The Daily Press http://www.starkvilledailynews.com http://www.starkvilledailynews.com/apfeed.xml--1 Starkville Daily News | AP iAtom feed Copyright The Daily Press 2014-07-23T08:53:01-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:17926School board to return bond funds - Resolution maintains SSD’s claim to money2014-07-23T08:53:01-04:002014-07-23T08:53:01-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsThe board met during a special called session at noon on Tuesday.Starkville, MSAlex HollowaySchool board to return bond funds - Resolution maintains SSD’s claim to moneyStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:17926Change0Usable2014-07-23T08:53:01-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:17925BOA restores clerk’s authority2014-07-23T08:51:57-04:002014-07-23T08:51:57-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsDuring Tuesday’s meeting, the board approved allowing the city clerk to execute payroll and claims disbursements without prior board approval, so long as the checks bore the mayor’s or the majority of the aldermen’s signatures, as well as the city clerk’s. The measure rescinded a board July 15 board vote in executive session, which required aldermen to approve all funds, regardless of the source, before the city clerk could disburse them.Starkville, MSZack PlairBOA restores clerk’s authorityStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:17925Change0Usable2014-07-23T08:51:57-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:17924County working on GIS objective2014-07-23T08:51:15-04:002014-07-23T08:51:15-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsRepairing and maintaining road signs also proves to be a major challenge. Starkville, MSKayleigh FewCounty working on GIS objectiveStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:17924Change0Usable2014-07-23T08:51:15-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:17923Starkville investigating whether contractor harmed private property2014-07-23T08:50:24-04:002014-07-23T08:50:24-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsShe and her husband Dick have lived at 204 Honeysuckle Lane, in the Longmeadow subdivision off of Louisville Street, since 1983. She said that stretch of time grew the maple trees behind her house into a natural fence, furthered by the backyard fences of Elm Street residents and a ditch.Starkville, MSSteven NalleyStarkville investigating whether contractor harmed private propertyStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:17923Change0Usable2014-07-23T08:50:24-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:17918‘Ships coming in - High school football championship games to be played at Mississippi State, Ole Miss 2014-07-22T08:03:40-04:002014-07-22T08:03:40-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsIn fact, it starts right in Starkville’s backyard.Starkville, MSDanny Smith‘Ships coming in - High school football championship games to be played at Mississippi State, Ole Miss Starkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:17918Change0Usable2014-07-22T08:03:40-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:17917Supes contract with LINK, OK club ordinance2014-07-22T08:01:54-04:002014-07-22T08:01:54-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsUnder the new contract, Oktibbeha County, along with the City of Starkville and the Greater Starkville Development Partnership, pledges to give $350,000 in combined funds to the LINK in order to attract more businesses and industry to the region.Starkville, MSKayleigh FewSupes contract with LINK, OK club ordinanceStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:17917Change0Usable2014-07-22T08:01:54-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:17916District governor addresses local Rotary2014-07-22T08:00:16-04:002014-07-22T08:00:16-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsOn July 2, Bucurel became governor of Rotary International’s District 6820, taking charge of 44 central Mississippi clubs including the Starkville Rotary Club. But when he addressed Starkville’s club Monday, he opened by inviting them to a joint district conference with District 6940 called Rotary Rivage, slated for April 9-12 at Biloxi’s Beau Rivage Casino and Resort.Starkville, MSSteven NalleyDistrict governor addresses local RotaryStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:17916Change0Usable2014-07-22T08:00:16-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:17912SSD to act on bond funds - Board calls special meeting set for noon Tuesday2014-07-21T09:16:51-04:002014-07-21T09:16:51-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsThe board agenda also calls for renewing a marketing agreement with Mississippi State University and potential finance changes for Starkville High School’s football field in light of recently discovered issues with its soil foundation. Starkville, MSSteven NalleySSD to act on bond funds - Board calls special meeting set for noon TuesdayStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:17912Change0Usable2014-07-21T09:16:51-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:17911SPIRIT OF OKTIBBEHA: Poe appreciates Starkville’s history, beauty, people2014-07-21T09:15:30-04:002014-07-21T09:15:30-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsDumas ran for and won the office of Ward 5 Alderman in 2009, and he said that run came after he and Poe had worked together on multiple community projects. Beyond being a strong collaborator, Dumas said he gravitated toward Poe to manage his campaign because the two had much in common, even though Poe is about 40 years his senior.Starkville, MSSteven NalleySPIRIT OF OKTIBBEHA: Poe appreciates Starkville’s history, beauty, peopleStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:17911Change0Usable2014-07-21T09:15:30-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:17896Perkins fails in effort to fire city clerk - Majority of aldermen oppose termination motion in executive session on Tuesday2014-07-18T09:15:38-04:002014-07-18T09:15:38-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsWard 6 Alderman and Vice Mayor Roy A. Perkins confirmed Thursday morning that he moved during the meeting’s executive session to terminate Hardin, whose involvement in a botched attempt for the city to legally transfer surplus funds from a 1986 school bond drew public criticism from both Perkins and Ward 2 Alderman Lisa Wynn. Starkville, MSZack PlairPerkins fails in effort to fire city clerk - Majority of aldermen oppose termination motion in executive session on TuesdayStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:17896Change0Usable2014-07-18T09:15:38-04:00