Archive - Dec 5, 2012 - Latest News
Maben Fire Department Chief Justin Collins resigned Tuesday, citing personnel issues, according to sources.
Oktibbeha County Fire Coordinator Kirk Rosenhan said his departure is strictly an internal situation and a personnel matter.
The attorney for Bobby Batiste, who was sentenced to death in 2009 for capital murder in the death of Andreas Galanis, argued to the Mississippi Supreme Court today that prosecutors were unsuccessful in proving Batiste robbed his victim, which is necessary for an Oktibbeha County jury to convict him of that count.
By STEVEN NALLEY
The Starkville School District Board of Directors denied one parentâ€™s request for her children to transfer from the Oktibbeha County School District to the SSD, but it accepted the same request from Orlando Trainer, because he has become an SSD employee.
By NATHAN GREGORY
After robust debate on approving using $20,000 from the cityâ€™s storm drainage budget for a capital improvement project on a portion of Miss. Highway 182, the Starkville Board of Aldermen chose to do so in a 5-1 vote with one abstention at its meeting Tuesday.
By STEVEN NALLEY
Sitel Corp. announced plans Tuesday to hire 3,000 more workers in the U.S. and Canada, and a Sitel representative has confirmed 100-150 of those jobs will be coming to Sitelâ€™s Starkville offices.
By MATT CRANE
At a luncheon hosted by Mississippi State University at Fire Station No. 1 in Starkville Monday, MSU President Mark Keenum and Mayor Parker Wiseman personally served holiday meals to local first responders in honor of their commitment to both campus and city.