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December 19th

MSU’s Mitra to represent state at Miss USA 2013

December 19, 2012

By MATT CRANE
life@starkvilledailynews.com

Paromita Mitra is on a mission to represent not only her state, but also educated women across the nation as she focuses on the Miss USA 2013 competition as the newly crowned Miss Mississippi USA.

Mitra, 21, is a senior at Mississippi State University studying aerospace engineering with a minor in mathematics.

Pizza robbery suspect arrested in Aberdeen

December 19, 2012

By CARL SMITH
news@starkvilledailynews.com

A man wanted in connection with three armed robberies of local pizza deliverers was arrested Tuesday, Starkville Police Department officials said.

Carlo Shepherd, 28, of 20493 Old Houston Road, Aberdeen, was arrested in Aberdeen with the help of the city’s police department and charged with three counts of aggravated assault.

Taking the next step: Former Jackets leave EMCC for four-year schools

December 19, 2012

Three of them made Colorado, Florida and Tennessee their destinations.

The other two are staying in Mississippi.

Five former members of the Starkville High School football team that signed with East Mississippi Community College two years ago now take the next step in their careers at four-year schools.

Cox, Chappelle sign with MSU

December 19, 2012

The Mississippi State football team is going to need some wide receivers and defensive backs in 2013.

On Wednesday, the Bulldogs got one of each, courtesy of the junior college ranks.

Defensive back Justin Cox and wide receiver Jeremy Chappelle both signed with MSU.

Both had committed to the Bulldogs earlier this month, but made it official on Wednesday.

AP: Entergy Corp. to raise rates in January

December 19, 2012

JACKSON — Entergy Corp. will raise Mississippi customer bills in January to pay for higher natural gas costs as well as the company's recent purchase of a Jackson power plant, and another rate increase is likely in February to pay for more power purchases from the Grand Gulf nuclear plant.

No more Government Motors: US selling GM shares

December 19, 2012

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government's foray into the car business is slowly coming to an end.

SPD: Shepherd arrested in connection with pizza robberies

December 19, 2012

A man wanted in connection with three armed robberies of local pizza deliverers was arrested Tuesday, Starkville Police Department officials said.

Carlo Shepherd, 28, of 20493 Old Houston Road, Aberdeen was arrested in Aberdeen with the help of the city's police department and charged with three counts of aggravated assault.

An approximate arrest time was unavailable.

December 18th

SCT’s competition show mixes drama with dinner

December 19, 2012

By MATT CRANE
life@starkvilledailynews.com

For the characters in Starkville Community Theatre’s latest competition show “Dinner with Friends,” there is much more on their respective plates than lamb stew or chicken pomodoro.

Recently, director Kris Lee gathered the show’s cast and crew for a dinner party featuring dishes mentioned in Donald Margulies’s gripping script.

Indulge with holiday favorites

December 19, 2012

By SUSAN FORD

This is the time of year that we all overindulge. In a few short weeks, we will all be back to faithfully logging our calories into our smart phones and amping up our cardio, but for now, we will eat, drink and be merry. I have a few holiday favorites I want to share and a new recipe I went to great lengths to acquire for this column.

Burger Tour in Northeast Miss.

December 19, 2012

By JAY REED

I don’t always go to Corinth, but when I do, I like to eat a slug-burger. 

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