The Daily Press http://starkvilledailynews.com http://starkvilledailynews.com/apfeed.xml--1 Starkville Daily News | AP iAtom feed Copyright The Daily Press 2014-09-19T09:34:34-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:18454Operation Christmas Child comes full circle2014-09-19T09:34:34-04:002014-09-19T09:34:34-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsElena Hagemeier, who received a box from OCC when she was living in an orphanage in Russia, will be speaking about how receiving that box changed her life on Saturday at 6 p.m. at the Outreach Center of First Baptist Church.The event, which is open to the public, is an opportunity for anyone to learn about OCC and how the boxes affect their recipients.Starkville, MS CONNOR GUYTONOperation Christmas Child comes full circleStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:18454Change0Usable2014-09-19T09:34:34-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:184532-pound pot bust made in Clay County2014-09-19T09:31:15-04:002014-09-19T09:31:15-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsJerry Holliday, 34, and Ashley Salter, 30, both of Una, were taken into custody on charges of manufacturing marijuana, according to a CCSD statement issued to media Thursday. The arrests were the result of a long running investigation, according to Clay County Sheriff Eddie Scott.Starkville, MSSPECIAL TO SDN2-pound pot bust made in Clay CountyStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:18453Change0Usable2014-09-19T09:31:15-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:18452Honors College to present play in outdoor ‘Greek’ style2014-09-19T09:23:12-04:002014-09-19T09:23:12-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily News“Medea,” the Greek tragedy by Euripides will be performed at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 24 and 25 on the patio behind Griffis Hall in Zacharias Village.The story centers around Medea, a woman seeking recent for the deeds of her husband, said director Donna Clevinger.Starkville, MSCONNOR GUYTONHonors College to present play in outdoor ‘Greek’ styleStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:18452Change0Usable2014-09-19T09:23:12-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:18444New design standards gain alderman approval2014-09-18T09:09:40-04:002014-09-18T09:09:40-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsBen Carver of Ward 1 and Henry Vaughn of Ward 7 both voted against the standards. Lisa Wynn of Ward 2, David Little of Ward 3, Jason Walker of Ward 4, Scott Maynard of Ward 5 and Roy A. Perkins of Ward 6 voted in support of the standards.Starkville, MSALEX HOLLOWAYNew design standards gain alderman approvalStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:18444Change0Usable2014-09-18T09:09:40-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:18443Messages of pain, strength displayed at MSU Drill Field2014-09-18T09:08:19-04:002014-09-18T09:08:19-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsIndividuals who have been assaulted or abused had the opportunity to paint their message onto a t-shirt to be displayed on campus for passersby to see.Starkville, MSCONNOR GUYTONMessages of pain, strength displayed at MSU Drill FieldStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:18443Change0Usable2014-09-18T09:08:19-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:18442Judge dismisses case against circuit clerk2014-09-18T09:06:52-04:002014-09-18T09:06:52-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsFormer deputy circuit clerk Elizabeth R. Evans, filed a lawsuit against Hamilton and the county in October 2013 in reference to Hamilton’s decision not to rehire her after he assumed office in 2012. Evans had served in the position for 23 years, under former circuit clerks Angie McGinnis and Miriam Cook.Starkville, MSALEX HOLLOWAYJudge dismisses case against circuit clerkStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:18442Change0Usable2014-09-18T09:06:52-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:18431Aldermen amend ‘plus-one’ benefit2014-09-17T09:38:24-04:002014-09-17T09:38:24-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsWith the vote, the aldermen changed the expansion to only apply to legally married couples. Though the original plus-one plan that aldermen approved earlier this month would not have excluded Starkville employees purchasing city insurance for a same-sex partner, Mississippi law prohibits same-sex marriages and does not recognize same-sex marriages from other states.Starkville, MS ALEX HOLLOWAYAldermen amend ‘plus-one’ benefitStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:18431Change0Usable2014-09-17T09:38:24-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:18430Locals inspired by Murray’s showing at Miss America2014-09-17T09:36:01-04:002014-09-17T09:35:34-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsAlthough she ultimately did not earn the crown, people throughout the state of Mississippi are happy for what Murray accomplished and thought she represented Mississippi well.Starkville, MSCONNOR GUYTONLocals inspired by Murray’s showing at Miss AmericaStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:18430Change0Usable2014-09-17T09:35:34-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:18429SCT to open 38th season with ‘Rumors’ Thursday2014-09-17T09:32:43-04:002014-09-17T09:32:43-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsDirected by Brenda Mayo, 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.The farce, written by Neil Simon, originally premiered at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego, Calif. in Sept. 1988. It opened on Broadway a few months later in Nov. 1988.Starkville, MSCONNOR GUYTONSCT to open 38th season with ‘Rumors’ ThursdayStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:18429Change0Usable2014-09-17T09:32:43-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:18422City may loan $60K to Parks 2014-09-16T09:49:52-04:002014-09-16T09:49:52-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsCommittee Chair and Ward 5 Alderman Scott Maynard proposed advancing the $60,000 to Parks to fellow committee members Roy A. Perkins of Ward 6 and Lisa Wynn of Ward 2. The proposed plan, if adopted by the full board at this evening’s meeting, would see the money repaid through the upcoming fiscal year and Parks would have to signs contract to that effect.Starkville, MSALEX HOLLOWAYCity may loan $60K to Parks Starkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:18422Change0Usable2014-09-16T09:49:52-04:00