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November 24th

2 aldermen attend ‘League’ seminar

November 25, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

Two Starkville aldermen will be in attendance later this week at an annual conference in Boston, Mass. designed to bring local leaders together from across the country for networking and community building seminars.

3 nominations still unknown for LINK board

November 25, 2012

By CARL SMITH
news@starkvilledailynews.com

Three nominations remain to be announced for a board charged with representing Oktibbeha County in tri-county economic development initiatives.

Last week, the Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors nominated Zelma Talley, a retired businessperson, to serve on a four-person board which will be comprised of local representatives.

November 23rd

Officials: CO alarms needed in structures

November 24, 2012

While smoke detectors are a common fixture in residences, there is another hazard to be considered to be considered for people who use gas to keep their houses warm when the weather turns cold: carbon monoxide.

According to the United States Consumer Product Safety Administration, approximately 170 people in the country die each year from carbon monoxide poisoning.

Public performance set for SHS Drama Festival Show

November 24, 2012

Starkville High School is once again preparing to showcase its many talents as the theatre department readies its latest Drama Festival show, “The Insanity of Mary Girard.”

A public performance is set for 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Starkville High School auditorium. Tickets are $5.

First-year drama teacher Jessica Taylor said preparation for the show began in the summer.

MSU sorority planning may switch course

November 24, 2012

Two lots near Mississippi State University’s sororities, its Clay Lyle Entomology Lab and Bully Boulevard may become sites for new sorority development, pending sorority representatives’ decisions.

The sororities have asked MSU about starting construction at these locations to Sorority Row’s north in lieu of previously planned locations to its south on an incomplete circular drive.

November 22nd

Area Salvation Army begins Red Kettle Campaign Friday

November 22, 2012

By MATT CRANE
life@starkvilledailynews.com

The charitable sound of bells ringing are once again filling the Starkville air as the Starkville Salvation Army begins its 2012 Red Kettle Campaign 9 a.m. today at Kroger.

Campaign coordinator Debra Austin said volunteers will ring bells outside of Kroger and Walmart today through Christmas Eve for this year’s Christmas campaign.

SFD preparing for winter fire season

November 22, 2012

By CARL SMITH
news@starkvilledailynews.com

Starkville Fire Department officials say they are preparing for increased fire calls associated with cooler temperatures and the increase in home heating usage.

GSDP gearing up for holiday retail season

November 22, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

The Greater Starkville Development Partnership has seen its share in the holiday shopping economy grow over the past few years, and its officials seek to continue that growth starting this Black Friday with initiatives and incentives to keep Starkville’s citizens shopping locally.

November 21st

MSU employee arrested for embezzlement

November 21, 2012

The business manager for Mississippi State University’s Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President was placed on administrative leave after she was arrested and charged with embezzlement Friday.

November 20th

MSU creates task force to increase faculty, staff pay

November 21, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Mississippi State University President Mark Keenum has established a task force to raise salaries for MSU faculty members closer to the salaries of their peers at other Southeastern universities.

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