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Hosemann looks to offer business crowdfunding

April 17, 2015

Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann is hoping to make it easier for small businesses in Mississippi to get off the ground with the help of an online crowdfunding service.

Hosemann looks to offer business crowdfunding

April 17, 2015

Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann is hoping to make it easier for small businesses in Mississippi to get off the ground with the help of an online crowdfunding service.

MSU plans to launch Institute for Market Studies

April 17, 2015

The state Institutions of Higher Learning Board of Trustees has approved a request from Mississippi State University to establish an Institute for Market Studies.

Last minute details outlined for art fest

April 17, 2015

Starkville Area Arts Council members will receive an exclusive benefit during Saturday‚Äôs Cotton District Arts Festival ‚ÄĒ access to the first ever VIP tent.

Library book sale to benefit summer reading programs

April 17, 2015

When celebrating Super Bulldog Weekend, the Friends of the Library suggest you take a break to stop at the Starkville Public Library for the book sale on Saturday at 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

New Oktibbeha County law library opens

April 16, 2015

The grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony of the Oktibbeha County Law Library took place on Wednesday, starting at 4 p.m. The law library is being housed inside the Starkville Public Library.

Community garden open for additional sign-ups

April 16, 2015

Spring is in season and Starkville’s community garden is open to the public.
Starkville Parks and Recreation Director Herman Peters said the garden is off to as strong a start as any he’s seen since he took over managing parks, with 17 of 30 plots already rented. Still, he said there’s plenty of space for additional rentals.

Rain or shine: Art festival returns: Saturday’s Cotton District Arts Festival to feature record artisans, food, music and more

April 15, 2015

The Cotton District Arts Festival will be held Saturday ‚ÄĒ rain or shine.
Laurie Burton, president of Starkville Area Arts Council ‚ÄĒ the organization that puts on the festival each April, said as much of the festival as possible will continue despite the weather.

Starkville School Board continues road to consolidation

April 15, 2015

With less than 80 days remaining until the official formation of the Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District, the Starkville School District Board of Trustees dealt with a handful of matters relating to the July 1 merger of the SSD and Oktibbeha County School District at its board meeting Tuesday night.

‚ÄėSocial Security‚Äô comedy closes community theater regular season

April 15, 2015

A cast of six veteran actors will close the regular season at the Starkville Community Theatre in the comedy ‚ÄúSocial Security.‚ÄĚ Directed by Paula Mabry, the show will have performances Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m., a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m., and then another week of 7:30 p.m. performances Sept. 23-17. Tickets are available for $15 by calling the playhouse at 323-6855.

MSU A.D. advises Rotary on future plans

April 14, 2015

Scott Stricklin, Mississippi State’s University’s athletic director spoke at Starkville’s Rotary Club Monday afternoon. Stricklin spoke of the program’s many successes last year and his hopes for the future at MSU.

MSU begins VP for Student Affairs interviews

April 14, 2015

Mississippi State University is set to begin on-campus interviews with four candidates over the next two weeks for the vice president for Student Affairs post. The position was left vacant last summer when then-VP Bill Kibler left to become the university president at Sul Ross State University in Texas. Bill Broyles has been filling in as the interim VP for Student Affairs since Kibler left.

Two locals awarded for volunteer efforts

April 14, 2015

Two of Starkville’s dedicated volunteers were honored in Jackson Monday with GIVE Awards.
GIVE Awards ‚ÄĒ or Governor‚Äôs Initiative for Volunteer Excellence Awards ‚ÄĒ are awarded to about 13 of Mississippi‚Äôs community servants each year, all individuals with exceptional community service records and histories by Volunteer Mississippi, Governor Phil Bryant and First Lady Deborah Bryant.

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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