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HONORING OUR VETERANS - Starkville, MSU hold Veterans' Day events

November 12, 2013

America is losing more soldiers to suicide than it is losing to enemy forces in Afghanistan.

Army Chief Warrant Officer Five Randy Jones cited this statistic at Gulf States Manufacturing’s Veterans’ Day program Monday morning. He said military suicides totaled more than one per day, and the best thing Americans could do to reduce this statistic was express appreciation to veterans.

Local TEA Party bashes Common Core standards

November 12, 2013

The Starkville TEA Party hosted a Monday night meeting at Starkville Sportsplex to talk about what it considers the dangers of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

Man found dead at apt.

November 12, 2013

A resident at The Highlands apartment complex died Friday night after an apparent suicide.

Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Department Commander Brett Watson said officers were dispatched to 74 Lock Lane at 11 p.m. Friday. There, they found the victim, who Oktibbeha County Deputy Coroner Billy Miller identified as 19-year-old Eric Dane Knight, of Bay St. Louis.

Horse Park earns national honor

November 12, 2013

The Mississippi Horse Park was recently awarded the Justin Boots Best Footing Award from the Women’s Professional Rodeo Association.

The Horse Park will receive the award, along with a plaque and an undisclosed cash prize on Dec. 5 in Las Vegas at the WPRA National Finals Rodeo.

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MSU dean speaks about value of college education

November 12, 2013

Greg Dunaway, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Mississippi State University, spoke about a fear when he addressed the Starkville Rotary Club.

Dunaway, who the university named to the position in April after serving as interim dean since 2012, spoke to the club on Monday. The topic, he said, stemmed from a student interview from shortly after he was named to the position.

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