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May 23rd

Fallen student would have graduated tonight

May 23, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Tonight, when Starkville High School holds its graduation ceremony, Myrtle Mitchell will be looking for her son Devin.

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Downey takes place as new Habitat director

May 23, 2013

By MARY GARRISON
news@starkvilledailynews.com

Starkville Area Habitat for Humanity is heading in a new direction, with a new executive director behind the wheel.

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Supervisors tip hat to mental health month

May 23, 2013

The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors declared May Mental Health Month in Oktibbeha County on Monday.

Veterans walk/run set for Sunday

May 23, 2013

After experiencing first-hand the emotional challenges veterans encounter while trying to readjust to civilian life, Terra Robinson — a Starkville resident who served for nine months in Iraq in 2005 — said she wanted to help other veterans achieve a smooth transition. To help promote this mission, the Richard E.

MSU clears first Phi Beta Kappa hurdle

May 23, 2013

Mississippi State University has become a finalist for a chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa academic honor society, clearing the first segment of a three-year selection process.

City starts spring street projects

May 23, 2013

By next week, residents of Starkville may find driving on some of the city’s streets to be a more pleasant experience.

May 22nd

Public access Wi-Fi goes live

May 22, 2013

Visitors to downtown Starkville can now sit outside and enjoy free access to the city's wireless Internet. The city is utilizing the fiberoptic cable platform constructed by Starkville Electric Company to provide free outdoor Wi-Fi access from the area around Mugshots on N. Douglas Conner Dr. to the Starkville Public Library on University Drive.

SOAR distributes community grants

May 22, 2013

tarkville Oktibbeha Achieving Results (SOAR) distributed $13,820 in grants and awards to nine community organizations on Tuesday.

Alderman hear city audit report

May 22, 2013

Starkville Board of Aldermen reviewed the city’s 2012 audit report and addressed concerns on the findings of the 2012 Parks Commission audit on Tuesday.

Wynn takes Ward 2 runoff

May 22, 2013

Lisa Wynn’s work on the campaign trail finally ended on Tuesday night. Now the alderman-elect will begin a new kind of work.

Wynn defeated incumbent Sandra Sistrunk by a 209-189 margin Tuesday in the Democratic runoff for Starkville’s Ward 2 alderman after absentee and paper ballots were counted, making the 18 affidavit ballots cast essentially moot.

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