The Daily Press Starkville Daily News | AP iAtom feed Copyright The Daily Press 2014-09-22T16:31:22-04:00 Mississippi St. hangs on to beat LSU2014-09-22T16:31:22-04:002014-09-22T16:31:22-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsStarkville, MSNo author availableVIDEO: Mississippi St. hangs on to beat LSUStarkville Daily adds to vibe at annual SAAC gala2014-09-22T09:13:52-04:002014-09-22T09:13:52-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsBekah Sparks, co-chair of the gala planning committee, felt like once the game was turned on, the energy in the room became more excited.“At the beginning, people had iPads propped up to watch the game,” Sparks said. “Eventually, we replaced the slide show on the screens with the stream from the football game. The women got to dress up and have a good time and the men didn’t have to miss the game.”Starkville, MS CONNOR GUYTONGame adds to vibe at annual SAAC galaStarkville Daily McDaniel win by losing Senate race? 2014-09-22T09:12:13-04:002014-09-22T09:12:13-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsCertified results show six-term Sen. Thad Cochran defeated McDaniel by 7,667 votes in the June 24 primary runoff.McDaniel is enmeshed in a legal battle trying to overturn Cochran’s victory by claiming the runoff was tainted because Cochran reached out to voters who traditionally support Democrats. Mississippi doesn’t register voters by party, and McDaniel’s odds of success are slim, based on the substantial burden of proving his claim that the primary was so shoddily run that the results are invalid. McDaniel wants a judge to either declare him the victor or order a new runoff.Starkville, MSEMILY WAGSTER PETTUSDid McDaniel win by losing Senate race? Starkville Daily shares talent, stories of her travels2014-09-22T09:09:56-04:002014-09-22T09:09:56-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsA retired nurse, Newsom is a member of the Episcopal Church of the Resurrection and actively volunteers with Casserole Kitchen and Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.).Sherry Vanlandingham has known Newsom for more than 40 years after the two met through church activities.“She is a person who is always doing something for someone else or helping some organization in town,” Vanlandingham said. “She is also a person that always gives 110 percent of herself to whatever she is working on.”Starkville, MSCONNOR GUYTONNewsom shares talent, stories of her travelsStarkville Daily Christmas Child comes full circle2014-09-19T09:34:34-04:002014-09-19T09:34:34-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsElena Hagemeier, who received a box from OCC when she was living in an orphanage in Russia, will be speaking about how receiving that box changed her life on Saturday at 6 p.m. at the Outreach Center of First Baptist Church.The event, which is open to the public, is an opportunity for anyone to learn about OCC and how the boxes affect their recipients.Starkville, MS CONNOR GUYTONOperation Christmas Child comes full circleStarkville Daily pot bust made in Clay County2014-09-19T09:31:15-04:002014-09-19T09:31:15-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsJerry Holliday, 34, and Ashley Salter, 30, both of Una, were taken into custody on charges of manufacturing marijuana, according to a CCSD statement issued to media Thursday. The arrests were the result of a long running investigation, according to Clay County Sheriff Eddie Scott.Starkville, MSSPECIAL TO SDN2-pound pot bust made in Clay CountyStarkville Daily College to present play in outdoor ‘Greek’ style2014-09-19T09:23:12-04:002014-09-19T09:23:12-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily News“Medea,” the Greek tragedy by Euripides will be performed at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 24 and 25 on the patio behind Griffis Hall in Zacharias Village.The story centers around Medea, a woman seeking recent for the deeds of her husband, said director Donna Clevinger.Starkville, MSCONNOR GUYTONHonors College to present play in outdoor ‘Greek’ styleStarkville Daily design standards gain alderman approval2014-09-18T09:09:40-04:002014-09-18T09:09:40-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsBen Carver of Ward 1 and Henry Vaughn of Ward 7 both voted against the standards. Lisa Wynn of Ward 2, David Little of Ward 3, Jason Walker of Ward 4, Scott Maynard of Ward 5 and Roy A. Perkins of Ward 6 voted in support of the standards.Starkville, MSALEX HOLLOWAYNew design standards gain alderman approvalStarkville Daily of pain, strength displayed at MSU Drill Field2014-09-18T09:08:19-04:002014-09-18T09:08:19-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsIndividuals who have been assaulted or abused had the opportunity to paint their message onto a t-shirt to be displayed on campus for passersby to see.Starkville, MSCONNOR GUYTONMessages of pain, strength displayed at MSU Drill FieldStarkville Daily dismisses case against circuit clerk2014-09-18T09:06:52-04:002014-09-18T09:06:52-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsFormer deputy circuit clerk Elizabeth R. Evans, filed a lawsuit against Hamilton and the county in October 2013 in reference to Hamilton’s decision not to rehire her after he assumed office in 2012. Evans had served in the position for 23 years, under former circuit clerks Angie McGinnis and Miriam Cook.Starkville, MSALEX HOLLOWAYJudge dismisses case against circuit clerkStarkville Daily