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Archive - Sep 2013

September 4th

Aldermen lower proposed tax

September 4, 2013

Starkville’s Board of Aldermen backed off its original proposal for a 2.78-mil ad valorem tax increase for fiscal year 2014, instead proposing a 1.98-mil increase during its regular meeting Tuesday at City Hall.

Cyberstalking on the rise

September 4, 2013

Social media’s rise has brought new ways for people around the world to stay connected, and as connectivity expands it creates ways for some people to abuse it.

Cyberstalking is an increasingly-serious issue for victims, Internet providers and law enforcement agencies. Though the crime is relatively new when compared to others, officials take it very seriously.

Bike rally could return to Sturgis

September 4, 2013

Representatives from the Sturgis motorcycle rally board met with the Sturgis Board of Aldermen Tuesday to start a relaunch process for the rally, and rally representatives said they found the aldermen more amicable and open to negotiation than past city officials.

Professor creates product to detect chemical agents

September 4, 2013

While the nation awaits Congress’ decision whether to take military action against Syria, Todd Mlsna, an associate professor in the chemistry department at Mississippi State University, continues to better the gas chromatograph, an early warning system for chemical warfare.

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Virginia man walks through area raising awareness child illnesses

September 4, 2013

Bryce Rader was driving west on Highway 82 between Columbus and Starkville at about 3 p.m. on Labor Day when he saw Steve Young walking west along the road.

September 3rd

Keeping up with Jones: SHS quarterback adjusts with help from his friends

September 3, 2013

Princeton Jones understands he's not alone when he steps onto the field each Friday night with the Starkville Yellowjackets.
With the thought of having teammates like Darius Grayer, Raphael Leonard, AJ Brown, Jaquez Horsley and others around him gives Jones the confidence that he doesn't have to do everything by himself.

Age only a number for Volunteer Clark

September 3, 2013

It is no secret that youth abounds on the Starkville Academy football team, but as for Houston Clark, the sophomore quarterback, he is working hard to prove that age is only a number.

SMITH COLUMN: Credit to SA for bouncing back for win

September 3, 2013

The football players and coaching staff at Starkville Academy are to be commended.
It would have been very easy for the Volunteers to lose focus after starting the season with a 35-3 loss to a pretty good Lamar School squad.
Instead of hanging their head and feeling sorry for themselves, the SA players and coaches went back to work and put the disappointing defeat behind them.

Injury to Hughes complicates MSU secondary

September 3, 2013

Life in the secondary for Mississippi State, just got a little bit more complicated.
The Bulldogs lost junior safety Jay Hughes for the season after he suffered an Achilles injury in week one against Oklahoma State. 

Business group seeing success

September 3, 2013

Tools for the shoe sale trade consist of more than a shoe horn and a sharp sense of style.

B. Davis Shoes owner Elizabeth Ragan knows this all too well, especially after she joined BNI.

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