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February 4th, 2015
The Starkville Board of Aldermen voted to table a decision on the Starkville Parks and Recreation Department ordinance to aÂ Feb. 12Â meeting.
Sandy Ramseyâ€™s family has been living on South Montgomery Street since the 1930s. Although South Montgomery is now a bustling residential area along almost all of the road, Ramsey said he can remember when there were only 10 or so houses on the south side of Highway 12.
Volunteer Mississippi is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Governorâ€™s Initiative for Volunteer Excellence (GIVE) Awards.
In 2014, two Starkville residents were honored with GIVE Awards, while a third received honorable mention.
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A $13.2 million school bond proposal will not be issued after Oktibbeha County School District Conservator Margie Pulley rescinded her resolution of intent to issue the bonds during Mondayâ€™s OCSD meeting.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen will determine whether to bring the Starkville Parks and
Recreation Department under city control at its meeting this evening. Aldermen will meet at 5:30 p.m. in the City Hall municipal court.
A new access road connecting Poorhouse and Blackjack roads on the south side of the Mississippi State campus took another step closer to final approval at Mondayâ€™s Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors meeting.
Beverly Hammett doesnâ€™t see obstacles. Instead, she treats her disability as a blessing.
Hammett retired from a career in social work in 1999 when her first granddaughter was born.Â
BY MARY GARRISON
Special to Starkville Daily News
Representatives for U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee (R - Miss.), have confirmed that the congressman is receiving hospice care in his Tupelo home.
Unemployment across Mississippi is down, but figures are up locally, according to the latest available figures from the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.
The Greater Starkville Development Partnership held its 14th annual banquet on Thursday night, allowing business leaders across the community to come together and celebrate the successful year Starkville saw in 2014.