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Archive - 2014

July 2nd

Alderman wants money city gave SSD returned

July 2, 2014

More than two months after the city issued a check for more than $400,000 to Starkville School District, at least one Starkville alderman wants the money returned.

Businesses tout equality in face of new religion law

July 2, 2014

Senate Bill 2681 was not the only law to go into effect on Tuesday.

But it is one that is arguably sparking the most public backlash.

Starkville firefighters give test run to new diving equipment

July 2, 2014

Starkville Fire Department firefighters took to the water Tuesday during the department’s first training day to get used to newly-acquired diving gear.

The department received nine new sets of diving gear worth $19,400 in early June through a donation from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation.

July 1st

MSU announces series with North Carolina State

July 1, 2014

Mississippi State continues to show compliance with the new Southeastern Conference policy of playing series against power conference teams in the near future.
The MSU athletic department announced a home-and-home series with North Carolina State on Tuesday for the 2020 and 2021 seasons. 

Starkville 9-year-olds play State at Batesville

July 1, 2014

For the last few months Starkville 9-year-olds have been playing their baseball in the friendly confines of McKee Park.
Starting this morning that all changes as the Starkville All-Stars head north to Batesville for the Dizzy Dean State tournament.

SMITH COLUMN: Coach Pitch State will keep Starkville busy on the Fourth

July 1, 2014

It's going to be a busy Fourth of July weekend on the baseball fields of McKee Park.
When it comes to celebrating the nation's birthday, it only seems fitting to be following teams like National and American. Starkville has one of each during the Dizzy Dean Coach Pitch 7-year-old South State Tournament that starts Friday.

City may consider relocating SPD - CAO to address aldermen about possible land purchase opportunity

July 1, 2014

The future of Starkville Police Department may ultimately not be tied to the building that is now City Hall, especially if the Board of Aldermen get on board with another option that may be on the table.

Remembering freedom summer - Freedom Rider revisits Starkville

July 1, 2014

The last time Ron Carver was in Starkville was during one of the most contentious times of Mississippi’s history.

“Fifty years ago, we wouldn’t even be having a conversation here about this,” Carver said.

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Police seek counterfeit check suspects

July 1, 2014

Starkville Police Department is warning businesses to be alert for possible counterfeit checks after two local businesses have fallen victim to reported felony false pretense incidents.

OCSD presents 2014-15 budget

July 1, 2014

The Oktibbeha County School District presented its projected Fiscal Year 2014-15 budget for consideration at a Monday evening public hearing at the district office on Main Street.

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