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August 30th

Program helps at-risk youth

August 30, 2013

A Mississippi program is offering struggling high school students a chance to turn their fortunes around.

The Mississippi Youth Challenge Academy, based at Camp Shelby, is a program for “at-risk” 16-18-year-old students.

Starkville School District Assistant Superintendent Toriano Holloway Is familiar with the program and has referred students to it.

August 29th

Watch DOGS to kick-off

August 29, 2013

Sudduth Elementary is offering a new way for fathers to get involved in children’s school days.

This evening, the school will host a launch event for the Watch DOGS (Dads of Great Students) program. The school will hold the event at 6 p.m. in the school cafeteria.

Eye exams prove critical to student learning

August 29, 2013

Starkville optometrist Amy Crigler says there are three times children should get their eyes examined before they start school: once right before they start, once when they are 3 years old and once between the ages of six and 12 months.

‘Dorm Drops’ provide taste of home in biscuit form

August 29, 2013

For many college students, mealtime involves university dining halls or something equivalent to Ramen noodles, but Michelle Tehan, “the biscuit lady,” is trying to change that.

August 28th

Transit system coming along

August 28, 2013

University and city officials are making progress on implementing a new mass-transit system for Starkville.

Though lights flash, tracks empty

August 28, 2013

Saturday afternoon brought a storm with it — a sudden torrent that emptied itself in about an hour and left downtown Starkville bathed in humid air and pale, pink twilight.

SPD searching for female credit card fraud suspect

August 28, 2013

Starkville police are asking for public assistance identifying a credit card fraud suspect.

According to an SPD release, police are searching for a suspect, who they identified as a black female of medium build that wore glasses.

Trivia nights offer something different

August 28, 2013

People rarely juxtapose drinking and knowledge, but several Starkville bars combine those two on a weekly basis.

On any given weeknight in Starkville, bars and restaurants are filled with trivia goers putting their knowledge to the test.

Lost Pizza Company now open

August 28, 2013

Preston Lott and Brooks Roberts co-founded The Lost Pizza Company in Indianola and Cleveland in 2007, but they are both graduates of Mississippi State University, and Lott said they remained big fans.

August 27th

MSU makes energy use strides

August 27, 2013

Mississippi State University received national recognition for its continued energy efficiency efforts at the Starkville campus.

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