Dr. Tori Holloway, assistant superintendent for the Starkville School District, was standing at Armstrong Middle School one day, talking to teachers and making sure bus pick-up was going smoothly, when he saw something that struck him as odd.
The swimming facility in the Joe Frank Sanderson Center at Mississippi State University is undergoing some maintenance renovations and is not set to reopen until students return Jan. 7.
Despite reservations by some Starkville aldermen, the board approved a motion to restructure the building, codes and planning department, combining it with the engineering department and hiring a director to oversee operations.
During the peak hours of the Farm to Table dinner Saturday night, it was hard to move, but no one seemed to care.
The finishing touches are being put on a new pavilion at the Oktibbeha County Heritage Museum.
Planning for the Farm to Table dinner started months ago. Not because it was going to be a difficult event to plan, but because the farmers involved had to know what Ty Thames, local chef and restaurateur, wanted to use.
At its Thursday afternoon meeting, the Greater Starkville Development Partnership reviewed some basics about the newly formed Golden Triangle Regional Development Link.
In his five years as the Starkville High School band director, Shawn Sullivan has had one member make the Mississippi Lions All-State Band. This year, he has two: Andrew Rogers and Jacob Easley.
The tone of Tuesday's Starkville Board of Aldermen meeting was set early after discussion of a proposed roundabout by First Baptist Church was removed from the agenda.
The Starkville School District Board of Directors approved one transfer request and denied another Tuesday.
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors has asked the county administrator and board attorney to work on hammering out a deal that would lease the remainder of Oktibbeha County Lake.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen will kick off December with several items to consider Tuesday night.
A Maben man was arrested Sunday for stabbing a pregnant woman earlier in the day. John Jones, 30, of 110 Sanders Trailer Park Road in Maben, was arrested and charged with two counts of aggravated assault after he stabbed his girlfriend's sister Sunday morning.
Two high school students have been arrested in connection to the recent string of auto burglaries in Oktibbeha County.
It's official. The former Columbus-Lowndes Development Link is now the Golden Triangle Development Link after Wednesday's board vote approving the new board members for the organization.
The Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Department is asking for help in locating those responsible for a rash of auto burglaries.
A man awaiting trial on a murder charge is a suspect in a shooting that left one man injured in a Starkville trailer park Tuesday night.
Zelma Talley will be joined today by three additional members to serve on the new Golden Triangle Regional Link's operations in Oktibbeha County.
Computer savvy citizens of Starkville have a little extra reason to rejoice in the season. The city will launch its new, improved government website Friday, Dec. 14.
The Starkville School District has seen a five-percent increase in student enrollment over the past two years, and though this hardly comes as a surprise to district officials, classroom space is becoming an issue, particularly in the elementary schools.
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