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November 7th, 2014
As a landscape architecture and contracting major and freshman at Mississippi State University, Kent Moore plans to deal in maps on a regular basis in his line of work.
Discussion among county supervisors about how to divide a State Aid Road Construction windfall has revealed stark differences of opinion and has led one supervisor to speculate about â€śbehind the scenesâ€ť discussions on the board.
Usually, when Mississippi State Universityâ€™s football fans tailgate for a game, they crowd the Junction, the lawns of several academic buildings near Davis Wade Stadium, and other on-campus sites. But on Friday, tailgating will come to downtown Starkville.
Itâ€™s not always easy for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairsâ€™ Veterans Health Administration to reach all the veterans it wants to reach.
U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Pontotoc) rode a commanding election victory to a seventh term Tuesday and carried Oktibbeha County in the process.
Oktibbeha County Sheriffâ€™s Department officers are seeking the publicâ€™s help with investigating two shots fired reports since Oct. 22 on Blackjack Road near The Pointe at MSU apartment complex.
Sheriff Steve Gladney said on Tuesday that each incident involved a single fired round that damaged property but injured no one.
Starkville Parks and Recreation Director Herman Peters gave the first of several monthly budget reports for his department and fielded several aldermenâ€™s questions centered around its $1,939 shortfall for October at Tuesdayâ€™s meeting of the Board of Aldermen at City Hall.
Fundraising is on the rise at Mississippi State University, and MSU Foundation Executive Director for Development Jack McCarty said he has seen several examples of that in just the past week.
Emergency mass notification may soon get a little more crowded in Oktibbeha County, as supervisors are considering adding another service to what E911 is already using.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen will consider approving a $1.1 million bid for construction on the long-planned multi-use path along Lynn Lane at its regular meeting this evening.
The board will meet at 5:30 p.m. in the City Hall courtroom.
Aldermen are set to consider approval of the bid from Columbus-based Phillips Contracting Company, Inc. for the project.