The Daily Press http://starkvilledailynews.com http://starkvilledailynews.com/apfeed.xml--1 Starkville Daily News | AP iAtom feed Copyright The Daily Press 2015-04-17T09:53:23-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:20478Hosemann looks to offer business crowdfunding2015-04-17T09:53:23-04:002015-04-17T09:53:23-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsThe service, which is scheduled to launch in May under the name “Invest Mississippi,” takes a page from popular crowdfunding services like Kickstarter, Indiegogo, GoFundMe and others to allow potential business startups to seek investments through the Internet.<strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MSALEX HOLLOWAYHosemann looks to offer business crowdfundingStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:20478Change0Usable2015-04-17T09:53:23-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:20479Hosemann looks to offer business crowdfunding2015-04-17T09:53:23-04:002015-04-17T09:53:23-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsThe service, which is scheduled to launch in May under the name “Invest Mississippi,” takes a page from popular crowdfunding services like Kickstarter, Indiegogo, GoFundMe and others to allow potential business startups to seek investments through the Internet.<strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MSALEX HOLLOWAYHosemann looks to offer business crowdfundingStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:20479Change0Usable2015-04-17T09:53:23-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:20477MSU plans to launch Institute for Market Studies2015-04-17T09:48:01-04:002015-04-17T09:48:01-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsInitial funding for the institute will come from the Charles C. Koch Foundation, one of many non-profits funded by Charles and David Koch. The Koch brothers own the majority share of Koch Industries, a multi-billion-dollar oil and gas conglomerate. The two brothers are known for spending large sums of money on campaigns and think tanks to expand their influence in politics.<strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MSJAMES CARSKADONMSU plans to launch Institute for Market StudiesStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:20477Change0Usable2015-04-17T09:48:01-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:20476Last minute details outlined for art fest2015-04-17T09:46:21-04:002015-04-17T09:46:21-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsArts council members and patrons who are currently paid up on their membership dues will be admitted to a tented area with tables, chairs and private porta-potties. They will also be given two courtesy beverages — with a choice of beer or water.<strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MSCONNOR GUYTONLast minute details outlined for art festStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:20476Change0Usable2015-04-17T09:46:21-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:20475Library book sale to benefit summer reading programs2015-04-17T09:43:46-04:002015-04-17T09:43:46-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsProceeds from the book sale will go towards the library’s summer reading program. The book sale, hosted, managed and produced by the Friends of the Library, offers hundreds of books in both paperback and hardbacks with many different genres. Prices include hardbacks ranging from $2-$5, paperbacks $2 and specialty books and assorted media are priced as marked.<strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MSALEX ONKENLibrary book sale to benefit summer reading programsStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:20475Change0Usable2015-04-17T09:43:46-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:20469New Oktibbeha County law library opens2015-04-16T09:57:30-04:002015-04-16T09:57:30-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily News“This is very exciting,” said Mayor Parker Wiseman. “The space for the law library is excellent, and the collection should serve the bar and the public well in the future. One of the most important aspects of democracy is access to the law. This type of access at the public library is critical to the community.”<strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MSALEX ONKENNew Oktibbeha County law library opensStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:20469Change0Usable2015-04-16T09:57:30-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:20468Community garden open for additional sign-ups2015-04-16T09:56:01-04:002015-04-16T09:56:01-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsStarkville 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.<strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MSALEX HOLLOWAYCommunity garden open for additional sign-upsStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:20468Change0Usable2015-04-16T09:56:01-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:20460Rain or shine: Art festival returns: Saturday’s Cotton District Arts Festival to feature record artisans, food, music and more2015-04-15T10:08:51-04:002015-04-15T10:08:51-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsLaurie Burton, president of Starkville Area Arts Council — the organization that puts on the festival each April, said as much of the festival as possible will continue despite the weather. “In case of rain, all indoor events will be held as planned,” she said. “All events under tent cover will continue. If the rain is severe, the event will be temporarily suspended. Programs that are held outdoors and not under cover will be postponed, delayed or otherwise cancelled.”<strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MSCONNOR GUYTONRain or shine: Art festival returns: Saturday’s Cotton District Arts Festival to feature record artisans, food, music and moreStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:20460Change0Usable2015-04-15T10:08:51-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:20459Starkville School Board continues road to consolidation2015-04-15T10:06:27-04:002015-04-15T10:06:27-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsAlthough no action was taken on the matter, the board was receptive to a proposal from East Mississippi Community College to use the West Oktibbeha County High School building for GED and early college classes. West Oktibbeha and East Oktibbeha County High Schools will be closed after consolidation, although the county elementary schools will remain open. <strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MS JAMES CARSKADONStarkville School Board continues road to consolidationStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:20459Change0Usable2015-04-15T10:06:27-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:20458‘Social Security’ comedy closes community theater regular season2015-04-15T10:03:43-04:002015-04-15T10:03:43-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsThe play, written by Andrew Bergman, focuses on trendy Manhattan art gallery owners Barbara and David Kahn — played by Debbie Dunaway and Paul Ruff — whose life is upended when her Mineola housewife sister Trudy — played by Terry McDowell — deposits their eccentric mother Sophie — played by Marsha Williams —on the couple’s doorstep while she and her husband Martin — played by Gabe Smith — head to Buffalo to rescue their precocious college student daughter from her less than ideal circumstances. Barbara and David introduce Sophie to suave artist, Maurice — played by Christopher Walrath — who offers to paint her portrait and soon begins to brighten her life in ways she never expected in her twilight years.<strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MSCONNOR GUYTON‘Social Security’ comedy closes community theater regular seasonStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:20458Change0Usable2015-04-15T10:03:43-04:00