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May 14th

Starkville set to host 70-team baseball tournament in June: Three-day event could make significant economic impact

May 14, 2013

When it came to one of the biggest tourism events of the summer, Starkville didn’t strike out.

The Starkville Sportsplex will become the site of the next big event in youth league baseball, when the 82 Challenge holds its statewide United States Specialty Sports Association tournament for 11-year-old players from June 20-23.

Bridges Out of Poverty to host soiree at Hunter Henry Center

May 14, 2013

Starkville Bridges Out of Poverty will invite friends and supporters to join it at a summer soiree on Thursday at the Hunter Henry Center at Mississippi State University.

Katie Lewis, a liaison for Starkville Bridges, explained the soiree is a fundraising event to help Bridges continue carrying on its mission.

Board to name consolidation reps for SSD

May 14, 2013

Starkville School District’s Board of Trustees will name the district’s three representatives on the seven-member commission to study consolidation at its meeting at 6 p.m. today in the Greensboro Center.

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It's a tie! Ward 2 alderman race comes down to May 21 runoff

May 14, 2013

A day dedicated to declaring a winner in the Starkville Ward 2 alderman race achieved the exact opposite on Monday.

The Democratic Municipal Election Committee approved, opened and counted six affidavit ballots just after noon on Monday at City Hall, and the results actually tied the Democratic primary between incumbent Sandra Sistrunk and Lisa Wynn at 181 votes each.

May 13th

100 years young, going strong

May 13, 2013

Not many people can say they lived through World War I, World War II and the Great Depression. Lois J. Gatlin is one.

At 100 years young, Gatlin recently accepted a proclamation declaring May as Older Americans Month in Starkville from Mayor Parker Wiseman.

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Local musician set to sing in Bulgaria

May 13, 2013

While backed against the wall of a crowded rehearsal room in Bulgaria listening to an orchestra practice, opera singer and Starkville native Elizabeth Jones said she realized there was nowhere else she would rather be.

May 11th

False alarms drain PD, fire squads

May 12, 2013

By MARY GARRISON
news@starkvilledailynews.com

On any given day, sirens can be heard on the streets of Starkville. How often those sirens are related to a legitimate emergency situation, however, is up for debate.

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Starkville woman makes Cowboys cheerleading finals

May 11, 2013

By ALEX HOLLOWAY
reporter@starkvilledailynews.com

Former Mississippi State University student Lauren Stanley Reed is the only candidate from Mississippi to make it to the final round of tryouts for the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders.

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Internationally honored architect delivers ’13 MSU keynote address

May 11, 2013

For Starkville Daily News

Mississippi State alumna and Los Angeles Dodgers executive Janet Marie Smith believes hard work, passionate conviction and unwavering courage are the skills that will help MSU’s Class of 2013 achieve success.

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City concludes 175th birthday celebration with time capsule

May 11, 2013

By Kaitlyn Byrne
life@starkvilledailynews.com

Starkville’s year-long 175th birthday celebration concluded by locking a time capsule in a vault at the Starkville Public Library on Saturday.

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