One week after the new Starkville Board of Aldermen elected to terminate Chief Administrative Lynn Spruillâ€™s employment with the city, Mayor Parker Wiseman has issued a veto in her defense.
The board passed the measure during the July 2 meeting in a 5-2 vote, with Aldermen Jason Walker and Scott Maynard of Wards 4 and 5 respectively dissenting.
Obesity rates in Mississippi for children in grades K-5 are down, according to a recent study, and local schools are doing their part to help.
Several Starkville schools have implemented initiatives to give children health meal options and keep them active.
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Starting today and continuing for the next month, Rani Sullivan will go without eating or drinking for 16 hours at a time each day.