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September 25th

Triplex variance is up for appeal

September 25, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

The Starkville Board of Adjustments and Appeals will hear a request from Kenny Wilson to grant a setback variance for Wilson’s triplex at its meeting at 4 p.m. Wednesday in City Hall’s building department.

Arrest made in connection with MUW assault

September 25, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

A man is in Columbus Police Department custody three weeks after a sexual assault was reported to Mississippi University for Women campus officers.

Jamerrell Antwon Brandon, 27, of 822 16th Street North in Columbus, was arrested Monday and charged with one count of sexual assault.

Genealogy Society tours historic Bardwell home

September 25, 2012

By MATT CRANE
life@starkvilledailynews.com

The Oktibbeha Historical and Genealogical Society will host a tour of the historic Bardwell Home on Thursday as a part of the continuing celebration of Starkville’s 175th anniversary.

Runnels relishes role: SA running back takes being captain on team seriously

September 25, 2012

Being the number one tailback for a football team can bring on quite a bit of stress and excitement.

Senior running back Colby Runnels not only holds the role of the top running back for the Starkville Academy Volunteers, but he's also a captain on team.

According to Starkville Academy coach Jeff Terrill, Runnels is one of the best players for the job.

Hard work gives Horsley chance to help Jackets

September 25, 2012

Starkville High School sophomore running back Jaquez Horsley has found the secret to getting playing time and succeeding on the varsity level.
Actually, there's no trick to it when hard work is involved.

Horsley has put in the necessary work in practice and has emerged as the top rusher for the Yellowjackets through five games this season.

Bulldogs look to regain focus in off week

September 25, 2012

Entering the bye week, teams get a chance to get healthy and fine tune a few things it has not been able to work on during the normal grind of a game week.

While those things certainly fit the Mississippi State Bulldogs, they are also looking to regain their focus after a pair of lackluster performances against non-conference foes.

SMITH COLUMN: Former SHS quarterbacks perform well

September 25, 2012

These are good times to be a former Starkville High School quarterback.

Jaquez Johnson is having an outstanding season so far with the East Mississippi Community College Lions, while Brad Henderson, a former signal caller with the Yellowjackets and Lions, has enjoyed some good moments at Northwestern State.

September 24th

Challenge: Corral undecided voters

September 24, 2012

By JENNIFER AGIESTA
and NANCY BENAC
Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Loretta Mitchell is 100 percent sure she’s going to vote in the presidential race come November. She doesn’t have a clue who’ll get that vote.

That makes her a rare and highly sought after commodity: an undecided likely voter.

Electing officers on HPC agenda

September 24, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

The Starkville Historic Preservation Commission will plan future information sessions on standards for its proposed local historic districts and elect a chairperson at its meeting Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. in City Hall’s building department.

Cleanup effort lets violators work off fines

September 24, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

Starkville Police Department’s program to help clean up the city while allowing residents who have been charged with crimes to work off their fines has been active for nearly 10 years, Chief David Lindley said, and the operation has been a win-win situation for the city since its inception.

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