The Daily Press http://www.starkvilledailynews.com http://www.starkvilledailynews.com/apfeed.xml--1 Starkville Daily News | AP iAtom feed Copyright The Daily Press 2014-04-15T09:39:45-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:17078MHP names victim from hit-and-run2014-04-15T09:39:45-04:002014-04-15T09:39:45-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsThe incident happened near Center Grove.Park, who had been walking along the highway’s westbound lane, was struck and killed by an unidentified vehicle Sunday morning. A motorist passing by discovered Park’s body and notified MHP at about 4 a.m.Starkville, MSSDN staffMHP names victim from hit-and-runStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:17078Change0Usable2014-04-15T09:39:45-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:17077Secretary of state pushes for voter ID law awareness2014-04-15T09:39:06-04:002014-04-15T09:39:06-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsIn 2011, 62 percent of Mississippi voters approved a constitutional amendment to require registered voters to show photo ID before casting their ballots. Though the amendment endured a long road to fruition even after the public vote, the “will of the people” will see its debut in the June 3 Congressional primary elections. And so far, Hosemann said, so good.Starkville, MSZack PlairSecretary of state pushes for voter ID law awarenessStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:17077Change0Usable2014-04-15T09:39:06-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:17076Sen. Cochran speaks to Boy Scouts Monday2014-04-15T09:38:32-04:002014-04-15T09:38:32-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsThe Pushmataha Area Council is a regional branch of Boy Scouts of America that serves Oktibbeha, Clay, Lowndes, Noxubee, Winston, Choctaw, Webster, Calhoun, Chickasaw and Monroe counties. Council President Bill Kibler said the council served more than 1,300 youth through 42 units throughout its footprint.Starkville, MSAlex HollowaySen. Cochran speaks to Boy Scouts MondayStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:17076Change0Usable2014-04-15T09:38:32-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:17075Interim Stennis Institute director updates Rotarians2014-04-15T09:37:39-04:002014-04-15T09:37:39-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsFrench is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at Mississippi State University. He is also the interim director of The John C. Stennis Institute of Government. Starkville, MSAriel KingInterim Stennis Institute director updates RotariansStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:17075Change0Usable2014-04-15T09:37:39-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:17047Committee: No sanitation rate hike - Aldermen discuss idea of outsourcing Sanitation Department’s operations2014-04-11T09:26:36-04:002014-04-11T09:26:36-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsGandy entered the first of several planned committee meetings meant to structure the city’s 2014-15 budget to plead for more revenue for her department. Not only did the committee of three aldermen — Chairman Scott Maynard of Ward 5, Vice Mayor Roy A. Perkins of Ward 6 and Lisa Wynn of Ward 2 — outright deny her their support for more revenue, they even floated the idea of farming out the department’s services either in part or in whole.Starkville, MSZack PlairCommittee: No sanitation rate hike - Aldermen discuss idea of outsourcing Sanitation Department’s operationsStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:17047Change0Usable2014-04-11T09:26:36-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:17046City seeks grant for workers2014-04-11T09:25:31-04:002014-04-11T09:25:31-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsThe grant would fund a minimum of 20 part-time summer workers between the ages of 16 and 25. The application is due today and a board-approved resolution is required, said Mayor Parker Wiseman, thus the need for Thursday’s meeting..Starkville, MSZack PlairCity seeks grant for workersStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:17046Change0Usable2014-04-11T09:25:31-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:17045OUTPOURING OF LOVE - Students, parents host benefit for Andrew Lark family Thursday2014-04-11T09:24:45-04:002014-04-11T09:24:45-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsAndrew and Jeanine Lark, Starkville High School art and Armstrong Middle School history teachers, respectively, lost their family home and four cars in a Jan. 25 fire. The Larks have three children — Jada, LaTonya and Andrew Lark III.Starkville, MSAlex HollowayOUTPOURING OF LOVE - Students, parents host benefit for Andrew Lark family ThursdayStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:17045Change0Usable2014-04-11T09:24:45-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:17044CDAF to fill Cotton District2014-04-11T09:19:20-04:002014-04-11T09:19:20-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsThe Cotton District Arts Festival runs from 7:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. on University Boulevard, bringing paint, pottery, photography, music, literature, theatre and more to the connecting point between Starkville and Super Bulldog Weekend.Starkville, MSSteven NalleyCDAF to fill Cotton DistrictStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:17044Change0Usable2014-04-11T09:19:20-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:17040OCH Bunny Bash slated for Saturday2014-04-11T09:13:31-04:002014-04-11T09:13:31-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsThe event will be from 9-10:30 a.m. on Saturday at the OCH Educational Facility. OCH Public Relations Coordinator Mary Kathryn Kight said the “Bunny Bash” will offer a family-friendly activity for children and adults alike.Starkville, MSAriel KingOCH Bunny Bash slated for SaturdayStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:17040Change0Usable2014-04-11T09:13:31-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:17029Fire damages Campus Book Mart Wednesday2014-04-10T10:19:32-04:002014-04-10T10:19:32-04:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsEast Oktibbeha County Volunteer Fire Department responded to the fire at 2:22 a.m., according to Chief Greg Ball. Bell Schoolhouse Fire Company and Starkville Fire Department provided assistance on the call.Starkville, MSAlex HollowayFire damages Campus Book Mart WednesdayStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:17029Change0Usable2014-04-10T10:19:32-04:00