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February 18th, 2015

Board approves bond resolution, water rate hike

February 18, 2015

Roy A. Perkins couldn’t dissuade his fellow aldermen from approving a resolution of intent to issue $3 million in capital improvement bonds or approving a 5-percent increase in water and sewage rates Tuesday night, but he took full advantage of his “right to be heard.”

National panel puts spotlight on community college issues

February 18, 2015

Community college leaders from across the nation gathered at Mississippi State Tuesday to discuss the future of community colleges in the wake of President Barack Obama’s proposal to make two years of community college free to the public.

SCT to stage ‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels’

February 18, 2015

Starkville Community Theatre’s season continues Thursday as “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” opens at the Playhouse on Main.
The musical, directed by Jo Durst, will have performances Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m., a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m., and then another week of 7:30 p.m. performances Feb. 24-28. Tickets are available for $15 by calling the playhouse at 323-6855.

BOA agenda packed for evening meeting

February 18, 2015

The Starkville Board of Aldermen will meet with a packed agenda this evening in city hall When they convene at 5:30 p.m. in the city hall courtroom.

Winter weather is ‘sad’ situation

February 18, 2015

With nasty winter weather descending on Mississippi, and more of the same expected before spring brings welcome relief, mental health professionals warn that seasonal effective disorder or SAD can be a serious problem, especially for the elderly.

Supervisors approve interlocal agreement for Innovation District Park

February 18, 2015

The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors approved an interlocal agreement with the city of Starkville Monday night to fund the proposed Innovation District Park near the intersection of Highway 25 and Highway 182.

February 17th

Jackets sting Falcons: SHS knocks off Columbus at home in region event

February 18, 2015

Head coach Greg Carter and his Starkville Yellowjackets have had their sights set on Columbus since mid January.
The Falcons beat the Jackets 67-44 in Columbus – a loss that didn't sit well with the coaches or players for Starkville.
The Jackets got their revenge.
Starkville downed Columbus 62-49 Tuesday night in the Class 6A, Region 3 Tournament at the Beehive.

SHS girls crush Madison Central, move on to region championship

February 18, 2015

Starkville High School's girls basketball team ran through its district without any blemishes.
The Lady Yellowjackets continued that type of play in the Class 6A, Region 3 Tournament at the Beehive. They punched a ticked to the playoffs with a 47-28 victory over Madison Central in the first round of the district tournament Tuesday night.

East Webster advances past first round of region event

February 18, 2015

MABEN – In a win or be done situation, East Webster did the former. 
With a 75-44 victory over Bruce, the Wolverines advanced past the first round of the Class 2A, Region 4 Tournament to keep the season going.

Richard Erickson

February 18, 2015

Richard Latham (Dick) Erickson, 72, of Chattanooga, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, February 13, 2015 surrounded by his loving wife and children.

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