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September 22nd

2 escaped pet snake calls fielded in Sept.

September 22, 2012


Starkville Animal Control officers have responded to two separate calls within the past three weeks regarding large pet snakes who escaped from their owners and were found roaming around the vicinity of Campus View Drive and Mary Lee Lane.

September 21st

SSD prepares Web student data tracking

September 22, 2012


The Starkville School District will launch its InformationNOW online student information system Monday, beginning a series of orientation sessions on each of its campuses for parents to retrieve their login information and learn about the INOW Parent Portal’s features and options.

Payrolls fall, signaling shrinking economy

September 22, 2012

Associated Press

JACKSON (AP) — Payrolls fell in Mississippi for the fourth straight month in August, reinforcing economists’ judgment that the state is back in recession.

Watson: Victim in Pierce Road incident refuses to cooperate

September 22, 2012


Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Department Commander Brett Watson said the victim in a shooting on Pierce Road Tuesday night will not cooperate with authorities in their investigation.

Authorities have not yet issued any formal charges in relation to the shooting, which occurred earlier this week.

MSU alumni chapter to host Bulldog Blast

September 22, 2012

For Starkville Daily News

Over 250 MSU alumni and friends are expected to take part in the 19th Annual Oktibbeha County MSU Alumni Association’s Bulldog Blast scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 29.

September 20th

Campus ballroom dance club takes lead with ‘Salsa’

September 20, 2012


Lee Boulevard will be filled with the sights and sounds of Hispanic culture Friday as the Holmes Cultural Diversity Center celebrates its second annual “Salsa in the Streets.”

Covin’s trial to go before jury in Circuit Court

September 20, 2012


The case of former First Baptist Church Creative Learning Center child care provider Dianna Lynn Covin has been continued and will go before a grand jury in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court early next year.

PERS plans increase in employer contribution

September 20, 2012

Associated Press

JACKSON (AP) — State government will be asked to put $44 million more into the Mississippi retirement system next year to shore up the program for an estimated 30 years, the system director has told lawmakers.

September 19th

Deputies investigate Pierce Road shooting

September 19, 2012


Oktibbeha County authorities have an unidentified person of interest in custody after a shooting late Tuesday night on Pierce Road near Maben.

Chief Deputy Chadd Garnett said personnel responded to a call at approximately 11:40 p.m. Tuesday regarding a female who had sustained multiple gunshot wounds.

Former child care provider to stand trial for 2 charges

September 19, 2012


A former child care provider for the First Baptist Church Creative Learning Center will stand trial in Starkville Municipal Court today at 2 p.m. on two counts of felony child abuse.

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