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March 18th

Supes delay CA decision

March 18, 2014

The process for hiring a new Oktibbeha County administrator met another delay Monday evening as county supervisors ended a more than 3-hour session without moving forward on the issue.

The county is currently in the process of searching for an administrator to succeed former county administrator Don Posey, who retired in December after 18 years at the position.

Groundbreaking set for Mill site

March 18, 2014

Mississippi State University will host a groundbreaking ceremony for The Mill at MSU at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at the E.E. Cooley Building.

Civil War film shown at MSU

March 18, 2014

For Ryan Semmes, one newspaper issue was a window into an imbalance in Civil War scholarship.

March 14th

Nine apply for city developer - Current city planner among applicants

March 14, 2014

Nine candidates have submitted applications to become Starkville’s next Community Development Director, according to city Personnel Director Randy Boyd.

Candidates had until midnight Wednesday to submit applications. Boyd said the nine applicants included an internal candidate, three others from the Starkville/Golden Triangle area, and some from as far as out-of-state.

MSU quarter horse show begins today

March 14, 2014

The Mississippi State University American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) show kicks off today, and the Mississippi Horse Park is hoping the event is bigger and better than ever.

The AQHA show, which is in its 55th year, is the oldest of its sort in Mississippi. The show runs through Sunday in the horse park’s main arena

NEWS: SHS student wins Mississippi Poetry Out Loud competition - Carino headed for national contest

March 14, 2014

One poem led to many more for Starkville High School sophomore Joy Carino.

Seminar offers education about new Farm Bill

March 14, 2014

Mike Wagner drove to Starkville from 140 miles away to learn about the new Farm Bill the U.S. Congress passed in February.

March 13th

MSU upgrading meters, sidewalk

March 13, 2014

Mississippi State University plans to replace its existing coin-operated parking meters with new meters that accept credit cards, debit cards and coins, completing the process by June.

Habitat volunteers return for 19th year

March 13, 2014

Habitat for Humanity welcomed Rockford University students for its first week of the Collegiate Challenge program for 2014.

Maben planning to deal with dilapidated buildings

March 13, 2014

Maben Mayor Larry Pruitt is trying to lead by example.

A few years ago, he said, a string of downtown buildings on Second Avenue had portions of their roofs cave in. Flat roofing had allowed precipitation to accumulate and weigh the roofs down, several of them had been out of use for years, and they were already in a state of disrepair as a result, he said.

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