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September 17th

Aldermen amend ‘plus-one’ benefit

September 17, 2014

The Starkville Board of Aldermen amended the city’s plus-one insurance expansion before a capacity crowd on a 4-2 vote with one abstaining vote at their Tuesday evening meeting at Starkville City Hall.

Locals inspired by Murray’s showing at Miss America

September 17, 2014

Starkville residents watched excitedly as Mississippi State alumnus Jasmine Murray made it into the top 10 of the Miss America pageant Sunday night.
Although she ultimately did not earn the crown, people throughout the state of Mississippi are happy for what Murray accomplished and thought she represented Mississippi well.

SCT to open 38th season with ‘Rumors’ Thursday

September 17, 2014

“Rumors” will open the 38th season of the Starkville Community Theatre Thursday night.
Directed by Brenda Mayo, the show will have performances Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m., a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m., and then another week of 7:30 p.m. performances Sept. 23-17. Tickets are available for $15 by calling the playhouse at 323-6855.

September 16th

City may loan $60K to Parks

September 16, 2014

The Starkville Board of Alderman Budget and Audit Committee unanimously agreed Monday to move forward with a recommendation to the full board to advance $60,000 to the financially floundering Starkville Parks Commission.

2 MSU students arrested Sunday in alleged assault

September 16, 2014

Two Mississippi State University students are facing aggravated assault charges after an alleged drug transaction Sunday at a local apartment complex ended with a reported stabbing.

Supes OK budget for upcoming year

September 16, 2014

The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the county’s fiscal year 2014-15 budget and millage levy at its Monday meeting.
Oktibbeha County Administrator Emily Garrard presented the budget for the board and the citizens in attendance before supervisors took the matter up for consideration.

New Rotary exchange student speaks to local club on Monday

September 16, 2014

Max Garzoini loves art and comes from one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
Garzoini, who is the 2014-15 Rotary Youth Exchange Student, gave a presentation Monday about himself and Milan, the city where he grew up.
Garzoini spoke first about his name, which is actually Massimilliano Garzoni de Adorgnano.

September 15th

Starkville Bridges seeks volunteers

September 15, 2014

Starkville Bridges Out of Poverty will host a day-long training and informational session Tuesday at the Starkville Sportsplex on Lynn Lane for volunteers who are looking to get involved in the program.

Bryant distrust on refugee program

September 15, 2014

JACKSON — Gov. Phil Bryant’s distrust of President Barack Obama is flaring again.
The Republican is once more citing something he fears Washington will do in his decision for Mississippi to stop accepting new entrants to the Unaccompanied Refugee Minor program.

McMullen’s hard work, eagerness to help makes positive impression

September 15, 2014

Stein McMullen’s dedication helping others has made him an asset both to Starkville Fire Department and the community.
McMullen, who currently works for SFD as a fire marshal, began working with the department in November 1996, said Starkville Fire Chief Rodger Mann. He said Stein was promoted to fire marshal in September 2004.

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