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March 8th

MSU to offer 3-year degree programs

March 8, 2013

According to Mississippi State University Relations, the university will begin to offer 23 three-year degree programs beginning this fall.

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Kiwanis ending 37 years of concessions service

March 8, 2013

Starkville's Kiwanis Club members have been raising funds through volunteer concession stand labor at Humphrey Coliseum for the last 37 years, but at Saturday's home basketball game at 4:30 p.m. against the Auburn Tigers, they will serve their last boxes of popcorn.

City employee faces embezzlement count, resigns

March 8, 2013

Starkville officials confirmed a former accounts receivable clerk for the city has resigned after an internal investigation involving the city and Starkville Police Department resulted in a felony charge of embezzlement.

Court records state Latonya Henderson is charged with embezzling $846 of city money on or about Feb. 1.

Officials declined further comment on the personnel matter.

March 7th

Colleagues, family pay respects to Zacharias

March 7, 2013

A capacity crowd filled the Colvard Student Union's Foster Ballroom Thursday to pay tribute to former Mississippi State University President Donald Zacharias, who died Sunday at age 77 of complications from multiple sclerosis.

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SSD board elects new officers, looks at consolidation

March 7, 2013

The Starkville School District Board of Directors swore in Keith Coble for another term on the board and elected Eddie Myles as board president, among other board officer elections.

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Deputies sued for excessive force

March 7, 2013

By ZACK PLAIR
editor@starkvilledailynews.com

A Starkville man has filed a lawsuit against Oktibbeha County and two sheriff’s deputies for allegedly using excessive force, among other things, when they arrested him last August.

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SSD board elects new officers

March 7, 2013

The Starkville School District Board of Directors elected Eddie Myles as president, Lee Brand as vice president, Eric Heiselt as secretary, and Jenny Turner as assistant secretary after swearing Keith Coble in for another term on the board.
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Man sues deputies for using excessive force

March 7, 2013

A Starkville man has filed a lawsuit against Oktibbeha County and two sheriff's deputies for allegedly using excessive force, among other things, when they arrested him last August.

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Family, friends honor Zacharias at service

March 7, 2013

A capacity crowd filled the Colvard Student Union's Foster Ballroom Thursday to pay tribute to former Mississippi State University President Donald Zacharias, who died Sunday at age 77 of complications from multiple sclerosis.

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BREAKING NEWS:Miss. House revives push to raise speed limit to 75 mph

March 7, 2013

House members amended an unrelated Senate bill Thursday to allow the state Transportation Commission to raise the speed limit on some highways to 75 mph

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