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August 20th

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.

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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.

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Scholarship formed for future teachers

August 16, 2013

Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning is launching a new Teacher Education Scholars Program (TESP) that will award full scholarships to high-performing incoming college freshmen who pursue teaching careers.

Forever Outdoors plans a fundraiser barbecue

August 16, 2013

On Sept. 13, five American soldiers from Mississippi will travel to Kansas to take back the outdoor experience that combat once threatened to take from them.

"Better Boards" workshop to increase effectiveness

August 16, 2013

Volunteer Starkville will host a training workshop for board members titled "Better Boards, Better Community Development" from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday.

August 15th

Yokohama office comes to Starkville

August 15, 2013

Mississippi State University announced Tuesday that Yokohama Tire Corporation will open an administrative office in the Thad Cochran Research Park to oversee construction of its new plant in West Point.

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