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Starkville plans inaugural festivities

June 24, 2013


As one door closes, Starkville is making preparations to open another. The new Board of Aldermen and Mayor re-elect Parker Wiseman will take their oaths on July 1, beginning a new four-year term.

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Supervisors name interim county attorney

June 24, 2013


Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors during its recess meeting Monday appointed local attorney Haley M. Brown as interim county prosecutor effective July 1.
She will replace longtime county prosecutor Roy Carpenter, who will retire June 30. The county will hold a special election in November to allow voters to select a permanent replacement.

Holloway tours schools

June 24, 2013


Starkville School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway completed his tour of the Oktibbeha County schools Monday morning.

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Spirit of Oktibbeha - Cooks makes mark on Starkville’s kids

June 24, 2013

Johnie Cooks’ name isn’t an unfamiliar one in Starkville.

Catch-a-Dream prompts locals to ‘catch the vision’

June 24, 2013

Dylan Danos was sick from birth, diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis at only 3 months old. For 17 years, he endured lengthy treatments and battled severe, recurring lung infections until his body no longer responded to medication. His lungs filled with infection, and on Jan. 5, 2012, he drew a labored breath and then struggled no more.

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