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Archive - Aug 2012

August 23rd

School board eyes potential funding for district upkeep

August 23, 2012

By CARL SMITH
sdnnews@bellsouth.net

Starkville School District could find needed funding for its district maintenance plan through a zero-interest bond program.

SSD benefits from YouTube for class

August 23, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
sdnedu@bellsouth.net

When Starkville School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway announced that teachers could use YouTube in their lessons more freely, teachers at the SSD’s teacher convocation Aug. 3 broke into applause.

Now that school has started, teachers are still applauding the move.

MSU hires Brewster to coach receivers

August 23, 2012

Mississippi State announced the departure of receivers coach Angelo Mirando on Sunday and it only took four days for head coach Dan Mullen to find his man as a replacement.

That man is former University of Minnesota head coach Tim Brewster.

Recruiting irregularity draws NCAA probe

August 23, 2012

Mississippi State University’s football program is under investigation by the NCAA for possible recruiting irregularities.

Officials from MSU and the NCAA confirmed Thursday that the two organizations are working closely in regard to a lengthy and ongoing recruitment investigation.

August 22nd

Bulldogs start volleyball season with matches at home

August 22, 2012

The Mississippi State football and volleyball programs have something in common this year.

Before the Bulldogs open with the Jackson State Tigers on the gridiron at Davis Wade Stadium on Sept. 1, the volleyball version steps onto the court at Newell-Grissom Building Friday night against the same school.

MSU hosts workshop on naval peacemaking

August 22, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
sdnedu@bellsouth.net

Mississippi State University hosted a Maritime Conflict Resolution Workshop Wednesday at Mitchell Memorial Library, where political experts from across the U.S. and multiple Pacific Asian countries convened to discuss responses to growing Chinese military power in the region’s waters.

SSD administrator search could last until Jan.

August 22, 2012

By CARL SMITH
sdnnews@bellsouth.net

Starkville School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway says the district might not fill one of its top administrator’s spots until later in the semester.

Aldermen deny C Spire tower appeal

August 22, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
sdnreporter@yahoo.com

The Starkville Board of Aldermen Tuesday backed the board of adjustments and appeals’ recommendation to deny C Spire’s variance request to erect a 100-foot cellular tower.

SPD officers find UK teen reported missing from Fla.

August 22, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
sdnreporter@yahoo.com

A British girl who was reported missing Sunday was found Tuesday in Starkville.

Amy Turner, 16, was vacationing with her parents in Orlando, Fla. when she allegedly ran away with 21-year-old Zachary A. Miller, of 516 Spruce Lane in Starkville.

Opposing viewpoints: Jackets know Jaguars can throw

August 22, 2012

Madison Central Bobby Hall didn't hide in the preseason what he wanted to do offensively.

"We've got a quarterback that can throw the ball and we've got receivers that can catch it," Hall said. "We've got a lot of speed, so you'll definitely see us throwing the football."

That strategy almost worked for the Jaguars in the season-opener against defending Class 6A champion Olive Branch.

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