The Starkville Board of Aldermen will consider hiring a part-time parking enforcement officer during its 5:30 p.m. recess meeting tonight at City Hall.
Approval of the position would require appropriation of additional funds to supplement Starkville Police Departmentâ€™s budget. Funding for the temporary position would not exceed $11,000 for the 2013 fiscal year.
Before Jonathan B. Jarvis became director of the National Park Service, Walter Diehl knew him as a classmate and fraternity brother.
Diehl, now associate dean of Mississippi State Universityâ€™s College of Arts and Sciences, said he and Jarvis were both biology majors at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va., and they were both part of the Sigma Chi fraternity.
Mayor Parker Wiseman officially started his re-election campaign Monday in an announcement at Starkville Community Market.
Voters across a four-county area will decide Miss. Senateâ€™s District 16 successor during todayâ€™s special election.
Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. Two candidates from West Point, Independent Kenny Fowler and Democrat Angela Turner-Lairy, qualified for the special election after former state Sen. Bennie Turner died in November. He was 64.