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Batiste sentence upheld

May 17, 2013

By ALEX HOLLOWAY
reporter@starkvilledailynews.com

The Mississippi Supreme Court upheld on Thursday a death penalty sentence issued to Bobby Batiste for the convicted murder of his roommate at 21 Apartments near Mississippi State University.

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Robbery suspect at large

May 17, 2013

SDN staff

Starkville Police Department continues to investigate a reported robbery from Thursday afternoon that occurred at the Cash Till on Louisville Street.

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SHS highest honor grads announced

May 17, 2013

Editor’s note: In Wednesday’s edition, Starkville Daily News did not include the names of 16 Starkville High School seniors who will graduate with highest honors.

SDN staff

Starkville High School announced this week 16 seniors who will graduate with highest honors.

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SAAC awards scholarships

May 17, 2013

By KAITLYN BYRNE
life@starkvilledailynews.com

The Starkville Area Arts Council (SAAC) recently awarded nearly $9,000 in scholarships to help artistic graduating high school seniors and youth pursue their interests in the arts.

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SAAC awards scholarships

May 17, 2013

By KAITLYN BYRNE
life@starkvilledailynews.com

The Starkville Area Arts Council (SAAC) recently awarded nearly $9,000 in scholarships to help artistic graduating high school seniors and youth pursue their interests in the arts.

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Local gets 5 years for exploitation

May 17, 2013

By ALEX HOLLOWAY
reporter@starkvilledailynews.com

Joshua Medders, 23, of Starkville received a five-year sentence in the Mississippi Department of Corrections, five years of post-release supervision and a $50,000 fine with a $48,000 suspension after he pleaded guilty recently in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court to exploitation of a child.

Store robbery sparks manhunt

May 17, 2013

editor@starkvilledailynews.com

A manhunt for a robbery suspect in the Louisville Street area in Starkville locked down a school and placed entire neighborhoods on alert Thursday, but as of press time police had not arrested the suspect.

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State steak champs to enter worldwide grill competition

May 17, 2013

By KAITLYN BYRNE
life@starkvilledailynews.com

Starkville’s winners of last year’s Mississippi Championship Steak Cook-Off will put their grilling skills to the test once again when they advance to the World Championship Steak Cook-Off in Magnolia, Ark., on Saturday.

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Local schools prepare for graduations

May 17, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Valedictorian Jack Bryan and Salutatorian Katrina Henn will lead Starkville High School’s graduating class of 2013 during its commencement ceremony May 24.

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SPD seeking alleged Sprint Mart robber

May 17, 2013

SDN Staff

Starkville police are searching for a suspect wanted in the reported armed robbery of the Shell convenience store at the corner of Highway 12 and Jackson Street.

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