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August 17th

EMCC’s celebrity paramedic called to serve

August 18, 2012

For Starkville Daily News

“Excuse me. Are you the guy from the TV commercial?”

More SPD, deputy manpower added for DUI campaign

August 18, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
sdnreporter@yahoo.com

Starkville Police Department and Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Department will participate in the statewide Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign which began yesterday and runs through Sept. 3.

‘Shades’ connecting students, businesses

August 18, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
sdnreporter@yahoo.com

Mississippi State University students still familiarizing themselves with the Starkville Landscape will only have to walk to the Drill Field Monday to find out more about local businesses and the services they offer.

August 16th

Local writers find creative outlet with Fourth Fridays

August 16, 2012

By MATT CRANE
sdnlife@bellsouth.net

Area writers looking to test out new works should look no further than Starkville’s own community theatre.

Approaching the beginning of its seventh season, Fourth Fridays at Starkville Community Theater provides local authors the chance to get quality feedback and creative inspiration.

Campus safety remains main MSU objective

August 16, 2012

By CARL SMITH
sdnnews@bellsouth.net

As Mississippi State University students move into their respective residence halls for the start of another academic year, school officials say on-campus safety remains a top priority.

2 percent, sales tax figures hold

August 16, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
sdnreporter@yahoo.com

Starkville’s May 2012 sales tax revenue fell $25,480.43 from May 2011’s but rebounded in June, eclipsing June 2011’s total by $25,244.44.

Figures for May 2012 were $442,991.06, a 5.44 percent dip from May 2011, while June 2012’s total reached $444,896.78, a 6.02 percent increase from June 2011.

August 15th

MSU pledges $75M for Davis Wade expansions

August 15, 2012

By MICHAEL WARDLAW
sdnsports@bellsouth.net

It has been talked about for over a year and dreamt about considerably longer. On Wednesday the dream of expanding Davis Wade Stadium took the final step toward becoming a reality with the official announcement of $75 million expansion.

MSU-Meridian marks 40 years

August 15, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
sdnedu@bellsouth.net

For Lisa Sollie, it’s worth a 198-mile round trip to Starkville to provide Mississippi State University’s ice cream for the right kind of party.

Sollie, project coordinator in recruiting and marketing for MSU-Meridian, said the MSU Student Association in Meridian makes a point of securing MSU’s ice cream for a “Welcome Back” week.

Zoning board: Church needs more parking

August 15, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
sdnedu@bellsouth.net

The Starkville Planning and Zoning Commission voted Tuesday to recommend approval for repurposing a Whitfield Street commercial building as a place of worship for Tribe Judah Ministries, adding an extra condition to address parking issues.

August 14th

Food Network chef Marais shows off talent

August 15, 2012

By MATT CRANE
sdnlife@bellsouth.net

Celebrity chef and Food Network Star finalist Linkie Marais is launching her bright future in the very place her career started.

Marais will begin her first set of in-depth cake decorating classes Aug. 18-19 at the Hilton Garden Inn Bancorp South Conference Center in Tupelo.

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