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August 8th, 2012

MSUPD, SPD officers receive bicycle training

August 8, 2012

By MATT CRANE
sdnlife@bellsouth.net

Officers from both the Mississippi State University and Starkville police departments are literally getting back on the bike.

Following last week’s four-day training period, 10 officers, eight from MSUPD and two from SPD, have been certified for bicycle patrol by the Law Enforcement Bicycle Association.

Miss. seeing new West Nile reports

August 8, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
sdnreporter@yahoo.com

Though there have been no reports of anyone in Oktibbeha County being infected with the West Nile virus since 2007, there has been an increase in cases statewide in the last month, according to the Mississippi Department of Health.

Bus monitors not returning to city schools

August 8, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
sdnedu@bellsouth.net

The Starkville School District Board of Trustees voted at its Tuesday meeting not to rehire its 12 bus monitors, choosing to install security cameras on the buses and giving drivers radio contact with school principals instead.

August 7th

Pudding pops bring memories

August 7, 2012

By GRACE STRAHAN

Somewhere between long days of kickball and running behind the mosquito truck, my sister and I would enjoy homemade pudding pops. We would sit on our front step or under the cool of our parent’s carport with our popsicles in the plastic Tupperware molds. Our faces would be smeared with chocolate until we washed off under the water hose.

Cooking day with nieces

August 7, 2012

By JAY REED

Vowell creates simple, delicious family meals

August 7, 2012

By MATT CRANE
sdnlife@bellsouth.net

Summer may be over and her family may be going back to school, but that will not stop Krista Vowell from whipping up meals for some quality time around the dinner table.

Redistricting plan acquires city approval

August 7, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
sdnreporter@yahoo.com

The Starkville Board of Aldermen unanimously approved to adopt Golden Triangle Planning and Development District’s revised redistricting plan at its meeting Tuesday.

Starkville school board nixes STEEP

August 7, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
sdnedu@bellsouth.net

The Starkville School District Board of Trustees voted unanimously Tuesday to remove the System to Enhance Educational Performance screening program, cutting three of the annual evaluations for students in kindergarten through second grade.

MSU earns $1.7 million in rural economy grants

August 7, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
sdnedu@bellsouth.net

Mississippi State University announced Tuesday that its College of Business has received a $650,000 grant from the federal Economic Development Administration, which it will use to leverage a previously announced $1,065,000 EDA grant to aid rural economic development in 61 Mississippi counties, including Oktibbeha County.

Depth, determination: Bulldogs believe numbers narrows gap in tough SEC

August 7, 2012

Football season inches closer and closer with each passing day.

Fans long to know who will be the break out player, or the game changer in just a few short weeks.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs held their annual football media day and offered a glimpse into the program.

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