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October 2nd

Whiteside offers cakes, breads for Oktoc event

October 3, 2012

By MATT CRANE
life@starkvilledailynews.com

Sallie Whiteside is no stranger to the annual Oktoc Country Store.
Whiteside said she has been involved in the preparation for the yearly community event for over 20 years after she moved out to Oktoc 26 years ago.

Quick, easy weeknight meals

October 3, 2012

By SUSAN FORD

Now that school is in full swing and so are extracurricular activities, I find myself trying to make meals that are easy to get on the table.

Reed: Much ado about mustard

October 3, 2012

By JAY REED

I didn’t start out as much of a mustard guy.

In my formative years, I set my condiment aisle boundaries at ketchup and mayo. Not even mayo, really — we were a store brand Miracle Whip family — but that’s another story for another day.  

MDOT OKs $2M for SMART program funding

October 2, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

After more than a year of cooperative efforts between university, city and county leaders and a successful grant application, it’s official: Starkville will have its own public transportation system beginning next year.

Aldermen approve closure hours for Maroon Madness

October 2, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

The Starkville Board of Aldermen consented to allow for closing Main Street from 3-10 p.m. Oct. 12 so workers can set up facilities to hold Maroon Madness in downtown Starkville.

DOJ wants more info on voter law

October 2, 2012

From wire reports

JACKSON (AP) — Attorney General Jim Hood says the Department of Justice has asked for more information on Mississippi’s voter identification law.

Hood said in a statement Tuesday that the bottom line is that the law will not be pre-cleared by the Justice Department in time for it to be enforced for the Nov. 6 election.

MDE fields questions on county school plan

October 2, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Jackets getting defensive: SHS unit has not allowed offensive points in last two games

October 2, 2012

Prior to the opening of Class 5A, Region 2, District 6 play for the Starkville Yellowjackets, it was the desire of defensive coordinator Brooks Oakley to see his unit play more like it did toward the end of last season.

It was the effort of the defense that contributed to Starkville's run all of the way to the Class 5A State Championship game in 2011.

Conservative approach working for SA defense

October 2, 2012

When it comes to defense Brad Butler has always been conservative.

In his first year as the Starkville Academy defensive coordinator, his approach to defending has not changed.

SMITH COLUMN: Russell gives MSU mature signal caller

October 2, 2012

One year ago against the Kentucky Wildcats, Mississippi State quarterback Tyler Russell was splitting time with Chris Relf.

Russell performed well in relief of Relf by having one of his best games of the season. He had nine completions out of 12 attempts for 172 yards and one touchdown.

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