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July 20th

Murder trial leads court docket

July 21, 2013

By ALEX HOLLOWAY
reporter@starkvilledailynews.com

A murder trial for Dennis Thompson will highlight the Oktibbeha County’s third circuit court term of the year.

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July 19th

Defense team withdraws from Quinn murder case

July 19, 2013

By ALEX HOLLOWAY
reporter@starkvilledailynews.com

WEST POINT — Archie Quinn’s 2008 capital murder case will face another delay after a Mississippi 16th Circuit judge granted a motion by the defense to allow his attorneys to withdraw.

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Campers learn to design, build new video games

July 19, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Starkville fifth-grader Wyatt Shanahan came to Mississippi State University’s Video Game Engineering Camp wearing a T-shirt listing a periodic table of elements for the video game “Minecraft.”

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City officials return from conference

July 19, 2013

By MARY GARRISON
news@starkvilledailynews.com

Starkville officials, both elected and appointed, gained new perspective and came back potentially more equipped to handle city business after attending the 2013 Mississippi Municipal League Summer Conference this week.

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July 18th

Sturgis unveils police plan

July 18, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Sturgis Board of Aldermen voted on the structure of the town police department and the timetable for filling its vacancies at its called meeting Thursday, planning to hire three part-time officers including a police chief to start duty by Aug. 1.

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Local girl travels to Europe

July 18, 2013

By ALEX HOLLOWAY
reporter@starkvilledailynews.com

Two years ago, Savannah Hubbard, a sixth-grade student at Starkville Academy, got the chance to travel to Europe as part of the People to People program.

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GSDP kicks off Holiday Bazaar campaign

July 18, 2013

By MARY GARRISON
news@starkvilledailynews.com

The Greater Starkville Development Partnership is looking ahead, preparing to launch its annual Holiday Bazaar campaign.

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MSU tops $80 million in giving

July 18, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Mississippi State University announced Wednesday that its private donations and pledges of future support exceeded $81.3 million for fiscal year 2013, marking the third consecutive year of fundraising exceeding $80 million.

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FBI hosts crisis seminar: Local agencies meet to discuss, prepare for disasterous scenarios

July 18, 2013

In the worst-case scenario, local law enforcement and first response agencies will be just a little more prepared.

Murder trial faces possible defense delay

July 18, 2013

A long-ongoing murder case may face another delay if a Mississippi 16th Circuit judge grants three motions the defense filed last week.

Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Department arrested Archie Quinn, 52, in September 2008 after he allegedly broke into 45-year-old Terry Johnson’s Oktibbeha County home and reportedly shot Johnson and 35-year-old Stacey Gray. Gray died from her injuries.

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