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December 3rd

City to take 1st look at roundabout plan

December 3, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

The Starkville Board of Aldermen will hold preliminary discussions on a proposal from First Baptist Church to redesign south Lafayette Street by building a roundabout between the railroad and Lampkin Street during its 5:30 p.m. meeting tonight at City Hall.

Sargent replaces retiring principal

December 3, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Oktibbeha County School District leaders announced the retirement of East Oktibbeha County High School’s principal and her immediate replacement at the district’s meeting Tuesday.

Sen. Bennie Turner laid to rest in West Point

December 3, 2012

By SHEENA BAKER
dtlnews@bellsouth.net

Edna Turner sat with one of her daughters during Monday’s funeral service for her husband, Sen. Bennie Turner, while hundreds also paid their respects.

Services were held at Mary Holmes College in West Point where the couple first met.

1-car accident on Sturgis Maben Road claims life

December 3, 2012

County officials confirmed a one-car accident claimed the life of an Oktibbeha County woman this morning on Sturgis Maben Road.

December 2nd

MSU to face Northwestern in Jan. 1 Gator Bowl

December 2, 2012

By BEN WAIT
sports@starkvilledailynews.com

Coach Dan Mullen believed that success could be accomplished in Starkville when he took over the Mississippi State football program.

For only the second time in school history, the Bulldogs are going to three consecutive bowl games.

Gunnoe crowned Mrs. Mississippi America

December 2, 2012

By MATT CRANE
life@starkvilledailynews.com

Mississippi State University student Sagen Gunnoe was crowned the 2013 Mrs. Mississippi America on Nov. 11 at the Millennium Theater inside the Goldstrike Casino Resort in Tunica.

Gunnoe, a second-year veterinary student at MSU, came to Starkville in 2007 with her husband Lacy to pursue her dream of working with animals.

County schools to discuss policies, codes, discipline

December 2, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

The Oktibbeha County School District’s leadership will discuss school district codes, policies, discipline and other items at the district’s regular monthly meeting at noon Tuesday in the district’s offices.

Sen. Turner earned bipartisan respect

December 2, 2012

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS
Associated Press

JACKSON — Current and former Mississippi lawmakers, across party lines, are mourning the death of longtime Democratic Sen. Bennie Turner of West Point, who died Nov. 27. He was 64.

Maben man charged with stabbing pregnant woman

December 2, 2012

A Maben man is in custody at Oktibbeha County Jail after officials say he allegedly stabbed a pregnant family member of his girlfriend multiple times Sunday morning.

John Jones, 30, of 110 Sanders Trailer Park Road, is in custody after he was charged with two counts of aggravated assault.

Holiday concert set for Tuesday

December 2, 2012

By MATT CRANE
life@starkvilledailynews.com

The Starkville-Mississippi State University Symphony Orchestra is ready to bring the Christmas spirit to Golden Triangle residents with its annual Criss Christmas Concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church in Starkville.

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