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September 25th, 2014

Parks denies access to balances

September 25, 2014

Starkville Parks Commission Chair Dan Moreland, through Starkville Parks and Recreation’s certified public accountant (CPA) firm, has denied an informal request from Starkville Daily News for access to Parks’ monthly expense reports and current account balances.

MSU hosts reshoring event Wed.

September 25, 2014

Jay Moon sees a chance for Mississippi and America to regain jobs that were once offshored to other countries.

Banned Books Week observed

September 25, 2014

“A censor is a man knows more than he thinks you ought to.”
This quote by Laurence J. Peters succinctly states the purpose behind Banned Books Week, which is being celebrated by libraries around the country this week.
Meredith Wickham, the young adult librarian at the Starkville Public Library, said Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read.

September 24th

Mayor’s ‘plus-one’ veto holds

September 24, 2014

The Starkville Board of Aldermen’s attempt to override Mayor Parker Wiseman’s veto of an amendment to the city’s controversial plus-one insurance expansion fell short after Ward 2 Alderman Lisa Wynn recused herself from the vote.

Career Days at Humphrey Coliseum pairs employers with job seekers

September 24, 2014

Mississippi State University’s Career Days made a difference for Murphy Brantley once, and he hopes for the program to do it again.

Parks Dept. releases new fee structure

September 24, 2014

Starkville Parks and Recreation has announced a new fee system that will take effect Oct. 1 for several of its facilities.

September 23rd

Airstrikes begin in Syria

September 23, 2014

WASHINGTON — The U.S. and partner nations began launching airstrikes against Islamic State group targets in Syria for the first time Monday night, expanding a military campaign against the militants with a mix of fighter jets, bombers and Tomahawk cruise missiles fired from ships in the region.

Man arrested in would-be school break-in

September 23, 2014

Starkville police arrested a local man early Sunday morning after he allegedly tried to break into Ward Stewart Elementary School.
Terry Lee Coggins, 21, of 113 Henderson St. is being held in Oktibbeha County Jail on suspicion of attempted burglary and disorderly conduct. He was released Monday night after posting $5,000 bond.

ZZ Top show rescheduled

September 23, 2014

Mississippi State University’s Music Maker Productions (MMP) announced Monday that ZZ Top has rescheduled its concert for 8 p.m. April 10 at Humphrey Coliseum.

Castleberry updates Rotary on progress on Mill at MSU

September 23, 2014

Starkville Rotary Club received an update on The Mill at Mississippi State University Monday when Mark Castleberry, of Castle Properties, spoke to the club about the development’s progress.
The project encompasses the renovation of the Cooley Building and the lot surrounding it.

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