The Daily Press http://starkvilledailynews.com http://starkvilledailynews.com/apfeed.xml--1 Starkville Daily News | AP iAtom feed Copyright The Daily Press 2015-03-02T10:49:09-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:20102Supervisors to see repair bids2015-03-02T10:49:09-05:002015-03-02T10:49:09-05:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsA representative from the Mississippi Department of Transportation’s Office of State Aid Road Construction will be on-hand to unseal the bids for the project. District 1 Supervisor John Montgomery said the repairs would likely be in the $800,000 range for the entire project, most of which would come from MDOT’s Office of State Aid.<strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MSJAMES CARSKADONSupervisors to see repair bidsStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:20102Change0Usable2015-03-02T10:49:09-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:20101Holmes works to bring Starkville charities together2015-03-02T10:47:07-05:002015-03-02T10:47:07-05:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsHowever, that’s exactly what Rod Holmes did when he spent a year as an AmeriCorps Volunteer in Service to America (VISTA) with the Maroon Volunteer Center at Mississippi State. AmeriCorps VISTAS make 101 percent of the poverty rate for their annual salary. Holmes thrived in the role according to Maroon Volunteer Center Assistant Director Meggan Franks, who hired Holmes to the position. <strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MSJAMES CARSKADONHolmes works to bring Starkville charities togetherStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:20101Change0Usable2015-03-02T10:47:07-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:20079Wrecks abound in winter weather2015-02-27T10:07:19-05:002015-02-27T10:07:19-05:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsMississippi Highway Patrol Sgt. Criss Turnipseed said MHP Troop G, which covers Oktibbeha, Clay, Lowndes and several surrounding counties, assigned 24 case numbers for accidents from when the winter weather started through midnight Wednesday.<strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MS ALEX HOLLOWAYWrecks abound in winter weatherStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:20079Change0Usable2015-02-27T10:07:19-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:20078Starkville-MSU Symphony to present final works of Mozart2015-02-27T10:04:16-05:002015-02-27T10:04:16-05:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsThe concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Lee Hall’s Bettersworth Auditorium on the MSU campus and is free and open to the public.The MSU Combined Choirs, Mississippi University for Women Choir and Symphony Chorus and will join the Symphony Orchestra to perform Mozart’s “Symphony No. 41” (The Jupiter) and “Requiem.”<strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MSCONNOR GUYTONStarkville-MSU Symphony to present final works of MozartStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:20078Change0Usable2015-02-27T10:04:16-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:20076Events set to benefit Palmer Home for Kids2015-02-27T09:57:54-05:002015-02-27T09:57:54-05:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsChick-fil-A is hosting a series of races on Saturday morning, with all proceeds going to the Palmer Home. Then, Palmer Home’s third annual Southern Soiree will be held Saturday night.The 10k race will begin at 8 a.m. and the 5k will begin at 8:10 a.m. at the Starkville Daily News office on Lampkin Street. there will also be a Family Fun Run beginning at 9:30 a.m.<strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MSCONNOR GUYTONEvents set to benefit Palmer Home for KidsStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:20076Change0Usable2015-02-27T09:57:54-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:20075Merle Norman to find new home on Russell St.2015-02-27T09:55:09-05:002015-02-27T09:55:09-05:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily News<strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MSCONNOR GUYTONMerle Norman to find new home on Russell St.Starkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:20075Change0Usable2015-02-27T09:55:09-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:20057Water Dept eyes infrastructure improvements2015-02-24T13:36:17-05:002015-02-24T13:36:17-05:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsSPW Director Doug Devlin said the department is looking to split major projects into undertakings for 2015 and 2016. The department currently has $3.74 million in projects scheduled for 2015 and $3.17 million scheduled for 2016.<strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MSALEX HOLLOWAYWater Dept eyes infrastructure improvementsStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:20057Change0Usable2015-02-24T13:36:17-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:20056Diversity Educator of the year named2015-02-24T13:33:38-05:002015-02-24T13:33:38-05:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsThe late Aaron Shirley M.D., (1933-2014) received the Community Service Award for courage, commitment, persistence and humility in being a strong voice in working as an ambassador to end healthcare disparities for all citizens. Dr. Claude D. Brunson, Senior Advisor for External Affairs to the Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs and Dean of the School of Medicine, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, was named the 2015 Diversity Educator of the Year.<strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MSSDN STAFFDiversity Educator of the year namedStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:20056Change0Usable2015-02-24T13:33:38-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:20055Keenum continues push for faculty pay raises2015-02-24T13:30:06-05:002015-02-24T13:30:06-05:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsThe topic was the focus of Keenum’s address to the MSU Faculty Senate on Feb. 16.In January, Keenum went with IHL Commissioner Hank Bounds to speak to the appropriations committees of both the Mississippi Senate and House of Representatives. Keenum and Bounds pushed for the legislature to appropriate funds for a five percent raise for the state’s university faculty and staff.<strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MSJAMES CARSKADONKeenum continues push for faculty pay raisesStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:20055Change0Usable2015-02-24T13:30:06-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:20054Thorny farm problems addressed by producers2015-02-24T13:27:38-05:002015-02-24T13:27:38-05:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsThe prudent use of pesticides was among hot topics of conversation last week when agricultural producers from 27 counties and 16 commodity groups in North Mississippi met with representatives from Mississippi State University to discuss research and outreach needs.<strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MSEMILY BRADDOCK JONESThorny farm problems addressed by producersStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:20054Change0Usable2015-02-24T13:27:38-05:00