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October 13th

Fall circuit court docket includes 3 murder suspects

October 14, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

Three murder suspects arrested after a March 24 Mississippi State University shooting death are scheduled to appear in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court Monday when the court’s October term begins.

October 12th

Officials investigate 2 Thursday county fires

October 13, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

Oktibbeha County Fire Services Coordinator Kirk Rosenhan said he has reported two recent structure fires to the state fire marshal’s office because he believes they may have originated as a result of arson.

SSD presentation to inform parents of Title I spending

October 13, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

The Starkville School District will hold two information sessions on its use of Title I funds Monday at noon and 6 p.m. in Room 14 of the Greensboro Center, giving Armstrong Middle School parents the chance to learn more about how the school allocates federal money to help children in poverty.

County leaders go to MSFA workshop

October 13, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

Miss. State named to ‘Military Friendly’ list

October 13, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Victory Media has included Mississippi State University on its 2013 Military Friendly Schools list, placing MSU’s efforts to embrace military service members, veterans, dependents and survivors in the top 15 percent among efforts at more than 12,000 schools surveyed nationwide.

October 11th

Annual Alzheimer’s walk raises money, awareness

October 11, 2012

By MATT CRANE
life@starkvilledailynews.com

Community members will have the chance to raise funds and awareness for Alzheimer’s disease as the Alzheimer’s Association hosts the third annual Golden Triangle Walk to End Alzheimer’s at 2:30 p.m. Sunday on the East Mississippi Community College Mayhew campus.

Bryant: Federal health care law bad for Miss.

October 11, 2012

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS
Associated Press

CLINTON — Republican Gov. Phil Bryant says the 2010 federal health care overhaul is slowing Mississippi’s economy because business owners are confused about how much it will cost them to meet demands of the law.

City in process of repairing, paving 3 thoroughfares

October 11, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

The city started its fall wave of street improvement projects this week, which includes patching and overlaying the entirety of Critz Street, Eutaw Street and Sherwood Road.

Analyst predicts GOP victory in Oktibbeha Co.

October 11, 2012

By CARL SMITH
news@starkvilledailynews.com

As the race for the White House tightens, county Republicans and political analysts believe a reinvigorated GOP base will help Mitt Romney carry Oktibbeha County, thereby wresting it from Democratic control.

BREAKING: Oktoc Road fire one of several in county over 2 days

October 11, 2012

East Oktibbeha County Fire Department responded to a call from a passer-by reporting a structure fire on Oktoc Road behind Ebenezer Baptist Church at approximately 1:45 p.m. Thursday. Firefighters arrived to find an abandoned house in flames and were able to extinguish the blaze with the assistance of Bell Schoolhouse Fire Department and District 5 Fire Department.

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