Archive - 2013
By Alix Hui
For Starkville Daily News
As I write this column in the increasing light of a still-optimistic January morning, I think of my new favorite quote, by Thoreau of all people:
â€śRise free from care before the dawn and seek adventures.â€ť
Check and check.Â Now to find some adventuresâ€¦
Oktibbeha County Coroner Michael Hunt pleaded guilty today to one charge of driving under the influence in Lowndes County Justice Court.
Hunt, 46, was arrested November 8 in Columbus and charged with his first DUI and careless driving. He was not in a county owned vehicle.
The Mississippi State men's basketball team have had its fair share of ups and downs this season.
The non-conference portion of the schedule has taught head coach Rick Ray and the Bulldogs several things.
MSU has dropped an embarrassing 59-57 loss to Alabama A&M at home on Dec. 30, 2012. The Bulldogs then rebounded with dominating 97-46 win over New Orleans last Thursday.
By MATT CRANE
Starkville Academyâ€™s Building Momentum capital campaign is living up to its name as school officials announced Monday more than $1 million has been raised toward its working $1.2 million goal.
By NATHAN GREGORY
Local businessman David Little has qualified to run as a Republican for Ward 3â€™s alderman seat in this yearâ€™s municipal election.
By CARL SMITH
Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors President Orlando Trainer and Vice President John Montgomery were unanimously re-elected to their respective leadership positions Monday.
By STEVEN NALLEY
Margie Pulley wasted no time getting down to business.
Students and teachers from Starkville and Oktibbeha County schools earned regional, national and international attention throughout 2012, earning awards, winning competitions and pursuing enrichment opportunities.
The Home Builders Association of Mississippi named four Starkville developments winners of its eighteenth annual Best in Mississippi Awards in November, including three projects from Tabor Construction and Development and one project from Maison De Ville Association President John Hartlein of Jackson.
Sales tax and 2 percent restaurant tax revenues remained largely steady in October 2012, but it was also the third consecutive month of record-breaking sales tax revenues, according to the city of Starkvilleâ€™s tax revenue report.