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September 27th

Mayhew Mission picnic to celebrate past

September 27, 2012

By MATT CRANE
life@starkvilledailynews.com

Starkville residents will have the chance to discover their city’s roots as the 175th Birthday Committee hosts “A Mayhew Mission Picnic” Friday.

Participants are asked to meet at the Starkville Public Library at 5:30 p.m. to begin carpooling to the site of the Mayhew Mission, and are encouraged to bring chairs and a picnic dinner.

OCSD superintendent, board dismissed

September 27, 2012

The Mississippi Board of Education has voted to ask Gov.

BREAKING: MDE release: Board asks for emergency declaration for county schools

September 27, 2012

JACKSON, MISS — The Mississippi Board of Education (MBE) determined that an extreme emergency situation exists in the Oktibbeha County School District. Acting on a recommendation from the Mississippi Commission on School Accreditation, the MBE voted unanimously to ask Gov. Phil Bryant to declare a state of emergency for the school district.

September 26th

From Bugs to the Bizarre

September 26, 2012

By MATT CRANE
life@starkvilledailynews.com

Whether he is illustrating the minute details of local and exotic insects or creating personal works through global collaborations, Joe Macgown is driven to do one thing: create.

Mayor breaks tie, ’12-13 budget plan passes

September 26, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

Mayor Parker Wiseman broke a 3-3 deadlock on a resolution to approve Starkville’s upcoming fiscal year budget during a recess board of aldermen meeting Wednesday.

Board grants triplex appeal with variance

September 26, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

The Starkville Board of Adjustments and Appeals approved a street setback variance for a triplex currently under development on Mallory Lane and re-elected its chair and vice-chair at its meeting Wednesday at City Hall.

Starkville Summit unites town leaders

September 26, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

Leaders from more than four dozen local organizations will convene 11:30 a.m. today at OCH Regional Medical Center to discuss methods to strengthen quality of life in Starkville.

HPC talks strategy to inform citizens

September 26, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

The Starkville Historic Preservation Commission discussed methods for disseminating information about its proposed local historic districts at its meeting Tuesday, but it did not set concrete dates for meetings in the Overstreet, Greensboro and Nash Street neighborhoods targeted for historic districts.

September 25th

Pharmacy has closed doors after 36 years

September 25, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Starkville Discount Drugs closed its doors Tuesday after 36 years in business, with Walgreens absorbing the store’s prescription accounts as part of Walgreen Co.’s nationwide acquisition of the USA Drug pharmacy chain.

Triplex variance is up for appeal

September 25, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

The Starkville Board of Adjustments and Appeals will hear a request from Kenny Wilson to grant a setback variance for Wilson’s triplex at its meeting at 4 p.m. Wednesday in City Hall’s building department.

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