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July 3rd

Miss MSU makes local appearance before leaving for statewide pageant

July 3, 2013

Danielle Smith sees in Jasmine Murray the same spirit of perseverance that took her to the Miss Mississippi pageant four times.

Businesses prepare to deal with new open carry law, Many locations say they will welcome weapons

July 3, 2013

While the Mississippi Supreme Court debates overturning an injunction against Mississippi’s open carry law or letting it stand, Starkville businesses are determining how best to approach the new law.

House Bill 2 — the open carry law — requires businesses post signs that expressly forbid open carry if they don’t want customers to carry weapons on the premises.

Board votes to oust city administrator, Mayor plans to veto

July 3, 2013

The new Starkville Board of Aldermen made its first major change in city government Monday evening when it moved to to dismiss Chief Administrative Officer Lynn Spruill from the ranks of city employment.

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July 2nd

City holds 3 events for inauguration day

July 2, 2013

Residents from all over Starkville turned out to witness the changing of the guard during the city’s inaugural services on Monday.

Diving in - OCH reopens aquatic facility

July 2, 2013

OCH Regional Medical Center reopened its aquatic facility on Monday after it was closed for two months while undergoing renovations. To celebrate the re-opening, OCH hosted an open house complete with snow cones, water games and information booths.

New board to consider staff reappointments

July 2, 2013

One day after taking the oath of office, Starkville’s new board of aldermen will meet to set the city’s future into motion.

Debate continues on state open carry law

July 2, 2013

District 37 State Rep. Gary Chism (R- Columbus) believes a Mississippi judge overstepped his boundaries when he blocked Mississippi’s open carry law from taking effect.

Chism represents Oktibbeha, Lowndes and Clay counties.

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July 1st

SPIRIT OF OKTIBBEHA: Tommie Zacharias makes difference behind scenes

July 1, 2013

In Matthew 6:1-4, Jesus Christ teaches that the best works of kindness are done in private.

GED grads celebrate - Ceremony held Sunday at Greensboro Center

July 1, 2013

After her graduation ceremony at the Greensboro Center, Tori Gifford hurried to catch her teacher Amanda Page at the stage’s front, packing up graduation gowns.

“Ms. Mandy, I’ve got to show you something,” she said. “I didn’t know it was here, and I would have never known it was here if my daddy hadn’t shown me.”

June 28th

MSU enters agreement for biocrude

June 28, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

There is a story behind the name of Bio Energy Spectrum Solutions, LLC (BESS), a different one than many might expect.

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