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Starkville Rotary Club members gathered Monday to begin work on the organizationâ€™s annual dictionary donation project.
Larry Box, chairman of the dictionary committee, said Rotary District 6,820 sets in place a project to give every third grade child a personal dictionary.
Ward 6 Alderman Roy A. Perkins will bring a motion before the Starkville Board of Aldermen at its meeting Tuesday to rescind all action pertaining to certificates of participation for new municipal facilities and replace it with a June 4, 2013 bond referendum for a $3.5 million police facility.
Before students returned to school Monday, Starkville School District educators and administrators said they already knew how important the first day back to work would be following Fridayâ€™s massacre which killed almost 30 people at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
By MATT CRANE
Starkville residents will have the opportunity meet the staff of one of the cityâ€™s most influential organizations when the Greater Starkville Development Partnership hosts its Holiday Open House 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday at its offices on Main Street.
By MATT CRANE
With Mississippi seeing an increase of flu cases this holiday season, OCH Regional Medical Center officials encourage residents to take advantage of the flu shot.
OCH Director of Infection Control Kim Roberts said the hospital has seen a rise in flu cases this year.
By EMILY W. PETTUS
JACKSON â€” Democrat Sampson Jackson was a brand new member of the Mississippi Senate in the early 1990s when lawmakers embarked on redistricting.
By NATHAN GREGORY
The Starkville Main Street Association is pursuing a grant on behalf of the city of Starkville for funds to improve the park beside Fire Station No. 1.
For Starkville Daily News
Addressing nearly 1,400 Mississippi State University graduates at fall commencement ceremonies Saturday, Gov. Phil Bryant conveyed the stateâ€™s pride in its graduates.
By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN
and MATT APUZZO
NEWTOWN, Conn. â€” Investigators tried to figure out what led a bright but painfully awkward 20-year-old to slaughter 26 children and adults at a Connecticut elementary school, while townspeople sadly took down some of their Christmas decorations and struggled Saturday with how to go on.