July 10th, 2014
Before he was selected to replace Jo Durst, John Nara had the chance to meet her.
Durst retired in late May after 34 years directing many plays as a theater instructor at Mississippi State University. During the interview process, Nara said he had the chance to talk with Durst about the students she had worked with throughout the years.
Starkville Police Department is investigating reports of missing pets in connection with sightings of a fake animal control vehicle in the Greenbriar subdivision.
Starkville High School will be taking its brand of football across the state line this season.
In a move that was approved by the Starkville School District Board of Trustees at Tuesday's monthly meeting, the Yellowjackets will be playing a game at Florence, Ala., on Sept. 19.
Action has been steady for the Starkville 8-year-old All-Stars.
Over the last couple of weeks, the team has participated in two warm-up tournaments as they prepare to take part in this weekendâ€™s Dizzy Dean State Tournament in West Point.
In both tournaments, Starkville came in second to a very strong Columbus team and in the most recent took their opponents right down to the wire.
Baseball season is in full swing in Starkville.
After a successful regular season, the 10-year-old All-Stars are busy playing and preparing for this weekendâ€™s Dizzy Dean State Tournament in Eupora.
â€śWe have been practicing and playing tournaments and having an overall good time,â€ť Starkville coach T.J. Kent said. â€śWe open our state tournament (today)Â at 1:30Â playing Grenada.â€ť
A haircut hasnâ€™t been the only change for Mississippi Stateâ€™s Fred Thomas this offseason.
The junior guard has been working hard this spring and summer to get ready for the upcoming season that will not begin until November.
Thomas, along with other juniors Craig Sword and former Starkville High School standout Gavin Ware, have a whole new outlook in their third season with the Bulldogs.
A dispute between the city of Starkville and Starkville School District over nearly $500,000 in old construction bond money is coasting ever further from a resolution, instead bogging down deeper in uncertainty and technicality.
Block Communications, Inc., a Toledo, Ohio-based media holdings corporation, has announced an agreement to acquire MetroCast Communicationsâ€™ Mississippi operations.
The deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2014.
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The Starkville School District Board of Trustees approved a number of items at its monthly meeting Tuesday evening as preparations for the 2014-15 school year continue.
The board approved the fiscal year 2015 budget for the district, which includes $47.6 million in projected revenues and $54.7 million in projected expenditures.