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February 9th, 2015

Wilson encourages next generation to be drug-free

February 9, 2015

Like most police officers, Starkville Police Department’s Mandy Wilson helps keep her community safe from problems that arise on any given day. But perhaps more importantly, Wilson’s work in the community has the potential to benefit Starkville for generations to come.

February 6th

Congressman Nunnelee dies at home

February 6, 2015

TUPELO – Congressman Alan Nunnelee, who battled brain cancer and the effects of a stroke for eight months, died today at his home, surrounded by family members.

Technology gap poses challenge

February 6, 2015

A major hope for area education proponents is that the forthcoming consolidation of the Starkville School District and Oktibbeha County School District will allow students in the county to have the same educational opportunities available to students that live in the city.

Legislature considers vaccine bill

February 6, 2015

As vaccination debates rage across the U.S., Mississippi lawmakers are considering a bill that may alter the way the state handles medical exemptions for children.

Highway section dedicated to former MSU president Zacharias

February 6, 2015

A section of Mississippi Highway 25 has been designated as the “Dr. Donald W. Zacharias Memorial Highway” following a bill passed in the Mississippi Legislature.
Zacharias was the 15th president of Mississippi State University, serving the school from 1985-1997.

February 5th

Parents, schools look ahead to consolidation

February 5, 2015

In the wake of Oktibbeha County School District Conservator’s Margie Pulley’s decision to rescind a notice of intent to issue $13.2 million in school bonds, OCSD and the Starkville School District are regrouping and weighing other funding options.

Caseload rises in municipal court for 2014

February 5, 2015

Starkville municipal court saw a higher caseload in 2014, according to a report Court Administrator Tony Rook and Judge Rodney Faver presented to the Board of Aldermen Tuesday evening.

Samaritan gives family second chance

February 5, 2015

Christmas could have been a disaster for Henry Clifton Johnston and his family, had it not been for a stranger coming to his aid.

Starkville Bridges out of Poverty to launch ‘Charity Tracker’

February 5, 2015

If everything goes as Starkville Bridges out of Poverty Interim Director Roderick Holmes hopes, Starkville’s charitable organizations will be more streamlined and connected than ever.

February 4th

Board delays Parks decision

February 4, 2015

The Starkville Board of Aldermen voted to table a decision on the Starkville Parks and Recreation Department ordinance to a Feb. 12 meeting.

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