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January 21st, 2015

SOUPer Bowl kicks off this Saturday

January 21, 2015

The Starkville Main Street Association is holding its annual SOUPer Bowl from 11 3 p.m. Saturday at StaggerIN in the Cotton District.
Jennifer Prather, special events and projects coordinator for the Greater Starkville Development Partnership, said that this was the second year that Starkville Main Street had taken on the event with the help of Starkville Young Professionals.

January 20th

Board repeals equality resolution, plus-one insurance

January 20, 2015


The Starkville Board of Aldermen voted to override the Mayor Parker Wiseman’s vetoes protecting the city’s equality resolution and adult plus-one insurance coverage before a beyond-capacity crowd at its Tuesday evening meeting.

Starkville honors King’s legacy with day of events

January 20, 2015

Starkville area civil rights leaders held a march and rally Monday to honor Martin Luther King Jr. and issue challenges to continue the work left unfinished after his death in 1968.

Unity Park plaques unveiled at local civil rights ceremony

January 20, 2015

Starkville’s Unity Park plaques paying tribute to local and national civil rights leaders were unveiled on Monday. The unveiling culminates a process that began in 2011, when the Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors approved construction of the park.

Supervisors to hear update on federal storm shelter grant

January 20, 2015

The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors will hear an update on the acceptance status of a potential county storm shelter at its meeting this evening.
The board will meet at 5:30 p.m. in the Oktibbeha County courthouse board room.

January 19th

Lee helps students gain new perspective

January 19, 2015

After a long career in the NFL, it would have been easy for Donald Lee to spend his post-football days living the big city life in a place like Miami, where he started his journey in the NFL. Or he could have settled down in Green Bay, Wis., where he spent the majority of his professional career catching passes from Green Bay Packers legend and fellow Mississippian Brett Favre.

January 16th

VIDEO OF THE DAY: The Best Diet Tips & Tricks for a Healthy New Year

January 16, 2015

The most common New Year Resolution is to lose weight and get fit. Fitness and nutrition expert John Basedow offers his best diet tips and tricks, including 'smart shopping,' controlling portion size, selecting natural foods, home cooking and packing 'take home plates' when eating out, so you to make this year your best ever.

Kroger expansion set next month

January 16, 2015

To the east of Kroger in Starkville, in the Starkville Crossings shopping center, there is an unbroken string of vacated business spaces.

City equality vote prompts public outcry

January 16, 2015

The backlash against the Starkville Board of Aldermen’s recent decision to repeal the city’s equality resolution and amend the plus-one insurance coverage option for city employees continued this week.

Wiseman addresses Parks Commission in wake of new advisory board proposal

January 16, 2015

Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman visited the Starkville Parks Commission during its monthly meeting Thursday to talk about potential changes that may soon be facing the city’s sometimes troubled Parks and Recreation department.

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