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March 18th, 2014
Mississippi State University will host a groundbreaking ceremony for The Mill at MSU at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at the E.E. Cooley Building.
For Ryan Semmes, one newspaper issue was a window into an imbalance in Civil War scholarship.
Nine candidates have submitted applications to become Starkvilleâ€™s next Community Development Director, according to city Personnel Director Randy Boyd.
Candidates had until midnight Wednesday to submit applications. Boyd said the nine applicants included an internal candidate, three others from the Starkville/Golden Triangle area, and some from as far as out-of-state.
The Mississippi State University American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) show kicks off today, and the Mississippi Horse Park is hoping the event is bigger and better than ever.
The AQHA show, which is in its 55th year, is the oldest of its sort in Mississippi. The show runs through Sunday in the horse parkâ€™s main arena
One poem led to many more for Starkville High School sophomore Joy Carino.
Mike Wagner drove to Starkville from 140 miles away to learn about the new Farm Bill the U.S. Congress passed in February.
Mississippi State University plans to replace its existing coin-operated parking meters with new meters that accept credit cards, debit cards and coins, completing the process by June.
Habitat for Humanity welcomed Rockford University students for its first week of the Collegiate Challenge program for 2014.
Maben Mayor Larry Pruitt is trying to lead by example.
A few years ago, he said, a string of downtown buildings on Second Avenue had portions of their roofs cave in. Flat roofing had allowed precipitation to accumulate and weigh the roofs down, several of them had been out of use for years, and they were already in a state of disrepair as a result, he said.
The Mississippi Senate unanimously passed an amended version of House Bill 833, the Mississippi House of Representativesâ€™ updated Oktibbeha County school consolidation bill, on Tuesday.
The House passed HB 833 in February on a 117-0 vote with three representatives voting present and two absent.
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