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Family ranch makes difference

March 10, 2013

Beverly Jones remembers her first horse, a small quarter horse named Blaze her father bought her when she was in the sixth grade.

“We kept him in the backyard, of all things,” Jones said. “He was still alive when I got married. I had many, many adventures with Blaze. (My own) kids grew up riding horses.”

Little earns spot in Poetry Out Loud finals

March 10, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

The first line of Matthew Arnold’s poem “Dover Beach” is, “The sea is calm to-night,” and Starkville High School senior Akane Little, as she starts the poem, is calm as well.

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Rasberry retires as Habitat breaks ground on 51st home

March 10, 2013

By MATT CRANE
life@starkvilledailynews.com

Starkville Habitat for Humanity’s 51st home will mark the beginning of new chapter for new homeowner Demetra Petty’s life and the end of a chapter for Executive Director Freddie Rasberry as the organization breaks ground at 2 p.m. today at 270 Arnold Street.

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Qualification for city elections ends

March 10, 2013

By NATHAN GREGORY
news@starkvilledailynews.com

The qualifying period for mayor and alderman elections ended Friday, and with two last-week entries for alderman seats, 13 candidates will vie for those seats, while no others joined the three candidates who qualified to run for mayor.

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