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City begins budget meetings

July 25, 2013

By MARY GARRISON
news@starkvilledailynews.com

Starkville Board of Alderman began a series of meetings with the city’s department heads Thursday to evaluate department needs and projections as they related to the 2013-14 budget.

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New legacy out of old

July 25, 2013

By ZACK PLAIR
editor@starkvilledailynews.com

Once a monument to the Corhern family legacy, workers began Wednesday demolishing the old Big Star Grocery Store at the corner of Russell and Spring streets in Starkville.

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MSU receives $2.1 million juvenile grant

July 25, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Mississippi State University has received a $2.1 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to conduct a 5-year study on prevention and treatment services for drug abuse and HIV in the juvenile justice system.

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Scholars build on ‘Dimension 13’

July 25, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

When about two dozen high school and middle school students put their heads together to write a musical for Mississippi State University’s Summer Scholars on Stage, the result is often a comedy.

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Annual Back to School Bash set for Saturday at Sportsplex

July 25, 2013

By ALEX HOLLOWAY
reporter@starkvilledailynews.com

Oktibbeha County Excel by 5 Coalition will host its annual Back to School Bash, which will have more than 30 local community organizations participating, Saturday morning at the Starkville Sportsplex.

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City transitions after CAO fired

July 25, 2013

Starkville Board of Aldermen on Tuesday elected to uphold its original vote to terminate Chief Administrative Officer Lynn Spruill’s employment with the city, overriding a veto issued by Mayor Parker Wiseman.

MSU professor charged with sexual battery

July 25, 2013

Starkville Police Department reported on Wednesday the arrest of Yoginder Dandass, 46, of Starkville on suspicion of sexual battery.

According to the SPD release, Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Department arrested Dondas on Monday, following a lengthy SPD investigation into the matter.

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Bank employee accused of $30K embezzlement

July 25, 2013

The Mississippi Attorney General’s office reported the arrest of Ashley Smith, 28, of Columbus, for embezzling money while working for Cadence Bank in Starkville.

According to a release, the Oktibbeha County grand jury indicted Smith on one count of embezzlement.

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Local businesses participate in 4th state craft beer week

July 25, 2013

The craft beer movement is on the rise in Mississippi, and Starkville is contributing. On Wednesday, Starkville joined the fourth Annual Mississippi Craft Beer week festivities.

Supervisors consider fate of 16th district drug court

July 25, 2013

Keeping a drug court office in Oktibbeha County may depend on what kind of landlord the Board of Supervisors chooses to be.

If the supervisors are the type of landlords who expect rent, 16th Circuit Court District Drug Court Administrator April Edwards said the program might have to relocate its office to another county.

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