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Archive - May 2013

May 22nd

Public access Wi-Fi goes live

May 22, 2013

Visitors to downtown Starkville can now sit outside and enjoy free access to the city's wireless Internet. The city is utilizing the fiberoptic cable platform constructed by Starkville Electric Company to provide free outdoor Wi-Fi access from the area around Mugshots on N. Douglas Conner Dr. to the Starkville Public Library on University Drive.

SOAR distributes community grants

May 22, 2013

tarkville Oktibbeha Achieving Results (SOAR) distributed $13,820 in grants and awards to nine community organizations on Tuesday.

Alderman hear city audit report

May 22, 2013

Starkville Board of Aldermen reviewed the city’s 2012 audit report and addressed concerns on the findings of the 2012 Parks Commission audit on Tuesday.

Wynn takes Ward 2 runoff

May 22, 2013

Lisa Wynn’s work on the campaign trail finally ended on Tuesday night. Now the alderman-elect will begin a new kind of work.

Wynn defeated incumbent Sandra Sistrunk by a 209-189 margin Tuesday in the Democratic runoff for Starkville’s Ward 2 alderman after absentee and paper ballots were counted, making the 18 affidavit ballots cast essentially moot.

May 21st

17th-inning walkoff: Slauter's bloops hit gives MSU a victory

May 22, 2013

HOOVER, Ala. – It had been a while since Mississippi State or Missouri had scored a run.
The Bulldogs broke the streak with a run in the 17th inning.
The No. 18 (Collegiate Baseball) Bulldogs edged the Missouri Tigers 2-1 in a 17-inning marathon in the first round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament. 

WAIT COLUMN: MSU's chances of hosting event look pretty good

May 22, 2013

Mississippi State fans have grown to like regionals in Starkville, and why shouldn't they?
Dudy Noble Field offers one of the best venues in the nation to watch college baseball, and when postseason games can be seen from Left Field Lounge, it brings out a huge amount of Bulldog fans.

Rivals play in front of 7,421 in Hoover

May 22, 2013

HOOVER, Ala. – Alabama and Auburn have one of the most fierce rivalries in the nation.
On Tuesday, the two teams faced off in the first round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament for the first time since 2010.
The No. 7 seed Crimson Tide scored three runs in the eighth inning to take a 6-3 win over the No. 10 seed Tigers and sent them home in front of 7,421.

Miller begins new search for SHS coach

May 21, 2013

It has been a little over a year since Starkville High School athletic director Stan Miller has had to look for a baseball coach.
After Brian Jones announced his resignation on Monday to take the same position at Pearl, Miller was ready to begin that process again as well as wish his former coach well.

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SSD stakeholders discuss marketing, consolidation

May 21, 2013

Haley Montgomery saw teachable moments in Beatrix Potter's "The Tale of Peter Rabbit," and not just for her children.

Blackout goes without hitch

May 21, 2013

Sunday's planned city-wide power outage put Starkville one step closer to completing a $20 million transmission project for adding a second power source.

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