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October 7th, 2014
The Starkville Board of Aldermen will consider authorizing a loan of up to $400,000 for a sewer rehabilitation project in the industrial park at its meeting this evening.
The board will meet at 5:30 p.m. in the City Hall courtroom.
Following months of debate on how Oktibbeha County will provide administrative office space for the Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District, school superintendent Lewis Holloway wrangled county supervisors to what they called a â€śstarting pointâ€ť on Monday.
When members of Starkville Rotary Club meet at Starkville Country Club, many travel down South Montgomery Street, traveling south from downtown Starkville or Highway 12. And when they do, just before they arrive at Starkville Country Club, they see six acres of property under heavy construction.
A week after hosting SEC Networkâ€™s pregame show SEC Nation, the Junction on the campus of Mississippi State University will be the site of another on-campus pregame show.
A fire in Mississippi State Universityâ€™s Oak Hall residence hall on Sunday night will displace 198 female students, but no injuries were reported.
A lot has changed in the Oktibbeha County School District in the last few years.
While a $60,000 cash injection from the city of Starkville to the Parks and Recreation Department in September may have avoided a catastrophe for this year, Parks documentation indicates the departmentâ€™s recent struggles to make payroll may have been a case of history repeating itself.
Starkville police on Wednesday arrested a man suspected of voyeurism in a local neighborhood.
Officers responded at 12:30 a.m. to reports of a â€śpeeping tomâ€ť at Pecan Acres. Police received a description of the suspect and quickly apprehended 37-year-old Melvin Bishop, whose last known address is 1458 Christy Lane in Starkville.
A Pheba resident escaped a car fire with no injuries Thursday afternoon on Starkvilleâ€™s Jackson Street, with Starkville Fire Department quickly dousing the fire.
SFD Battalion Chief David Gaudin said Glenda Hudson of Pheba was traveling on Jackson Street when her car lost power, prompting her to pull into the driveway of 302 Jackson Street.
Greater Starkville Development Partnership director of membership Heath Barret says five couples have signed up so far for GSDPâ€™s planned trip to the Tuscany region of Italy in March.