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Aldermen to re-advertise vacant school board seat

Posted 4/21/2010 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

STARKVILLE — After months of delays, public scrutiny, an appointment and subsequent veto, the Starkville Board of Aldermen Tuesday voted to readvertise for letters of interest to fill the open seat on the Starkville School District board of trustees.

 

 

Starkville passes controversial helmet ordinance

Posted 4/21/2010 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

STARKVILLE — The Starkville Board of Aldermen approved a controversial safety helmet ordinance Tuesday, despite complaints of too much “big government” involvement coming from opponents of the measure.

 

 

Murder trial continued

Posted 4/21/2010 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

The trial of an Oktibbeha County woman charged with murder was continued until August because a witness was unavailable.

 

 

Apartment fire cause could be weeks away

Posted 4/21/2010 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

STARKVILLE — It could be weeks before fire investigators make an official ruling on the cause of the Sunday morning blaze at Campus Trails Apartments, a senior fire official said Tuesday.

 

 

Construction to begin on education building

Posted 4/20/2010 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

STARKVILLE — Construction could begin by the end of the week on the new Oktibbeha County School District central office building in downtown Starkville.

 

 

Firm: Merge Starkville, Oktibbeha schools

Posted 4/20/2010 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Consultants hired to study consolidation of Mississippi school districts recommended the Oktibbeha County district merge with the larger and higher-performing Starkville School District to save costs.

 

Museum garden an exercise in sustainability

Posted 4/20/2010 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

The grounds of the Oktibbeha County Heritage Museum are being transformed this week into a series of self-sustaining gardens as construction continues on a first-of-its-kind landscaping project in Starkville.

 

Oktibbeha, Starkville school districts recommended for merger

Posted 4/20/2010 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Consultants said Monday that 18 Mississippi school districts, including the Oktibbeha County district, could improve by merging with higher performing districts, generally their neighbors.

 

Construction work sparks blaze in Starkville home

Posted 4/19/2010 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

A day after fire tore through two buildings in the Campus Trails apartment complex, Starkville firefighters were back to work this afternoon for a house fire on Green Street.

Officials: Fire at Starkville complex started in attic; no foul play suspected

Posted 4/19/2010 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Fire investigators are still trying to determine what caused a Sunday morning fire in the Campus Trails apartment complex that damaged two buildings and displaced 70 residents.

 

City to host third hearing on helmet ordinance

Posted 4/19/2010 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

STARKVILLE — Starkville residents will have one more chance to weigh in on a proposed safety helmet ordinance before aldermen vote on the measure Tuesday night at City Hall.

 

Fire tears through yet another Starkville apartment complex; no one believed injured

Posted 4/18/2010 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Fire struck another large Starkville apartment complex Sunday morning, destroying two buildings. No one was believed killed or injured in the blaze, officials said.

 

Starkville Daily News: Police warn of contest scams (link)

Posted 4/18/2010 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

 

 

Road, bridge work continues around Starkville

Posted 4/17/2010 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Drivers who use Old West Point Road can expect delays and lane closures this week as work begins on a bridge north of Pat Station Road.

 

A festival to remember: Crowds turn out to Starkville's Cotton District in droves

Posted 4/17/2010 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

The hills above University Drive echoed the sounds of the Cotton District Arts Festival Saturday as thousands of people packed the streets below. Cash register bells would have joined the cacophony had any vendors been using them, but the quiet whisper of rustling bills and the clinking jingle of change dropped into cash boxes was music to their ears.

Tea Party draws crowd to downtown Starkville

Posted 4/16/2010 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Bearing flags, signs and disgust for the federal government, more than 100 people rallied Thursday in front of the Oktibbeha County Courthouse as part of the Starkville Tea Party’s Repeal, Replace and Restore Tax Day Rally.

Crowd gathers for Starkville school's evening of the arts

Posted 4/16/2010 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

About 250 people bought their tickets and showed up for an evening of art and drama in Starkville, courtesy of a talented group of junior high students at Armstrong Middle School.

 

Budget crunch raises concerns for Starkville schools' gifted program

Posted 4/16/2010 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Budget cuts are making many people in the Starkville School District ask questions about the future of gifted programs in the public schools, and there’s not a lot of answers available.

 

 

Trey Songz, Amos Lee headline Saturday's Old Main Music Fest

Posted 4/16/2010 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Mississippi State University will bring national touring acts Trey Songz and Amos Lee to campus for this year’s Old Main Music Festival.

 

Cotton District Arts Festival includes local, national talent

Posted 4/16/2010 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Saturday’s Cotton District Arts Festival in Starkville will offer a wide variety of musical stylings to choose from. Four stages throughout the historic district highlight several musical genres.

 

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