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May 29th, 2015

MSU selected as new Boeing research center

May 29, 2015

Staff reports

Senators Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker and Gov. Phil Bryant announced Thursday that the Boeing Company plans to relocate its Stitched Resin Infused Composite Research Center to the Raspet Flight Research Laboratory on the Mississippi State University campus.

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Evening bomb threat roils MSU campus

May 29, 2015

By Jim Gaines
editor@starkvilledailynews.com

A bomb threat sparked a search of several buildings on Mississippi State University's campus Friday evening.
A Maroon Alert will likely remain in effect through Saturday, but as of 8:45 p.m. the campus appeared secure, according to MSU spokesman Sid Salter.

May 28th

Gale Cummings Taylor

May 28, 2015

Gale Cummings Taylor passed away peacefully at her home in Starkville, MS on Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 3:30 a.m.  Gale was the daughter of Cecil and Lucille Cummings and was born on   September 24, 1935 in Ecru, Mississippi.  She was the granddaughter of James Herbert Windham, M.D.

With consolidation looming, DoJ files objection to merger plans

May 28, 2015

By JAMES CARSKADON
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

With just over one month until consolidation of the Starkville and Oktibbeha County School Districts becomes official, plans for the merger have hit a snag with the U.S. Department of Justice.

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Choctaw County Chargers see more transition

May 28, 2015

A move up from Class 2A to 3A was quite the transition for Choctaw County High School two years ago.
The Chargers and head coach Adam Dillinger are used to transition, though. Formerly Ackerman High, they’ve been through the changes over the past few years, following the consolidation with Weir High, and this year will be no different.

A variety of fresh breads are common at the Starkville Community Market

May 28, 2015

By CONNOR GUYTON
life@starkvilledailynews.com

Six years ago, Kristen and Ed Dechert were the first bread vendors to open shop at the Starkville Community Market. Each week, they brought rustic, savory breads to the market and each week they sold every loaf they brought.

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Catching up with Hannah Vandie

May 28, 2015

By ALEX ONKEN
news@starkvilledailynews.com

Now that Hannah Vanderberg has finished her sophomore year at East Webster High School, she plans to spend the summer by her grandparents' pool. But the 16-year-old singer from Mathison is also devoting time to work on her second EP.

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Stuedeman keeps Bulldogs headed in right direction

May 28, 2015

Vann Stuedeman continues to guide Mississippi State in the right direction.
She just finished her fourth season as the head coach of the Bulldogs, and even though it was supposed to be a "rebuilding year," she led her team to a fourth-straight NCAA Tournament appearance.

Moncrief Park pool set to open

May 28, 2015

The Starkville Park and Recreation Department has a fun and safe way to cool off as the temperatures continue to rise this summer.
The swimming pool at Moncrief Park opens on Monday and SPRD director Herman Peters encourages the public to take advantage of the opportunity.
Even though there is a slight price increase to participate, Peters said the pool should be as popular as ever.

May 27th

Circuit clerk encourages voters to make their voices heard in Tuesday runoff

May 27, 2015

By JAMES CARSKADON
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Voters in five Oktibbeha County voting precincts will held to the polls Tuesday as part of the special election to replace U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee, who passed away in February from brain cancer.

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