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January 14th, 2015

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.

County schools work to reach more students

January 14, 2015

The Oktibbeha County School District announced plans for extended school for the spring semester and made plans to help West Oktibbeha County Elementary School teachers better reach students at the district’s monthly meeting Tuesday.

Police search on for missing Starkville man

January 14, 2015

A search is under way for a missing Starkville man along the Alabama coast.
Gulf Shores Police Department reported that John Switzer, 24, has been missing since 12:30 p.m. Saturday, when he told his family he intended to go kayak fishing near West Beach Boulevard in Gulf Shores, Ala. The department is carrying out a search with assistance from the U.S. Coast Guard.

Volunteer fair offers opportunity to honor King

January 14, 2015

Martin Luther King Jr. said during a 1957 speech in Montgomery, Ala., “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’”
Starkville area residents have many opportunities to shine a light on that legacy through a variety of service projects that will take place over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend.

Planning board approves new Habitat plans

January 14, 2015

Habitat for Humanity’s planned subdivision of five single-family homes came one step closer to fruition at the Starkville Planning & Zoning Commission meeting Tuesday evening.

January 13th

Bulldogs finish season ranked top 15 in football polls

January 14, 2015

The Mississippi State football team started the 2014 season unranked and unknown.
But that's not the way the season ended for the Bulldogs.

A new era: McFatrich takes over State program

January 14, 2015

It's a new era for Mississippi State volleyball.
On Tuesday, MSU Athletic Director Scott Stricklin introduced David McFatrich as the 11th volleyball head coach in program history.
The hire was announced Monday afternoon.

SMITH COLUMN: Volleyball can be successful for MSU team

January 14, 2015

It's time to wipe the slate clean, hit the reset button and move forward.
There hasn't been very much for Mississippi State to brag about over the years when it comes to volleyball.
For a program that has only enjoyed eight winning seasons in 40 years, it's been a struggle for the Bulldogs to get very much going in the sport.

Jackets lose pair in region on home turf

January 14, 2015

Win or lose, there is always something to gain from tough competition.
On Tuesday, Starkville High took to the soccer field against Madison Central, one of the best in the state.
Even though the game went the way of the Lady Jaguars 1-0, for the Lady Yellowjackets, there was much to take away.

Nancy Grace Snowden Camp

January 14, 2015

Nancy Grace Snowden Camp, 75, passed away at West Point Community Living Center.  She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Starkville MS. 

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