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SSD adds facilities to strategic plan discussion

January 25, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Starkville School District administrators informed stakeholders of the district’s current status and projections for its future at the first of four strategic planning meetings Thursday at Starkville High School, including projections for student enrollment growth that are leading administrators to look at creating a new, additional campus.

2-car collision kills 1, injures 2 others

January 25, 2013

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

Oktibbeha County Coroner Michael Hunt confirmed 23-year-old Deseane K. Robinson, of 2011 Williams Road, Starkville, died after a head-on collision involving two cars on Louisville Street early Friday morning.

SSD: Meeting with legislators raised questions, issues

January 25, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Starkville School District leaders said they came away with more questions than answers Friday when they met with State Rep. Toby Barker and other state legislators in Jackson to discuss a bill Barker filed to consolidate SSD and the Oktibbeha County School District.

Gregory named GSDP chief executive officer

January 25, 2013

By CARL SMITH
news@starkvilledailynews.com

The Greater Starkville Development Partnership Board of Trustees named Jennifer Gregory as the organization’s new chief executive officer Thursday.

Gregory, the Partnership’s former chief operating officer and vice president for tourism, assumed the new role immediately.

UPDATE: 1 dead, 2 in stable condition after car accident

January 25, 2013

Oktibbeha County Coroner Michael Hunt confirmed 23-year-old Deseane K. Robinson of 2011 Williams Road in Starkville died after a two-car head-on collision on Louisville Street early Friday morning.

Hong Kong delegates see local economic potential

January 25, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Donald Tong has never been to Mississippi before this week, but he has grown to like the state.

Williams calls for Unity Park talks

January 25, 2013

By CARL SMITH
news@starkvilledailynews.com

A public meeting will be held 10 a.m. Saturday at the Oktibbeha County Courthouse Annex to address residents’ concerns over Unity Park.

District 5 Supervisor Joe Williams will moderate the discussion, which he said could lead to the nomination of a local civil rights and education pioneer to be featured on one of the park’s blank plaques.

House member files bill to join school systems

January 25, 2013

By CARL SMITH
news@starkvilledailynews.com

Starkville School District officials confirmed trustees and Superintendent Lewis Holloway will travel to Jackson today to discuss a Miss. House bill which calls for the consolidation of Oktibbeha County school districts.

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