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February 4th

SPD begins 2-hour parking enforcement

February 4, 2013


For more than 10 years, the two-hour parking limit signs on Main Street were more of a reminder to be courteous to others visiting the downtown area than a rule.

That ends today, at least for the next four months.

February 3rd

Experts teach students at MSU about mentoring

February 4, 2013

Toriano Holloway did not expect to have "Dr." in front of his name when he was young.

MSU recognizes Alumni of the Year at banquet

February 4, 2013

George T. “Tommy” Everett III could have gone to Ole Miss, but he instead became one of Mississippi State University’s most distinguished alumni.

OCSD agenda stays mum on consolidation

February 4, 2013

Oktibbeha County School District Conservator Margie Pulley will discuss several routine annual plans, but not the OCSD’s proposed consolidation with the Starkville School District, at the OCSD’s meeting at noon Monday at the OCSD’s offices.

February 2nd

SCT’s ‘Fantasticks’ set to subvert expectations

February 3, 2013


The longest-running musical theatre production in history was not written by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Irving Berlin, Rodgers and Hammerstein or Gilbert and Sullivan.

Chism: House action unlikely on gun bill

February 3, 2013


State Rep. Gary Chism says a bill that would provide handgun access to school superintendents is not likely to make it to the full Miss. House of Representatives for a vote.

Planned park group takes shape during Saturday meeting

February 3, 2013


The foundation of a board tasked with Unity Park monument nominations was developed when eight residents agreed Saturday to attend such future meetings.

District 5 Supervisor Joe Williams, who moderated yesterday’s park discussions, will propose the board’s formation 9 a.m. Monday at the Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors meeting.

Supervisors revisiting tabled planning deal

February 3, 2013


Oktibbeha County Supervisors will once again revisit a potential comprehensive planning contract with the Oxford-based firm Slaughter and Associates 9 a.m. Monday at the county courthouse.

February 1st

Unity Park meeting scheduled at annex

February 2, 2013


Discussions on possible landmarks honoring local civil rights at Unity Park will continue today at the Oktibbeha County Courthouse Annex.
Today’s meeting is the second such gathering in the past week. It will be held at 3:30 p.m. and moderated by District 5 Supervisor Joe Williams.

Student Association hosts race for children’s hospital

February 2, 2013


Hosted by the Mississippi State University Student Association, participants in Thursday’s On Your Mark, Get Set, GLOW 5K race may be running late, but their lights will shine bright for Mississippi’s only children’s hospital, Blair E. Batson.

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