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May 7th, 2014
During a brief open session Tuesday evening at City Hall, Starkville aldermen unanimously approved requesting proposals from qualified vendors to conduct an annexation study for the city.
Roughly three-dozen representatives from five law enforcement agencies ran to four schools along a 5-mile route through Starkville for the cityâ€™s edition of the 2014 Mississippi Law Enforcement Torch Run.
This week, many students on campus are too busy studying for finals to play video games. But for one class of students at Mississippi State University, video games are their final exam.
While most Starkville residents know there are talented artists living in the Golden Triangle, few people get to see these artists in their element.
The Starkville Area Arts Council hopes to provide art enthusiasts with the chance to see their favorite artistsâ€™ studios with its first Artists Studio Tour event. The event will be held from 4-7 p.m. Saturday. Admission for the event is $10.
An item to discuss setting a public hearing to loosen one of Starkvilleâ€™s key alcoholic beverage sales restrictions has been removed from the Tuesday Board of Aldermen agenda.
The issue of how to fix the Blackjack Road dominated another Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors meeting Monday as supervisors and citizens discussed the status on planned upgrades and repairs for the heavily-traveled road.
Rick Young has 40 years of experience in workforce training.
Jay Tee Thompson, a Starkville resident, returned to his hometown of Louisville Tuesday, but not under conditions he ever hoped would call him back.
Thompson grew up in Louisville, graduating from Louisville High School in 1999. Much of his family still lives in the city.
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As Louisville reeled in in the aftermath of a tornado-producing storm that rumbled through Winston County on Monday, Oktibbeha County first responders were quick to head south and offer assistance.
In Mississippi, the past decade has brought several harsh reminders of the importance of storm water management.