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May 16th, 2014

County officials, residents wrestle with Blackjack traffic

May 16, 2014

Even though most students have left MSU for the summer, the physical impact of the ever-growing size and population of campus can still be felt in surrounding areas. In terms of roads and traffic, Oktibbeha County is working to ensure easy access to the areas students frequent the most, especially Blackjack Road.

May 15th

Nat. Law Enforcement Week honors police

May 15, 2014

Every time Oktibbeha County sheriff’s deputy Phillip Miller starts to wonder if he chose the right profession, he said something special happens to reaffirm his decision.

Area high schools plan graduations

May 15, 2014

Valedictorian Will Klein and Salutatorian Kelley Mazzola will lead Starkville High School’s graduating class of 2014 during its commencement ceremony at 6 p.m. May 23. at Humphrey Coliseum.

Klein’s parents are Stephen and Marie Klein. He plans to attend Centre College in Danville, Ky. and major in neuroscience.

Mid-Week Market already growing customer base

May 15, 2014

The Greater Starkville Development Partnership rolled out its new Mid-Week Market last week. The event’s second installment was Tuesday, and although the number of vendors is currently low, the event’s organizers say it has been successful.

May 14th

Consultant gives report to LINK

May 14, 2014

The Golden Triangle Region has an abundance of economic development potential, but the communities that comprise the region must take certain steps to create and maintain a skilled labor force to ensure that potential does not go to waste.

Crash logjams traffic; driver hospitalized

May 14, 2014

A Carrollton motorist overturned and severely damaged her vehicle in an accident on Highway 82 in Oktibbeha County Tuesday morning but escaped without life-threatening injuries.

Residents welcome progress on Carver Dr. Ditch project

May 14, 2014

Brenda McCoy has lived on Carver Drive since 1990, and she’s been waiting for the flooding there to stop.

SSD board accepts old bond money

May 14, 2014

Starkville School Board unanimously accepted funds from a nearly 30-year-old bond during its regular meeting Tuesday night at the Greensboro Center.

The bond, which totals $474,081.13, was left over from tax money collected for a 1986 bond that was paid off in 2006.City Clerk Lesa Hardin recently discovered the money in a city account and notified school officials.

May 13th

LINK to unveil analysis today

May 13, 2014

The Golden Triangle Development LINK will officially unveil the findings of an extensive regional economic development study at 9 a.m. today at East Mississippi Community College.

City to pay SSD $474K from old bond

May 13, 2014

The Starkville School District Board of Trustees will consider a resolution to accept almost a half-million dollars from the city of Starkville from an old bond account.

The city is offering the district $474,081.34 left over from a 1986 school bond issue.

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