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June 27th

EMCC seeks money

June 27, 2013

Student growth at East Mississippi Community College has reportedly reached its brim, and school representatives are now asking taxpayers in six counties to ante up toward expansion projects.

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June 26th

SSD starts teacher mentoring program

June 26, 2013

Starkville School District adopted a budget for the 2013-14 school year at a Tuesday evening board of education meeting.

The budget was unchanged from the one presented at a budget hearing a week prior to the meeting. The budget will allow the district $45.6 million in expenditures and $46.48 million in revenue.

MSU hosts autism youth camp

June 26, 2013

When Bernice Johnson was young, she had an aunt and uncle who did not know how to read.

Partnership seeking new Chamber VP

June 26, 2013

One month after former Chamber of Commerce Vice President Austin Shafer vacated his position, the Greater Starkville Development Partnership is looking to fill that role.

CEO Jennifer Gregory said the Partnership was accepting resumes and hoped to have someone in place by the end of August. In the interim, she said, various members of the GSDP staff had absorbed duties.

US Supreme Court strikes VRA section 4

June 26, 2013

The United States Supreme Court on Monday struck down a provision of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

The Court, in a 5-4 ruling, threw out Section 4 of the act, which used a formula to designate what parts of the country had to have changes made to their voting laws cleared by the federal government. Section 5 of the VRA gave the federal government the ability to approve or deny any changes.

June 24th

Late-inning magic runs out on MSU with loss to UCLA

June 25, 2013

By BEN WAIT
sports@starkvilledailynews.com

OMAHA, Neb. – Mississippi State has been great at mounting late-inning comebacks so far this postseason. 
The magic ran out Monday night.

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Starkville plans inaugural festivities

June 25, 2013

By MARY GARRISON
news@starkvilledailynews.com

As one door closes, Starkville is making preparations to open another. The new Board of Aldermen and Mayor re-elect Parker Wiseman will take their oaths on July 1, beginning a new four-year term.

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Supervisors name interim county attorney

June 25, 2013

By ZACK PLAIR
editor@starkvilledailynews.com

Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors during its recess meeting Monday appointed local attorney Haley M. Brown as interim county prosecutor effective July 1.
She will replace longtime county prosecutor Roy Carpenter, who will retire June 30. The county will hold a special election in November to allow voters to select a permanent replacement.

Holloway tours schools

June 25, 2013

By ALEX HOLLOWAY
reporter@starkvilledailynews.com

Starkville School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway completed his tour of the Oktibbeha County schools Monday morning.

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Spirit of Oktibbeha - Cooks makes mark on Starkville’s kids

June 24, 2013

Johnie Cooks’ name isn’t an unfamiliar one in Starkville.

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