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April 13th, 2015

I Bleed Maroon blood drive today at SDN

April 13, 2015

Mississippi State campus radio station WMSV 91.1 FM and United Blood Services will continue their week-long blood drive in Starkville today at the Starkville Daily News.

Fire destroys home South of Starkville

April 13, 2015

A fire early Sunday morning destroyed a home in Southern Oktibbeha County.
At 3:25 a.m., Central and District 5 Volunteer Fire Departments responded to a structure fire at 119 Andrew Road. Although the fire was large, it was put out rather quickly, county fire services coordinator Kirk Rosenhan said.

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Bemis leaves his mark as Refuge volunteer-in-residence

April 13, 2015

Robert Bemis will be ending his stint as volunteer-in-residence at the Noxubee Wildlife Refuge in the coming weeks, but the work completed during his time there will be visible long past his departure.

April 9th

150th anniversary of end of Civil War observed locally

April 9, 2015

One hundred fifty years ago today, Confederate General Robert E. Lee climbed the steps of a private home in Appomattox, Virginia. Union General Ulysses S. Grant was waiting in the foyer for the meeting that would save the union.

ZZ Top to play Friday at the Hump

April 9, 2015

Over 40 years after ZZ Top opened in 1973-74 school year with a concert at the Animal Husbandry Building on the Mississippi State University campus, they will return Friday to play at the Humphrey Coliseum.
The concert was rescheduled from Oct. 30 after bassist Dusty Hill suffered a hip injury in September.

SPD recognizes local boy’s heroism

April 9, 2015

One local boy got surprise recognition Wednesday afternoon when members of Starkville Police Department, Starkville Fire Department and Mayor Parker Wiseman stopped by his second grade classroom.

MEI kicks off youth workforce development push in Starkville

April 9, 2015

Meredith Gunn, director of workforce development for the Mississippi Energy Institute, was back “in the middle school mindset” Wednesday morning as she spoke to students in Hannah Rachel Smith’s 8th grade English class at Armstrong Middle School.

April 8th

City leaders talk power with utility exec

April 8, 2015

Some members of Starkville’s city leadership spent part of the evening discussing power with Tennessee Valley Public Power Association (TVPPA) President and CEO Jack Simmons.

EXPRESS Yourself promotes artists with disabilities

April 8, 2015

The T.K. Martin Center, on the Mississippi State University campus, provides a way for Mississippians with the most severe disabilities to express themselves through art.

Horse Park to host Lucky Dog barrel races this weekend

April 8, 2015

Lucky Dog Productions will bring its barrel racing series to the Mississippi Horse Park this weekend. The event marks the second time this year the park’s horse stalls will be sold out, according to Horse Park facility director Bricklee Miller.
The barrel races will run Friday-Sunday and are free to the public. The Mississippi Horse Park is located on Poorhouse Road.

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