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February 12th

Trustees: Call state legislators

February 13, 2013


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.

Supes hear input from attendees

February 13, 2013


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 residents’ concerns to legislators.

February 11th

Use-of-force policy draft on SSD agenda

February 12, 2013

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.

Sturgis aldermen to hold workshop for bike rally

February 12, 2013

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 city’s water supply.

Zoning agenda packed with First Baptist requests

February 11, 2013

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.

Miss. Supreme Court denies municipal appeal

February 11, 2013

Starkville officials were notified Monday that the Mississippi Supreme Court granted the city’s motion for expedited dismissal of an untimely appeal of its municipal facility construction plan.

Appeal of municipal building to Miss. Supreme Court dismissed

February 11, 2013

The Mississippi Supreme Court denied Starkville resident William McGovern's appeal of the city's municipal facility construction plan Feb. 6.

February 10th

MSU Riley Center series announces newest artists

February 11, 2013

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.

3 developer candidates interviewed

February 11, 2013

The Starkville Board of Aldermen interviewed three candidates for the city’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.

February 9th

Women of Color Summit educates, aids MSU students

February 10, 2013


Felecia M. Nave has a name for life as an American minority female: the “double bind.”

Nave, associate provost and associate vice president at Prairie View (Texas) A&M University, said women only hold 25 percent of America’s jobs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.

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