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July 3rd, 2014

College Republican leader defects to Democrats

July 3, 2014

For several years, Mississippi State University student Evan Alvarez was a proud Republican.

July 2nd

City looking at Cadence for SPD

July 2, 2014

Starkville’s Board of Aldermen set in motion a plan at its regular meeting Tuesday evening to explore purchasing the Cadence Bank main branch facility downtown as the future home of the city police department.

Alderman wants money city gave SSD returned

July 2, 2014

More than two months after the city issued a check for more than $400,000 to Starkville School District, at least one Starkville alderman wants the money returned.

Businesses tout equality in face of new religion law

July 2, 2014

Senate Bill 2681 was not the only law to go into effect on Tuesday.

But it is one that is arguably sparking the most public backlash.

Starkville firefighters give test run to new diving equipment

July 2, 2014

Starkville Fire Department firefighters took to the water Tuesday during the department’s first training day to get used to newly-acquired diving gear.

The department received nine new sets of diving gear worth $19,400 in early June through a donation from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation.

July 1st

City may consider relocating SPD - CAO to address aldermen about possible land purchase opportunity

July 1, 2014

The future of Starkville Police Department may ultimately not be tied to the building that is now City Hall, especially if the Board of Aldermen get on board with another option that may be on the table.

Remembering freedom summer - Freedom Rider revisits Starkville

July 1, 2014

The last time Ron Carver was in Starkville was during one of the most contentious times of Mississippi’s history.

“Fifty years ago, we wouldn’t even be having a conversation here about this,” Carver said.

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Police seek counterfeit check suspects

July 1, 2014

Starkville Police Department is warning businesses to be alert for possible counterfeit checks after two local businesses have fallen victim to reported felony false pretense incidents.

OCSD presents 2014-15 budget

July 1, 2014

The Oktibbeha County School District presented its projected Fiscal Year 2014-15 budget for consideration at a Monday evening public hearing at the district office on Main Street.

Rotary Club passes torch to new president Monday

July 1, 2014

For Brent Fountain, one year has gone by fast.

Fountain has spent the past year as president of the Starkville Rotary Club, with Michelle Amos as president-elect. But on Monday, the time came for Fountain to pass the presidency along to Amos, and he said he was grateful to the members of the club for their support.

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