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Money issues abound in merger

October 31, 2013

As the March 2014 deadline for the Commission on Starkville Consolidated School District Structure to submit its report to the Mississippi legislature approaches, school officials are having to consider what funding will be needed for the merger and potential projects beyond.

Organizations find indoor options for Halloween events

October 31, 2013

This year’s Fall Trunk or Treat Festival was supposed to be a first for First Baptist Church of Starkville.

Study shows grads may not be ready to tackle workplace

October 31, 2013

According to a new national study, college students may not be as prepared for the job market as they think they are.

Orchestra performance to focus on Mississippi’s musical history

October 31, 2013

The Starkville-MSU Symphony Orchestra will perform for an usual group on Friday. The orchestra will perform for more than 3,000 elementary schoolers and their teachers in three, 30-minute Mississippi-music themed programs at First Baptist Church.

October 30th

Commission preps final plan

October 30, 2013

The Commission on Starkville Consolidated School District Structure met by telephone Tuesday morning to review its current plan for the consolidation of the Starkville and Oktibbeha County school districts.

The commission sought to solidify the details of its plan ahead of a 6 p.m. Nov. 7 public hearing at the Greensboro Center.

GSDP members see results from MSU Capstone projects

October 30, 2013

An agreement between the Greater Starkville Development Partnership and the Mississippi State University College of Business is paying dividends for local businesses.

Two SA leaders to leave school

October 30, 2013

The Starkville Academy Head of School, John “Doc” Stephens, and Elementary Principal Cherie Maynard, will step down at the end of the 2013-14 school year.

Stephens, who is finishing his fifth year as the school head, said he is resigning at the end of the school year to spend more time with his family.

First Methodist plans annual Christmas bazaar

October 30, 2013

Although Halloween hasn’t even quite arrived, many church members at First United Methodist Church already have their sights set on Christmas shopping with the church’s eighth annual Christmas Handworks Bazaar on Friday.

October 29th

SPD officers help in Eupora

October 29, 2013

An estimated seven-mile long funeral procession traveled down Highway 82 west of Eupora Sunday as a tribute in mass to a Eupora police officer killed last week in the line of duty.

Police, fire and ambulance units, from cities and counties in all over Mississippi and beyond, led the impressive procession to a Choctaw County cemetery where 52-year-old Keith Crenshaw was laid to rest.

Academic Integrity Week begins at MSU

October 29, 2013

Mississippi State University student Tammie Thrasher has little trouble pinpointing a key reason not to cheat on tests. All she had to do was put the shoe on the other foot.

“You wouldn’t want your doctor to cheat through college and then do brain surgery on you,” Thrasher said. “It’s important for you to earn your degree honestly.”

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