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Governing boards approve economic deal

October 31, 2012

By CARL SMITH
news@starkvilledailynews.com

The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors and Starkville Board of Aldermen unanimously approved a three-year contract Wednesday to enter a cooperative regional development entity consisting of Clay and Lowndes counties.

Man confesses to setting trailer on fire in The Pines

October 31, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

Starkville Police Department authorities arrested and charged Christopher Lee Steed, 35, with arson after he allegedly set fire to a mobile home in The Pines Manufactured Home Community on 1000 Louisville St., Apt. No. 30, on Oct. 24.

Ambassador from Kenya visits MSU

October 31, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Mississippi State University will host Elkanah Odembo, the Kenyan ambassador to the U.S, at 7 p.m. Thursday in McCool Hall’s Taylor Auditorium as part of both the Maroon Edition program and the university’s Academic Integrity Week.

Student Association, SPD prepare for Bulldog Bash

October 31, 2012

By MATT CRANE
life@starkvilledailynews.com

Thousands of residents and visitors will head to the Cotton District Friday as the Mississippi State University Student Association prepares for the 2012 Bulldog Bash for the Texas A&M game weekend.

SA President Shelby Balius said activities for Bulldog Bash will begin 3 p.m. Friday with the annual FanFare followed by the Dawg Rally at 5:15 p.m.

Friend frustrated the Rockets have not run ball better

October 31, 2012

Coach Chuck Friend doesn't like it when he has a team that's not able to run the football effectively.

Over the years, Friend's offensive philosophy has been to run and acquired the nickname "Ground Chuck" because of it.

Friend said the Neshoba Central Rockets have struggled in that area this season.

Vols meet Chiefs in rematch

October 31, 2012

There will be no mystery when the Starkville Academy Volunteers make the trip back to Senatobia for a game against Magnolia Heights School Friday night.

The two teams met on Aug. 31 with the Chiefs taking a 25-14 victory.

MSU knows about task at hand against Texas A&M's Manziel

October 31, 2012

When the 2012 Texas A&M offense is mentioned, Johnny Manziel's name is brought up in the same breath.

The redshirt freshman quarterback has proven that he can get the job done in the air or on the ground.

"He is an athlete playing quarterback," safety Corey Broomfield and cornerback Johnthan Banks both said.

Productivity in red zone important for Bulldogs on both sides of ball

October 31, 2012

Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen knows it may take more than one or two touchdowns to defeat the Texas A&M Aggies on Saturday.

After watching the Aggies put up 63 points in a victory over the Auburn Tigers last week, Mullen said the Bulldogs had be ready to take advantage of every opportunity in the red zone to score.

Man confesses to burning trailer in The Pines

October 31, 2012

Starkville Police Department authorities have arrested and charged Christopher Lee Steed, 35, with arson after he allegedly set fire to a mobile home in The Pines Manufactured Home Community on 1000 Louisville St., Apt. No. 30 Oct. 24.
Steed, whose home address is 40051 Valley Chapel Road in Hamilton, was the owner of the structure but did not live there, according to an SPD release.

Climatology, disaster experts forecast continued dominance in broadcast meteorology at MSU

October 31, 2012

As Hurricane Sandy pummels the East Coast, Mississippi State University meteorology experts are some of the most trusted voices in the national conversation about natural disaster education and awareness.

When people are aware of a coming storm and understand its dangers and its capacity to obstruct electricity, transportation, water and other everyday comforts, fewer people die.

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