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By NATHAN GREGORY
The first opportunity for the Starkville School District Board of Trustees to discuss a state House bill that would consolidate the city and county school districts yielded encouragement from the board to stakeholders to call their representatives and make their opinions known.
By STEVEN NALLEY
Oktibbeha County District 3 Supervisor Marvell Howard called a special meeting Tuesday at the Oktibbeha County Courthouse Annex to inform county residents about legislation to consolidate the Oktibbeha County School District and the Starkville School District and voice these residentsâ€™ concerns to legislators.
The Starkville School District Board of Trustees is scheduled to discuss possible implementation of a use-of-force policy during its 6 p.m. meeting today at the Greensboro Center.
The Sturgis Board of Aldermen will hold a workshop to discuss a motorcycle rally counterproposal Tuesday at Sturgis City Hall immediately following a special called meeting at 6:30 p.m. on an emergency generator for the cityâ€™s water supply.
The Starkville Planning and Zoning Commission will consider nine requests from Pryor and Morrow Architects on behalf of First Baptist Church concerning land use at its 5:30 p.m. meeting Tuesday in the City Hall courtroom.
Starkville officials were notified Monday that the Mississippi Supreme Court granted the cityâ€™s motion for expedited dismissal of an untimely appeal of its municipal facility construction plan.
The Mississippi Supreme Court denied Starkville resident William McGovern's appeal of the city's municipal facility construction plan Feb. 6.
The MSU Riley Center recently announced the lineup for its newest spring and summer series featuring artists from a variety of musical genres including celebrated, award-winning musicians.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen interviewed three candidates for the cityâ€™s Director of Community Development position Wednesday during a special-call meeting at the Sportsplex.
The position calls for management of the Community Development Department, formerly known as the Building, Codes and Planning Department.
By STEVEN NALLEY
Felecia M. Nave has a name for life as an American minority female: the â€śdouble bind.â€ť
Nave, associate provost and associate vice president at Prairie View (Texas) A&M University, said women only hold 25 percent of Americaâ€™s jobs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.