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Judge sides with city in McGovern case

December 18, 2012


The Oktibbeha County Chancery Court authorized the city of Starkville Tuesday to issue general certificates of participation to finance a new municipal building and renovations to the current City Hall totaling $8 million, denying William McGovern’s objection.

Safety is paramount for OCSD educators

December 18, 2012


Oktibbeha County School District faculty and staff are responding to the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. by practicing drills, evaluating crisis management plans and taking other measures to ensure no such tragedy ever happens to children attending any of the district’s four schools.

Allen leaves strong legacy of hard work, compassion

December 18, 2012


For his family and the countless residents of Oktibbeha County he served, the legacy of Will Allen Jr.’s life continues to thrive.

Allen not only served his country overseas during World War II, but he also helped establish what would become the East Oktibbeha County Volunteer Fire Department.

Fowler, Turner-Lairy qualify for Turner’s Miss. Senate post

December 18, 2012


Kenny Fowler and Angela Turner-Lairy have qualified for a Jan. 15 special election to succeed late Miss. Sen. Bennie Turner, who died in November.

The winner of the nonpartisan election will complete the remainder of Turner’s term.

Turner-Lairy, an attorney in West Point, is Turner’s daughter. Fowler is a businessman.

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