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August 28th

Documents show MSU severed booster ties

August 28, 2012

By MICHAEL WARDLAW
sdnsports@bellsouth.net

Mississippi State University released correspondence Tuesday detailing the school’s efforts to disassociate an unnamed booster who had “impermissible contact” with a prospective student athlete.

Last week, the university announced it was cooperating with the NCAA while it investigated the school for a “recruiting irregularity.”

New MSU site offers complete game-day info

August 28, 2012

By CARL SMITH
sdnnews@bellsouth.net

After selling a school-record 44,212 season tickets, Mississippi State University officials have a measurable indicator of interest in the school’s football program. Now, thousands of football fans have a one-stop source for any and all information associated with MSU’s seven home games.

As Isaac assaults Gulf, area gasoline prices rise higher

August 28, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
sdnreporter@yahoo.com

Prices at Starkville pumps have jumped over the past few days after Hurricane Isaac’s arrival caused pipeline and refinery closures on the Gulf Coast.

WTVA to broadcast ABC programming

August 28, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
sdnreporter@yahoo.com

Tupelo NBC affiliate WTVA announced in a press release Tuesday that it has entered into an affiliation agreement with the ABC Television Network, meaning there will be no interruption in ABC programming for viewers in the Starkville area despite outgoing ABC affiliate WKDH discontinuing broadcasting at 11:59 p.m. Aug. 31.

August 27th

New HPC draft has added form

August 27, 2012

The Starkville Historic Preservation Commission will discuss a potential final draft of “Standards for Starkville’s Historic Districts” as well as a new authorization form, payment for the standards and plans for future meetings at its 5:30 p.m. Tuesday meeting in City Hall’s building department.

New program offers students support

August 27, 2012

The Boys and Girls Club of Starkville is stepping up and doing its part to help area students prepare for a successful future.

Area agents say Oktibbeha Co. is ready for storm

August 27, 2012

While no portion of Isaac is expected to make direct impact on the Starkville area, emergency planners are preparing for any adverse conditions the storm brings with it.

Regardless of where the storm travels, projections indicate Starkville and Oktibbeha County will see significant rainfall as well as the potential for straight-line winds and tornadoes.

August 26th

All Sudduth homerooms now have SMART boards

August 26, 2012

Liz Heinz can erase her classroom's board with a wave of a hand.

Fischer puts family first, earning full scholarship

August 26, 2012

Hannah Fischer had one final test on the day of her graduation, and it was timed.

Aldermen: City cell tower law merits review

August 26, 2012

The Starkville Board of Aldermen voted to deny C Spire Wireless’s appeal for variances from city laws needed to erect a 100-foot cellular tower at its meeting Aug. 27.

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