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As the March 2014 deadline for the Commission on Starkville Consolidated School District Structure to submit its report to the Mississippi legislature approaches, school officials are having to consider what funding will be needed for the merger and potential projects beyond.
This yearâ€™s Fall Trunk or Treat Festival was supposed to be a first for First Baptist Church of Starkville.
According to a new national study, college students may not be as prepared for the job market as they think they are.
The Starkville-MSU Symphony Orchestra will perform for an usual group on Friday. The orchestra will perform for more than 3,000 elementary schoolers and their teachers in three, 30-minute Mississippi-music themed programs at First Baptist Church.
The Commission on Starkville Consolidated School District Structure met by telephone Tuesday morning to review its current plan for the consolidation of the Starkville and Oktibbeha County school districts.
The commission sought to solidify the details of its plan ahead of a 6 p.m. Nov. 7 public hearing at the Greensboro Center.
An agreement between the Greater Starkville Development Partnership and the Mississippi State University College of Business is paying dividends for local businesses.
The Starkville Academy Head of School, John â€śDocâ€ť Stephens, and Elementary Principal Cherie Maynard, will step down at the end of the 2013-14 school year.
Stephens, who is finishing his fifth year as the school head, said he is resigning at the end of the school year to spend more time with his family.
Although Halloween hasnâ€™t even quite arrived, many church members at First United Methodist Church already have their sights set on Christmas shopping with the churchâ€™s eighth annual Christmas Handworks Bazaar on Friday.
An estimated seven-mile long funeral procession traveled down Highway 82 west of Eupora Sunday as a tribute in mass to a Eupora police officer killed last week in the line of duty.
Police, fire and ambulance units, from cities and counties in all over Mississippi and beyond, led the impressive procession to a Choctaw County cemetery where 52-year-old Keith Crenshaw was laid to rest.
Mississippi State University student Tammie Thrasher has little trouble pinpointing a key reason not to cheat on tests. All she had to do was put the shoe on the other foot.
â€śYou wouldnâ€™t want your doctor to cheat through college and then do brain surgery on you,â€ť Thrasher said. â€śItâ€™s important for you to earn your degree honestly.â€ť