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October 20th

VIDEO: SEC Is 1st Conference To Put 4 In Top 5 Of AP Poll

October 20, 2014

The Southeastern Conference has reached a new milestone in The Associated Press college football poll, becoming the first league to place four teams in the top five ? all from the western division. Mississippi State stayed No. 1 after a weekend off. Alabama jumped three spots to No. 4 after a 59-0 victory against Texas A&M. Auburn moved up a spot to No.

Glenda Clark furthers arts, dance

October 20, 2014

Those who know her say Glenda Clark is one of Starkville’s biggest patrons of the arts.
Clark has served with the Starkville Area Arts Council (SAAC) in several ways, from helping with its annual Arts Gala to hosting membership events in her home.
At SAAC’s most recent Arts Gala, Ellen Boles presented Clark with the SAAC 2014 Award of Excellence in the Arts.

October 17th

SSD state scores hold largely steady

October 17, 2014

Starkville School District’s accountability ratings from the Mississippi Department of Education held steady at a “C” grade for the district as a whole, with individual schools either holding steady or falling one letter grade, but officials say that in light of changes to the rating system, the letters don’t tell the whole story.

MSU plans Preparathon for Saturday

October 17, 2014

Mississippi State University’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) will have its Preparathon on Saturday near the A.J. Pitts Tennis Centre on the MSU campus.
The event will include a free emergency preparedness fair as well as a half marathon, a 5k, and a family fun run. The fair runs from 8 a.m.-noon, while the races begin at 7 a.m.

Declining gas prices hit 3-year low

October 17, 2014

Average gas prices in Mississippi have fallen as low as they’ve been in more than three years, and trends suggest consumers may be able to enjoy low prices through the winter.

SPD seeking Dollar General break-in suspects

October 17, 2014

Starkville Police Department is seeking public assistance in locating three individuals in connection with an early-morning store break-in.

October 16th

Roofer suffers heart attack on job

October 16, 2014

Starkville Fire Department successfully completed an unusual early morning rescue Wednesday as a construction worker atop Starkville ’s new Municipal Complex suffered symptoms of an apparent heart attack.

Starkville man suspected of capital murder

October 16, 2014

A Starkville man is facing a capital murder charge in the death of a Clay County child.
According to a statement issued by the Clay County Sheriff’s Department, deputies arrested Charles T. Mullins, 18, of 734 New Light Road in Starkville on Oct. 9 on suspicion of child abuse following an incident in Clay County the previous day.

SED worker faces count of embezzlement

October 16, 2014

A Starkville Electric Department employee turned herself in to Starkville Police Department for embezzlement Wednesday afternoon.
An SPD press release said SED employee Elizabeth Peacock turned herself in following an SED investigation of recurring embezzlement.

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SSD creates new AD,assistant supt. post

October 16, 2014

The Starkville School District Board of Trustees voted unanimously to create and begin advertising for a new athletic director/assistant superintendent position at its regular meeting Tuesday.

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