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Archive - Nov 2012

November 17th

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

November 18, 2012

By DON VAUGHAN

Miss. A&M athletics endorsed, supported by Starkville

November 18, 2012

By RUTH MORGAN

MSU Horticulture Club hosts Christmas plant sale

November 18, 2012

By MATT CRANE
life@starkvilledailynews.com

The Mississippi State University Horticulture Club is getting into the holiday spirit with its annual Christmas plant sale Friday.

Memories of a lifelong ‘Bulldawg’ fan

November 18, 2012

By CAROLE DAVIS

One of my fondest and dearest memories growing up on campus was having a date with my daddy to go to the huge Davis Wade football stadium to see the football game of the year with MSU playing our biggest rival, Ole Miss. The weather was cold, dreary and freezing outside. My feet, fingers and entire body were frozen before the score went final that Saturday afternoon.

Never offer a female the senior discount

November 18, 2012

By EMILY JONES

I got a big dose of déjà vu yesterday while standing in a long grocery line.

I had three items — a bottle of Clairol, some wrinkle cream and the economy size of ginkgo biloba — nary a thing to eat. That’s what happens when you grow older — food no longer matters as long as you can afford every new anti-aging product that comes down the pike.

Officials: School issues impact job attraction

November 18, 2012

By CARL SMITH
news@starkvilledailynews.com

As leaders raise questions about the future of county education, local economic developers say the current situation casts doubt over one of the main quality-of-life issues companies examine when relocating.

Weak school systems, they say, create an under-developed workforce, which then limits what kinds of jobs Oktibbeha County can attract.

Almost 70 percent of county voters cast Nov. 6 ballots

November 18, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

An official 2012 presidential election summary shows 7,171 outlying Oktibbeha County voters cast their ballots on Nov. 6, while 10,945 city voters went to the polls.

Counting absentee and affidavit ballots, Oktibbeha County as a whole experienced a voter turnout of 18,284. That is 68.85 percent of the county’s 26,557 registered voters.

SPD earns national CALEA accreditation

November 18, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

In 2008, Starkville Police Department became the first municipal law enforcement agency in the state to successfully complete the assessment for accreditation by the Mississippi Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission.

Christmas Open House welcomes holiday season

November 18, 2012

By MATT CRANE
life@starkvilledailynews.com

The Greater Starkville Development Partnership is ushering in the holiday season with its Christmas Open House in downtown Starkville from noon to 5 p.m today.

Jennifer Gregory, GSDP chief operating officer and vice president of tourism development, said the communitywide event has become a definitive holiday tradition for Starkville.

Mauling the Hogs: MSU gets much-needed 45-14 win over Arkansas

November 17, 2012

The Mississippi State Bulldogs were in bad need of a victory, and they got one in convincing fashion on Saturday.

The Bulldogs rallied from behind to defeat the Arkansas Razorbacks 45-14 at Davis Wade Stadium to stop a three-game losing streak and a three-game losing skid to the Razorbacks.

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