June 25th, 2015
Campers are spending the week at Mississippi State University for the College of Education's Camp Jigsaw.
Camp jigsaw is a camp for autistic boys ages 13 and up. The camp puts a heavy emphasis on improving social skills and self-confidence for the campers, with daily morning sessions devoted wholly to the subject. For more on Camp Jigsaw, see Friday's edition of the Starkville Daily News.
Aug. 21 Marshall Home
Aug. 28 West Lowndes Home
Sept. 4 Magnolia Heights Away
Sept. 11 Lamar Away
Sept. 18 Pillow Home
Sept. 25 Washington School Home
Oct. 2 French Camp Away
Oct. 9 Heritage Away
Oct. 16 Leake Home
Oct. 23 Winston Away
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday morning that offering insurance subsidies at the state and federal level is legal, thus upholding a vital part of the Affordable Care Act.
The 6-3 majority - which included Chief Justice John Roberts - means the health-care reform law also known as Obamacare will remain in effect.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) â€” The Mississippi State Department of Health says the Magnolia state leads the nation when it comes to implementing municipal smoke-free air ordinances.
On Tuesday, 14 Mississippi cities that passed comprehensive smoke-free ordinances in 2014 were honored by the Health Department, the Mississippi Public Health Association and Smokefree Mississippi.
Former Starkville High School player and 12-year NBA veteran Travis Outlaw returns to his hometown each summer to give back to area youth.
Read about Outlaw in Thursday's edition of The Starkville Daily News.
Basketball coach Milton Moore enjoys working camps like the Elite "Travis Outlaw" Skills and Development Camp because he can stress fundamentals.
For more on Moore's visit to Starkville this week, see Thursday's Starkville Daily News.
Liberty Portable Restrooms got a ribbon-cutting from the Greater Starkville Development Partnership on Wednesday. Contact the business, owned by Chris Sears, at 662-312-5785.
Only six years ago, the King of Pop, Michael Jackson died from cardiac arrest brought on by a fatal overdose in his home at the age of 50.
â€śMay our love be with you always Michael,â€ť said his brother Jermaine Jackson in a quote released by the Los Angeles Times on the day of his death.
Local volunteers are needed to help count and measure trees in Starkville for an assessment of trees on public property.
The Greater Starkville Development Partnership welcomed Liberty Portable Restrooms to Starkville on Wednesday with a ribbon cutting. The business is operated by Chris Sears and his family. - See more at: http://test2.gettingbeached.com/content/gsdp-welcomes-liberty-portable-r...