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February 4th, 2015

Board delays Parks decision

February 4, 2015

The Starkville Board of Aldermen voted to table a decision on the Starkville Parks and Recreation Department ordinance to a Feb. 12 meeting.

Fall opening set for new home, AL community

February 4, 2015

Sandy Ramsey’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 accepting GIVE nominations

February 4, 2015

Volunteer Mississippi is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Governor’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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February 3rd

Pulley rescinds bond resolution

February 3, 2015

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$13.2 million school bond proposal will not be issued after Oktibbeha County School District Conservator Margie Pulley rescinded her resolution of intent to issue the bonds during Monday’s OCSD meeting.

Parks issue set for city board vote

February 3, 2015

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.

County approves university road plan

February 3, 2015

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 Monday’s Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors meeting.

February 2nd

Hammett brings experience, passion into volunteerism

February 2, 2015

Beverly Hammett doesn’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. 

January 30th

Nunnelee home after new tumor discovered

January 30, 2015

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 drops statewide, rises in GT

January 30, 2015

Unemployment across Mississippi is down, but figures are up locally, according to the latest available figures from the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

Locals honored at 14th annual GDSP banquet

January 30, 2015

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.

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