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December 12th

Morning fire engulfs attic of Jackson Street house

December 12, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

No injuries were reported after the attic of a house on 511 Jackson Street caught fire Wednesday morning, but the structure has been declared a loss, Starkville Fire Department officials said.

Fire Marshal Stein McMullen said SFD responded to a call at 9:27 a.m. to find the upper portion of the building in flames.

UPDATE: Major damage in Jackson Street house fire

December 12, 2012

Starkville Fire Department officials have not identified a cause of a house fire this morning on 511 Jackson St. but have confirmed the structure sustained major damage, mostly to its roof.

Fire Marshal Stein McMullen said SFD responded to a house fire call at approximately 9:30 a.m.

December 11th

Aldermen approve parade, banner for SHS football team

December 11, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

Starkville High School’s state champion football team will have a parade in its honor on December 18 for its efforts.

Wiseman outlines downtown parking fixes

December 11, 2012

By CARL SMITH
news@starkvilledailynews.com

Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman said the city could soon have an answer to two-hour parking enforcement issues plaguing downtown.

Aldermen approve parade, banner for SHS football team

December 11, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

Starkville High School’s state champion football team will have a parade in its honor on December 18 for its efforts.

Student places 3rd in MPB art contest

December 11, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Representatives from Mississippi Public Broadcasting surprised Ward-Stewart Elementary student David Jelinek Tuesday with a prize package and party for earning third place in MPB’s statewide Holiday Card Contest.

New city hall opens to celebration in Maben

December 11, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

The town of Maben held a grand opening ceremony for its new city hall Tuesday, bringing together city officials, citizens and members of the Golden Triangle community to celebrate a much-needed upgrade to the city’s municipal facilities.

December 10th

Gladney discusses 1st year as Sheriff at Rotary meeting

December 10, 2012

Oktibbeha County Sheriff Steve Gladney was the keynote speaker at the Starkville Rotary Club meeting Monday, where he gave a report on the state of his department during the first 11 months of his term.

Pulley is next county school conservator

December 10, 2012

Oktibbeha County School District conservator Jayne Sargent revealed Margie Pulley as her successor at a specially called OCSD meeting Monday.

December 9th

Maben’s new town hall soon open to public

December 9, 2012

After more than a year of construction, Maben officials are set to officially open the town’s rebuilt town hall during a 1 p.m. Tuesday ceremony.

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