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Archive - Jul 18, 2012

SED starts fiber optic infrastructure upgrade

July 18, 2012


Starkville Electric Department officials unveiled and began work on a long-term infrastructure upgrade Wednesday which will use fiber optic cables to eventually implement public Wi-Fi access and automatic utility metering.

Miller: Possible repairs lack funding source

July 18, 2012


Mississippi Horse Park Director Bricklee Miller says a local engineer is currently developing plans to repair the facility’s damaged harness racing track, but funding is needed to go forward on the project.
Once repair plans and cost estimates are finalized, Miller said she will approach the Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors about funding options.

Rezoning request from Feb. returns to planning board

July 18, 2012


The Starkville Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a specially called public hearing 5:30 p.m. Thursday at City Hall to consider recommending approval of a zoning change from R-1 (single-family residential) to R-M (mobile home).

‘SCT: Unplugged’ debuts downtown

July 18, 2012


Starkville Community Theater unveils its newest summer musical tonight with the premiere of “SCT: Unplugged” at 7:30 p.m. in downtown Starkville.

Director Carole Sorenson said the musical has a different feel compared to previous years, but audiences will be excited about the music selected.

Starkville 8-year-old All-Stars begin play in the World Series

July 18, 2012

The Starkville 8-year-old All Stars are coming into the Dizzy Dean World Series with a lot of confidence.

The All-Stars face off against Bradley (Tenn.) North Heat today at 1 p.m. at Snowden Grove Park in Southaven.

Starkville is coming off a good showing in the state tournament and coach Tom McReynolds hopes that carries over.

Bulldog Banks promotes teammates at Media Days

July 18, 2012

HOOVER, Ala. – Johnthan Banks didn't spent Southeastern Conference Media Days talking about himself.

The former East Webster High School player who has developed into an All-SEC defensive back at Mississippi State decided to promote his teammates more than himself at the Wynfrey Hotel on Wednesday.

Russell looks to lead MSU's offensive shift

July 18, 2012

HOOVER, Ala. – Mississippi State fans have long waited for the day when their beloved Bulldogs displayed a high-flying, high-octane offense.

When quarterback Tyler Russell signed with Mississippi State, that fire was stoked giving way to the anticipation of when the Meridian native would lead the offense.

State's Jackson enjoys the time at Media Days

July 18, 2012

HOOVER, Ala. – Gabe Jackson really didn't know what to expect from Southeastern Conference Football Media Days.

The 6-4 320-pound junior guard from Liberty made all the stops on his first appearance at SEC Media Days.

Shaw: Rule changes go into effect this season

July 18, 2012

HOOVER, Ala. – The NCAA has implemented several new rule changes for the upcoming season.

The most significant being moving the kickoff to the 35-yard line from the 30-yard line and making a touchback go to the 25-yard line rather than the 20-yard line like it has been in years past.

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