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August 23rd

SSD benefits from YouTube for class

August 23, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
sdnedu@bellsouth.net

When Starkville School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway announced that teachers could use YouTube in their lessons more freely, teachers at the SSD’s teacher convocation Aug. 3 broke into applause.

Now that school has started, teachers are still applauding the move.

Recruiting irregularity draws NCAA probe

August 23, 2012

Mississippi State University’s football program is under investigation by the NCAA for possible recruiting irregularities.

Officials from MSU and the NCAA confirmed Thursday that the two organizations are working closely in regard to a lengthy and ongoing recruitment investigation.

August 22nd

MSU hosts workshop on naval peacemaking

August 22, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
sdnedu@bellsouth.net

Mississippi State University hosted a Maritime Conflict Resolution Workshop Wednesday at Mitchell Memorial Library, where political experts from across the U.S. and multiple Pacific Asian countries convened to discuss responses to growing Chinese military power in the region’s waters.

SSD administrator search could last until Jan.

August 22, 2012

By CARL SMITH
sdnnews@bellsouth.net

Starkville School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway says the district might not fill one of its top administrator’s spots until later in the semester.

Aldermen deny C Spire tower appeal

August 22, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
sdnreporter@yahoo.com

The Starkville Board of Aldermen Tuesday backed the board of adjustments and appeals’ recommendation to deny C Spire’s variance request to erect a 100-foot cellular tower.

SPD officers find UK teen reported missing from Fla.

August 22, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
sdnreporter@yahoo.com

A British girl who was reported missing Sunday was found Tuesday in Starkville.

Amy Turner, 16, was vacationing with her parents in Orlando, Fla. when she allegedly ran away with 21-year-old Zachary A. Miller, of 516 Spruce Lane in Starkville.

Missing juvenile from UK found in Starkville

August 22, 2012

A British girl who was reported missing Sunday was found Tuesday in Starkville.
Amy Turner, 16, was vacationing with her parents in Orlando, Fla. when she allegedly ran away with 21-year-old Zachary A. Miller, of 516 Spruce Lane in Starkville.

August 21st

Starkville receives Class 4 fire rating

August 21, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
sdnreporter@yahoo.com

Starkville officials announced Tuesday that the city’s fire protection rating has improved from a Class 5 to a Class 4 after a July inspection by the Mississippi State Ratings Bureau.

MDPS spokesman identifies person shot by deputies

August 21, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
sdnreporter@yahoo.com

Mississippi Department of Public Safety spokesman Warren Strain confirmed Damion Lavent Street, 33, of 581 Cannon Road, was killed by Oktibbeha County deputies Monday.

Famed university scholar Polk dies

August 21, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
sdnedu@bellsouth.net

Mississippi State University representatives confirmed that Noel Polk, a renowned literary scholar, journal editor and professor emeritus in MSU’s English department, died Tuesday.

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