The Daily Press http://www.starkvilledailynews.com http://www.starkvilledailynews.com/apfeed.xml--1 Starkville Daily News | AP iAtom feed Copyright The Daily Press 2014-10-17T09:30:04-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:18753SSD state scores hold largely steady2014-10-17T09:30:04-04:002014-10-17T09:30:04-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsJody Woodrum, assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction for Starkville School District, said MDE’s new rating system is the first to include categories for growth for all students and growth for students in the lowest 25th percentile. She said these changes make it more challenging than ever for school districts to earn good ratings, and to give schools the chance to adjust, MDE has issued a waiver that prevents the 2013-14 scores from taking effect except when they are higher than the 2012-13 scores. <strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MSSTEVEN NALLEYSSD state scores hold largely steadyStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:18753Change0Usable2014-10-17T09:30:04-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:18752MSU plans Preparathon for Saturday2014-10-17T09:27:20-04:002014-10-17T09:27:20-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsThe event will include a free emergency preparedness fair as well as a half marathon, a 5k, and a family fun run. The fair runs from 8 a.m.-noon, while the races begin at 7 a.m.MSU CERT works proactively and reactively on campus to prepare for and respond to emergencies.<strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MSCONNOR GUYTONMSU plans Preparathon for SaturdayStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:18752Change0Usable2014-10-17T09:27:20-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:18751Declining gas prices hit 3-year low2014-10-17T09:25:44-04:002014-10-17T09:25:44-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsDon Redman, a fuel analyst with the American Automobile Association (AAA) said gas prices typically decline somewhat during the transition from summer to winter. However, he said several factors, including economic troubles abroad and increased production at home have pushed gas prices in the United States down further than normal.<strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MSALEX HOLLOWAYDeclining gas prices hit 3-year lowStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:18751Change0Usable2014-10-17T09:25:44-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:18750SPD seeking Dollar General break-in suspects2014-10-17T09:23:28-04:002014-10-17T09:23:28-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsAccording to an SPD press release, the trio was recorded on store surveillance footage as they broke into the Dollar General at 1008 Jackson Street early on Monday morning. The individuals — two black males and one black female — reportedly broke the glass out of the front door and then entered the store.The release said the victims appeared only to take Newport cigarettes before exiting the building through the same broken door.SPD requests anyone with information on the suspects to contact the department at 662-323-0393 or 662-323-4131.<strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MSSDN staffSPD seeking Dollar General break-in suspectsStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:18750Change0Usable2014-10-17T09:23:28-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:18741Roofer suffers heart attack on job2014-10-16T09:26:40-04:002014-10-16T09:26:40-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsStarkville Fire Chief Rodger Mann said the department received a call shortly after 9:15 a.m. that the 59-year-old patient, who was later identified as John Lindsey of Lindsey Roofing, was suffering from difficulty breathing and pain in his chest.<strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MSALEX HOLLOWAYRoofer suffers heart attack on jobStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:18741Change0Usable2014-10-16T09:26:40-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:18740Starkville man suspected of capital murder2014-10-16T09:25:17-04:002014-10-16T09:25:17-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsAccording to a statement issued by the Clay County Sheriff’s Department, deputies arrested Charles T. Mullins, 18, of 734 New Light Road in Starkville on Oct. 9 on suspicion of child abuse following an incident in Clay County the previous day. Clay County Sheriff Eddie Scott said at 11:59 a.m. Oct. 8, 911 dispatchers received a call requesting ambulatory services in regard to an injured child at 9630 Griffith Road in western Clay County.<strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MSFor Starkville Daily NewsStarkville man suspected of capital murderStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:18740Change0Usable2014-10-16T09:25:17-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:18739SED worker faces count of embezzlement 2014-10-16T09:23:36-04:002014-10-16T09:23:36-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsAn SPD press release said SED employee Elizabeth Peacock turned herself in following an SED investigation of recurring embezzlement.<strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MSSDN staffSED worker faces count of embezzlement Starkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:18739Change0Usable2014-10-16T09:23:36-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:18738SSD creates new AD,assistant supt. post2014-10-16T09:22:02-04:002014-10-16T09:22:02-04:00The new position, which SSD Superintendent Lewis Holloway introduced to the board, will be used to help fill the role of SSD Athletic Director Stan Miller after he retires later in the school year. Miller was hired as SSD’s athletic director in 2009. He also served as a principal for the district in the 1980s-90s.The board did not approve a salary for the new position Tuesday.<strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>No dateline availableNo author availableSSD creates new AD,assistant supt. postNo source availableurn:publicid:dailypress.com:18738Change0Usable2014-10-16T09:22:02-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:18727VIDEO: SEC Commissioner Mike Slive To Retire In 20152014-10-15T10:21:30-04:002014-10-15T10:21:30-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily News<script type="text/javascript"async src="http://launch.newsinc.com/js/embed.js" id="_nw2e-js"></script>Starkville, MSNo author availableVIDEO: SEC Commissioner Mike Slive To Retire In 2015Starkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:18727Change0Usable2014-10-15T10:21:30-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:18725BEING NO. 1/Mullen wants Bulldogs to stay focused2014-10-15T09:20:00-04:002014-10-15T09:20:00-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsThe Bulldogs were unranked in the preseason, but now that doesn’t matter.MSU became the No. 1 team on Sunday in both the Associated Press and Amway Coaches poll. This is the first time the Bulldogs have been the top ranked team in the country in both polls.<strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MSBEN WAITBEING NO. 1/Mullen wants Bulldogs to stay focusedStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:18725Change0Usable2014-10-15T09:20:00-04:00