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OCH Regional Medical Center CEO Richard Hilton said Monday that the health care industry was facing the âperfect storm,â specifically referring to the unknown impact the Affordable Care Act will have on health care providers.
Though he said OCH would not escape unscathed from the volatile waves that storm promises, he claimed the local hospital could weather it.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen will consider approving a contract with a Starkville-based firm for a sewage expansion job in the southwest corner of the city at todayâs meeting.
Doug Devlin, director of public services for the city, said the project aimed to provide sewer service to unserved residents and commercially-zoned land in an are that the city annexed in 1998.
On Dec. 3, Starkville Community Development Director Bill Snowden will present a comprehensive review of the cityâs sidewalk and landscaping ordinances.
North Mississippi Transportation Commissioner Mike Tagert updated the Starkville Rotary Club on three significant transportation projects in Oktibbeha County at the clubâs Monday meeting at the Starkville Country Club.
Starkville Lions Club will hold its first Celebrity Wait Night Tuesday at the Central Station Grill.
Robbie Kroger could have been in a bind if not for a little help from his friend.
When the Famous Maroon Band takes the field Saturday during Mississippi State Universityâs homecoming game against Bowling Green State University, the band will form an infinity symbol for the announcement of a new capital campaign.
Oktibbeha County supervisors have finally settled on a date for Unity Parkâs opening.
The park, which was created along with the adjacent Oktibbeha County School District main office in 2011, is set to open on Oct. 26.
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The aroma of charcoal and the grill being fired up is typical on Saturdays in The Junction at Mississippi State University, but the cooking will begin early this week. Pots will be stirred and the smell of chili will begin wafting through the air at MSUâs Ampitheater for todayâs Junior Auxiliaryâs fundraiser Chilifest.
Starkville Police Department is asking the public for help in searching for Joe Mitchell Gillespie.
The department described Gillespie as a 26-year-old, 6-6, 280-pound black male.