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Power costs to rise in summer

May 31, 2013

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Boys State week nears end

May 31, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series of articles tracking local delegates’ journeys trough Mississippi Boys State.

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Ward 4 hearing postponed

May 30, 2013

SDN staff

A Friday morning hearing to review the results of the Ward 4 Democratic primary alderman race between candidates John Gaskin and Jason Walker has been postponed.

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Census indicates growth

May 30, 2013

By MARY GARRISON
news@starkvilledailynews.com

Recent population estimate numbers indicate a steady population growth in Starkville and Oktibbeha County, according to a U.S. Census report.

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City prepares for NCAA regional

May 30, 2013

By ALEX HOLLOWAY
reporter@starkvilledailynews.com

City workers were busy planting new flowers and hanging signs along Main Street and the adjoining areas on Thursday morning in preparation for the weekend’s NCAA baseball regional at Mississippi State University. Banners welcomed visitors to the town, using the city’s signature “Mississippi’s College Town” tagline.

Nunnelee offers advice at Boys State

May 30, 2013

By KAITLYN BYRNE
life@starkvilledailynews.com

Editor’s note: This is the third in a series of articles tracking local delegates’ journies through Mississippi Boys State.

Bryant visits Boys State delegates

May 30, 2013

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant visited delegates at American Legion Boys State at Mississippi State University Wednesday as delegates transitioned from primaries to elections for their mock state’s top offices and began choosing projects for their cities.

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Rotary sponsors exchange student

May 30, 2013

Giulia Martinoli said she did not know what to expect when she first left Italy and arrived in the United States as part of the Rotary International’s Youth Exchange Program last July — she just knew she had finally achieved a childhood dream.

Starkville FD gets new truck

May 30, 2013

After a 28-year run with the Starkville Fire Department, ladder truck No. 2 will hang up its hoses. The department welcomed its replacement Wednesday, a new custom-built engine complete with a 75-foot aluminum ladder, a more modernized and easily serviceable puc pump, and dual foam capabilities for combating standard fires and those involving accelerants.

Locals react to gay Scout policy

May 30, 2013

The Boy Scouts of America voted last Thursday to end a policy forbidding openly gay youth from participating in its ranks.

More than 1,400 volunteer leaders from across the country voted on the issue. Of them, more than 60 percent approved the policy change.

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