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November 14th, 2014

MSU hosts reception for Japan-America Society

November 14, 2014

Mississippi State University’s Japan Outreach Program hosted a reception for the Japan-America Society of Mississippi (JASMIS) Thursday night featuring special guests Motohiko Kato, the consul-general of Japan in Nashville; and Peter Kelley, president of the National Association of Japan-America Societies, at the Bost Extension Center Thursday evening.

Belles of the Brawl breaking down barriers

November 14, 2014

The Mississippi Brawl Star roller derby team is sometimes thought to be comprised of stereotypical tattooed, lawless derby girls. The 10 members of the team from Starkville seek to prove that stereotype couldn’t be further from the truth.

4th Strings for Food slated for Saturday

November 14, 2014

Backstage Music’s fourth annual Strings for Food event will give local musicians a chance to help fill Starkville food pantries on Saturday.

November 13th

VIDEO: Boomer: Mississippi State's season starts Saturday

November 13, 2014

SI.com's Boomer Esiason takes a look at this weekend's big SEC matchup between the #1 Mississippi State Bulldogs and the #5 Alabama Crimson Tide.

C Spire turns on fiber service

November 13, 2014

C Spire’s Fiber to the Home service is officially live in Starkville.
The company announced the service’s activation at a blustery press conference outside the home of Spruill Property Management owner and former Starkville chief administrative officer Lynn Spruill Wednesday morning.

Starkville preps for Startup Weekend

November 13, 2014

Starting on Friday, dozens of entrepreneurs visiting Mississippi State University will have 54 hours to launch a startup.

Fire destroys area residence

November 13, 2014

The East Oktibbeha County Volunteer Fire Department responded to a late-night house fire Tuesday.

Theatre MSU to take latest show to Meridian

November 13, 2014

Since it reopened after extensive renovation in 2006, Mississippi State University’s Riley Center in Meridian has hosted dozens of Grammy Award-winning artists, renowned dance troupes and nationally touring theatrical productions. MSU’s own theater department, however, has never staged a production on the Riley Center stage — but that is about to change on Monday.

November 12th

Locals honor Veterans Day

November 12, 2014

Sometimes, the Korean War is referred to as “The Forgotten War” — but Roy Hendricks remembers it, and he regrets that to this day the divide between North and South Korea that began that war still remains in place.
“Right now, we have a cease-fire,” Hendricks said. “We haven’t had a coming together with North and South Korea. That was a war that was never completed. We just had a cease-fire.”

Audit report of SSD shows declining balances

November 12, 2014

The Starkville School District Board of Trustees approved on Tuesday an audit report that shows that while the district’s general fund stood at just more than $1 million at the end of the 2012-13 fiscal year, the district had a net loss of about $1.4 million that same year, leading the board to discuss financial caution needed as SSD prepares to consolidate with Oktibbeha County School District.

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