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Bulldog linebackers ready for challenge

August 4, 2012

Saturday Mississippi State fans had their first glimpse inside Dan Mullen’s 2012 Bulldogs. What was seen was a poised first team offense and a tenacious defense all around. 

In fact, the defense clearly won the day with pressure up front and tight defense in the secondary. 

An official eye of the Jackets proves helpful

August 4, 2012

It was an official view at the Starkville High School football practice field Saturday morning.

The Yellowjackets went through an approximate two-hour scrimmage which was complete with officials and chain managers.

Starkville Academy drops two games at tournament

August 4, 2012

The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers found themselves on the brink of elimination from the SA Invitational.

Even though the Lady Vols scored four runs in the top of the third inning against Heritage Academy, they could not avoid the inevitable and lost 9-5 at the Starkville Sportsplex to be eliminated.

Heritage museum holds Western-style fundraiser

August 4, 2012

By MATT CRANE
sdnlife@bellsouth.net

The Friends of the Oktibbeha County Heritage Museum are swinging open the saloon doors for a western-themed fundraiser.

On Friday, Aug. 17, the Shrine Club will open its doors at 7 p.m. for “Denim and Diamonds,” an evening of food, entertainment and community in support of the Hertiage Museum for $35 per ticket.

SPL schedule features talk on ‘Unbowed’

August 4, 2012

By MATT CRANE
sdnlife@bellsouth.net

Starkville Reads will hold a discussion and presentation on Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Maathai’s memoir “Unbowed,” hosted by Dr. Michael Kardos.

The event will be held Aug. 28 at 7 p.m. in the Starkville Public Library where Kardos will discuss from his perspective as an English professor.

County Board to hear road update

August 4, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
sdnreporter@yahoo.com

Oktibbeha County Road Manager Victor Collins will update the board of supervisors Monday on the progress his crews have made this year with road improvements.

Projects being completed this year are part of a four-year, $10.08 million comprehensive plan to restore and build more than 66 miles of road.

Looking for signs of fall

August 4, 2012

By Emily Jones
Deluded Diva

Has the heat fried my brain, or do I see signs of fall popping up everywhere?

I always feel like shooting off fireworks to celebrate new beginnings when the calendar rolls over to August. A brand new school year is being launched this week, and I mysteriously felt the urge to buy a loose-leaf notebook.

Arant creates charming, creative weekend home

August 4, 2012

By MATT CRANE
sdnlife@bellsouth.net

While she might not rest her head here every night, the love and attention Lucy Arant has given to her weekend getaway spot certainly makes this house a home.

Living mostly in Ruleville with her husband Hugh, Arant said her home in Sherwood Commons has been a wonderful place to gather with family and friends.

Gardening with Daddy, canning with Mama

August 4, 2012

By Carole McReynolds Davis
Contributing Columnist

Pasta, bread, pizza crusts, peanut butter, fried foods, beef, even certain types of chips — these are all foods that...
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Emily Jones Deluded Diva My neighbor, (I'll call her Brenda for the sake of anonymity), is one of the best things that...
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Creation is imagination, and being a visual artist I'm attempting to be creative, inventive, and imaginative. To...

 

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