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Candidate Profiles: County Surveyor & County Prosecutor Offices

COUNTY PROSECUTOR: HALEY M. BROWN ** WILL ATTEND Meet & Greet on July 8 How long have you lived in Starkville/Oktibbeha County? I grew up in both Starkville and Columbus. I returned to Oktibbeha County and began practicing law in 2008 after earning a juris doctor from the University of Mississippi School of Law. What… More

Candidate Profiles: Constable – Districts 1, 2, 3

This morning, we continue our series of candidate profiles for those seeking Oktibbeha County offices in the 2015 Mississippi general election. We’ll be sharing posts related to each office on the November ballot over the next two weeks leading up to our Power Breakfast Candidate Meet & Greet on Wednesday, July 8. You can also… More

Candidate Profiles: Oktibbeha County Circuit and Chancery Clerks

CHANCERY CLERK CANDIDATES: MONICA BANKS Q&A responses not submitted       CIRCUIT CLERK CANDIDATES: MICHAEL JASON CAMPBELL ** WILL ATTEND Meet & Greet on July 8 How long have you lived in Starkville/Oktibbeha County? My wife, Ryann and I moved to Starkville May 2007 to attend MSU. Ryann had received a healthy scholarship and I… More

Candidate Profiles: County Tax Assessor / Collector

JOHN BROWN How long have you lived in Starkville/Oktibbeha County? 1975-1979 1980-1990 2012- current Total of 17 years What qualifications and experience do you feel you possess that would benefit the office you are seeking? Common sense, B.S. degree from MSU, M.A. degree from the W, over 20 years of Management experience and public servant… More

Viewpoints: Brother Rogers on Why Local Elections Are Important

A few months ago, we began a new series on the Starkville Insider… Viewpoints, an opportunity for us to share the unique perspectives of people who are impacting Starkville and Oktibbeha County in positive ways. We’ve been seeking out residents, business folks, leaders and other influencers to find out their views of the Starkville community — in their own words!… More