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November 22nd

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 20, 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.

Habitat, MSU welcome home the Walton family

November 20, 2012

By MATT CRANE
life@starkvilledailynews.com

For Daphne Walton and her family, dreams are coming true.

Habitat for Humanity members, Mississippi State University officials and family and friends of the Waltons gathered Tuesday at 276 Steadman Lane to dedicate the fourth Maroon Edition home and 50th Starkville area Habitat home.

MSU student in Wash. jail after shotgun threat

November 20, 2012

A Mississippi State University student reported missing last week is in custody of the Connell Police Department in Connell, Wash., after he was charged Saturday with second degree assault and possession of an unlawful weapon for allegedly threatening a police officer with a shotgun.

November 19th

Multipurpose building at MSU to alter traffic

November 20, 2012

Significant changes are coming to traffic at the heart of the Mississippi State University campus to accommodate a new building that will combine a parking garage at its bottom with classrooms on upper floors.

City to consider OCEDA budget

November 20, 2012

The Starkville Board of Aldermen will consider approval of the Oktibbeha County Economic Development Authority’s annual budget at its 5:30 p.m. meeting today at City Hall.

Johnson: Slaughter should do county planning

November 19, 2012

Rudy Johnson, Golden Triangle Planning and Development District’s executive director, gave his blessing Monday for Oxford-based urban planning firm Slaughter & Associates to handle developing a comprehensive plan for Oktibbeha County.

Supervisors could approve the agreement at their first meeting in December.

BREAKING: SPD searching for pizza delivery robbery suspect

November 19, 2012

Starkville Police Department is searching for a man wanted in connection with three recent armed robberies targeting pizza delivery drivers in Starkville.
SPD identified the man in a release as 28-year-old Carlo Shepherd and stated his last known address as 20493 Old Houston Road in Aberdeen. He is described as a black male of approximately 5 feet and 10 inches in height.

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