The Daily Press Starkville Daily News | AP iAtom feed Copyright The Daily Press 2014-12-24T09:30:32-05:00 shoppers bolster bottom lines2014-12-24T09:30:32-05:002014-12-24T09:30:32-05:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsBusiness remained strong Wednesday at the Starkville Book Mart and Café on Main Street. Owner Carolyn Abadie said the holiday season was the continuation of extended strong sales that started as Mississippi State University’s football team went through a historic surge to a No. 1 ranking during the football season.Starkville, MSALEX HOLLOWAYLast-minute shoppers bolster bottom linesStarkville Daily bring holidays to life2014-12-24T09:29:30-05:002014-12-24T09:29:30-05:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsIt was that loss, he said, that led him to begin decorating not only his house but his entire property on Hancock Street for Christmas, filling a wooded area adjacent to his house with lights, inflatables and other decorations. He said Louise always loved decorating for Christmas, and these decorations were a way to honor her memory.Starkville, MSSTEVEN NALLEYDecorations bring holidays to lifeStarkville Daily seeks election as Justice Court judge2014-12-24T09:27:03-05:002014-12-24T09:26:47-05:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsA Starkville native, he works as director of environmental services at OCH Regional Medical Center and has been employed with the hospital for more than 30 years. He served on the George M. Bryan Airport Board for eight years and is a member of the Greater Starkville Development Partnership. He also served on Starkville’s Race Relations Committee, established in 1999, for two years and served for three years on the local Helping Hands board.Starkville, MSNo author availableNeal seeks election as Justice Court judgeStarkville Daily What to watch for - Orange Bowl preview2014-12-23T17:59:31-05:002014-12-23T17:59:31-05:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily News<script type="text/javascript"async src="" id="_nw2e-js"></script><div class="ndn_embed" data-config-widget-id="2" style="width:390px;height:219px" data-config-type="VideoPlayer/Single" data-config-tracking-group="90711" data-config-playlist-id="13434" data-config-video-id="28285514" data-config-site-section="starkvilledailynews_hom_non_sec"></div>Starkville, MSNo author availableVIDEO: What to watch for - Orange Bowl previewStarkville Daily vetoes decision on plaque2014-12-23T10:42:02-05:002014-12-23T10:42:02-05:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsAldermen voted 4-3 to have the plaque only include the names of the current board members at their Dec. 16 meeting. Aldermen Ben Carver, Lisa Wynn, Roy A. Perkins and Henry Vaughn, of Wards 1, 2, 6 and 7, respectively, voted for the measure. Aldermen David Little, Jason Walker and Scott Maynard of Wards 3, 4 and 5, respectively, opposed.Starkville, MSALEX HOLLOWAYMayor vetoes decision on plaqueStarkville Daily marks 25th anniversary of Sullivan’s fire2014-12-23T10:41:04-05:002014-12-23T10:41:04-05:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsGone is the pink paint that adorned the exterior for decades, replaced with a new, gray color scheme. The logo is still its usual shade of Mississippi State University maroon, but there are slight adjustments visible in the logo. Co-owner Steve Langston said the store’s Main Street entrance had its familiar pink look dating back to 1988, and this year marked the first significant change since.Starkville, MSSTEVEN NALLEYToday marks 25th anniversary of Sullivan’s fireStarkville Daily on traffic lights may linger into next month 2014-12-23T10:39:50-05:002014-12-23T10:39:50-05:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsStarkville Electric Department General Manager Terry Kemp said the controller, which is in a box at the Lafayette-Lampkin Street intersection and controls traffic lights at both the Jackson Street and Washington Street intersections, is the oldest in the city and has been failing intermittently through the last two weeks. Most recently, the circuit failed partway through Saturday, causing the lights at the two intersections to flash yellow along Lampkin Street and red along Jackson and Washington Streets.Starkville, MSALEX HOLLOWAYWork on traffic lights may linger into next month Starkville Daily finds succes as local holiday fixture2014-12-22T09:15:38-05:002014-12-22T09:15:38-05:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsGoree has played the role for many years and has featured as Santa Claus in more than 25 of Starkville’s annual Christmas parades.<strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MSALEX HOLLOWAYGoree finds succes as local holiday fixtureStarkville Daily delay granting MSU request2014-12-18T09:39:05-05:002014-12-18T09:39:05-05:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsMSU plans to build 3.5 miles of road that will connect Blackjack and Poorhouse roads and offer a south corridor into the university. The road’s estimated completion cost is $18.7 million, and MSU will pay $15.2 million of that from a 2005 federal highway earmark. <strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MSZACK PLAIRSupes delay granting MSU requestStarkville Daily almost done at Unity Park site2014-12-18T09:37:35-05:002014-12-18T09:37:35-05:00Copyright 2010 Starkville Daily NewsOktibbeha County created Unity Park, along with the adjacent Oktibbeha County School District Central Office, in 2011 to celebrate and commemorate the contribution to civil rights and unity in Oktibbeha County. The park features seven plaques, which highlight local, state and national figures who contributed to the progression of civil rights. The park will also feature a space for a mural of art designed by local school children.<strong>To subscribe to the E-edition, please <a href="/eedition">click here</a>.</strong>Starkville, MSALEX HOLLOWAYWork almost done at Unity Park siteStarkville Daily