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July 15th

Local Boy Scouts travel to National Jamboree

July 15, 2013

Thirty-six Boy Scouts from Starkville and the surrounding areas will join 50,000 other Scouts from around the world Monday at the 2013 National Scout Jamboree in West Virginia.

The National Scout Jamboree is a massive gathering of scouts from around the United States and around the world. Jamborees are held once every four years.

SPIRIT OF OKTIBBEHA - Wallace promotes city, county economic development efforts

July 15, 2013

No matter what else anyone might say about Jack Wallace, those who know and work with him all seem to start the conversation the same way.

He really cares about Starkville and Oktibbeha County, they say, and he’s a champion of local economic development.

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July 12th

Police investigate potential homicide

July 12, 2013

SDN Staff

Starkville Police Department is investigating a death at the Dawg Wash car wash at 1307 Stark Road.
Starkville Police Chief David Lindley said the incident was reported to the department at 5:27a.m. Upon arrival, police found a body on the scene.
"It does appear to be at this time a homicide," he said. "We have been investigating it and are continuing to investigate it."

July 11th

Sturgis trudges through PD issues

July 11, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Sturgis Board of Aldermen took no action during a meeting to discuss the Sturgis Police Department’s structure, but members of the public asked aldermen for explanations of their decision to remove...

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Students weigh in on tuition

July 11, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Mississippi State University’s tuition will increase this fall more than any other public university in the state, leaving some students concerned their finances and those of others at MSU.

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GSDP regroups, seeks member director

July 11, 2013

By MARY GARRISON
news@starkvilledailynews.com

The Greater Starkville Development Partnership has released the official job description for what was formerly the Chamber of Commerce vice president’s position, with a few minor tweaks.

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Board probation decision unclear

July 11, 2013

Much the same way the Starkville Board of Aldermen has left its decision to terminate Chief Administrative Officer Lynn Spruill’s employment with the city undefined, so has it left the reasons behind its decision to place City Personnel Officer Randy Boyd on a 90-day probationary period.

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Sturgis PD to undergo restructure

July 11, 2013

Sturgis Board of Aldermen will hold a called meeting at 5:30 p.m. today to discuss how it will organize Sturgis Police Department in the future as the town fills vacated positions for police chief and police officers.

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Baptist church offers drive-thru prayers

July 11, 2013

Dozens of locales across town offer burgers, fries, chicken, hot dogs, biscuits and milkshakes with drive-thru service. This Saturday, members of First Baptist Church aim to feed locals’ souls with drive-thru prayers.

Renter leaves 9 large snakes in apartment

July 11, 2013

A Chadwick Place maintenance supervisor could hardly believe his eyes when he went to clean an apartment on Tuesday.

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