The Daily Press http://www.starkvilledailynews.com http://www.starkvilledailynews.com/apfeed.xml--1 Starkville Daily News | AP iAtom feed Copyright The Daily Press 2015-03-06T10:08:25-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:20142Weather creates challenges for schools2015-03-06T10:08:25-05:002015-03-06T10:08:25-05:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsAll schools in Oktibbeha County, as well as Mississippi State University, were closed Thursday after a winter storm brought significant amounts of sleet and ice to the area Wednesday night. Those cancellations came on the heels of two days of school closings from the Feb. 25 snowstorm. Starkville, MSJAMES CARSKADONWeather creates challenges for schoolsStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:20142Change0Usable2015-03-06T10:08:25-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:20141Ice storm brings travel disruptions2015-03-06T10:06:34-05:002015-03-06T10:06:34-05:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsMississippi Highway Patrol Sgt. Criss Turnipseed said MHP troop G, which includes Oktibbeha County and several other northeast Mississippi counties, had issued 17 accident reports as of Thursday afternoon. He said troopers also worked a few dozen motorist assists, for drivers who may have gone off the road but didn’t have any vehicle damage to require an accident report.Starkville, MSALEX HOLLOWAYIce storm brings travel disruptionsStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:20141Change0Usable2015-03-06T10:06:34-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:20139Ice possible with winter storm today2015-03-06T10:01:18-05:002015-03-06T10:01:18-05:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsWhile the weather isn’t expected to be as severe as a winter storm that dumped about four inches of snow on Starkville last week, minor ice accumulations could cause travel difficulty in places as freezing rain and sleet affect the area.Starkville, MSALEX HOLLOWAYIce possible with winter storm todayStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:20139Change0Usable2015-03-06T10:01:18-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:20138Young area woman tapped by ‘The Voice’2015-03-06T09:59:52-05:002015-03-06T09:59:52-05:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsBriar Jonnee Blakley, a twenty-year-old college student, stepped away from studying broadcast journalism at The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg this semester to take the opportunity to launch her music career with “The Voice.”Starkville, MSCONNOR GUYTONYoung area woman tapped by ‘The Voice’Starkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:20138Change0Usable2015-03-06T09:59:52-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:20136MSU women return to the court for the SEC Tournament2015-03-05T22:50:58-05:002015-03-05T22:50:58-05:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsEven though the weather has been bad in Little Rock, Ark., that's not the reason MSU has been waiting.The Bulldogs finished as the No. 3 seed in the SEC and got a double bye in the quarterfinals so the time off is a reward."We look forward to the opportunity to play again," MSU women's coach Vic Schaefer said. "I'm excited to see how we'll respond and how we'll play."The 11th-ranked Bulldogs finished the regular season with a 26-5 overall record and 11-5 in the SEC.With those marks, MSU should have a high seed for the NCAA Tournament, but that's not on the minds of the players right now.The focus of the Bulldogs is on No. 6 seed Kentucky Friday night at Verizon Arena with the tip approximately at 8:30 p.m. Television coverage will be on the SEC Network.Starkville, MSDANNY P. SMITHMSU women return to the court for the SEC TournamentStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:20136Change0Usable2015-03-05T22:50:58-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:20125City moves on from Cadence deal2015-03-04T11:41:50-05:002015-03-04T11:41:50-05:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsAldermen had considered the $2.5 million acquisition of the property as an alternative to housing SPD in the current city hall. City administration and the municipal court will move to the currently-under-construction municipal complex on Main Street when the facility opens in the fall. <strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MSALEX HOLLOWAYCity moves on from Cadence dealStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:20125Change0Usable2015-03-04T11:41:50-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:20124Remembering Carole on her 73rd birthday 2015-03-04T11:39:58-05:002015-03-04T11:39:58-05:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsCarole McReynolds Davis was one of our most colorful, and today seems like a good day to remember her. It would have been her 73rd birthday but her life ended abruptly last summer - just as she was decorating her traffic-stopping front porch for the Fourth of July, if I remember correctly. <strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MSEMILY BRADDOCK JONESRemembering Carole on her 73rd birthday Starkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:20124Change0Usable2015-03-04T11:39:58-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:20123Drug busts yield several arrests on Tuesday2015-03-04T11:38:14-05:002015-03-04T11:38:14-05:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsIn the release, OCSD Lt. Brett Watson said OCSD and Starkville Police Department, with assistance from the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, Mississippi Highway Patrol, Alcohol Beverage Control, West Point Police Department, Maben Police Department, Clay County Sheriff’s Department and Webster County Sheriff’s Department, executed five search/seizure and arrest warrents in around Maben and Starkville.<strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MSSDN staffDrug busts yield several arrests on TuesdayStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:20123Change0Usable2015-03-04T11:38:14-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:20115BoA to talk bond issuance, insurance agent2015-03-03T12:02:36-05:002015-03-03T12:02:36-05:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsThe Innovation District is a planned 326-acre, $10 million industrial park off of Highway 25 in west Starkville that’s meant to improve Oktibbeha County’s lackluster industrial base. The Golden Triangle Development LINK, a regional economic development organization, unveiled plans for the park last summer.Aldermen and the county board of supervisors approved the project in the fall. Both boards split the cost, with a commitment to pay $5 million apiece.<strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MSALEX HOLLOWAYBoA to talk bond issuance, insurance agentStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:20115Change0Usable2015-03-03T12:02:36-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:20114Supervisors accept bid for New Light Road repairs2015-03-03T12:00:09-05:002015-03-03T12:00:09-05:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsAPAC’s bid of $529,813.32 was the lower of the two bids received for the repairs by just over $10,000. The approved New Light Road repairs will cover from the city limits to Sykes Road, where the newly repaired roads will meet with the one-mile stretch from Sykes to Longview-Adaton Road that was repaired in 2014. <strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MSJAMES CARSKADONSupervisors accept bid for New Light Road repairsStarkville Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:20114Change0Usable2015-03-03T12:00:09-05:00