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June 25th, 2015

Starkville Academy football schedule 2015

June 25, 2015

Aug. 21 Marshall Home
Aug. 28 West Lowndes Home
Sept. 4 Magnolia Heights Away
Sept. 11 Lamar Away
Sept. 18 Pillow Home
Sept. 25 Washington School Home
Oct. 2 French Camp Away
Oct. 9 Heritage Away
Oct. 16 Leake Home
Oct. 23 Winston Away

Obamacare survives Supreme Court

June 25, 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday morning that offering insurance subsidies at the state and federal level is legal, thus upholding a vital part of the Affordable Care Act.
The 6-3 majority - which included Chief Justice John Roberts - means the health-care reform law also known as Obamacare will remain in effect.

Mississippi cities honored for smoke-free ordinances

June 25, 2015

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi State Department of Health says the Magnolia state leads the nation when it comes to implementing municipal smoke-free air ordinances.

On Tuesday, 14 Mississippi cities that passed comprehensive smoke-free ordinances in 2014 were honored by the Health Department, the Mississippi Public Health Association and Smokefree Mississippi.

June 24th

Outlaw gives back

June 24, 2015

Former Starkville High School player and 12-year NBA veteran Travis Outlaw returns to his hometown each summer to give back to area youth.
Read about Outlaw in Thursday's edition of The Starkville Daily News.

Moore stresses fundamentals

June 24, 2015

Basketball coach Milton Moore enjoys working camps like the Elite "Travis Outlaw" Skills and Development Camp because he can stress fundamentals.
For more on Moore's visit to Starkville this week, see Thursday's Starkville Daily News.

Mobile relief comes to Starkville

June 24, 2015

Liberty Portable Restrooms got a ribbon-cutting from the Greater Starkville Development Partnership on Wednesday. Contact the business, owned by Chris Sears, at 662-312-5785.

Thowback Thursday: Michael Jackson exits stage left

June 24, 2015

Only six years ago, the King of Pop, Michael Jackson died from cardiac arrest brought on by a fatal overdose in his home at the age of 50.
“May our love be with you always Michael,” said his brother Jermaine Jackson in a quote released by the Los Angeles Times on the day of his death.

Trees in Starkville to be measured, counted

June 24, 2015

Local volunteers are needed to help count and measure trees in Starkville for an assessment of trees on public property.

GSDP welcomes Liberty Portable Restooms

June 24, 2015

The Greater Starkville Development Partnership welcomed Liberty Portable Restrooms to Starkville on Wednesday with a ribbon cutting. The business is operated by Chris Sears and his family. - See more at:

Senators call for renewed Confederate flag debate

June 24, 2015

Both of Mississippi's U.S. Senators are now calling for the state to reconsider its stance on the Confederate battle flag. Sen. Roger Wicker's office released a statement about 9 a.m. Wednesday saying the state flag should be "put in a museum" and replaced.
Less than five hours later, Sen. Thad Cochran said he hoped the state would also reconsider changing the flag.

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