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January 19th

Vaughan's Vocabulary

January 19, 2013

By DON VAUGHAN

I recently found a website on which 965 words that end in “ive” are alphabetically listed. You can click each word and see its definition. To find this website, Google “List all words ending in ive.”  Here are five from the list. Let me know your score (80 or 100 is an A).
 
1. pervasive (per-VAY-siv)
A. diffused throughout every part
B. evil
C. innocuous

3 women who made a difference in race relations

January 19, 2013

By CAROLE DAVIS

On Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, we celebrate the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday to remember our past, present and future in Mississippi's race relations. We have a past, a present, and a future for making better race reconciliation in this nation, state and world.

Jones: Making the most of ADD

January 19, 2013

By EMILY JONES

Next time you see me on the street, be sure to ask about my attention deficit disorder (ADD), or my spinach recipe or my dogs. I have a bike. Do you like TV? I saw a rock. Hi.  

This is the way my mind works most of the time and it’s as confusing to me as to my friends and family. My ADD has gotten so bad, I should qualify for a handicap parking pass.

Former Maben mayor Johnson dies

January 19, 2013

Oktibbeha County Coroner Michael Hunt confirmed Saturday the death of former Maben Mayor Jim Harris Johnson.
Hunt said Johnson died of natural causes at his residence in Maben between 5 a.m. and 6 a.m. Saturday. He was 72.

Manning continues pursuit of new trial

January 19, 2013

JACKSON (AP) — Mississippi prosecutors now have until Feb. 11 to respond to a death row inmate's ongoing effort to win a new trial for the killing of two university students in 1992.

In an order signed this week, the U.S. Supreme Court granted a request from Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood for more time. Hood's original deadline was Jan. 10.

January 18th

SMSA awarded grant for park access improvements

January 18, 2013

By CARL SMITH
news@starkvilledailynews.com

Starkville residents will soon see infrastructure, accessibility and beautification projects at a local park thanks to a grant provided by the Mississippi Development Authority.

Officials forming new market board

January 18, 2013

By CARL SMITH
news@starkvilledailynews.com

Starkville Main Street Association officials are seeking volunteers to serve on the newly created Starkville Community Market Advisory Board.

Campus sessions reveal marketing avenues for MUW

January 18, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Mississippi University for Women may not be exclusively for women anymore, but MUW president Jim Borsig said that does not mean the university’s name is changing anytime soon.

IHL boosts budget for new MSU dining hall

January 18, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

The Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning approved an increase in funding and scope for a new, $12.5 million Mississippi State University dining facility and a $6.5 million MSU lighting retrofit project at its meeting Thursday at Jackson’s Universities Center.

Yellowjackets knock off rust to nip Trojans

January 18, 2013

The Starkville High School boys' soccer team has not had many chances in the new year to play.

The Yellowjackets have only played two matches since Christmas Day because of the weather and head coach Brian Bennett feared his team wasn't going to be at the top of its game.

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