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August 5th

Grant to fund emission-lowering effort

August 5, 2010

Through a more than $1 million federal grant to Mississippi State University, at least 100 diesel trucks will produce fewer emissions thanks to battery-powered air-conditioning units.

August 4th

City strategic plan adopted

August 4, 2010

SDN Staff Reports

SPD: Be safe as school starts

August 4, 2010

Starkville Police Department officials are urging local residents to be prepared for the already heavier traffic on local streets and take necessary safety precautions now that local public and privat

Numerous guilty pleas made

August 4, 2010

Numerous defendants pleaded guilty in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court proceedings the last couple of days.

More ground broken at Severstal

August 4, 2010

LOWNDES COUNTY — State and local officials broke ground Wednesday on two businesses could hire as many as 120 people.

August 3rd

NEWSFLASH: Suspect caught

August 3, 2010

Stabbing suspect Alan "Main" Doss is now in police custody after a citizen's tip helped authorities find where he was hiding Tuesday morning.

July 30th

Municipal Complex talks renewed

July 30, 2010

A bond referendum is a likely possibility as city officials restart talk and set a course of action on Starkville’s nearly 10-year-old consideration of a Municipal Complex.
A city panel involved in the discussion comprised of Ward 5 Alderman Jeremiah Dumas, Ward 6 Alderman Roy A’. Perkins, Chief Administrative Officer Lynn Spruill and Mayor Parker Wiseman met Thursday to formulate a plan for moving forward.
Ward 4 Alderman Richard Corey was unable to attend the meeting.

Man faces trial on fondling charges

July 30, 2010

A Starkville man has been indicted on charges of child fondling and sexual battery in connection with a series of incidents involving children ranging in age from 3 to 14.
David Parrish, 26, was arraigned Thursday morning in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court on two counts of child fondling and one count of sexual battery.
He remains jailed under a hold placed on him by Corrections Department officers, who are seeking to have his post-release supervision from a prior narcotics conviction revoked.

Can we get a show of jazz hands?

July 30, 2010

Cast members of Starkville Community Theatre’s summer musical revue, “The A, B, C’s of Broadway,” prove that jazz hands never go out of style in choreography in a high-energy number from the production. Pictured, front, from left, are Abigail Voller, Grant Alexander and Mary Kathryn Sanford; and back row, Rick Rogers and Lorraine Hughes. Those hoping to score tickets to the show will find themselves out of luck. As of Thursday afternoon, the last available seats for the show, which concludes its two-weekend run at the Playhouse on Main Saturday night, had been sold out.

EPA gives MSU million dollar grant

July 30, 2010

Mississippi State University’s leadership with vehicle technology that promotes air quality, improved fuel economy and emissions reductions will be recognized during a special event on campus Aug. 5.
The Environmental Protection Agency will award the land-grant institution’s Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems a $1.08 million grant as part of the National Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program.

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