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November 13th

Court on the Road tour stops at MSU

November 14, 2012


The Mississippi Court of Appeals’ Court on the Road program brought three of the court’s judges to Mississippi State University’s Hunter Henry Center Thursday to hear oral arguments for the learning benefit of students and community members alike.

November 12th

Theatre MSU premieres annual children’s show

November 12, 2012

Thousands of children will experience the magic of theatre this week as Theatre MSU presents “The Amazing Adventures of the Marvelous Monkey King” on the main stage of McComas Hall.

Directed by Jo Durst, the play tells the story of the mischievous Chinese superhero, the Monkey King as he dances and battles his way through life learning lessons of leadership, responsibility and forgiveness.

SSD laptop lease program headed for home stretch

November 12, 2012

The Starkville School District Board of Directors will consider approval of a laptop lease program for 360 SSD teachers and several state-mandated policy changes at its meeting at noon Tuesday at the Greensboro Center.

Church will propose Lafayette roundabout

November 12, 2012

The Starkville Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing on new First Baptist Church developments including a new children’s building, new parking and a roundabout on Lafayette Street during its meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall.

November 11th

Legislators aim to prevent child abuse

November 11, 2012

JACKSON — “Erin’s Law” is described as a tool to keep sexual predators away from children. Four states — Maine, Indiana, Illinois and Missouri — have enacted it and a dozen more may consider it in 2013.

Rep. Tom Miles, D-Forest, and Sen. Nancy Collins, R-Tupelo, want Mississippi to be among them. They’re drafting a bill for 2013 with help from the Children’s Justice Center.

Pushmataha scouts’ fall Camporee hits EMCC

November 11, 2012

The weather at East Mississippi Community College’s Golden Triangle campus was perfect for camping, as the Pushmataha Area Council’s Boy Scouts did, on Saturday.

Officials: OCH analysis still lacks traction

November 11, 2012

Since Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors decided to seek proposals for a comprehensive OCH Regional Medical Center financial analysis, officials on both sides of a potential hospital transaction say they are stuck in a holding pattern with the whole situation.

November 10th

Robot gives OCH Regional milestone

November 11, 2012


An OCH Regional Medical Center doctor performed the hospital’s first — and the region’s first — robotic general surgery on Nov. 2.

Browning directs first concert with symphony chorus

November 11, 2012


The sounds and songs of classic American history will ring out Sunday as the Starkville-Mississippi State University Symphony Chorus presents “Songs of Our American Heritage” at 3 p.m. in the sanctuary of First United Methodist Church in Starkville.

Sheriff’s Dept. earns MSLEAC accreditation

November 11, 2012


On Thursday Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Department was awarded a distinction only three other county law enforcement agencies in the state can lay claim to.

The department successfully completed a list of 123 objectives needed to earn accreditation from the Mississippi Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission.

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