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Reveille digitization project preserves past

September 22, 2012

By MATT CRANE
life@starkvilledailynews.com

Through the efforts of Mississippi State University Libraries and the Lyrasis Mass Digitization Collaborative, every volume of the university’s student-published yearbook is now available online.

Keenum: MSU ready to face tight funding

September 22, 2012

From staff and wire reports

Mississippi State University President Mark Keenum says there is reason for optimism amid decreased federal and state funding for Mississippi universities and an investigation into the Mississippi Prepaid Affordable College Tuition program’s financial solvency.

2 escaped pet snake calls fielded in Sept.

September 22, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

Starkville Animal Control officers have responded to two separate calls within the past three weeks regarding large pet snakes who escaped from their owners and were found roaming around the vicinity of Campus View Drive and Mary Lee Lane.

Jackets begin region schedule strong

September 22, 2012

JACKSON – It turned out to be an easy Class 5A, Region 2, District 6 opener for the Starkville High School Yellowjackets.

After beginning the season with a 1-3 record against tough non-division competitive, Starkville went on the road to defeat the Jackson Lanier Bulldogs 48-0 on Friday night.

Vols unable to overcome talented Pats

September 22, 2012

The Starkville Academy Volunteers may have been an underdog in Friday night's matchup with Jackson Prep.

Starkville Academy’s head coach Jeff Terrill talked to his team before the game about how the Volunteers wanted to play the game.

“We need to play our football,” Terrill said. “We need to play hard, fundamental football.”

East Oktibbeha loses on the road

September 22, 2012

COLUMBUS – For the East Oktibbeha Titans, the road to the playoffs just got a lot harder.

The Titans fell to Class A, Region 3, District 4 rival West Lowndes 14-0 Friday night at Panther Field.

The Titans are now 2-4 overall and 1-2 in the district, while the Panthers improved to 3-2 overall and 2-1 in district play.

SSD prepares Web student data tracking

September 22, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

The Starkville School District will launch its InformationNOW online student information system Monday, beginning a series of orientation sessions on each of its campuses for parents to retrieve their login information and learn about the INOW Parent Portal’s features and options.

Payrolls fall, signaling shrinking economy

September 22, 2012

By JEFF AMY
Associated Press

JACKSON (AP) — Payrolls fell in Mississippi for the fourth straight month in August, reinforcing economists’ judgment that the state is back in recession.

Watson: Victim in Pierce Road incident refuses to cooperate

September 22, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Department Commander Brett Watson said the victim in a shooting on Pierce Road Tuesday night will not cooperate with authorities in their investigation.

Authorities have not yet issued any formal charges in relation to the shooting, which occurred earlier this week.

MSU alumni chapter to host Bulldog Blast

September 22, 2012

For Starkville Daily News

Over 250 MSU alumni and friends are expected to take part in the 19th Annual Oktibbeha County MSU Alumni Association’s Bulldog Blast scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 29.

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