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January 20th, 2015
By ALEX HOLLOWAY
The Starkville Board of Aldermen voted to override the Mayor Parker Wisemanâ€™s vetoes protecting the cityâ€™s equality resolution and adult plus-one insurance coverage before a beyond-capacity crowd at its Tuesday evening meeting.
Starkville area civil rights leaders held a march and rally Monday to honor Martin Luther King Jr. and issue challenges to continue the work left unfinished after his death in 1968.
Starkvilleâ€™s Unity Park plaques paying tribute to local and national civil rights leaders were unveiled on Monday. The unveiling culminates a process that began in 2011, when the Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors approved construction of the park.
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors will hear an update on the acceptance status of a potential county storm shelter at its meeting this evening.
The board will meet at 5:30 p.m. in the Oktibbeha County courthouse board room.
After a long career in the NFL, it would have been easy for Donald Lee to spend his post-football days living the big city life in a place like Miami, where he started his journey in the NFL. Or he could have settled down in Green Bay, Wis., where he spent the majority of his professional career catching passes from Green Bay Packers legend and fellow Mississippian Brett Favre.
The most common New Year Resolution is to lose weight and get fit. Fitness and nutrition expert John Basedow offers his best diet tips and tricks, including 'smart shopping,' controlling portion size, selecting natural foods, home cooking and packing 'take home plates' when eating out, so you to make this year your best ever.
To the east of Kroger in Starkville, in the Starkville Crossings shopping center, there is an unbroken string of vacated business spaces.
The backlash against the Starkville Board of Aldermenâ€™s recent decision to repeal the cityâ€™s equality resolution and amend the plus-one insurance coverage option for city employees continued this week.
Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman visited the Starkville Parks Commission during its monthly meeting Thursday to talk about potential changes that may soon be facing the cityâ€™s sometimes troubled Parks and Recreation department.