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Starkville set to host 70-team baseball tournament in June: Three-day event could make significant economic impact

May 14, 2013

When it came to one of the biggest tourism events of the summer, Starkville didn’t strike out.

The Starkville Sportsplex will become the site of the next big event in youth league baseball, when the 82 Challenge holds its statewide United States Specialty Sports Association tournament for 11-year-old players from June 20-23.

Bridges Out of Poverty to host soiree at Hunter Henry Center

May 14, 2013

Starkville Bridges Out of Poverty will invite friends and supporters to join it at a summer soiree on Thursday at the Hunter Henry Center at Mississippi State University.

Katie Lewis, a liaison for Starkville Bridges, explained the soiree is a fundraising event to help Bridges continue carrying on its mission.

Board to name consolidation reps for SSD

May 14, 2013

Starkville School District’s Board of Trustees will name the district’s three representatives on the seven-member commission to study consolidation at its meeting at 6 p.m. today in the Greensboro Center.

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It's a tie! Ward 2 alderman race comes down to May 21 runoff

May 14, 2013

A day dedicated to declaring a winner in the Starkville Ward 2 alderman race achieved the exact opposite on Monday.

The Democratic Municipal Election Committee approved, opened and counted six affidavit ballots just after noon on Monday at City Hall, and the results actually tied the Democratic primary between incumbent Sandra Sistrunk and Lisa Wynn at 181 votes each.

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