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Starkville Main Street Associations Presents Annual Awards

Each year, Starkville Main Street presents a slate of awards to businesses and organizations who have positively impacted Downtown Starkville districts in the areas of development, property renovation, and retail promotion. The 2014 awards were presented last week at the annual meeting of the Main Street Association held at Restaurant Tyler Upstairs. Congratulations to these… More

Highway 12 Business Improvement District: A Letter from Partnership CEO

Dear Business Leaders, Starkville and Oktibbeha County are enjoying tremendous growth in regards to development, private investment, and tourism and economic development. We’ve seen great improvements of public infrastructure throughout the City, as well as on State of Mississippi right-of-way like Highway 182. Soon, Russell Street will be renovated, thanks to a grant from the… More

Candidate Profiles: Mississippi House of Representatives Districts 38 and 43

House of Representatives, District 38 TYRONE ELLIS Q&A responses not submitted     House of Representatives, District 43 PAUL MILLSAPS What qualifications and experience do you feel you possess that will benefit the office you are seeking? My experience first as a business owner, and now as a lawyer, have given me the preparation needed… More

Candidate Profiles: Mississippi Senate District 15

  GARY JACKSON What qualifications and experience do you feel you possess that will benefit the office you are seeking? While I treasure the 12 years of experience in the Senate, positions of leadership, service, and relationships I’ve made in Jackson, I believe the truly important relationships and experiences are the ones from here in my… More

Candidate Profiles: District Attorney

FORREST ALLGOOD How long have you lived in your district? All my life, with 7 years subtracted for the time I spent in college. What qualifications and experience do you feel you possess that would benefit the office you are seeking? I have been a prosecutor for my entire career starting as an ADA in… More

Candidate Profiles: Justice Court Judge District 3

MARTY HAUG ** WILL ATTEND Meet & Greet on July 8 How long have you lived in Starkville/Oktibbeha County? I was born and raised in Starkville/Oktibbeha County.  I graduated from Starkville High School and Mississippi State.  I then moved to Florida for law school and after graduating from law school, practiced in Florida then returned… More

Candidate Profiles: Justice Court Judge District 2

LARNZY LEE CARPENTER, JR. Q&A responses not submitted     BERNARD CRUMP How long have you lived in Starkville? 41 years What qualifications and experience do you feel you possess that would benefit the office you are seeking? I have served for as Justice Court Judge for 31 years and received more than 700 hours… More

Candidate Profiles: Justice Court Judge District 1

WILLIAM ANTON “TONY” BOYKIN, JR. How long have you lived in Starkville/Oktibbeha County? All my life, born and raised attending Starkville Public Schools. What qualifications and experience do you feel you possess that would benefit the office you are seeking? Experience- 39 1/2 years on the Bench as a Justice Court Judge. Over 1,500 hours… More

Candidate Profiles: Oktibbeha County Supervisor District 5

SYLVESTER “DEWAYNE” DAVIS Q&A responses not submitted       ERNEST ROGERS, JR. How long have you lived in Starkville/Oktibbeha County? 27 years What qualifications and experience do you feel you possess that would benefit the office you are seeking? East Oktibbeha Co. High School Graduate, 2006 Member of the High School Honor Society &… More