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June 28th

Police seeking crank caller

June 28, 2013

By ZACK PLAIR
editor@starkvilledailynews.com

An apparent crank call gave Starkville Police Department SWAT officers some real-time training Friday morning on Lindbergh Boulevard.

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Davis Wade expansion: Facelift at MSU's home moving forward

June 28, 2013

The 2013 college football season is just around the corner and Mississippi State Bulldog fans will have a different view of Davis Wade Stadium this fall.
MSU's venue for home games is in the midst of a $75 million expansion and renovation project that will increase the capacity from 55,082 to 61,337. 

Lee answers call, returns to Bulldogs

June 28, 2013

Former Mississippi State quarterback Tyson Lee is back on campus.
After serving as a scouting assistant for the St. Louis Rams, Lee felt the call to return to the Golden Triangle area and help the Bulldogs in some way.
Lee has been serving MSU and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes as a field associate for the past month.

MSU's Norris inks with Detroit Tigers

June 28, 2013

Daryl Norris tweeted Friday afternoon that he will sign a contract with the Detroit Tigers.
The Mississippi State junior right hander was drafted in the 22nd round by the Tigers earlier this month in Major League Baseball's First-Year Amateur draft. 
Norris took to Twitter Friday to let his decision be known and to thank the many Bulldog fans that supported him.

Coach Corner: Stidham uses summer to improve Wolverines

June 28, 2013

Summer is not typically thought of as basketball season.
For East Webster, that makes it the perfect time to get in some extra practice and to prepare for the upcoming season.
“The summer league is giving us some good experience which I enjoy because they need all the reps they can get,” Wolverines coach Corey Stidham said.

SPD responds to fake hostage call

June 28, 2013

By ZACK PLAIR
editor@starkvilledailynews.com

An apparent crank call gave Starkville Police Department SWAT officers some real-time training Friday morning on Lindbergh Boulevard.

Water park may open July 4

June 28, 2013

Oktibbeha County Lake will soon be more than just a popular fishing spot — a water park is projected to open on the lake July 4.

Student loan rates feared to double

June 28, 2013

Federal student loan interest rates are set to double on Monday.

Unless Congress agrees to a last-minute deal, the rate for federal subsidized Stafford loans, which currently sits at 3.4 percent, will double to 6.8 percent.

The interest hike will affect all new student loans — existing loans will keep their current rates.

Center to assist expectant moms

June 28, 2013

Shock. Uncertainty. Fear.

Women who face “crisis” pregnancies could easily feel all of those things, according to Ruth Baareman of Starkville, and as they grasp for a handle on their newfound situation, some of these women may also battle shame and wonder how friends and loved ones will respond.

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City ranked among best in smarts

June 28, 2013

“Smarty-pants” may carry new weight when it comes to Starkville. Lumosity — a San Francisco-based organization specializing in online “brain training” games — released a study on Thursday which ranked the 100 “smartest cities” in the U.S. in overall cognitive ability from data collected of Lumosity.com users. Starkville came in at No. 34.

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