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September 27th

Boutique earns merchant of year

September 27, 2013

Deep South Pout co-owner Jason Stoker called himself and the three other owners “a bunch of knuckleheads that can’t really do anything,” as they stood before a crowd of fellow businesspeople Thursday.

As the group was accepting the award for Starkville Main Street Association’s Merchant of the Year when Stoker made the statement, there apparently has not been a consensus for his observation.

No one injured in Longview fire

September 27, 2013

The Longview Fire Department contained a single-residence home fire early Thursday morning.

Longview Fire Chief Joe Pennell said the department responded to a 4:09 a.m. call for a fire at 71 Houston Thompson Road. Penell said a single man occupied the home.

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Starkville-MSU Symphony Orchestra continues to grow in 45th year

September 27, 2013

It started out as a small group of people meeting in a living room. Now, the Starkville-Mississippi State University Symphony Orchestra is set to begin its 45th season on Saturday in Columbus.

Fourth Fridays offer fun for writers, readers

September 27, 2013

The Starkville Community Theatre is hosting its second Fourth Fridays of the season today. Fourth Fridays are held monthly and offer both writers and the audience a chance to offer feedback on writing projects.

September 26th

Ag. secretary visits Miss. St.

September 26, 2013

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack described multiple Mississippi State University research projects as assets to America’s economic recovery after a tour of MSU Wednesday, but he warned that failure to renew the U.S. Farm Bill by Oct. 1 could stymie the promise of such research.

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LINK emphasizes Japanese culture at business seminar

September 26, 2013

When Yokohama Tire Company comes to West Point, officials expect some amount of Japanese employees to come with it, both during and after construction.

MSA to give first awards at annual meeting

September 26, 2013

Starkville’s Main Street Association will add a new wrinkle to its annual meeting this year.

Scheduled for 5 p.m. today in the Greater Starkville Development Partnership office, the association’s third annual meeting will also include awards.

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Second Fun Run to raise funds for T.K. Martin Center

September 26, 2013

Saturday morning, the T.K. Martin Center will be filled with Disney princesses, Scooby Doo and many super heroes cheering on participants in the T.K. Martin Fun Run. But despite the iconic figures, the biggest stars of the day will be the children associated with Project IMPACT.

Bolivar County officials tour Miss. Horse Park

September 26, 2013

The Bolivar County Board of Supervisors and county administrator visited the Mississippi Horse Park Wednesday to learn how they could make their agricultural center thrive again.

September 24th

MSU, EMCC receive $250K each

September 24, 2013

Mississippi State University and East Mississippi Community College are receiving gifts of $250,000 each from Yokohama Tire Corporation, announced at a Sunday press conference in West Point the night before Yokohama’s groundbreaking ceremony for its new Clay County plant.

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