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August 21st

Oakleys share memories of growing up in Oktoc

August 21, 2012

By MATT CRANE
sdnlife@bellsouth.net

The community of Oktoc takes center stage at the latest speaker series in honor of the Starkville’s 175th birthday.

August 20th

Man killed after stabbing Oktibbeha deputy

August 20, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
sdnreporter@yahoo.com

Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Department authorities shot and killed a man Monday after he stabbed a deputy multiple times.

OCSD Chief Deputy Chadd Garnett said deputies were dispatched to Cannon Road at 5:47 p.m. after receiving a report of a man standing in the road and brandishing a knife.

MSU on the Move aims for healthier campus life

August 20, 2012

By MATT CRANE
sdnlife@bellsouth.net

The Mississippi State University student body is getting into shape.
MSU on the Move, a program focused on promoting a healthier atmosphere and environment on the MSU campus, kicked off its semester-long initiative with health screenings and a Drill Field celebration ceremony.

MSU hosts summit on ‘reshoring’ jobs

August 20, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
sdnedu@bellsouth.net

Harry Moser grew up with the Singer Corporation’s sewing machine factory in Elizabeth, N.J.

Board to consider calling for hearing on ’13 city budget

August 20, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
sdnreporter@yahoo.com

The Starkville Board of Aldermen will consider calling for a public hearing on adoption of the 2013 city budget at its meeting tonight.
Chief Administrative Officer Lynn Spruill said the budgeted expenditures of the proposed budget are very similar to that of the 2012 budget.

August 19th

Starkville Reads presents ‘Unbowed’ with Kardos

August 19, 2012

By MATT CRANE
sdnlife@bellsouth.net

The empowering story of Wangari Maathai is capturing the attention of Starkville and Mississippi State University.

On Aug. 28 at 7 p.m. at the Starkville Public Library, author and MSU English professor Michael Kardos will host a presentation and discussion on “Unbowed: A Memoir” by Maathai, the fourth Maroon Edition book selection.

Moon: US close to manufacturing renaissance

August 19, 2012

By CARL SMITH
sdnnews@bellsouth.net

With the right investments and commitments, Mississippi Manufacturers Association President and CEO Jay C. Moon says Mississippi can position itself to revitalize its manufacturing industry as costs continue to rise overseas.

Board to consider software upgrade for 911 computers

August 19, 2012

By CARL SMITH
sdnnews@bellsouth.net

The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors is expected to take the final step necessary to update its county 911 emergency system by approving a software upgrade purchase for dispatchers’ computer systems at its 5:30 p.m. Monday meeting at the courthouse.

Parties involved in nonpartisan races

August 19, 2012

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS
Associated Press

JACKSON — Mississippi has nonpartisan judicial elections in name, if not in practice.

August 18th

Research advice shared at SPL genealogy workshop

August 18, 2012

By MATT CRANE
sdnlife@bellsouth.net

The crowd gathered Saturday for Starkville Public Library’s genealogy workshop are one step closer to completing the puzzles of their past.

Sponsored by the Hic-A-Sha-Ba-Ha chapter of the Daughter’s of the American Revolution, the workshop featured presentations from Kay Parker Evans, Sharon Keys and Caroline Reed.

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