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One MSU student is dead, another is injured and a third has been arrested, all in connection with a Tuesday morning traffic accident near McDonaldâ€™s and Strange Brew Coffeehouse on Highway 12 in Starkville.
Starkville police said the accident occurred just after 2 a.m. Police identified the deceased as 19-year-old Kyle D. Barker of Lucedale.
Mississippi State University has determined that a female student falsely reported an attempted abduction to university police on Wednesday.
Mississippi State Dean of Students Thomas Bourgeois said in a university release that the student has withdrawn her account of the initial report to university police.
A lively public discussion leading to several exchanges between aldermen and citizens Tuesday evening at City Hall ultimately led to Starkvilleâ€™s Board of Aldermen approving the city budget and a 1.98-mil ad valorem tax increase for fiscal year 2014.
Mississippi State University Provost Jerry Gilbert is one of three finalist candidates for president of the University of South Alabama (USA) in Mobile, but he has declined to confirm whether he would take the job if offered it.
â€śThat would be a difficult question to answer at this point,â€ť Gilbert said.
Starkvilleâ€™s Alzheimerâ€™s support group has been around more than a decade providing support for those suffering from Alzheimerâ€™s disease or those caring for Alzheimerâ€™s patients.