Holloway reveals the preferred candidate for the district’s vacant assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction position.

SemiSouth closure to cost Calif. firm $60 million

October 22, 2012

The closure of a Mississippi semiconductor firm will cost a California company $60 million.

Power Integrations of San Jose, Calif., says it will write off its 2010 investment in SemiSouth, a Starkville firm that's closing. SemiSouth's 90 employees will be laid off.

October 21st

MDAH board lauds local efforts to preserve history

October 21, 2012

The Mississippi Department of Archives and History’s board of trustees honored multiple city, county and campus organizations for their efforts to preserve local historic landmarks during the board’s visit to Mississippi State University last week for its quarterly meeting.

Special election to replace Sturgis alderman coming

October 21, 2012

The city of Sturgis will hold a special election from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Sturgis Volunteer Fire Department to select a new alderman to finish the unexpired term of Quinnia Yates.

1st phase of fiber optic work nears completion

October 21, 2012

Starkville Electric Department General Manager Terry Kemp said the first phase of the city’s long-term infrastructure upgrade is nearing completion and the department should be able to begin implementing automatic utility metering by Thanksgiving.

October 20th

Symphony concert for children explores space

October 20, 2012


The sounds and images of space exploration take center stage Thursday as the Starkville-Mississippi State University Symphony presents its “Space Music” concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Rent Auditorium on the Mississippi University for Women campus.

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