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  1. MSU's Keenum elected vice president of the Southeastern ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal

    STARKVILLE - Mississippi State University President Mark E. Keenum has been elected vice president of the Southeastern Conference (SEC) by his fellow presidents/chancellors. The action was taken Friday at the SEC's summer meeting in ...

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  2. State's 'Big 4' row crops post record yields in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal

    By LINDA BREAZEALE STARKVILLE - - Mother Nature may deserve most of the credit, but management decisions by some "boots on the ground" also contributed to Mississippi's record yields in cotton, soybeans, corn and rice in 2014.The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently released the official cotton yield averages, placing Mississippi fields ... (more)

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  3. Too Much Rain For CottonRead the original story

    Yesterday | Progressive Farmer

    ... to heavy rain in the Delta are putting some cotton acres in jeopardy for 2015. (NOAA graphic by Nick Scalise) "STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Mississippi cotton will need a warm, dry fall to counter the mostly wet spring and thrive in 2015. Darrin Dodds, ...

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  4. Engineering educator Keith officially named dean of MSU's Bagley CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2012 | Mississippi Business Journal

    STARKVILLE. - " A nationally recognized leader in engineering education, research and service will lead the Bagley College of Engineering at Mississippi State University.

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  5. MSU's Price moves from small town to big stageRead the original story

    Yesterday | Commercial Dispatch

    ... to come run for us?' and I accepted, sight unseen." That phone call was all it took for Price, who arrived in Starkville without having visited in the fall of 2013. Since then, she has developed into one of MSU's most dependable runners. She earned ...

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  6. Lynn Spruill: Term limitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Commercial Dispatch

    ... so much that we did a charter change to our local government to limit the terms. Unfortunately, unlike Columbus, Starkville doesn't have that option. We would have to ask for state legislative action to even put term limits before our citizens for ...

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  7. DOJ opposes some parts of schools consolidation planRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Education Week

    The U.S. Department of Justice is questioning some parts of the merger plan for the Starkville and Oktibbeha County school system. The government, in recent briefs filed in federal court, specifically questions a proposal to preserve a "one-race, African-American" school already comprised mostly of minority students.

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  8. Boeing picks MSU for Composite Research CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mississippi Business Journal

    STARKVILLE - Mississippi State University and the Boeing Co. have announced the school will be the host for a research center that will lead development on composites the company will eventually use to build its aircraft.

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  9. Local direction: Two filmmakers hope to put Mississippi on the film mapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Newms360.com

    The duo crossed paths again in 2010 at the Magnolia Film Festival in Starkville, where their talents and passion for film clearly made an impression on each other. Now, after both being awarded the same grant for making films in Mississippi, the two have each completed their first feature, and as they each work on distribution to get the respective movies out to the world, they both look back at what got them here, and how they influenced each other along the way.

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  10. Local couchsurfers open to new people, new experiencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Commercial Dispatch

    ... their way somewhere else, he said. Nearly 60 Columbus residents have registered on couchsurfer.com. More than 300 Starkville residents offer their homes. In West Point, nine residents are listed on the site. For the last couple of years, however, ...

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  11. Filing: DOJ has issues with consolidation planRead the original story

    Thursday | Commercial Dispatch

    The U.S. Department of Justice has multiple issues with the upcoming Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District's merger plan, including the preservation of a "one-race, African-American" school already comprised mostly of minority students, court records show. A response filed last week in federal court states the government does not object to parts of the proposed plan -- student assignment, transfers, transportation and gifted education within grades 7-12, specifically -- but it opposes elements pertaining to student assignment in grades K-6, educational opportunities afforded to Oktibbeha County sixth graders and the process assigning faculty and staff to the consolidated district.

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  12. Johnson withdraws from transportation raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Commercial Dispatch

    The contest for Mississippi's Northern District transportation commissioner narrowed to three Wednesday after Hernando Mayor Chip Johnson formally dropped out of the race. In a statement issued by Johnson's office, the mayor said he withdrew since incumbent Mike Tagert, a Republican from Starkville, recommitted to the election after a failed bid for former U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee's vacant seat.

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  13. Browning on Business: Area dance studio changing locationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Commercial Dispatch

    ... three-times the size of the present site. Upstairs at the old Elks Lodge is a "wide open, gorgeous" ballroom. In Starkville, Taco Del Mar, which was in the Cotton Crossing Shopping Center on Russell Street, has shutdown. Also in Starkville, Crush'n ...

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  14. Business brief: Sudduth and Fisher graduateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Commercial Dispatch

    Kirk Sudduth of Columbus and Carlton Fisher of Starkville recently graduated from The Mississippi Department of Transportation PEAK training program. The PEAK Program is a leadership program designed exclusively for MDOT Maintenance Supervisors.

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  15. Camron recognized by Mississippi StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Hartselle Enquirer

    Michael A. "Drew" Camron, a senior physics and geoscience/professional meteorology double major, was one of 25 students to be inducted into the Society of Scholars in Arts and Sciences at Mississippi State University in Starkville.

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  16. West Point Weekend: What to do in town this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Daily Times Leader

    This weekend at the Louise Campbell Center for the Arts, All Things Great and Small, an exhibit of paintings by Starkville artist Betty McDonald Wilson opens with a reception 2:00-3:30p.m. Little Miss Clay County Pageant - The Clay County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is hosting the "Little Miss Clay County Pageant" at 6 p.m. at Center Stage in Central School. The pageant is open to girls ages 5 - 8, in casual, church and formal wear.

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  17. Smith introduced as Starkville High's new athletic directorRead the original story

    Wednesday May 27 | Commercial Dispatch

    Officially, Tuesday morning's event at Starkville High School was listed as an introductory news conference for the Yellow Jackets' new athletic director and football coach. Smith, a 1986 graduate of Starkville High who spent 13 seasons as football coach at Laurel High, was welcomed back as Starkville High's athletic director.

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  18. Woods introduced as Starkville High's new football coachRead the original story

    Wednesday May 27 | Commercial Dispatch

    While the comment was made in jest, Woods used his introductory news conference at the Starkville Athletic Center to bring home the point that this would be the last job of his highly decorated coaching career. "I feel like I have come home now," Woods said.

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  19. Starkville begins planning for possible historic district signageRead the original story

    Wednesday May 27 | Commercial Dispatch

    Members of Starkville's Historic Preservation Committee say they want future signage to distinguish between ordinance-protected residential neighborhoods and those simply denoting historical areas as the street department crafts plans to install signage in the Needmore community. Board members Tuesday approved motions Tuesday authorizing Community Development Director Buddy Sanders to move forward with procuring designs for markers in the historic Nash and Greensboro districts, and adopting a policy in which only city-approved historic districts may be presented as such on future markers.

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  20. Interest renews in Starkville's community garden.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Greenwich Citizen

    Most people never pass it in the course of their day, never know it's there in the curve on Josey Avenue. But the Starkville Community Garden is getting a few more visitors these days.

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