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Archive - Aug 25, 2012

Berryhill has East Webster off to 9-0 start

August 25, 2012

MABEN – When Lee Berryhill took the softball head coaching job at East Webster, he didn't know much about his team or what he was getting into.

Early in his first year with the Lady Wolverines, he has gotten his slowpitch team to a 9-0 record after wins against Tupelo 13-1 and Saltillo 17-4 on Saturday.

Much of the success has to do with his team buying into the concept of 'team.'

Investigation, difficult news for MSU fans

August 25, 2012

The news was tough for Mississippi State football fans to hear this week.

There's no college program in America that wants to hear, "NCAA investigation," but that's exactly what came to light for the Bulldogs.

Officials from MSU and the NCAA confirmed Thursday that it's working closely with each other concerning an ongoing investigation.

Maben project could bring 60 new area jobs

August 25, 2012


Local economic development agents and business representatives are working to finalize turn-key funding sources which would help support more than 60 new furniture manufacturing jobs in Maben.

Stidham retiring after long career

August 25, 2012


James Stidham wears cowboy boots to work every day.

Residents celebrate NBA star’s homecoming

August 25, 2012

For Starkville Daily News

Starkville native Travis Outlaw came home Saturday to help the Travis Outlaw Day Committee show the city and its residents how much he cares about them.

Grady Clark

August 25, 2012

Grady W. Clark Jr., 82, died Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012 at Brooklyn Hall Personal Care Home in Mathiston.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 27, 2012 at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel.

Burial will follow later in Greenwood Cemetery in West Point.
Visitation will be held 10-11 a.m. at Calvert Funeral Home.

Calvert Funeral Home of West Point is in charge of arrangements.

Minnie Jo Liles

August 25, 2012

Minnie Jo Bell Liles passed away peacefully at her home in College Station, Texas the morning of Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012 in the company of Charlie Hillman Liles, her husband and life partner of 70 years.

A viewing for family and friends will be held Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012 from 5-7 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Chapel in College Station, Texas.

Mary Brooks

August 25, 2012

Mary Emily Upchurch Brooks, 87, died Friday, Aug. 24, 2012 at Oktibbeha County Medical Center in Starkville.

Pop, country artists to lead Bulldog Bash

August 25, 2012


Neon Trees, Gloriana and Andy Grammer will headline this year’s Nov. 2 Bulldog Bash, Mississippi State University Student Association President Shelby Balius announced Friday.

Yates highlights local vegetables

August 25, 2012


With a few simple ingredients, Jay Yates is showcasing the best of Starkville’s local produce.

The owner and chef of The Veranda will lead a free cooking demonstration Saturday at Thyme from 4-6 p.m. highlighting locally grown vegetables and presenting modern culinary twists on classic Southern produce.

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