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June 20th

Mississippi ranked fifth in startups

June 21, 2013

By ALEX HOLLOWAY
reporter@starkvilledailynews.com

A recently-released CNN Money study found that Mississippi is one of the most entrepreneurial states in the country.

MSU hosts camps this week

June 21, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Most of the elementary and high school classrooms in Starkville may have emptied for the summer, but class was in session in other locales across the city Thursday, filled with children who refused to stop learning.

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City prepares for second blackout

June 21, 2013

By MARY GARRISON
news@starkvilledailynews.com

City agencies are preparing for another night in the dark as Tennessee Valley Authority makes the final push toward a $20 million transmission project.

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Starkville High School student attends Summer Youth Institute

June 20, 2013

Starkville High School junior Catherine Buffington was one of 28 students selected to attend the Summer Youth Institute hosted by the William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation at the University of Mississippi.

The Summer Youth Institute is a nine-day camp for rising high school sophomores and juniors that focuses on leadership and community building, as well as civil rights history.

RDA effort hits block

June 20, 2013

While the measure may lie quietly for now, the Main Street Association hasn’t given up on establishing a Redevelopment Authority in Starkville.

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Dean objects to teacher prep ratings

June 20, 2013

Mississippi State University College of Education Dean Richard Blackbourn fired back at the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) Wednesday for a report on teacher preparation that listed his college and several others as mediocre or worse.

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June 19th

VCC grants available to promote tourism

June 19, 2013

Tourism remains a growing industry in Starkville, and the Visitors and Convention Council, often called the Convention and Visitors Bureau, is working to help area nonprofit organizations promote that growth.

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SSD considers annual budget

June 19, 2013

Members of Starkville School District's Board of Education reviewed the details of the 2013-14 budget at a Tuesday evening public hearing.

Rob Logan, business manager for SSD, presented the budget's details to the board members.

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2 historic districts pass - Greensboro, Nash Districts adopted; Overstreet scrapped

June 19, 2013

For two of the three proposed historic districts in Starkville, months of anticipation and opinionated debate came to a head at the Starkville Board of Aldermen meeting Tuesday night. Following the last in a series of public hearings, the board passed proposals and standards for historical districts on Greensboro and Nash streets.

Maben OKs street contract

June 19, 2013

The Maben Board of Aldermen approved a contract with Calvert-Spradling Engineers in West Point to improve Louise Street, the city’s industrial park road, at a recess meeting Monday.

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