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June 5th, 2014

SHS graduate Broadway bound

June 5, 2014

Starkville High School theater teacher Jessica Price spotted an early indicator of Mary Kate Hughes’ chances to win a shot at Broadway.

Click It or Ticket raises seatbelt safety awareness

June 5, 2014

For two weeks, law enforcement agencies across Mississippi have increased supervision for unbuckled motorists as the Mississippi Office of Highway Safety carried out its annual Click It or Ticket campaign.

Teens participating in camp for fashion at Mississippi St.

June 5, 2014

The term “summer camp” usually brings to mind images of outdoor activities and campfires, but participants of a new summer program held at Mississippi State this week prefer exploring the world of fashion instead of the great outdoors.

June 4th

Cochran carries county

June 4, 2014

Six-term Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran outpaced challenger Chris McDaniel to carry Oktibbeha County Tuesday in the Republican U.S. Senate primary.

Cochran received 2,613 total votes in the county (66.2 percent) to McDaniel’s 1,301 (33 percent), according to unofficial totals. Thomas Carey received 27 votes.

MSU selects new PD chief - Previous hire backs out

June 4, 2014

Tim Potts loves Mississippi State University and Starkville, but he loves his daughter more.

SFD receives new gear for diving unit

June 4, 2014

Starkville Fire Department will resume providing a vital dive rescue service after a 5-year hiatus, thanks to a $19,400 donation from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation.

Fire Chief Rodger Mann said the department provided diving services to the city, county and neighboring communities for a number of years. However, aging equipment forced the department to stop the program.

MDOT’s $1.5 million traffic loop almost ready

June 4, 2014

It’s about to get easier to travel from Starkville to West Point.

Construction crews are nearing completion on a new traffic loop from Highway 82’s westbound lanes to Highway 45 Alternate’s northbound lanes at the two highways’ intersection.

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June 3rd

Supes discuss harness track

June 3, 2014

The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors approved a joint proposal with Mississippi State University for an engineering assessment of the MSU Horse Park harness racing track during its regular meeting Monday morning.

County schools prep for facility upgrades

June 3, 2014

Oktibbeha County School District took some steps to prepare for implementing the Commission on Starkville Consolidation School District Structure’s plan for a July 2015 merger with the Starkville School District.

Longtime Sessums farmer speaks to Rotarians Monday

June 3, 2014

P. Mikell Davis credits his grandparents with his farming career.

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