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April 22nd

Supes OK pay raise; set salary for Garrard

April 22, 2014

The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors granted a pay raise to county Road Manager Victor Collins and officially set County Administrator Emily Garrard’s salary at a Monday evening meeting in the courthouse.

Rotary celebrates year of service above self

April 22, 2014

Traditionally, Starkville Rotary Club meetings end with a ring of the club’s bell and a mass recitation of the club’s motto: “Service Above Self — He profits most who serves best.” But on Monday night, at the club’s annual banquet, Rotary Club President Brent Fountain opted to break with tradition for a special occasion, leading Rotarians in a verse of “Happy Birthday” for the club itself.

MSU provost seeks top spot at Austin Peay

April 22, 2014

Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tenn. announced four finalists in the search for its next president Friday, among them Mississippi State University Provost and Executive Vice President Jerry Gilbert.

April 18th

Kemp reviews electric dept. budget, goals

April 18, 2014

Starkville Electric Department General Manager Terry Kemp talked about short- and long-term goals for the future with the city Audit and Budget Committee Thursday evening.

The committee consisted of three aldermen — Chairman Scott Maynard of Ward 5, Vice Mayor Roy A. Perkins of Ward 6 and Lisa Wynn of Ward 2.

‘Mrs. Lamar’ charged with grand larceny

April 18, 2014

Fatima Marks, owner of a local psychic reading and advising business, surrendered herself to the Starkville Police Department Thursday on the charge of grand larceny.

Hail State Day proves successful

April 18, 2014

When the Mississippi State University Foundation conducts a capital campaign, it usually sets a dollar amount as a goal. Its Infinite Impact campaign, for instance, has a goal of $600 million, and it recently exceeded two thirds of that goal six months after it became public.

April 17th

Familiar faces vie for city post

April 17, 2014

One finalist for Starkville’s vacant community development director position is seeking a promotion within the city ranks, while another is trying to obtain a city position for the second time in less than six months.

Stations of Cross set for Good Friday

April 17, 2014

A search on YellowPages.com yields nearly 100 churches and places of worship in Starkville, many of them Christian. This Good Friday, over a distance of about one mile, 11 of those Christian churches will become one, carrying a wooden cross with them.

Local student admitted to U.S. Naval Academy

April 17, 2014

A new chapter in life will begin for senior Stuart Woomer in July when he enrolls in the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md.

Woomer, a Starkville High School senior, successfully applied an earned admission to the Naval Academy. He will leave for the Academy on July 1.

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April 16th

BOA seeks sanitation proposals - Board chooses development director finalists

April 16, 2014

Starkville aldermen on Tuesday approved four separate motions in their meeting at City Hall to gather information and request proposals for outsourcing functions of Sanitation and Environmental Services.

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