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July 24th

Appeals board sets C Spire discussion

July 24, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
sdnedu@bellsouth.net

The Starkville Board of Adjustments and Appeals will hold a public hearing at 4 p.m. Wednesday in City Hall’s building department for two variance requests C Spire Wireless is making for a cellular tower near the Stark Crossing subdivision.

Justices hearing 152 cases in July Circuit Court term

July 24, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
sdnreporter@yahoo.com

Oktibbeha County Circuit Court’s July term began Monday and runs through Aug. 3. Judges Lee Coleman, Lee Howard and Jim Kitchens are scheduled to hear 152 cases.

Nearly half of those cases are related to drugs and theft. Forty-one cases involve drug charges — more than one-fourth of the term’s total cases.

New county website streamlines information

July 24, 2012

By CARL SMITH
sdnnews@bellsouth.net

Local government and Mississippi State University officials unveiled a new county website which they say will help deliver pertinent information to citizens and serve as a streamlined first impression for outsiders curious about the community.

July 23rd

Adams prepares for duties as new director of finance

July 23, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
sdnreporter@yahoo.com

Incoming Starkville Director of Finance Taylor Adams says he is eager to get started with the task of making the most out of the city’s budget.

Preservationists close in on goal

July 23, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
sdnedu@bellsouth.net

The Starkville Historic Preservation Commission will review a new draft of all the preservation guidelines it has reviewed over the past several months at its meeting Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. in City Hall’s building department.

County clinic to offer newly required shot

July 23, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
sdnedu@bellsouth.net

The Oktibbeha County Health Department at 203 Yeates St. will host an immunization clinic from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday to provide children and adolescents with the immunizations they need to enter school, including the Tdap vaccination now required for all children entering seventh grade.

Garfunkel among artists to take MSU Riley stage

July 23, 2012

Art Garfunkel, Kenny Loggins, Emmylou Harris, The Four Tops and many more renowned performers are coming to Mississippi State University's Riley Center in Meridian for its 2012-2013 Fall/Winter Series.

Summer speaker series highlights Starkville natives

July 23, 2012

Members of the Starkville community will enjoy a personal and historical treat Wednesday at the Starkville Public Library as they listen to stories from residents born and raised in Starkville.

Mayor Parker Wiseman will moderate a panel of Starkville natives which includes Maxine Eastland, Dero Ramsey, Ruby Nash Davis, Pat Lane and a surprise mystery guest.

Sales tax holiday for school clothes nears

July 23, 2012

Just because flip-flops are eligible for Mississippi’s upcoming sales tax holiday does not mean they are a good choice for every student.

July 21st

Project AIM connects local mentors, students

July 21, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
sdnedu@bellsouth.net

This week, Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman became a proud father.

Born July 18, Amelia Nell Wiseman will eventually grow into a student with homework to study, careers to consider and problems to solve, and when she does, Parker Wiseman will be ready. She is the Wisemans’ first-born, but the mayor already has experience mentoring a child.

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