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August 4th

Starkville Academy drops two games at tournament

August 4, 2012

The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers found themselves on the brink of elimination from the SA Invitational.

Even though the Lady Vols scored four runs in the top of the third inning against Heritage Academy, they could not avoid the inevitable and lost 9-5 at the Starkville Sportsplex to be eliminated.

Heritage museum holds Western-style fundraiser

August 4, 2012

By MATT CRANE
sdnlife@bellsouth.net

The Friends of the Oktibbeha County Heritage Museum are swinging open the saloon doors for a western-themed fundraiser.

On Friday, Aug. 17, the Shrine Club will open its doors at 7 p.m. for “Denim and Diamonds,” an evening of food, entertainment and community in support of the Hertiage Museum for $35 per ticket.

SPL schedule features talk on ‘Unbowed’

August 4, 2012

By MATT CRANE
sdnlife@bellsouth.net

Starkville Reads will hold a discussion and presentation on Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Maathai’s memoir “Unbowed,” hosted by Dr. Michael Kardos.

The event will be held Aug. 28 at 7 p.m. in the Starkville Public Library where Kardos will discuss from his perspective as an English professor.

County Board to hear road update

August 4, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
sdnreporter@yahoo.com

Oktibbeha County Road Manager Victor Collins will update the board of supervisors Monday on the progress his crews have made this year with road improvements.

Projects being completed this year are part of a four-year, $10.08 million comprehensive plan to restore and build more than 66 miles of road.

Looking for signs of fall

August 4, 2012

By Emily Jones
Deluded Diva

Has the heat fried my brain, or do I see signs of fall popping up everywhere?

I always feel like shooting off fireworks to celebrate new beginnings when the calendar rolls over to August. A brand new school year is being launched this week, and I mysteriously felt the urge to buy a loose-leaf notebook.

Arant creates charming, creative weekend home

August 4, 2012

By MATT CRANE
sdnlife@bellsouth.net

While she might not rest her head here every night, the love and attention Lucy Arant has given to her weekend getaway spot certainly makes this house a home.

Living mostly in Ruleville with her husband Hugh, Arant said her home in Sherwood Commons has been a wonderful place to gather with family and friends.

Gardening with Daddy, canning with Mama

August 4, 2012

By Carole McReynolds Davis
Contributing Columnist

August 3rd

Famous Maroon Band to celebrate 110 years

August 3, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
sdnedu@bellsouth.net

Craig Aarhus knows it’s a cliche to say members of Mississippi State University’s Famous Maroon Band are family, but sometimes, he means that literally.

Conferences for green fuel to join forces

August 3, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
sdnedu@bellsouth.net

The Mississippi State University Sustainable Energy Research Center and the Mississippi Biomass Renewable Energy Council will host the inaugural Southeast Biofuels and Renewable Energy Conference Wednesday and Thursday at Jackson’s Marriott Hotel.

July Circuit term concludes, many cases continued

August 3, 2012

By SHEENA BAKER
dtlnews@bellsouth.net

The July 2012 term of Oktibbeha County Circuit Court concluded Thursday with several criminal offenders pleading guilty to their charge and many cases rescheduled to be heard during the next term of court in October. The following is a recap of cases that became before the court during the July term:
- Tony Davis, charged with rape, continued

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