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April 4th, 2014

MSU hires new chief of police

April 4, 2014

Mississippi State University Police Department announced Thursday it has selected Tim Potts, a captain of patrol operations with the police department at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind., as its next police chief.

Potts has 23 years of law enforcement experience.

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Shooting victim’s parents ask public to help with case

April 4, 2014

Kizmet Hamilton, mother of a victim injured in a Sunday morning shooting at the Club Rock nightclub on Rockhill Road north of Starkville, made an impassioned plea to the community at a Thursday morning press conference.

AMS to host bike rodeo Saturday - Event funded by state grant

April 4, 2014

Local children will have an opportunity to learn about proper bicycle safety Saturday at a bicycle rodeo at Armstrong Middle School.

The rodeo will run from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and will feature a variety of bike safety courses.

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Eupora school fire deemed accidental

April 4, 2014

County and state fire investigators have confirmed that the March 23 fire at Eupora High School was accidental, and school officials are close to restoring functionality to one portion of the building that was damaged in the fire.

April 3rd

Officials ‘troubled’ by probations - Mayor says aldermen playing ‘fast and loose’ with discipline

April 3, 2014

Starkville aldermen have sent a loud message to city department heads since the new board took office in July. But some city officials, including at least one alderman, think that loud message may not always be abundantly clear.

SPD offers ride-alongs to citizens

April 3, 2014

Starkville Police Department is offering an opportunity for local leaders to get a taste of going out on patrol with officers through its ride-a-long program.

Band event tonight at McComas

April 3, 2014

The Mississippi State University Wind Ensemble greeted Anthony Maiello with a literal fanfare, a thundering, galloping piece by Jack Stamp called “Gavorkna.”

SOUL SURFING - Hamilton speaks at Hump about overcoming obstacles

April 3, 2014

At first, Bethany Hamilton wasn’t sure she would be able to surf again.

April 2nd

BOA places engineer on probation

April 2, 2014

Starkville’s Board of Aldermen voted in executive session Tuesday night to place City Engineer Edward Kemp on 6 months probation.

City Clerk Lesa Hardin announced the board’s vote after the lengthy executive session, though aldermen offered no reasons for the decision.

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Interfaith event focuses on tolerance

April 2, 2014

Many meals open with one prayer. The Ninth Annual Dialogue and Friendship Dinner began with three.

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