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August 14th

‘What the Heck ...?’ group forms - Spruill firing cited as catalyst

August 14, 2013

What exactly is in a name? In the case of today's "What the Heck Happened to Lynn Spruill?" event, organizers say there might be more than one would think at first glance.

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Holliman’s second murder trial continues

August 14, 2013

Brian Holliman's second murder trial continued on Tuesday, a day highlighted with emotional testimony and jurors listening to a recording of Holliman's E-911 call after the incident that left his wife, Laura Lee Holliman, dead.

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Starkville Samaritan Club begins annual raffle - Proceeds to benefit area child abuse prevention agencies

August 14, 2013

Starkville Samaritan Club is a small group but a force to be reckoned with in providing financial support for local child abuse prevention agencies.

Mississippi State grad returns to premiere film "Headrush"

August 14, 2013

On a dark and stormy night Kurt Schuler, a biochemist studying death, finds himself in a lab with an unidentified body laying on the laboratory table. And so begins the short film, "Headrush."

Board silences proposal for Emerson "brain trust" 

August 14, 2013

Board member Eric Heiselt proposed at the Starkville School District Board of Trustees' meeting Tuesday that the district create a "brain trust" to let stakeholders determine the financial viability of toddler care slated for discontinuation at Emerson Family Center, but the proposal died for lack of a second.

August 12th

No felony charge filed on Covin

August 12, 2013

By ZACK PLAIR
editor@starkvilledailynews.com

An Oktibbeha County grand jury has opted not to indict a former First Baptist Church Creative Learning Center employee on allegations that she drugged two infants that were left in her care at the facility.
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Murder trial begins

August 12, 2013

By ALEX HOLLOWAY
reporter@starkvilledailynews.com

Brian Holliman’s second murder trial began Monday in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court as the case’s first witness — the deceased victim’s sister— opened testimony.

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Shelter kill totals drop

August 12, 2013

In 2008, the Oktibbeha County Humane Society and Starkville Animal Shelter maintained about a 40 percent adoption rate, leaving some 60 percent of animals taken in to be euthanized. However, Anita Howard, shelter manager, said with the help of some new initiatives, that number has not only flipped, but grew to an 80 percent adoption rate in 2012.

SPIRIT OF OKTIBBEHA: Read energizes volunteering

August 12, 2013

According to those who know her well, above all things, Carol Moss Read is a good friend.

August 10th

Children’s immune systems face new challenges at school

August 10, 2013

By ZACK PLAIR
editor@starkvilledailynews.com

As children enter a child care or school setting for the first time, their minds aren’t the only things that will need to learn. Their bodies, particularly their immune systems, have a curriculum of their own.

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