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June 11th, 2014

SSD superintendents get 5-percent raises

June 11, 2014

Starkville School District’s three superintendents received raises following Tuesday’s Starkville School District Board of Trustees meeting.

June 10th

Club Rock hearing set for today

June 10, 2014

Mississippi 16th Circuit Judge James Kitchens will preside over a scheduled 10 a.m. hearing at the Oktibbeha County Courthouse Annex today to determine if a temporary restraining order that effectively closed Club Rock will remain in effect.

Coach’s house in Pa. raided - MSU’s Townsend not implicated

June 10, 2014

Two men were arrested Sunday as part of a heroin bust at a Pennsylvania home owned by Mississippi State assistant football coach Deshea Townsend according to a report by KDKA, a CBS affiliate in Pittsburgh.

A MSU spokesperson says Townsend owns the home, but he rents it to tenants and does not know the two men who were arrested.

Hosts sought for Iraqis

June 10, 2014

Alesha Briscoe is offering families in Starkville a chance to help Iraqi youth change the face of their country simply by offering them a guest bedroom.

Yokohama Tire executive speaks to Rotarians Monday

June 10, 2014

When Yokohama Tire Corporation first set out to build a new plant in the U.S., West Point was among more than 3,000 possible sites the company had in mind.

June 6th

County prepares for runoff election

June 6, 2014

Mississippians will head to the polls again on June 24 to vote in a statewide Republican U.S. Senate primary runoff between incumbent U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran and challenger Mississippi Sen. Chris McDaniel.

Local Chamber sponsoring trip to Tuscany next spring

June 6, 2014

The Greater Starkville Development Partnership (GSDP) has recently added a new member to the organization that will offer local business owners a chance to enhance their services by traveling abroad.

As part of a new partnership between GDSP and Chamber Discoveries, Starkville’s Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a trip to the Tuscany region of Italy set for March 10-18, 2015.

June 5th

County man dies in Tupelo - Local law enforcement investigate reported assault

June 5, 2014

An Oktibbeha County man is dead after succumbing to injuries sustained Sunday morning in an alleged aggravated assault.

Oktibbeha County Coroner Michael Hunt said 55-year-old Alfonso Blair died late Tuesday afternoon.

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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.

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