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October 30th, 2013
The Commission on Starkville Consolidated School District Structure met by telephone Tuesday morning to review its current plan for the consolidation of the Starkville and Oktibbeha County school districts.
The commission sought to solidify the details of its plan ahead of a 6 p.m. Nov. 7 public hearing at the Greensboro Center.
An agreement between the Greater Starkville Development Partnership and the Mississippi State University College of Business is paying dividends for local businesses.
The Starkville Academy Head of School, John âDocâ Stephens, and Elementary Principal Cherie Maynard, will step down at the end of the 2013-14 school year.
Stephens, who is finishing his fifth year as the school head, said he is resigning at the end of the school year to spend more time with his family.
Although Halloween hasnât even quite arrived, many church members at First United Methodist Church already have their sights set on Christmas shopping with the churchâs eighth annual Christmas Handworks Bazaar on Friday.
An estimated seven-mile long funeral procession traveled down Highway 82 west of Eupora Sunday as a tribute in mass to a Eupora police officer killed last week in the line of duty.
Police, fire and ambulance units, from cities and counties in all over Mississippi and beyond, led the impressive procession to a Choctaw County cemetery where 52-year-old Keith Crenshaw was laid to rest.
Mississippi State University student Tammie Thrasher has little trouble pinpointing a key reason not to cheat on tests. All she had to do was put the shoe on the other foot.
âYou wouldnât want your doctor to cheat through college and then do brain surgery on you,â Thrasher said. âItâs important for you to earn your degree honestly.â
Voters will head to the polls Nov. 5 to select the next Oktibbeha County Prosecutor.
Tuesdayâs election will be a special election held to select a successor for longtime-county prosecutor Roy Carpenter. Carpenter resigned from the position in June.
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Although the title isnât well-known, the Starkville Community Theatreâs newest show, âA Catered Affairâ is a story many can relate to. The musical tells the story of a girl from the Bronx trying to plan a small wedding while others have differing opinions.
Ever since she was 5 years old, Sagen Gunnoe knew she wanted to be a veterinarian.
But, her dreams of becoming a vet were derailed at 13 when doctors told her she would never walk again after having surgery for scoliosis, an abnormal curving of the spine.
Thereâs much to be said about the work Jennifer Gregory, CEO of the Greater Starkville Development Partnership, has done and continues to do, but thereâs a common denominator everyone in the town recognizes: her vision for Starkville.