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Rose joins Wright, Chism as hopeful for District 37 House election

Posted yesterday in Area

A total of seven candidates filed qualifying paperwork for two vacant seats in the Golden Triangle delegation to the state Legislature before the Monday deadline.

Oktibbeha supervisors approve salary study from Stennis Institute

Posted yesterday in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

The Oktibbeha County supervisors will receive a proposal for changes to its employee pay plan from the Stennis Institute of Government and Community Development, a service and research organization at Mississippi State University that works with local governments to make them more efficient.

Plexiglass, face shields, being considered for upcoming elections

Posted yesterday in Area

Clay County Circuit Clerk Kim Brown Hood and Election Commissioner Chairman Lindy Ivy asked the Clay County Board of Supervisors Monday to look into acquiring plexiglass at voting precincts for the upcoming special election on Sept. 22 for the vacant Mississippi House of Representatives seat in District 37.

Starkville to accept bid for utilities building expansion

Posted yesterday in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Starkville aldermen plan to accept a bid today for a Corinth-based construction company to add about 10,000 square feet, plus some extra parking, to the Starkville Utilities Department's current electric division building.

 

OTHER RECENT HEADLINES

Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle Performance Improvement Coordinator Jackie Norris, RN, second from right, recently presented candy baskets and a AHA certificate to the Emergency Room staff in appreciation for their efforts in meeting specific quality measures to achieve the American Heart Association 2020 Stroke Bronze Award. Shown accepting for both the day and night shifts are from left, Head Nurse Jessica Weseli, Jordan Sudduth, RN, Brandi Durham, RN, Norris and Megan Helms, RN. The ER staff had to administer tissue plasminogen activator, or tPA to qualifying stroke patients within 60 minutes of admission over three consecutive months. Other stroke quality measures involving the transfer of stroke patients and the treatment of stroke patients admitted as inpatients also had to be met to qualify for the award. All data was for 2019, according to Norris.

Health brief: BMH-Golden Triangle stroke award

Public ideas for Mississippi flag: Magnolias, stars, beer

Tupelo mayor works against Trump, won't seek 3rd term

More Mississippi schools begin classes as virus cases surge

Oak Hill plans greenhouse, garden for outdoor education

Arrest report for 8-3-20

Monday Profile: How Gavin Gilbert has revolutionized Starkville High School football's statistics

Columbus police arrest two in connection with armed robbery

Analysis: Mississippi group aims for simple flag design

Mississippi health department: COVID-19 deaths top 1,700

 

 

Mississippi farmers can start applying for hemp license

Mississippi National Guard unit has first female battalion leader

Retesting delays employees from returning to work

SOCSD delays student start date to Aug. 24

Former SPD officer convicted of child exploitation counts

SOCSD delays student start date to Aug. 24

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