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October 24th, 2014

Keenum to help find new SEC head

October 24, 2014

There has been much made about who will be the new Southeastern Conference Commissioner when current commissioner Mike Slive announced his retirement earlier this month.
The search for the new commissioner is underway and Mississippi State will have hand in the decision.

Child ID Program set for Saturday

October 24, 2014

Most organizations that offer free services hope the recipients reap some sort of short- or long-term benefit from them.
But as it pertains to Starkville Police Department’s Child ID Program planned for Saturday, nothing could be further from the truth.

SMART plan seeks changes at Sportsplex

October 24, 2014

The Starkville Board of Aldermen received an update on more than $600,000 in plans for a 5-phase improvement to the road infrastructure around the Starkville Sportsplex and ridership on the Starkville-MSU Area Rapid Transit system at their regular meeting Tuesday.

Louisville receiving more disaster grant assistance

October 24, 2014

The Federal Emergency Management Agency approved more than $43.5 million in federal grant awards to aid Louisville and Winston County in their recovery from an April 28 tornado, with most of the money targeted toward restoring large business facilities that sustained damage.

October 23rd

Water line breaks at SHS

October 23, 2014

It’s been a rough couple of weeks for Starkville High School facilities.

Christmas parade deadline approaches

October 23, 2014

Halloween may still be more than a week away, but the Greater Starkville Development Partnership is looking for local churches, schools, businesses and other organizations to begin planning for the annual Starkville Main Street Christmas Parade.

Insect Rearing Workshop wrapping up at MSU

October 23, 2014

When Sen Seong Ng first came to America from Malaysia in 1982, he came to Mississippi State University to study for his master’s degree and Ph.D. in entomology under Frank Davis — and he also met Frank’s wife, Carole McReynolds Davis.

October 22nd

Kindergarten test scores lagging

October 22, 2014

More than 65 percent of kindergartners statewide, including students at Sudduth Elementary School and both West and East Oktibbeha County elementary schools, scored below the Mississippi Department of Education’s kindergarten readiness benchmark on a new statewide exam issued in August.

GTR hosts emergency drill Tuesday

October 22, 2014

A simulated mid-air collision scenario at the Golden Triangle Regional Airport drew first responders from across the region Tuesday morning to go through preparations for a worst-case scenario.
Golden Triangle Regional Airport (GTR) holds such exercises once every three years to ensure local responders are prepared to respond to such an event if needed, said GTR Executive Director Mike Hainsey.

BOA waives penalties for Oct. 15 storm debris

October 22, 2014

The Starkville Board of Aldermen unanimously voted at its regular meeting Tuesday to extend a 40-day waiver on fees to help residents continue to clean in the aftermath of an Oct. 15 storm that felled trees, damaged property and left much of the city without power.

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