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July 11th

Starkville PD, sheriff’s department see summertime decrease in crime

July 11, 2013

With nearly half its population gone for the summer, Starkville’s fallen quiet on many fronts, including crime.

Starkville Police Chief David Lindley said Starkville’s crime pattern was similar to other college town around the nation.

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July 10th

Mayor issues veto on vote to fire CAO

July 10, 2013

One week after the new Starkville Board of Aldermen elected to terminate Chief Administrative Lynn Spruill’s employment with the city, Mayor Parker Wiseman has issued a veto in her defense.

The board passed the measure during the July 2 meeting in a 5-2 vote, with Aldermen Jason Walker and Scott Maynard of Wards 4 and 5 respectively dissenting.

Obesity rate down in K-5 aged children

July 10, 2013

Obesity rates in Mississippi for children in grades K-5 are down, according to a recent study, and local schools are doing their part to help.

Several Starkville schools have implemented initiatives to give children health meal options and keep them active.

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Area Muslims focus on faith for holy month

July 10, 2013

Starting today and continuing for the next month, Rani Sullivan will go without eating or drinking for 16 hours at a time each day.

July 8th

Weather hampers harvest

July 9, 2013

By ALEX HOLLOWAY
reporter@starkvilledailynews.com

This year’s cold, wet spring is still making its presence felt as farmers move through summer harvesting periods.

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Mayor, aldermen set for conference

July 9, 2013

By MARY GARRISON
news@starkvilledailynews.com

As the new term gets under way, Starkville’s aldermen and Mayor Parker Wiseman are preparing to handle the workings of city government by attending the 2013 Mississippi Municipal League Summer Conference.

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Stennis Institute set to begin ACLP by 2015

July 9, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Mississippi State University is about to help a regional community improvement program extend its reach deeper into Mississippi.

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Market support growing

July 8, 2013

The Starkville Community Market is halfway through its season, and all is going well.

“We’re midway through, and we’re definitely going to go into August,” said Market Board President Julie White. “We’re not sure how far we’ll go. It just depends on how our produce holds up.”

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SPIRIT OF OKTIBBEHA: Local couple works to feed community need

July 8, 2013

Danny and Barbara Setaro might be living proof of angels among everyday people.

July 6th

‘Duck Dynasty’ persona to speak

July 7, 2013

By MARY GARRISON
news@starkvilledailynews.com

Starkville residents are working toward making the adoption process a little easier to navigate.

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