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September 17th

County shoots down hospital, lake motions

September 17, 2012

Though neither business item was listed on Monday’s Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors agenda, board members presented motions regarding both the OCH Regional Medical Center and the Oktibbeha County Lake.

September 16th

New research park building opens at MSU

September 16, 2012

BY JIM LAIRD
For Starkville Daily News

Mississippi State officials will join with U.S. Sens. Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker and U.S. Rep. Gregg Harper Monday [Sept. 17] to celebrate the grand opening of the newest building in the Thad Cochran Research, Technology and Economic Development Park.

Supes to consider approving grants

September 16, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

The Okitbbeha County Board of Supervisors will consider approving two grants which will help step up seat belt and DUI enforcement at its meeting today.

Craftsmen’s Guild of Miss. welcomes Starkville artist

September 16, 2012

By MATT CRANE
life@starkvilledailynews.com

Along with 12 other members, the Craftsmen’s Guild of Mississippi welcomed local artist and craftsman Dylan Karges into its prestigious organization after an August jury process.

Karges said he thought about joining the guild for years and worked with the organization to bring a collection to Mississippi State University for an exhibit.

September 15th

Plentiful, available food supply remains key to global stability

September 16, 2012

By Mark Keenum
Guest Columnist

Mississippi State University this week hosted an international conference on “Food Security for the Future.” In our complex, rapidly changing world beset by hundreds of daunting challenges, none is bigger, more important or more fundamental than the task of feeding all the inhabitants of our planet in years to come.

Cole to discuss county’s history

September 16, 2012

By MATT CRANE
life@starkvilledailynews.com

Jimmy Cole is shining a present-day light on the unusual history of Oktibbeha County’s past.

At 7 p.m Wednesday at the Starkville Public Library, Cole will present “The Strange Things of Oktibbeha County” as a part of the continuing speaker series honoring Starkville’s year-long 175th birthday celebration.

Louisville work to conclude at end of October

September 16, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

Motorists who frequent Louisville Street can expect to see construction to continue through the end of October, but the most difficult portions of the project have been completed, City Engineer Edward Kemp said.

September 14th

GTRDA planned for 2014

September 15, 2012

By CARL SMITH
news@starkvilledailynews.com

By pooling assets, acting cooperatively and adopting an “all-in” mentality, local leaders say the tri-county area could become the most attractive region in Mississippi for economic development.
And now, those leaders say they have a winning plan.

OCSD high schools receive poor marks

September 15, 2012

By CARL SMITH
news@starkvilledailynews.com

Oktibbeha County School District received an overall D letter grade and an academic watch designation from the Mississippi Department of Education.

Both county high schools received an F letter grade from MDE, while East and West Oktibbeha County elementary schools fared better — a C and B letter grade, respectively.

County board OKs proposed ’12-’13 budget

September 15, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors approved a 2012-12 fiscal year budget Friday that does not include an ad valorem millage increase.

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