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Webster's warriors: Brooks develops 'nose for football' for Wolverines

October 23, 2012

Thomas Brooks has made tackle after tackle after tackle for the East Webster Wolverines the last two years.
With a total of nearly 200 tackles during that span, Brooks has served notice that he's going to be around the football most of the time.

"I just try my best to get there first and be the one to get them," Brooks said.

SSD hires former Ga. educator Woodrum

October 23, 2012

By CARL SMITH
news@starkvilledailynews.com

The Starkville School District Board of Trustees unanimously hired Jody Jones Woodrum, a former Bulloch County, Ga. School administrator with 25 years of educational experience, as its newest assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction Tuesday. She starts her job immediately.

Jackson defeats Ware in Sturgis special election

October 23, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Sturgis residents elected James Eric Jackson to finish the unexpired term of former Alderman Quinnia Yates Tuesday.

Jones develops into one of state's best at Eupora

October 23, 2012

EUPORA – It came as no shock to Derrick Jones’ team and his coach when the senior was chosen for the Mississippi-Alabama All-Star game.

SMITH COLUMN: Huge games taking place around area

October 23, 2012

Hold onto your hats football fans. A wild weekend of football is coming up for this area.

While everyone is busy hyping Saturday's Southeastern Conference Western Division clash between No. 13 (The Associated Press poll) Mississippi State and No. 1 Alabama and rightfully so, there's some high school matchups on the schedule Friday that will serve as nice appetizers.

Bash gets Eli Young Band to co-headline

October 23, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

Country music act Eli Young Band was selected to replace Neon Trees as co-headliners of the Mississippi State University Student Association-sponsored Bulldog Bash on Nov. 2.

The two other headliners for Mississippi’s largest free outdoor concert are pop singer/songwriter Andy Grammar and country group Gloriana.

Johnson returns from injury to help Bulldogs

October 23, 2012

A year ago Malcolm Johnson ended his redshirt freshman season with a lot of confidence and year two looked to be a break season for him.

A pectoral injury on his right side sidelined him for the first five games of the season.
The Bulldogs entered the Tennessee game with a 5-0 record and Johnson was cleared to play.

SPD seeking culprits in latest wave of city graffiti

October 23, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

Starkville Police Department investigators seek information regarding a recent rash of graffiti appearing mostly in the east-central portion of the city limits between Miss. Highway 182 and Miss. Highway 12.

HPC will evaluate local sessions, maps

October 23, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

The Starkville Historic Preservation Commission will discuss neighborhood information sessions it has held and will continue holding for its proposed local historic districts, as well as maps of those districts, at its meeting Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. in City Hall’s Building Department.

Presidential race mirrors fight for Senate control

October 23, 2012

By ALAN FRAM
Associated Press

WASHINGTON — The party that runs the Senate next year may be decided by how well President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney do in toss-up states like Nevada, Ohio, Virginia and Wisconsin, where ballots feature parallel Senate races about as tight as the presidential contest.

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