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March 22nd

Garden Expo thrives despite dreary weather

March 22, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Nancy Henry came to Starkville all the way from Meridian for the Everything Garden Expo.

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Jazz Festival in full swing

March 22, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
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Jeff Barnhart’s interest in ragtime music began at seven years old, with a soundtrack for a movie he didn’t even see until he was a teenager.

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March 21st

Park board passes motion to request building name change

March 22, 2013

By NATHAN GREGORY
news@starkvilledailynews.com

The Starkville Park Commission passed a motion to request permission from the Board of Aldermen to change the name of the Gillespie Street Center to the Needmore Community Center during its meeting Thursday at the Sportsplex.

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Coontz provides retrospective on feminism at MSU

March 22, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
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Stephanie Coontz thought she had read Betty Friedan’s “The Feminine Mystique,” the 1963 book often cited as the genesis for second-wave feminism in America.

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SSD stakeholders revise strategies

March 22, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Starkville School District stakeholders refined and revised the district’s mission, vision, values and priorities for meeting strategic goals and prioritized different facility projects Thursday at the Hilton Garden Inn during the third of four SSD strategic planning meetings.

March 20th

‘Anything Goes’ returning to SHS

March 20, 2013

Lacy Claire Whitten completely changes when she plays the role of Bonnie in “Anything Goes.”

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Cerebral palsy patient, author discusses faith with BSU audience

March 20, 2013

Justin Fisher was born with cerebral palsy, a neuro-muscular condition that limits his abilities in terms of balance, walking and other motor skills. Sometimes, Fisher said, people asked him if he would relive his life without cerebral palsy given the chance.

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MSU’s Abraham retiring in June

March 20, 2013

After a 38-year career at Mississippi State University, Alumni Association Executive Director Jimmy Abraham announced this week that he would retire this summer.
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Homestead exemption filing deadline April 1

March 20, 2013

The deadline to file homestead exemptions is April 1, and Oktibbeha County Tax Assessor Allen Morgan said he encouraged everyone who qualified to stop by the county court house to file or refile so they could receive exemptions from ad valorem property taxes.

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TVA set to begin right of way work

March 20, 2013

In 2003, a blackout engulfed the northeastern United States.
John Dooley, vegetation manager for the western district of TVA’s coverage area, said this blackout affected 50 million people, led to 11 deaths, and cost an estimated $6 billion. There were initial fears that the blackout resulted from a terrorist attack, he said, but its actual point of origin turned out to be a single downed tree.

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