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November 27th

County administrator announces retirement

November 27, 2013

After 18 years of service, Oktibbeha County Administrator Don Posey is retiring.

Posey, 71, said he’d grappled with the decision for some time, and finally decided it was time to move on.

At Thanksgiving, restaurants make tough call for Egg Bowl

November 27, 2013

Bart Wood, general manager for The Little Dooey in Starkville, is offering his employees a trade.

November 26th


November 26, 2013

The Board of Alderman has accepted a retirement letter from Police Chief David Lindley

Outlaw begins SPD chief duty

November 26, 2013

John Outlaw never expected coming out of retirement to serve as acting police chief for Starkville Police Department, but he’s determined to make the best that he can of the situation.

Inter-local meeting scheduled for today at Renasant Bank

November 26, 2013

An inter-local session today among Starkville, Oktibbeha County and Greater Starkville Development Partnership representatives aims to get the ball rolling on a strategic plan from which all three entities can build.

Rotary program touches on Japanese-U.S. relations

November 26, 2013

Today, Paul Tashiro helps build relationships between Americans and Japanese as president of the Japan-America Society of Mississippi (JASMIS). But when he was 13 growing up in Japan, he volunteered to become a kamikaze pilot in World War II, only for the country to surrender before he could fight.

November 21st

Early merger tops schools agenda

November 21, 2013

Starkville School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway and Oktibbeha County School District Conservator Margie Pulley will present a report to the Commission on Starkville Consolidated School District Structure on the feasibility of an early merger of their respective districts.

McKee Park needs leaves for mulching

November 21, 2013

The Starkville Parks Department has begun an initiative asking citizens to donate their fallen leaves and pine straw to be used as mulch to help beautify and preserve McKee Park.

MSU instructor earns master teacher honor

November 21, 2013

Mississippi State University mathematics instructor Kim Walters sums up her teaching ethos with a popular fable about a boy, a businessman, and untold numbers of starfish.

SFD rules out arson in Shrine Club fire

November 21, 2013

Starkville Fire Department determined that an electrical fire severely damaged the Shrine Club building on Louisville Street early on Saturday morning.

SFD Fire Marshal Mark McCurdy said the investigation ruled out foul play.

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