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Mississippi State Universityâ€™s fall 2013 freshman class is breaking records.
The university reported 3,156 first-time freshmen enrolling in the university â€” the largest such class in the universityâ€™s history.
The large incoming class marked a continuation in a trend of recent years of steady undergraduate enrollment growth at the university.
The Starkville School District Board approved a plan to hire consultants to help teachers prepare students for SATP testing at its regular monthly meeting Tuesday evening.
The Starkville Community Theatre kicks off its 37th season Thursday night with Neil Simon's classic comedy, "The Odd Couple."
Friends of Starkville Library will begin its 2013-14 season of Books & Authors on Thursday.
The monthly series will be held at noon on the second Thursday of the month at the Starkville-Oktibbeha Public Library. The first author of the year will be Joe Lee, a Starkville native, bringing his new book "Last Chance Texaco."
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a request to allow Project Cumulus a 10-year tax exemption at a regular meeting on Monday.
Joey Deason, Oktibbeha County representative in the Golden Triangle Link, presented the request to the board.
The Starkville School District Board of Education will hold its regular monthly meeting today at 6 p.m. in the Greensboro Center.
The board will have to consider a number of agenda items, including approval of a Tax Anticipation Note, or TAN, to help pay expenses until the districtâ€™s tax revenues allocated in the budget begin coming in.
Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine's Homeward Bound Project of Mississippi has saved more than 3,200 dogs since it began in 2007, transporting puppies and dogs from shelters in the South to shelters in the Northeast where adoption was guaranteed. Recently, the program purchased a van to ease the process of transporting the animals.
In 2009, Congress designated Sept. 11 as a National Day of Service and Remembrance. With the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 this week, the Starkville community will honor local first responders throughout the week with numerous activities.
It's said of many that they live with drive. Those who know Joyce Ellenwood say hers is more a life in drive.
Taking the reins as executive director for both the Starkville and Columbus Boys and Girls clubs in 2011, Ellenwood is known for her effectiveness, whether it's dealing directly with club programs or talking to others about the club's vitality.
The Commission on Starkville Consolidated School District Structure met Thursday evening and decided it best to keep Oktibbeha Countyâ€™s children in Oktibbeha.