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February 10th, 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 yearâ€™s event marks the rodeoâ€™s 10th iteration, and will be the eighth one that the Starkville Rotary Club has produced.
The Greater Starkville Development Partnership is hosting its ninth UnWINE Downtown event on Thursday.
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 â€śa very dark chapter in mankind.â€ť
Like most police officers, Starkville Police Departmentâ€™s Mandy Wilson helps keep her community safe from problems that arise on any given day. But perhaps more importantly, Wilsonâ€™s work in the community has the potential to benefit Starkville for generations to come.
TUPELO â€“ 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.
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.
As vaccination debates rage across the U.S., Mississippi lawmakers are considering a bill that may alter the way the state handles medical exemptions for children.
A section of Mississippi Highway 25 has been designated as the â€śDr. Donald W. Zacharias Memorial Highwayâ€ť following a bill passed in the Mississippi Legislature.
Zacharias was the 15th president of Mississippi State University, serving the school from 1985-1997.
In the wake of Oktibbeha County School District Conservatorâ€™s Margie Pulleyâ€™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.
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.