For the next three weeks, we will be recognizing the teacher and student recipients of our Excellence in Education awards. Holiday schedule We will not meet on December 24 and 31. LAST WEEK AT ROTARY Invocation and Pledge: Terry Kemp Attendance : There were 126 members present (38 exempt, 2 honorary), and 75 (19 exempt, […]

TOP TEACHERS AND STUDENTS Our club, like those throughout the Rotary world, has moved literacy to the top of its priority list for action. Today, we’re pleased to welcome and recognize an outstanding teacher and two students from each of five more area schools – Armstrong Middle School, Henderson Intermediate, Starkville High, East Oktibbeha High, […]

TOP TEACHERS AND STUDENTS Today, we’re winding up Education Month for Starkville Rotary Club by recognizing star teachers and students from three more schools. Today’s honorees are from Starkville Academy Elementary, Starkville Academy High, and Millsaps Career and Technology Center. OUR NEXT MEETING, JANUARY 7 This is our last meeting of 2007. We’ll take the […]

LOCAL WILDLIFE TREASURE Our own Larry Box, assistant district governor and past club president, will brief us on “The Noxubee Refuge and Its Friends.” STATE ELECTIONS REVIEW Dr. Marty Wiseman, Director of MSU’s John C. Stennis Institute of Government, will analyze this year’s state elections next week. Remember to exercise your right to vote at […]

STATE/LOCAL ELECTION REVISITED No matter how you feel about the outcome of last week’s election, you’ll probably agree that the BEST thing about it is that it’s over. That means the plethora of signs that have blighted our landscape for far too many months will be gone! Returning today to give us his perspective on […]

NEGRITA TO TELL US ABOUT ECUADOR Rotary Youth Exchange Student Negrita Caicedo is today’s speaker. She’s no stranger because she has attended nearly every Rotary meeting since her arrival from Ecuador in late July. We’re looking forward to learning more about Ecuador, her family, her experiences, and how life and school in Starkville compare with […]