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April 29th, 2015

Nepal earthquake hits home for MSU student

April 29, 2015

Last Friday, Sushil Raj Poudel, a graduate student at Mississippi State University from Nepal, was celebrating his birthday when he heard the news that his home countrywas devastated by a massive earthquake.
“I thought it was a joke,” said Poudel. “I saw a picture of a big landmark that was destroyed on Facebook, and I thought it was a prank, then more pictures started coming.”

April 28th

Fitch touts financial literacy efforts, unclaimed property returns

April 28, 2015

Mississippi Treasurer Lynn Fitch was excited to share stories of her office returning unclaimed property to Mississippi residents Monday at the Starkville Rotary Club.

Zaxby’s will host ‘Catch A Dream Night’ today

April 28, 2015

Zaxby’s, located at 829 Highway 12 in Starkville will be hosting Catch A Dream Night today, which will give a portion of their donations to the Catch A Dream Foundation.

Louisville set to dedicate tornado victim memorial

April 28, 2015

Louisville will unveil a memorial this afternoon to commemorate the lives lost one year ago when a tornado struck the community.

Louisville was devastated the evening April 28, 2014, when an EF4 tornado tore through the area, killing 10 people as it flattened a swath of the city.

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April 27th

Samaritan Club holds annual awards banquet

April 27, 2015

The Starkville Samaritan Club held their annual awards banquet at Harvey’s Restaurant on Thursday evening.
The club, which was formerly the Starkville Exchange Club, raises money for children affected by child abuse. Two other secondary objectives of the club include community support focusing primarily on the youth, and Americanism second.

Hudson dedicated in service

April 27, 2015

For more than 20 years, Clark Gregg Hudson dedicated his life to service through Starkville Fire Department.
Hudson, a former lieutenant in the department, retired at the end of February, but his service and character are still well-remembered by those who he worked with.

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April 24th

Funds approved for ‘Grand Bullyvard’ planning

April 24, 2015

The city of Starkville will be able to take the next step in a long-dormant redevelopment plan for a portion of Highway 12, thanks to recently-appropriated funding from the Mississippi legislature.

Music Maker Productions hopes to promote the idea ‘Concert Culture is Cool’

April 24, 2015

Mississippi State University’s Music Maker Productions hopes to promote the idea that “Concert Culture is Cool” this weekend as it brings the first all-day music festival experience to the Old Main Music Festival.

Finding Innovation Park site ‘Job No. 1’ for LINK

April 24, 2015

Finding a new site for the proposed Innovation District Park in Oktibbeha County is a top priority for the Golden Triangle Development LINK, according to CEO Joe Max Higgins.
Higgins updated leaders and citizens from the three counties the LINK serves during an economic development forum at East Mississippi Community College Thursday.

Two arrested after fleeing police officers

April 24, 2015

Two men are in Starkville Police Department custody after an evasion attempt ended in an accident at the 911 Shopping Center on Highway 12.

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