Skip to main content

Archive - Aug 2013 - Latest News

August 21st

MSU among top humanities schools

August 21, 2013

Walter Diehl doesn't see a reason why a college with strong programs in science, engineering and agriculture shouldn't also have strong programs in the humanities.

Dawg Daze eases transition to college

August 21, 2013

Since move-in day, the Mississippi State University campus has been swarming with students. To ease the transition to Starkville for freshmen and transfer students, Mississippi State created Dawg Daze.

The 2013 Dawg Daze event kicked off on Aug. 10 with the Dawg Daze BBQ on move-in day and will end with the MSU Tailgate Party on Friday.

August 20th

City tax hike on board agenda

August 20, 2013

Starkville aldermen will consider formally issuing intent to raise citizens’ ad valorem taxes by 2.78 mils during the board’s recess meeting at 5:30 p.m. today at City Hall.

Supervisors hear funding requests

August 20, 2013

Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors heard presentations from the Mississippi Horse Park and the American Red Cross for continued support at Monday evening’s recess meeting at the courthouse.

The meeting began with Bricklee Miller, facility manager at the horse park, providing the supervisors with information on the horse park’s local impact.

Hood discusses Web's law enforcement challenges

August 20, 2013

Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood is in the midst of moving his office from Jackson to his hometown of Houston.

Hood said he believed the move would not affect his job. His job still took him all over the state, he said, and new technology made it possible for him to conduct much of his business remotely.

Hotel Chester, Libby Story team up for Fashion in the Garden

August 20, 2013

Libby Story and Hotel Chester are welcoming students back with Fashion in the Garden at 7 p.m. tonight at The Beer Garden.

August 19th

Opinions differ on body wraps

August 19, 2013

Society is always looking for the next new thing to aid people in weight loss, and this summer that help has come in the form of body wraps.

Body wraps have been around for years, but exploded during 2013. Facebook pages are filled with "before and after" pictures of those who have used the body wraps, showing the inches they have lost.

SPIRIT OF OKTIBBEHA: Tomlinson puts children first

August 19, 2013

Over the years, Susan Tomlinson has worked tirelessly to create better environments for children in the Starkville School District.

Tomlinson has spent countless hours door knocking, fundraising and anything else that would benefit the public schools.

To subscribe to the E-edition, please click here.

August 16th

Holliman gets life sentence

August 16, 2013

After seven hours of deliberation, an Oktibbeha County jury convicted Brian Holliman of first-degree murder Thursday evening in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court.

Brian Holliman, of Caledonia, was accused of shooting his wife, Laura Lee Holliman, to death with a shotgun in their family home in October 2008.

IHL clears plan for Mill project

August 16, 2013

The Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning Board of Trustees approved at its meeting Thursday two agreements between MSU and the city of Starkville that bring the parking garage for the Mill at MSU Conference Center one step closer to fruition.

To subscribe to the E-edition, please click here.

Pasta, bread, pizza crusts, peanut butter, fried foods, beef, even certain types of chips — these are all foods that...
The memories of April 21, 2008 when we went to the Boston Marathon still lingered in our hearts and souls on April 15...
Emily Jones Deluded Diva My neighbor, (I'll call her Brenda for the sake of anonymity), is one of the best things that...
By RUTH MORGAN For Starkville Daily News General Wiley Norris Nash was one of Mississippi as well as Starkville’s most...
Creation is imagination, and being a visual artist I'm attempting to be creative, inventive, and imaginative. To...

 

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes