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Starkville Daily News

Starkville Daily News

Media Outlet: Starkville Daily News
Founded: October 31, 1960
Aliases: None
Type: Newspaper (Broadsheet)
Location: Starkville, Mississippi, United States
Channel(s): None
News Network Affiliation: None
Former Affiliation(s): None
Owner: Henry Harris

About Starkville Daily News

Starkville has definitely transformed itself since its pre-historic roots some 2100 years ago. Long past the time when the KKK’s presence set the tone and tempo of racial relations, today, the town finds itself home to Mississippi State University and the thriving arts and cultural Cotton District. Hardly a stereotype of the South, Starkville residents come from a diverse array of religions, political leanings, and world perspectives.

The Starkville Daily News is in the middle of this college town, being both a place for the news and a resource for information. The Starkville Daily News is a daily publication that provides subscribers with international, national, and local news, sports news, and a little bit of local color. The paper can also be accessed online at where they can view both video and printed articles.

Starkville Daily News History

Before it became the Starkville Daily News, the paper would be rooted in a weekly started by John McCormick. Launched as the East Mississippi Times in 1875, the paper would one of a few in the area. This paper would be sold at least two times before being combined with the Starkville News sometime in the 1920s.

Again, the paper would survive, even though ownership of the paper would change hands frequently until 1960. By 1960, the paper was purchased by Henry Harris and had a daily circulation. At this time, the paper became the Starkville Daily News. Currently, the paper dishes up interesting stories on events, political news, and happenings in the area.

Located in one of the most eclectic communities, the Starkville Daily News is one the city’s best sources of news and information. Get your business on the Starkville Daily News by sending a press release. PR Distribution is partnered with the Starkville Daily News and/or with their content syndication partner(s).


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