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Mayor issues veto on vote to fire CAO

July 10, 2013

One week after the new Starkville Board of Aldermen elected to terminate Chief Administrative Lynn Spruill’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 rate down in K-5 aged children

July 10, 2013

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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Area Muslims focus on faith for holy month

July 10, 2013

Starting today and continuing for the next month, Rani Sullivan will go without eating or drinking for 16 hours at a time each day.

Tanner Fant of Starkville , Miss. will travel to Mobile, Ala. on Sunday, June 14 to participate in the 58th...
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