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February 5th, 2015

Parents, schools look ahead to consolidation

February 5, 2015

In the wake of Oktibbeha County School District Conservator’s Margie Pulley’s decision to rescind a notice of intent to issue $13.2 million in school bonds, OCSD and the Starkville School District are regrouping and weighing other funding options.

Caseload rises in municipal court for 2014

February 5, 2015

Starkville municipal court saw a higher caseload in 2014, according to a report Court Administrator Tony Rook and Judge Rodney Faver presented to the Board of Aldermen Tuesday evening.

Samaritan gives family second chance

February 5, 2015

Christmas could have been a disaster for Henry Clifton Johnston and his family, had it not been for a stranger coming to his aid.

Starkville Bridges out of Poverty to launch ‘Charity Tracker’

February 5, 2015

If everything goes as Starkville Bridges out of Poverty Interim Director Roderick Holmes hopes, Starkville’s charitable organizations will be more streamlined and connected than ever.

February 4th

Board delays Parks decision

February 4, 2015

The Starkville Board of Aldermen voted to table a decision on the Starkville Parks and Recreation Department ordinance to a Feb. 12 meeting.

Fall opening set for new home, AL community

February 4, 2015

Sandy Ramsey’s family has been living on South Montgomery Street since the 1930s. Although South Montgomery is now a bustling residential area along almost all of the road, Ramsey said he can remember when there were only 10 or so houses on the south side of Highway 12.

Volunteer Mississippi accepting GIVE nominations

February 4, 2015

Volunteer Mississippi is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Governor’s Initiative for Volunteer Excellence (GIVE) Awards.
In 2014, two Starkville residents were honored with GIVE Awards, while a third received honorable mention.

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February 3rd

Pulley rescinds bond resolution

February 3, 2015

A $13.2 million school bond proposal will not be issued after Oktibbeha County School District Conservator Margie Pulley rescinded her resolution of intent to issue the bonds during Monday’s OCSD meeting.

Parks issue set for city board vote

February 3, 2015

The Starkville Board of Aldermen will determine whether to bring the Starkville Parks and
Recreation Department under city control at its meeting this evening. Aldermen will meet at 5:30 p.m. in the City Hall municipal court.

County approves university road plan

February 3, 2015

A new access road connecting Poorhouse and Blackjack roads on the south side of the Mississippi State campus took another step closer to final approval at Monday’s Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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