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July 24th

Task force: Curfew not needed

July 24, 2010

After several meetings, an appointed task force has found that mandating a curfew for juveniles is neither necessary or feasible.
While a curfew for juveniles may aid parents with a home for their children, the city lacks a juvenile detention center and the budget for the “cumbersome” cost of additional police officers, the committee agreed Thursday.
The City of Columbus, which has a curfew both during the day and during evening hours, spends $110 a night to house a juvenile at its detention center, provided available space.

MSU students arrested for graffiti

July 24, 2010

Two Mississippi State students have each been charged with malicious mischief in connection with recent appearances of stenciled graffiti around the city.
Zachary Harris, 21, of 401 University Drive, and Peter Hammond, 22, of 305 S. Jackson St., were released on bonds of $500 apiece following their arrests on the malicious mischief charges Friday afternoon.
Both are art majors at MSU, Starkville Police Department detectives said Friday.
The two were identified after police detectives received a trip through the Golden Triangle Crime Stoppers hotline.

City sales tax revenue sees growth

July 24, 2010

Starkville’s sales tax collections for the first five months of 2010 are more than $120,000 above what was collected for the same period in 2009, according to the latest figures reported by the Mississippi Tax Commission.
City officials received the latest tax figures this week. It takes two months for the Tax Commission to process the revenue and report the figures to municipalities.

July 22nd

NATIONAL Skyscraper

July 21st

NATIONAL Remnant Banner

SCT performers to get 'Glee'-ful with musical revue

July 21, 2010

Starkville Community Theatre's upcoming summer musical revue, "The A, B, C's of Broadway," will spoof "Glee" with a cast of 18 performers portraying high school glee club members working to determine which songs they will select to perform in a regional show choir competition.
The cast works its way through an "alphabet" of song titles from various Broadway musicals until they find the "perfect numbers" to perform in competition, hence the production's title, director Alison Stamps says.

July 15th

Sandhill Arms

Vollor Law

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