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January 16th, 2015

VIDEO OF THE DAY: The Best Diet Tips & Tricks for a Healthy New Year

January 16, 2015

The most common New Year Resolution is to lose weight and get fit. Fitness and nutrition expert John Basedow offers his best diet tips and tricks, including 'smart shopping,' controlling portion size, selecting natural foods, home cooking and packing 'take home plates' when eating out, so you to make this year your best ever.

Kroger expansion set next month

January 16, 2015

To the east of Kroger in Starkville, in the Starkville Crossings shopping center, there is an unbroken string of vacated business spaces.

City equality vote prompts public outcry

January 16, 2015

The backlash against the Starkville Board of Aldermen’s recent decision to repeal the city’s equality resolution and amend the plus-one insurance coverage option for city employees continued this week.

Wiseman addresses Parks Commission in wake of new advisory board proposal

January 16, 2015

Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman visited the Starkville Parks Commission during its monthly meeting Thursday to talk about potential changes that may soon be facing the city’s sometimes troubled Parks and Recreation department.

January 15th

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 2015 Oscar Nominations Announced

January 15, 2015

Russell Street work to begin 2016

January 15, 2015

Major road projects on Russell Street and Lynn Lane, as well as a safety audit of Highway 12, are coming to Starkville soon, Northern District Transportation Commissioner Mike Tagert told the Greater Starkville Development Partnership Wednesday morning.

Family Dollar to open new location

January 15, 2015

Family Dollar will be moving from its current location on Highway 182 to a new store on Jackson Street, just north of the highway.

Schools adjust QPA index for SHS students

January 15, 2015

The Starkville School District approved changes to its quality point average (QPA) scale that will assign more weight to more challenging college-level courses at Starkville High School at its meeting Tuesday, after extensive discussion about options for these changes and the effect the changes would have on students. 

Locals commemorate MLK through 21st Unity breakfast, memorial march

January 15, 2015

Events around town Monday will prompt locals to remember the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Mississippi State University’s annual MLK Jr. Unity Breakfast will begin at 7 a.m. on Monday. The event, now in its 21st year, is free and open to the public. Breakfast will be followed by a program by William B. Bynum Jr., president of Mississippi Valley State University at 8 a.m.

January 14th

School bond issue turns complex

January 14, 2015

Oktibbeha County citizens turned in more than enough signatures to bring a $13.2 million Oktibbeha County School District bond to a vote at the school district’s meeting Tuesday, but the county circuit clerk’s office was unable to certify all the required signatures by deadline.

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