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Archive - Nov 2012

November 8th

Alwal ready for next step with Lady Bulldogs

November 8, 2012

Martha Alwal was so impressive with her defense in her first season at center for the Mississippi State Lady Bulldogs that she made the All-Southeastern Conference Freshman Team.

The 82 blocked shots for Alwal last season led the league and was the third-most in a single season for MSU. She enters her sophomore year already fifth on the school's all-time swat list.

MSU hosts witness to leadership amid 9/11

November 8, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

As a major in the U.S. Marine Corps in 2001, Robert J. Darling was in charge of coordinating the teams and equipment used to keep former President George W. Bush safe during his travels. He began Sept. 11.

Student charged with arson after dorm fire

November 8, 2012

By CARL SMITH
news@starkvilledailynews.com

Officials confirm a Mississippi State University student was arrested Wednesday and charged with arson after allegedly starting a small fire in a Cresswell Hall elevator.

GTR Airport’s Oct. passenger count sets new record

November 8, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Golden Triangle Regional Airport served nearly 8,000 passengers during October, setting a monthly record that airport and economic development officials say is a sign of the region’s growing economy.

State auditors investigate transport to polls

November 8, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

The Mississippi Office of the State Auditor is investigating the Starkville Housing Authority to determine whether the local organization’s use of a van to transport voters to polling places Tuesday was improper.

GTR Airport's Oct. passenger count sets new record

November 8, 2012

Golden Triangle Regional Airport served nearly 8,000 passengers during October, setting a monthly record that airport and economic development officials say is a sign of the region's growing economy.

State auditors investigate transport to polls

November 8, 2012

The Mississippi Office of the State Auditor is investigating the Starkville Housing Authority to determine whether the local organization's use of a van to transport voters to polling places Tuesday was improper.
MOSA Investigative Division Deputy Director Earl Smith said the agency is analyzing the matter but has not determined its legality.

November 7th

Election transforms states’ social policies

November 7, 2012

By CARL SMITH
news@starkvilledailynews.com

National advocates for same-sex marriage rights and drug decriminalization scored major victories on Election Day after Maine and Maryland became the first states to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote and Washington and Colorado legalized the recreational use of marijuana.

Hamilton wants to fix precinct issues, likes voter turnout

November 7, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

After overseeing his first presidential election as Oktibbeha County’s Circuit Clerk, Glenn Hamilton said he is pleased with the work of poll workers as well as overall voter turnout and has plans to improve the efficiency of the voting process going forward.

Corporate housing blocked by aldermen

November 7, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

The Starkville Board of Aldermen rejected a multi-family corporate housing project for the Thad Cochran Research Park when aldermen raised concerns about the lack of provision for such a development in the city’s recently adopted land use chart.

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