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Archive - Feb 20, 2013

Yellowjackets work hard in preparation for baseball season

February 20, 2013

The Starkville Yellowjackets are anxious to see if the hard work they have put in pays off.

As the coach Brian Jones era begins at SHS, the players have bought into the system and look to put what they've learned into action.

Jones has been pleased with the work ethic of the Jackets.

EPA to penalize city for sewage overflows

February 20, 2013

City Public Works Director Doug Devlin informed the Starkville Board of Aldermen Tuesday that the Environmental Protection Agency planned to impose monetary penalties on the city retroactively for sanitary sewer overflows in the public collection system over a five-year period.

N.F. Nichols Jr.

February 20, 2013

N.F. Nichols Jr., 75, died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 in Columbus.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 at Pine Grove M.B. Church in Starkville with Rev. Charles Brown officiating.

Burial will follow at Public Cemetery of Starkville.

Visitation will be held 1-6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013 at West Memorial Funeral Home Chapel.

Aldermen OK amended MOU for grant eligibility

February 20, 2013


By the time the Starkville Board of Aldermen reached the board business portion of their agenda just after 8 p.m., a majority of the audience present at the beginning of the meeting was gone.

Zack Plair named new SDN editor

February 20, 2013

From staff reports

Publisher Don Norman announced today that Zack Plair had been named editor of the Starkville Daily News effective immediately.

Parker qualifies to run for 2nd term in Ward 3

February 20, 2013


Ward 3 Alderman Eric Parker qualified Tuesday to run for re-election against fellow Republican challenger David Little.

Parker currently serves on several city committees including the budget and audit, recycling and storm water review committees. He is also the board of aldermen’s liaison to the Starkville Park Commission.

Professor studies game controllers, hostility levels

February 20, 2013


Kevin Williams has been a gamer since the Atari 2600 came out, but he doesn’t play as much as he used to.

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