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School board to address transfer issue

December 3, 2012


Today, the Starkville School District Board of Trustees are expected to address a potential student transfer situation that developed after Oktibbeha County School District’s state takeover.

The school board will meet at 6 p.m. at the Greensboro Center.

Still on the table: No action taken on county plan

December 3, 2012


The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors tabled a contract Monday to task Oxford-based urban planning firm Slaughter and Associates with developing a comprehensive plan for the county.

City to take 1st look at roundabout plan

December 3, 2012


The Starkville Board of Aldermen will hold preliminary discussions on a proposal from First Baptist Church to redesign south Lafayette Street by building a roundabout between the railroad and Lampkin Street during its 5:30 p.m. meeting tonight at City Hall.

Sargent replaces retiring principal

December 3, 2012


Oktibbeha County School District leaders announced the retirement of East Oktibbeha County High School’s principal and her immediate replacement at the district’s meeting Tuesday.

Sen. Bennie Turner laid to rest in West Point

December 3, 2012


Edna Turner sat with one of her daughters during Monday’s funeral service for her husband, Sen. Bennie Turner, while hundreds also paid their respects.

Services were held at Mary Holmes College in West Point where the couple first met.

1-car accident on Sturgis Maben Road claims life

December 3, 2012

County officials confirmed a one-car accident claimed the life of an Oktibbeha County woman this morning on Sturgis Maben Road.

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