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August 14th

Aldermen propose millage increase - City attorney to report on municipal complex project

August 14, 2013

For the first time since the 1980s, Starkville could see a millage increase.

In a budget meeting Tuesday night, the Starkville Board of Aldermen reviewed 2013-14 budget proposals line by line, but at the end of the day determined with the city’s existing obligations and growing needs a tax increase could no longer be avoided.

‘What the Heck ...?’ group forms - Spruill firing cited as catalyst

August 14, 2013

What exactly is in a name? In the case of today's "What the Heck Happened to Lynn Spruill?" event, organizers say there might be more than one would think at first glance.

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Holliman’s second murder trial continues

August 14, 2013

Brian Holliman's second murder trial continued on Tuesday, a day highlighted with emotional testimony and jurors listening to a recording of Holliman's E-911 call after the incident that left his wife, Laura Lee Holliman, dead.

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Starkville Samaritan Club begins annual raffle - Proceeds to benefit area child abuse prevention agencies

August 14, 2013

Starkville Samaritan Club is a small group but a force to be reckoned with in providing financial support for local child abuse prevention agencies.

Mississippi State grad returns to premiere film "Headrush"

August 14, 2013

On a dark and stormy night Kurt Schuler, a biochemist studying death, finds himself in a lab with an unidentified body laying on the laboratory table. And so begins the short film, "Headrush."

Board silences proposal for Emerson "brain trust" 

August 14, 2013

Board member Eric Heiselt proposed at the Starkville School District Board of Trustees' meeting Tuesday that the district create a "brain trust" to let stakeholders determine the financial viability of toddler care slated for discontinuation at Emerson Family Center, but the proposal died for lack of a second.

August 13th

Thomas Wayne O’Brian

August 13, 2013

Thomas Wayne O’Brian, formerly of Maben, passed away at his home in Chatsworth, Ga. on Aug. 3, 2013. He was 64 years old.

Thomas Wayne is survived by his wife, Deborah O’Brian; brother, Donald O’Brian (Brenda). Two nieces, Traci Mann and Mitzi Phelps and one aunt, Anna Laura Keller.

David Leigh Kirkman

August 13, 2013

Mr. David Leigh Kirkman, 53 Maben, MS passed away in Arcola, MS; on Monday, August 12, 2013.

David was the owner of Covered K Arena and of Kirkman Logging, a bull rider, rodeo clown, rodeo announcer and a member of Mathiston First Baptist Church.

Terry Leigh Thomas

August 13, 2013

August 13, 1927 - August 10, 2013

Terry Leigh Thomas passed away after a brief illness on Saturday, August 10, 2013. Mr. Thomas was a native Mississippian who spent his early years in Louisville, and his adult life in Meridian and Starkville. He was most recently a resident of Ocean Springs, where he moved to be near his daughters, Susie Thomas Ranager and Marty Thomas Kuki.

The heart of practice: MSU's Mullen sees players are anxious

August 13, 2013

Mississippi State is in the heart of preseason practice.
The Bulldogs have been on the practice fields since Aug. 1. The first few practices were light and were more of revamp for the older guys and a transition for the younger guys.
Summer school is over and the fall semester is close to getting started. 
Coach Dan Mullen's squad is right in the thick of things as two-a-days have hit.

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