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The Commission on Consolidated Starkville School District Structure reviewed several potential grade configurations for the future district at its meeting on Wednesday.
tarkville Police Department on Wednesday released more information on a traffic accident that claimed the life of a Mississippi State University freshman.
Kaleb Dwayne Barker, 19, of Lucedale, died after a Tuesday morning traffic accident between McDonald‚Äôs Strange Brew Coffeehouse on Highway 12 in Starkville.
Feeding America designated September as Hunger Action Month, but many local churches have food banks available year round for those in need.
At one point during his lecture for Mississippi State University students, University of Mississippi psychology professor and neuroscientist Kenneth J. Sufka asked students to pick out an accurately drawn picture of a penny from amid 14 other inaccurate penny pictures on a projector slide.
Volunteer Starkville has recognized three individuals and a group for outstanding volunteer service in the Starkville community.
The organization recognized Laura Dunn, Tiaras Love, the Controllers Generation II 4-H Club and Tom Pan for the honor.
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One MSU student is dead, another is injured and a third has been arrested, all in connection with a Tuesday morning traffic accident near McDonald‚Äôs and Strange Brew Coffeehouse on Highway 12 in Starkville.
Starkville police said the accident occurred just after 2 a.m. Police identified the deceased as 19-year-old Kyle D. Barker of Lucedale.
Mississippi State University has determined that a female student falsely reported an attempted abduction to university police on Wednesday.
Mississippi State Dean of Students Thomas Bourgeois said in a university release that the student has withdrawn her account of the initial report to university police.
A lively public discussion leading to several exchanges between aldermen and citizens Tuesday evening at City Hall ultimately led to Starkville‚Äôs Board of Aldermen approving the city budget and a 1.98-mil ad valorem tax increase for fiscal year 2014.
Mississippi State University Provost Jerry Gilbert is one of three finalist candidates for president of the University of South Alabama (USA) in Mobile, but he has declined to confirm whether he would take the job if offered it.
‚ÄúThat would be a difficult question to answer at this point,‚ÄĚ Gilbert said.
Starkville‚Äôs Alzheimer‚Äôs support group has been around more than a decade providing support for those suffering from Alzheimer‚Äôs disease or those caring for Alzheimer‚Äôs patients.