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City hall appeal filed with Miss. high court

January 15, 2013

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

The legal battle over construction of a new city hall in Starkville may not be over.

Starkville resident William McGovern appealed 14th Chancery District Judge Jim Davidson’s Dec. 18 ruling in favor of the city of Starkville’s municipal facility construction plan to the Mississippi Supreme Court Jan. 9.

Former Alderman Beal enters race for mayor’s office

January 15, 2013

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

Former Alderman Mary Lee Beal has announced her qualification to run for mayor in this year’s municipal election Tuesday, making her the third candidate in the race.

Beal will run as a Democrat. Incumbent Parker Wiseman, also a Democrat, announced he will run again Monday. Republican Dan Moreland announced his qualification Jan. 2.

City to use parking enforcement officer

January 15, 2013

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

The Starkville Board of Aldermen voted to use a temporary part-time parking officer to enforce the two-hour parking rule in the downtown area Tuesday at its meeting.

Turner Lairy wins special Miss. Senate race

January 15, 2013

By CARL SMITH
news@starkvilledailynews.com

Angela Turner Lairy, the daughter of former Miss. Sen. Bennie Turner, will follow in her father’s steps after defeating West Point resident Kenny Fowler in the Miss. Senate District 16 Special Election Tuesday.

Unofficial results as of press time had Turner Lairy, a Democrat, beating her opponent 4,325-1,716.

State of emergency declared over Miss. ice storm

January 15, 2013

JACKSON — An ice storm warning was out for much of the Mississippi Delta until 6 p.m. Tuesday as motorists were being warned of continuing icy conditions on roads and bridges — a warning that extended into northeastern counties.

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