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Great Expectation

October 25, 2012

Signs supporting Mississippi State University’s football team began popping up across Starkville and campus Thursday in anticipation of MSU’s game against No. 1-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide. Above, the statue of Sonny Montgomery near Allen Hall’s main entrance stands wearing a T-shirt urging the Bulldogs to victory.

MSU fundraising initiative tops goal

October 25, 2012

Mississippi State University announced Oct. 19 that its StatePride fundraising initiative has exceeded its $100 million goal two months ahead of schedule.

StatePride: An Initiative for Student and Faculty Support began in 2009 when MSU President Mark Keenum was inaugurated, and as of mid-October, the initiative has garnered more than $104 million.

Graffiti suspect faces 18 malicious mischief counts

October 25, 2012

A male who Starkville Police Department officials believes is behind the “Owens” graffiti that has sporadically appeared in the city over the past several months confessed to authorities Wednesday and was charged with 18 counts of misdemeanor malicious mischief, SPD Detective Scottie Carrithers confirmed Thursday.

Supes say county vicious dog code may need tweaks

October 25, 2012

Two supervisors say the most recently passed version of the county’s vicious dog ordinance may need to be tweaked in light of a recent incident in which a teenager was allegedly surrounded in an aggressive manner and knocked to the ground by a pack of pit bull terriers.

SHS teacher faces 6 charges after arrest

October 25, 2012

Starkville High School social studies teacher Jason Lernard Young, 29, was arrested last week by Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Department and charged with his second DUI, assault on an officer, fleeing a law enforcement officer, malicious mischief, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct.

Mullen, Bulldogs can take huge step to title

October 25, 2012

Dan Mullen stood in front of a room overflowing with reports in Birmingham, Ala. four years ago and told them his Mississippi State Bulldogs would compete for championships.

What else was a first-year head coach supposed to say?

MSU’s Collins ready for return to Bama

October 25, 2012

Just about everyone in Starkville has the Mississippi State-Alabama football matchup on their minds this week.

Co-defensive coordinator and linebackers coach Geoff Collins of the Bulldogs is no different.

Accountability priority for Ray with Bulldogs

October 25, 2012

HOOVER, Ala. – Accountability.

That was first-year Mississippi State head coach Rick Ray's top priority when he arrived in Starkville.
"I want to establish a culture of accountability," Ray told reporters at the Southeastern Conference Basketball Media Day Thursday. "That has probably been the biggest challenge so far."

Lady Bulldogs, Schaefer ready for a challenge

October 25, 2012

HOOVER, Ala. – The Mississippi State women's basketball team was picked to finish 11th in the Southeastern Conference on Tuesday.

With that in mind, there are probably going to be some tough moments in Vic Schaefer's first season as head coach of the Lady Bulldogs.

It won't be the first time Schaefer has overcome that type of adversity in the SEC.

BREAKING: SHS teacher faces 6 charges after arrest

October 25, 2012

Starkville High School social studies teacher Jason Lernard Young, 29, was arrested last week by Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Office and charged with his second DUI, assault on an officer, fleeing a law enforcement officer, malicious mischief, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct.

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