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July 24th

Circuit Court term to open Monday

July 24, 2010

Some 248 criminal suspects are scheduled for trial, hearings or docket call during the winter term of Oktibbeha County Circuit Court that begins Monday.
The court term will run the next two weeks. Circuit Judges Lee Howard and Jim Kitchens are both scheduled to be on the bench during the term.
Cases involving narcotics or felony alcohol offenses comprise more than 42 percent of the total case docket, with 105 cases scheduled for the court term.

What's on the Circuit Court docket?

July 24, 2010

Multiple armed robbery and aggravated assault cases are scheduled for trial during the summer Oktibbeha County Circuit Court term that opens Monday, as is action in two murder cases.
Citizens interested in court proceedings should note that just because certain cases are scheduled for hearing or trial on certain days, other court proceedings may mean that cases being bumped from the daily docket until later in the court term or to a future court term in the fall or winter.
Here is a glance at some of the more prominent cases scheduled for action for the Circuit Court term:

Task force: Curfew not needed

July 24, 2010

After several meetings, an appointed task force has found that mandating a curfew for juveniles is neither necessary or feasible.
While a curfew for juveniles may aid parents with a home for their children, the city lacks a juvenile detention center and the budget for the “cumbersome” cost of additional police officers, the committee agreed Thursday.
The City of Columbus, which has a curfew both during the day and during evening hours, spends $110 a night to house a juvenile at its detention center, provided available space.

MSU students arrested for graffiti

July 24, 2010

Two Mississippi State students have each been charged with malicious mischief in connection with recent appearances of stenciled graffiti around the city.
Zachary Harris, 21, of 401 University Drive, and Peter Hammond, 22, of 305 S. Jackson St., were released on bonds of $500 apiece following their arrests on the malicious mischief charges Friday afternoon.
Both are art majors at MSU, Starkville Police Department detectives said Friday.
The two were identified after police detectives received a trip through the Golden Triangle Crime Stoppers hotline.

City sales tax revenue sees growth

July 24, 2010

Starkville’s sales tax collections for the first five months of 2010 are more than $120,000 above what was collected for the same period in 2009, according to the latest figures reported by the Mississippi Tax Commission.
City officials received the latest tax figures this week. It takes two months for the Tax Commission to process the revenue and report the figures to municipalities.

July 23rd

Summer Fun

July 23, 2010

Skylar Flores, 5, crusied on Carnival Elation to Cozumel, Mexico, with her parents, Nick and Christina Flores, her grandparents, Mike and Debbie Collins, her uncle, Justin Collins, and her cousin, Rylie Collins. To submit a photo for the “Summer Fun” series, send it by e-mail to Lifestyles Editor Gwen Sisson at
sdnlife@bellsouth.net. Photos will be published regularly as they are submitted, and a weekly prize winner will be chosen. Photos will run in color when available.

July 21st

Stuff

July 21, 2010

Reporting the news!

SCT performers to get 'Glee'-ful with musical revue

July 21, 2010

Starkville Community Theatre's upcoming summer musical revue, "The A, B, C's of Broadway," will spoof "Glee" with a cast of 18 performers portraying high school glee club members working to determine which songs they will select to perform in a regional show choir competition.
The cast works its way through an "alphabet" of song titles from various Broadway musicals until they find the "perfect numbers" to perform in competition, hence the production's title, director Alison Stamps says.

June 14th

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June 14, 2010

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June 14, 2010

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