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January 24th

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.

LINK hires former MDA CFO to represent Oktibbeha County economic development interests

January 24, 2013

Local developers say they have found the right person — a proven businessman with Mississippi State University ties — to represent the county in future economic endeavors.

January 23rd

Delayed SSD strategy talks begin tonight

January 23, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

The Starkville School District will hold the first of four meetings to develop its strategic plan 6 p.m. Thursday in Starkville High School Theatre, informing stakeholders of the district’s current status to help them make suggestions to move the district forward.

Asian economic leader visits MSU

January 23, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Chinese companies are bringing jobs to the U.S., and Larry Mullins wants to help bring those jobs Mississippi’s way.

Students experience music, campus life at band clinic

January 23, 2013

By MATT CRANE
life@starkvilledailynews.com

Over 200 high school band students will have the opportunity to grow musically and scholastically this week as Mississippi State University hosts its 61st annual Honor Band Clinic Thursday through Saturday with public performances scheduled throughout the week.

January 22nd

MSU, Ole Miss unite to incentivize teaching

January 23, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Mississippi State University and University of Mississippi leaders announced plans Tuesday at the Institutions of Higher Learning Universities Center in Jackson to use a $12.9 million private gift to launch the Mississippi Excellence in Teaching (MET) program, aimed at attracting top students to middle and high school teaching careers.

Wiseman vetoes pay increase for aldermen, mayor

January 23, 2013

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

Mayor Parker Wiseman vetoed the Starkville Board of Aldermen’s Jan. 2 decision to increase the salary of the mayor and aldermen Tuesday.

Citizens object to historic district law

January 23, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Multiple area residents expressed concerns about the effects of proposed local historic districts on their rights as property owners during a public hearing the Starkville Historic Preservation Commission hosted Tuesday at City Hall.

Roe anniversary prompts nationwide demonstrations

January 23, 2013

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS
Associated Press

JACKSON — Supporters and opponents demonstrated Tuesday outside Mississippi’s only abortion clinic to mark 40 years since a U.S. Supreme Court ruling established a nationwide right to abortion.

BREAKING: MSU, Ole Miss announce joint secondary education major program

January 22, 2013

Mississippi State University and University of Mississippi leaders announced plans Tuesday in Jackson to use a $12.9 million private gift to launch the Mississippi Excellence in Teaching (MET) program, aimed at attracting top students to middle and high school teaching careers.

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