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August 20th, 2014
Starkville aldermen gave city utilities the go-ahead Tuesday evening to implement an automatic metering program that aims to both make the utilities more efficient and improve the customer experience.
The first draft of Oktibbeha Countyâ€™s comprehensive plan is complete and supervisors will now have time to review it and suggest changes.
It was bittersweet Monday night as the Pilot Club of Starkville honored longtime member Molly Howard.
Monday was Howard's last meeting before she retires to Georgia to be closer to her family, said Allyson Leitner, Pilot Club president.
ZZ Top will perform at Mississippi State University's Humphrey Coliseum Oct. 30, bringing its famed beards, spinning guitars and Top 40 hits to the Starkville community.
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Mississippi State University took its first step towards two new residence halls and a new G.V. "Sonny" Montgomery Center for America's Veterans facility Monday, fencing off parking lots to prepare to demolish Evans Hall this fall.
Starkville Bridges out of Poverty Board of Directors President John Breazeale told the Starkville Rotary Club Monday he gets confused when he looks at Mississippi.
The confusion, as Breazeale described it, stemmed from the Jekyll-and-Hyde nature of Mississippiâ€™s nation-leading charitable giving and the stateâ€™s lagging behind the rest of the country in many poverty-related areas.
Thomas Haffey came to Sturgis looking to create a documentary on The Rally, an event for motorcycle enthusiasts held there Friday and Saturday.
The city of Starkville has issued a precautionary boil water alert for the Greenbrier Subdivision, effective until at least Monday.
A city spokesperson said the action was necessary because the system lost pressure due to a damaged water line.
Even if all dogs go to heaven, one Starkville alderman would prefer they stay out of local cemeteries.
Ward 5 Alderman Scott Maynard is proposing a change to Starkvilleâ€™s code of ordinances that would ban people from bringing dogs or other domesticated animals to at least city owned cemeteries â€” if not all cemeteries in the city limits.
Libby Gerald, volunteer coordinator for Get Swept Up, likens the event to preparing for company at home.