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January 15th

Consolidation group sets date to sign proposal

January 15, 2014

The Commission on Starkville Consolidated School District Structure completed its review of a finalized list of recommendations to submit to Mississippi legislators during a Tuesday morning teleconference at the Greensboro Center.

MSU receives state recycling recognition

January 15, 2014

About four years ago, Mississippi State University flipped the script on office waste disposal.

That’s when MSU Associate Director of Facilities Management Jeremiah Dumas said MSU held a recycling trial inviting different companies to help the university understand its recycling opportunities.

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SSD ponders using bond money

January 15, 2014

The Starkville School District Board of Education wrestled with a decision on whether to move forward in drawing additional bond funding from a July resolution at its Tuesday evening meeting.

SSD Comptroller Rob Logan said that the district issued a 3-mil note for up to $9.95 million on July 16. He told the board at Tuesday’s meeting that about $3 million of that money was still available.

January 14th

A soggy reception - Some MSU students displaced by pipe bursts

January 14, 2014

Mississippi State University freshman Mykela Bricka was expecting to move back into her dorm room at Magnolia Hall Saturday after 6 p.m.

Move-in weekend among lightest for reported burglaries

January 14, 2014

Local law enforcement personnel braced for a flurry of break-in reports as Mississippi State University students returned to town from winter break, and instead experienced one of the quietest such periods in years.

MEC’s Waller speaks to Rotary about state economic growth

January 14, 2014

Scott Waller has seen the difference economic development can make for Mississippi.

January 10th

OCSD returns to full service - Cold snap hampered buses, heating units

January 10, 2014

Oktibbeha County School District is bouncing back from a cold snap that outright crippled some of its operations early this week.

MSU students well represented in state art contest

January 10, 2014

Students from 11 colleges across the state submitted 767 works of art to the Mississippi Collegiate Art Competition (MCAC), and of those, 124 pieces were chosen for display this week.

January 9th

Leak damage widespread

January 9, 2014

Extreme cold temperatures are finally moving from the area, leaving some locals to try to regroup and deal with the damage left behind.

SMART soft launch seeing mixed results

January 9, 2014

Buses for the Starkville-MSU Area Rapid Transit (SMART) system began making their rounds Monday in what Mississippi State University officials are categorizing as a soft launch, with several key features remaining to be implemented.

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