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January 23rd

GSDP banquet sold-out again

January 23, 2014

The Greater Starkville Development Partnership will hold its annual banquet from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Monday at Mississippi State University’s Hunter Henry Center. Tickets for the event are sold out for the third year in a row, leaving a waiting list despite GSDP efforts to accommodate the growing numbers.

January 22nd

Starkville mayor to deliver State of State response

January 22, 2014

The Mississippi Democratic Trust has tapped Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman to deliver its response to Gov. Phil Bryant's State of the State address this evening.

Alderman unhappy with public comments - Board OKs asst. chief post, equality resolution

January 22, 2014

Ward 7 Alderman Henry Vaughn broke into a lengthy public comments section during Tuesday’s Board of Aldermen meeting at Starkville City Hall to publicly admonish citizens who spoke critically of the board.

County administrator field narrowed to 5

January 22, 2014

The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors took another step in determining former county administrator Don Posey’s successor during a lengthy Tuesday afternoon meeting.

Board members were to each to name their top five individual choices. The board tallied the top five choices to narrow the group down to five finalists.

Police arrest man in assault

January 22, 2014

Starkville Police Department arrested a Starkville man on suspicion of aggravated domestic violence after a Monday morning altercation left one person injured.

Police arrested 26-year-old Timothy Youngblood following a reported altercation at an apartment at 1200 Louisville Street.

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SSD extends superintendent contract - Board brags on Holloway’s efforts

January 22, 2014

The Starkville School District Board of Trustees extended Superintendent Lewis Holloway’s contract after giving him a positive evaluation at a called meeting Tuesday.

January 21st

On the march - NAACP honors King with annual rally Monday

January 21, 2014

Members and friends of the Oktibbeha County National Association for the Advancement of Colored People came together early Monday afternoon for a special march and rally in commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Starbucks construction underway

January 21, 2014

Starbucks has begun construction on a new site in Starkville in the University Crossing Shopping Center on Highway 12.

Scholar speaks at unity event

January 21, 2014

Dorothy Isaac remembers the first Martin Luther King Jr. Day Unity Breakfast 20 years ago, in the basement of First United Methodist Church.

Museum to remember Old Main

January 21, 2014

When Mississippi State University’s Old Main dormitory burned down in January 1959, Bill Foster was not a member of MSU’s staff. But a little more than a decade later, he found himself a critical part of preserving the story of the fire.

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