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November 24th, 2014

Jurusik brings talent, energy to library

November 24, 2014

Christina Jurusik brings enthusiasm and a love of reading to the children of Starkville and Oktibbeha County on a daily basis through her job as the children’s librarian at the Starkville Public Library.

November 21st

MSU DB arrested, suspended

November 21, 2014

Mississippi State University defensive back Justin Cox has been suspended indefinitely following a reported off-campus domestic violence incident early Friday morning.

Boy found after 15 hours

November 21, 2014

For one Oktibbeha County family, nearly 15 hours of horror ended with a sigh of relief after Oktibbeha County first responders and neighborly volunteers found the family’s missing 8-year-old son.

Man held on counts of aggravated DUI

November 21, 2014

A one-vehicle accident Monday night in Oktibbeha County has landed a Maben man behind bars and facing two counts of aggravated driving under the influence.

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Christmas open houses scheduled for Sunday

November 21, 2014

Several times throughout the year, The Book Mart and Café has hosted book signing events for local or regional authors. This Sunday, it will host 18 of them at once.

November 20th

Raise coming for MSU’s Keenum

November 20, 2014

The Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning Board of Trustees voted in executive session in October to give Mississippi State University president Mark Keenum a $25,700 raise — increasing his salary to $454,700 — and a 4-year contract extension.

County looks at insurance change

November 20, 2014

A potential change in employee insurance coverage could result in substantial annual savings for Oktibbeha County.
The Board of Supervisors on Monday permitted County Administrator Emily Garrard to sign with Blue Cross Mississippi as its third-party administrator for health insurance — a move Garrard said could save the county significantly on claim payouts each year.

Starkville police find stolen vehicle

November 20, 2014

Starkville police on Wednesday arrested a West Point man in connection with a stolen vehicle report from late October.

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More Water Damage on Campus

November 20, 2014

At 5:45 a.m. Wednesday, MSU sophomore Emily Alford heard a fire alarm in her room at Hurst Hall — but it wasn’t because of a fire.

Unified Egg Bowl shows school pride, benevolence

November 20, 2014

Although the scoreboard favored the Ole Miss team, both schools won during Wednesday’s 2014 Unified Egg Bowl, raising a total of $12,495 for Special Olympics college programs.
The Rebels won the 23-17 football game despite the 3-point advantage that the Bulldogs went into the game with from winning the fundraising challenge.

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