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December 18th

Student newspaper hosts forum on consolidation

December 18, 2013

For the second time, community members looked to Twitter to glean more information about the Starkville and Oktibbeha County school districts’ consolidation on Tuesday evening.

December 17th

Aldermen to discuss Carver Dr.

December 17, 2013

Starkville’s Board of Aldermen are slated to consider accepting the low bid for a contract to improve drainage at Carver Drive Ditch during its recess meeting at 5:30 p.m. today at City Hall.

The proposed project calls for installing a box culvert and and covering with concrete the sides and bottom of a portion of the channel adjacent to the north side of a residential area.

Supes approve Mill resolution

December 17, 2013

The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a resolution of support for an effort to allow Mississippi State University to enter a 55-year lease with lenders for The Mill project.

NBA’s Travis Outlaw leads turkey giveaway

December 17, 2013

On Sunday, the NBA’s Sacramento Kings finished a community outreach program called “12 Days of Giving Big,” where players gave back to the Sacramento community.

Presley speaks at Rotary

December 17, 2013

Brandon Presley wants to see Mississippi vie for major cellular phone service infrastructure money a few dollars at a time.

December 16th

WC courthouse might be fixed

December 16, 2013

Webster County may finally get a roadmap on how to move forward with its county courthouse, which has gone unused for nearly a year due to heavy fire damage.

The Webster County Board of Supervisors will meet at 8:30 a.m. today at Eupora High School with the hopes of determining what options they have to deal with the damaged 98-year-old structure.

SPIRIT OF OKTIBBEHA: Turner exemplifies ‘concerned citizen’

December 16, 2013

For Alvin Turner, ability is a state of mind.

Physical disability relegates him to walking with a cane, but it doesn’t douse his fire to serve his community. Nor does it stop him from routinely appearing in public before the Starkville Board of Aldermen as an unofficial citizen liaison for Ward 7 and the local chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

December 13th

MSU preps for fall graduation

December 13, 2013

Mississippi State University usually has so many students walking across the stage for its spring graduation that it splits them into two ceremonies. There’s only one ceremony for MSU’s fall graduation, but MSU Registrar John Dickerson said that doesn’t mean there are that many fewer fall graduates.

State agency warns of holiday scams

December 13, 2013

Officials are warning Mississippians to beware of scams during the holiday season.

The Secretary of State’s office released a reminder to residents to be sure to check that any charity they donate to during the holiday season is legitimate. According to the Secretary of State’s report, charities in Mississippi must be registered with the Secretary of State’s office to solicit funds.

Volunteer Starkville engages youth in community service

December 13, 2013

The holiday season will be a little brighter for Oktibbeha County’s elderly thanks to Volunteer Starkville’s partnership with Ward Stewart Elementary’s art program.

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