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October 24th

OCH helps girl learn to walk again

October 24, 2013

When she was 11 years old, Kaley Edwards was told by many doctors she would never walk again.

Kaley was riding a four-wheeler with a friend when the two fell into a ravine. Kaley was thrown into the four-wheeler’s handle bars and her right hip, pelvis and right arm were broken and her sciatic nerve was damaged.

October 23rd

Plans form for new MSU road

October 23, 2013

A new entrance road into Mississippi State University is in the planning stages.

MSU is working with the Mississippi Department of Transportation to plan a road through the university’s South Farm that would connect Blackjack Road to Poor House Road, playing into Oktibbeha County’s larger plans for overall access to the city and campus from the south.

Fifth Pumpkinpalooza scheduled for Friday

October 23, 2013

ain Street in Starkville will take on the facade of a fall paradise Friday evening during the fifth annual Pumpkinpalooza.

Vocal fry becomes hot trend

October 23, 2013

Valley girl speak is out and a new vocal trend known as “creaky voice” is taking effect.

Creaky voice, also known as vocal fry or creaking, is the new vocal trend many teenage and college-age girls are using when they speak. It is the lowest range of notes in the normal voice register and can be heard from many of the biggest television and pop stars in Hollywood.

School group discusses repairs

October 23, 2013

The Commission on Starkville Consolidated School District Structure ended its Tuesday night meeting with a rare executive session.

Commission members went into executive session for slightly less than an hour to discuss litigation issues. Officials declined to comment further on the matter after the meeting.

October 18th

Mill at MSU gains IHL clearance

October 18, 2013

In the public-private partnership that is The Mill at Mississippi State University conference center complex, the public portion of the agreement is now complete.

MSU tuition could rise again

October 18, 2013

The Institutions of Higher Learning Board of Trustees today voted first approval for a tuition plan that would push Mississippi State University's tuition to more than $7,000 per semester.

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Citywide Tailgate returns Thursday

October 18, 2013

It's been three long years since Campus Book Mart owner Barbara Foster broke out the decorations for her Citywide Tailgate station. Her wait is almost over.

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Shutdown stings robotics programs in Mississippi

October 18, 2013

Though the United States federal government shutdown is officially over, it's already left an impact on some Mississippi school's robotics programs.
Jackie Wilt, Armstrong Middle School's robotics instructor, said the federal shutdown forced a delay in the Mississippi First LEGO League competition, which AMS students compete in.

Geologic Map Day honors past, present

October 18, 2013

Today, online services like Google, Bing and Mapquest offer bird's eye views of terrain, roadways, rivers, buildings and more, but it takes more than a bird's eye view to discover the geology beneath the surface.

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