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Local writers find creative outlet with Fourth Fridays

August 16, 2012

By MATT CRANE
sdnlife@bellsouth.net

Area writers looking to test out new works should look no further than Starkville’s own community theatre.

Approaching the beginning of its seventh season, Fourth Fridays at Starkville Community Theater provides local authors the chance to get quality feedback and creative inspiration.

Campus safety remains main MSU objective

August 16, 2012

By CARL SMITH
sdnnews@bellsouth.net

As Mississippi State University students move into their respective residence halls for the start of another academic year, school officials say on-campus safety remains a top priority.

2 percent, sales tax figures hold

August 16, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
sdnreporter@yahoo.com

Starkville’s May 2012 sales tax revenue fell $25,480.43 from May 2011’s but rebounded in June, eclipsing June 2011’s total by $25,244.44.

Figures for May 2012 were $442,991.06, a 5.44 percent dip from May 2011, while June 2012’s total reached $444,896.78, a 6.02 percent increase from June 2011.

Jackets host Tigers for season opener

August 16, 2012

Starkville High School football coach Jamie Mitchell has been in search of a center and long snapper during the preseason.

Going into tonight's game, Mitchell believes he has found two players in Jalen Henderson and Chris Rogers who can handle the task.

Volunteers seek to make a good impression early

August 16, 2012

The Starkville Academy Volunteers look to build on the momentum of a successful 2011 football season.

The Volunteers made an appearance in the Class AAA, Division II State championship game, but lost to Washington School.

SA opens the season on the road at St. Andrew's tonight at 7:30 p.m.

East Webster understands the test Vardaman presents

August 16, 2012

The East Webster Wolverines may be playing a Class A squad, but it will be no pushover.

The Wolverines open the season on the road at Vardaman tonight at 7:30 p.m.

"We know we have a very tough opponent," East Webster head coach Doug Wilson said. "Vardaman is one of the No. 1 teams in 1A. They have a great coaching staff, a good team and going to be a very tough game for us."

SHS wins division volleyball match

August 16, 2012

The Starkville High School girls' volleyball team learned early in the year what it took to be a successful team.

That was witnessed by those who attended Thursday night's match in the Beehive when the Lady Yellowjackets beat division foe Ridgeland 3-0.

Exposure softball event gives coaches look at talent

August 16, 2012

"It's not whether you win or lose. It's how you play the game."

That old saying is more true at certain times than others.

When it comes to the 10th annual College Exposure Softball Tournament at the Starkville Sportsplex Saturday, it's important for the players to put on a good show.

Starkville Academy loses to Pillow in soccer

August 16, 2012

It was a good start of the second half for the Starkville Academy girls soccer team Thursday afternoon.

The Lady Volunteers got what they wanted with a goal to break a 0-0 deadlock at halftime and things appears to be moving in a positive direction.

However, Starkville Academy allowed three unanswered goals and lost a 3-1 decision to Pillow Academy at the Starkville Sportsplex.

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