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May 2nd

Armstrong to showcase Cadet Corps

May 3, 2013


Armstrong Middle School eighth-grader Jaquez Wilson has seen a change since he joined the school’s Junior Cadet Corps not just in himself, but in the school as a whole.

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City installs custom signs

May 3, 2013


Visitors to Starkville may find it just a little easier to get around town than in years previous.

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MSU veterinary school due for $3.7 million addition

May 2, 2013

Mississippi State University plans to spend $3.7 million on additional classroom space at the Wise Center this fall to accommodate growing enrollment in its College of Veterinary Medicine.

Local volunteer honored with 2013 GIVE award

May 2, 2013

Beverly Hammett doesn’t understand the meaning of the word no.

Community Market to open Saturday

May 2, 2013

As summer returns to Starkville, it will bring with it another yearly opening of the Starkville Community Market.

The market will open for its first weekly day of business on Saturday.

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May 1st

Miss. St. rugby team to assist GED students

May 1, 2013

For Randy Pannell, rugby and community service go hand-in-hand.

Pannell is one of the lead coaches for Mississippi State University's rugby club — he handles organization where fellow coach Renaldo Arroyo handles the game itself — and he said he had kept a service element in the club since he took the position in 2007. He said other rugby teams in other countries had a history of service.

County Relay for Life kicks off Friday

May 1, 2013

Cancer doesn’t sleep, and neither do they.

At least, that’s the idea for the 2013 Oktibbeha County Relay for Life. The annual event — themed “Up All Night” — will begin at 5 p.m. Friday with a survivor reception in the activities room at the Starkville Sportsplex before kicking off the evening’s activities at 6.

Stabbing suspect sought

May 1, 2013

Starkville police are searching for a man suspected in an April 26 stabbing.

According to an SPD press release issued on Tuesday, authorities have issued an arrest warrant for 34-year-old Travis Lavon Seymore on suspicion of aggravated assault-use of a deadly weapon. Seymore reportedly stabbed a victim multiple times in the back, neck and ear.

Mayoral candidates square off in debate

May 1, 2013

Hot-button topics in this year’s city elections rose to the surface with vigor during Tuesday’s Starkville Mayoral Debate in the Greensboro Center. While some generated more subdued debate, others evoked far more aggressive responses.

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April 30th

West touts MSU architecture college's statewide impact

April 30, 2013

Mississippi State University's College of Architecture, Art and Design has a history of making history.

Jim West, dean of the college, said back in 1991, when it was called the MSU School of Architecture, it became the first architecture program in the country to require all of its students to have laptop computers. This fall, he said his college would roll out another national first.

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