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SED sees busiest week annually due to influx

July 31, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
sdnreporter@yahoo.com

Another August in Starkville has arrived, bringing with it the influx of Mississippi State University students moving into town and getting their lights cut on at their apartments and houses.

State leaders to take NCF stump today, Thursday

July 31, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
sdnreporter@yahoo.com

Politics takes the forefront today and Thursday at the Neshoba County Fair as U.S. Senate candidates, State House representatives and state leaders prepare to talk at the state’s most well-known political spotlight.

Warfield beginning 1st year as SA band director

July 31, 2012

Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of articles featuring local school marching band programs and their preparation for halftime shows they will play during football season.

By STEVEN NALLEY
sdnedu@bellsouth.net

Starkville Academy doesn’t have the biggest band in town, but Amanda Harfst doesn’t mind.

July 30th

After audit, SFD seeking MSRB Class 4 rating

July 30, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
sdnreporter@yahoo.com

The Mississippi State Rating Bureau recently evaluated Starkville’s fire, water and emergency services as well as the city’s building codes and enforcement in order to determine whether or not the city’s fire insurance rating can improve from a Class 5 to a Class 4.

New restaurant headed to town

July 30, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
sdnedu@bellsouth.net

Before Donald Lee played in the NFL, before he played football at Mississippi State University, he was a student at Maben High School with a best friend named Lamar Ware.

Democrats revive annual Beans and Greens dinner

July 30, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
sdnedu@bellsouth.net

After the 2011 election, Gallup named Mississippi the most conservative state in America, so Patti Drapala knows her position is not popular.

July 29th

Sullivan leads Starkville High band to new season

July 29, 2012

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of articles featuring local school marching band programs and their preparation for halftime shows they will play during football season.

Not even a long fall can keep Shawn Sullivan down for very long.

July 28th

MSU to offer 2 new student shuttle routes

July 28, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
sdnreporter@yahoo.com

Mississippi State University students will have a more affordable and hassle-free option for getting to class once the semester starts on Aug. 20.

Local student gives back with homemade bracelets

July 28, 2012

By MATT CRANE
sdnlife@bellsouth.net

Even Kaytlyn Hurst is surprised by her successful summer venture.

Hurst began her summer vacation with a simple idea that has grown into a charitable charge.

“I started making the bracelets after school let out at the beginning of the summer,” Hurst said. “My mom and I went and bought the kit together.”

July 27th

Cohen, alumni welcome county freshmen to MSU

July 27, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
sdnedu@bellsouth.net

When John Cohen was at Mississippi State University, he had the opportunity to see Eudora Welty at a campus venue, but he missed it.

Cohen, now baseball coach at MSU, said he regrets the decision. At the time, he said, he didn’t think going to see an author, even a Pulitzer Prize winner like Welty, was “cool.”

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