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December 17th

Rotary Club gives back with dictionary donation

December 17, 2012

Starkville Rotary Club members gathered Monday to begin work on the organization’s annual dictionary donation project.

Larry Box, chairman of the dictionary committee, said Rotary District 6,820 sets in place a project to give every third grade child a personal dictionary.

Perkins calling for reversal of plans for city buildings

December 17, 2012

Ward 6 Alderman Roy A. Perkins will bring a motion before the Starkville Board of Aldermen at its meeting Tuesday to rescind all action pertaining to certificates of participation for new municipal facilities and replace it with a June 4, 2013 bond referendum for a $3.5 million police facility.

School officials mindful of safety, emotions

December 17, 2012

Before students returned to school Monday, Starkville School District educators and administrators said they already knew how important the first day back to work would be following Friday’s massacre which killed almost 30 people at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.

December 16th

GSDP offers community open house

December 16, 2012


Starkville residents will have the opportunity meet the staff of one of the city’s most influential organizations when the Greater Starkville Development Partnership hosts its Holiday Open House 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday at its offices on Main Street.

OCH sees rise in flu cases during 2012-2013 season

December 16, 2012


With Mississippi seeing an increase of flu cases this holiday season, OCH Regional Medical Center officials encourage residents to take advantage of the flu shot.

OCH Director of Infection Control Kim Roberts said the hospital has seen a rise in flu cases this year.

Sen. Harden stayed firm with her views

December 16, 2012

Associated Press

JACKSON — Democrat Sampson Jackson was a brand new member of the Mississippi Senate in the early 1990s when lawmakers embarked on redistricting.

December 15th

Sargent: Key OCSD changes in future

December 15, 2012


SMSA pursues grant from MDA for park

December 15, 2012


The Starkville Main Street Association is pursuing a grant on behalf of the city of Starkville for funds to improve the park beside Fire Station No. 1.

Bryant asks MSU grads to share talents in address

December 15, 2012

For Starkville Daily News

Addressing nearly 1,400 Mississippi State University graduates at fall commencement ceremonies Saturday, Gov. Phil Bryant conveyed the state’s pride in its graduates.

Conn. town mourns as police look for answers

December 15, 2012

Associated Press

NEWTOWN, Conn. — Investigators tried to figure out what led a bright but painfully awkward 20-year-old to slaughter 26 children and adults at a Connecticut elementary school, while townspeople sadly took down some of their Christmas decorations and struggled Saturday with how to go on.

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