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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

Starkville Brings in 19 “Bests” in the Mississippi Magazine’s 2015 Best of Mississippi

The July/August issue of Mississippi Magazine is always highly anticipated around the state because each year it showcased the publication’s annual reader-voted “Best of Mississippi” list featuring favorite restaurants, shops, attractions and more from across the state. We are very proud that Starkville is home to a whopping 72 mentions, including 19 “Best Of” designations… 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

Candidate Profiles: Oktibbeha County Supervisor District 4

BART GREGORY **WILL ATTEND Meet and Greet on July 8 How long have you lived in Starkville/Oktibbeha County? I have lived in Oktibbeha County permanently for the past 7 years, but I’ve spent the majority of my time here for over 2 decades. I am a 1999 graduate of Mississippi State University, and I became… More

Candidate Profiles: Oktibbeha County Supervisor District 3

DENNIS “DENNY” DANIELS How long have you lived in Starkville/Oktibbeha County? I’ve lived in Starkville for over 43 years. My family has been a part of this community since back in the 1800’s. Starkville is my home and always will be. I want nothing but the best for our community. What qualifications and experience do… More

Candidate Profiles: Oktibbeha County Supervisor District 2

ROBERT “BUBBA” LEE GRAY, JR. ** WILL ATTEND Meet & Greet on July 8 How long have you lived in Starkville/Oktibbeha County? I am a life long resident of Oktibbeha County.  My family has lived and worked in Oktibbeha County for five generations. What qualifications and experience do you feel you possess that would benefit… More