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February 11th, 2015

City Comprehensive Plan Advisory team near recommendation

February 11, 2015

The Starkville Board of Aldermen’s Comprehensive Plan Advisory team is moving closer to having a plan recommendation to present to the full board.
The team, which is comprised of Jason Walker, Scott Maynard and Roy A. Perkins from Wards 4,5 and 6 respectively, met Tuesday morning in the Starkville city hall courtroom to continue discussions on the city’s comprehensive plan.

Murray brings Miss Mississippi platform to Starkville students

February 11, 2015

Last Thursday, Miss Mississippi Jasmine Murray was singing in front of President Barack Obama at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington D.C. On Tuesday, Murray was signing autographs and greeting students at Henderson Ward Stewart Elementary School in Starkville.

School board approves facility updates

February 11, 2015

The Starkville School District Board of Trustees approved tile upgrades at Sudduth and Ward Stewart Elementary schools and approved the solicitation of bids for tile work at Armstrong Middle School during its monthly meeting Tuesday.

Dudy Gras 9.5 parade scheduled to roll through Starkville Thursday

February 11, 2015

Mississippi State baseball and Mardi Gras will come together Thursday as Dudy Gras 9.5 rolls through downtown Starkville.
The parade begins at 4:30 p.m. at Rick’s Cafe on Highway 182 and will head west, turning onto Douglas Conner Drive towards Mugshots Grill and Bar. Once the parade reaches Main Street, it will roll east towards campus, ending at the MSU Amphitheater.

February 10th

Rotary Rodeo opens Friday at Horse Park

February 10, 2015

The Mississippi Horse Park will host one of its largest events of the year this weekend as the annual Rotary Rodeo begins.
Horse Park manager Bricklee Miller said this year’s event marks the rodeo’s 10th iteration, and will be the eighth one that the Starkville Rotary Club has produced.

UnWINE Downtown returns on Thursday

February 10, 2015

The Greater Starkville Development Partnership is hosting its ninth UnWINE Downtown event on Thursday.

Starkville native discusses new book with Rotary Club

February 10, 2015

Sheldon Webster grew up on the peaceful land of the Noxubee Wildlife Refuge, but his book series has him traveling to the site of what he sees as “a very dark chapter in mankind.”

February 9th

Wilson encourages next generation to be drug-free

February 9, 2015

Like most police officers, Starkville Police Department’s Mandy Wilson helps keep her community safe from problems that arise on any given day. But perhaps more importantly, Wilson’s work in the community has the potential to benefit Starkville for generations to come.

February 6th

Congressman Nunnelee dies at home

February 6, 2015

TUPELO – Congressman Alan Nunnelee, who battled brain cancer and the effects of a stroke for eight months, died today at his home, surrounded by family members.

Technology gap poses challenge

February 6, 2015

A major hope for area education proponents is that the forthcoming consolidation of the Starkville School District and Oktibbeha County School District will allow students in the county to have the same educational opportunities available to students that live in the city.

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