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City schools named models by REACH

October 26, 2012

Two Starkville School District schools will serve as examples for others in Mississippi seeking to promote good behavior and discourage bad behavior from students.

MSU insect workshop slated for national TV

October 26, 2012

Mississippi State University entomologist Frank Davis and the Insect Rearing Workshop he coordinates are slated to appear on the nationally syndicated newsmagazine show “America Now” on April 2, 2013.

Former Bulldog, Jacket Simpson knows something about streaks

October 26, 2012

Former Mississippi State linebacker Barrin Simpson knows a little bit about streaks.

He was a part of back-to-back State championship teams that finished 15-0 each at Starkville High School in 1994-95.

In 1999, Simpson and the Bulldogs jumped out to an 8-0 start before losing a 19-7 decision to the Alabama Crimson Tide in Tuscaloosa.

Brickfire officials reply to grant fund dispute with MDHS

October 26, 2012

Representatives of the Brickfire Project say they were given an opportunity to go through a finding-of-fact hearing with Mississippi Department of Human Services regarding the latter agency’s objection to the project’s administration of funds from two grants. If the project had done so, however, it would have cost the city of Starkville more money.

SHS administration suspends Young with pay

October 26, 2012

Starkville High School teacher Jason Lernard Young, 29, was suspended with pay after he was arrested Oct. 21, Starkville School District Public Information Officer Nicole Thomas confirmed Friday.

Starkville Academy to host tough PCS

October 26, 2012

The Starkville Academy Volunteers have faced some tough challenges throughout the season, but before they can begin postseason action, they have one more test in the form of Presbyterian Christian School tonight.

“PCS is one of the best teams in the state,” Starkville Academy head coach Jeff Terrill said. “They are No. 2 in their region, so they certainly bring a lot to the table.”

Jackets seek to unplug Chargers on road

October 26, 2012

The Starkville Yellowjackets are sensing something special is happening again this season.

That has caused a couple of players to go the extra mile and play through the pain of an injury.

Preston Baker has a sore ankle and David Fair had a bad knee, but those two Yellowjackets continue to contribute to the team despite their ailments.

West Oktibbeha, Noxapater clash in region contest

October 26, 2012

The West Oktibbeha Timberwolves face the Noxapater Tigers, creating a showdown for the ages in Class A, Region 3.

“This is a big game for us, simply because this is the next game on our schedule,” West Oktibbeha coach Adam Lowrey said.

Ackerman belts Hamilton 42-7

October 26, 2012

ACKERMAN – The Ackerman Indians closed out the regular season in impressive fashion Thursday night.

In Class 2A, Region 2 action, the Indians enjoyed a 42-7 victory over the Hamilton Lions.

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