Skip to main content

Archive - 2012 - Latest News

December 3rd

School board to address transfer issue

December 3, 2012


Today, the Starkville School District Board of Trustees are expected to address a potential student transfer situation that developed after Oktibbeha County School District’s state takeover.

The school board will meet at 6 p.m. at the Greensboro Center.

Still on the table: No action taken on county plan

December 3, 2012


The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors tabled a contract Monday to task Oxford-based urban planning firm Slaughter and Associates with developing a comprehensive plan for the county.

City to take 1st look at roundabout plan

December 3, 2012


The Starkville Board of Aldermen will hold preliminary discussions on a proposal from First Baptist Church to redesign south Lafayette Street by building a roundabout between the railroad and Lampkin Street during its 5:30 p.m. meeting tonight at City Hall.

Sargent replaces retiring principal

December 3, 2012


Oktibbeha County School District leaders announced the retirement of East Oktibbeha County High School’s principal and her immediate replacement at the district’s meeting Tuesday.

Sen. Bennie Turner laid to rest in West Point

December 3, 2012


Edna Turner sat with one of her daughters during Monday’s funeral service for her husband, Sen. Bennie Turner, while hundreds also paid their respects.

Services were held at Mary Holmes College in West Point where the couple first met.

1-car accident on Sturgis Maben Road claims life

December 3, 2012

County officials confirmed a one-car accident claimed the life of an Oktibbeha County woman this morning on Sturgis Maben Road.

December 2nd

MSU to face Northwestern in Jan. 1 Gator Bowl

December 2, 2012


Coach Dan Mullen believed that success could be accomplished in Starkville when he took over the Mississippi State football program.

For only the second time in school history, the Bulldogs are going to three consecutive bowl games.

Gunnoe crowned Mrs. Mississippi America

December 2, 2012


Mississippi State University student Sagen Gunnoe was crowned the 2013 Mrs. Mississippi America on Nov. 11 at the Millennium Theater inside the Goldstrike Casino Resort in Tunica.

Gunnoe, a second-year veterinary student at MSU, came to Starkville in 2007 with her husband Lacy to pursue her dream of working with animals.

County schools to discuss policies, codes, discipline

December 2, 2012


The Oktibbeha County School District’s leadership will discuss school district codes, policies, discipline and other items at the district’s regular monthly meeting at noon Tuesday in the district’s offices.

Sen. Turner earned bipartisan respect

December 2, 2012

Associated Press

JACKSON — Current and former Mississippi lawmakers, across party lines, are mourning the death of longtime Democratic Sen. Bennie Turner of West Point, who died Nov. 27. He was 64.

Pasta, bread, pizza crusts, peanut butter, fried foods, beef, even certain types of chips — these are all foods that...
The memories of April 21, 2008 when we went to the Boston Marathon still lingered in our hearts and souls on April 15...
Emily Jones Deluded Diva My neighbor, (I'll call her Brenda for the sake of anonymity), is one of the best things that...
By RUTH MORGAN For Starkville Daily News General Wiley Norris Nash was one of Mississippi as well as Starkville’s most...
Creation is imagination, and being a visual artist I'm attempting to be creative, inventive, and imaginative. To...


Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes