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September 11th

Sturgis board to hold special vote

September 12, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

The Sturgis Board of Aldermen accepted the resignation of one of its members Tuesday.

Quinnia Yates, who joined the board more than two years ago after running unopposed in a special election, resigned as an alderman and moved out of Sturgis to be with family, citing personal illness, Mayor Walter Turner said.

Starkville residents, leaders remember sacrifice on 9/11

September 12, 2012

By MATT CRANE
life@starkvilledailynews.com

Gathered in the park adjacent to Fire Station No. 1 Tuesday, Starkville residents and first responders paid tribute to the heroes and victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.

September 10th

Dignitaries explain steps to ensure future food security

September 10, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

Leaders in food security gathered at Mississippi State University’s Colvard Student Union Monday to discuss the advantages of investing in assistance to developing countries as a means of enhancing United States security.

9/11 programs to honor local, US responders

September 10, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Within one year of starting her life in America, Meggan Franks saw the country at its best.

MSDH: West Nile cases on the rise

September 10, 2012

By CARL SMITH
news@starkvilledailynews.com

Reported cases of human West Nile virus contraction have almost tripled last year’s reported figures.

Monday, the Mississippi State Department of Health reported 26 new cases of the mosquito-borne virus, bringing the state’s 2012 total to 140 cases and four confirmed deaths.

September 9th

Sudduth, Scholastic team up for book fair

September 9, 2012

Sudduth Elementary School began its biannual Scholastic Book Fair in the school library Friday and will continue the fair Sept. 10-14 from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., with an open house from 5-7 p.m. Sept. 10.

Life around the card table: SCT debuts ‘Octette’ revival

September 9, 2012

Starkville Community Theater is dealing out its newest season with the premiere of “The Octette Bridge Club” 7:30 p.m. Thursday at The Playhouse on Main.

Directed by Pattye Archer, the play focuses on family dynamics between eight sisters as they navigate through life and card games from 1934 to 1944.

Howard: Lake plan soon to be discussed

September 9, 2012

District 3 Supervisor Marvell Howard said he is developing a new plan to keep the county lake under local control and re-open it for area residents.

September 8th

GoPlay seeks volunteers for Sudduth playground

September 8, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
sdnedu@bellsouth.net

There are 1,115 students at Sudduth Elementary School, and principal Lisa Thompson says not all of them can use the school’s regular playground.

Corey will not seek 3rd term for city board

September 8, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
sdnreporter@yahoo.com

Two-term Ward 4 Alderman Richard Corey has confirmed that he will not seek a third term when city elections are held next year.

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