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Archive - Aug 2012

August 21st

Oakleys share memories of growing up in Oktoc

August 21, 2012

By MATT CRANE
sdnlife@bellsouth.net

The community of Oktoc takes center stage at the latest speaker series in honor of the Starkville’s 175th birthday.

Proper step forward: Lady Vols pick up first win of season

August 21, 2012

The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers put an end to a four-game soccer losing streak and earned its first victory of the season by defeating the Washington School Generals Tuesday 6-0 at the Starkville Sportsplex.

The win came on SA head coach Robert Gardner’s birthday and puts their record at 1-4 for the season.

Barber leads, teaches SA

August 21, 2012

Starkville Academy's Mary Austin Barber's senior year on the diamond has been one filled with a lot of emotion and opportunities for her to lead and teach.

The Lady Volunteers fell 13-2 to Heritage Academy Tuesday afternoon at Lady Volunteer Field.

Barber started in the circle for the Lady Vols and saw a 7th grader play in her usual shortstop spot.

August 20th

Man killed after stabbing Oktibbeha deputy

August 20, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
sdnreporter@yahoo.com

Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Department authorities shot and killed a man Monday after he stabbed a deputy multiple times.

OCSD Chief Deputy Chadd Garnett said deputies were dispatched to Cannon Road at 5:47 p.m. after receiving a report of a man standing in the road and brandishing a knife.

MSU on the Move aims for healthier campus life

August 20, 2012

By MATT CRANE
sdnlife@bellsouth.net

The Mississippi State University student body is getting into shape.
MSU on the Move, a program focused on promoting a healthier atmosphere and environment on the MSU campus, kicked off its semester-long initiative with health screenings and a Drill Field celebration ceremony.

MSU hosts summit on ‘reshoring’ jobs

August 20, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
sdnedu@bellsouth.net

Harry Moser grew up with the Singer Corporation’s sewing machine factory in Elizabeth, N.J.

Board to consider calling for hearing on ’13 city budget

August 20, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
sdnreporter@yahoo.com

The Starkville Board of Aldermen will consider calling for a public hearing on adoption of the 2013 city budget at its meeting tonight.
Chief Administrative Officer Lynn Spruill said the budgeted expenditures of the proposed budget are very similar to that of the 2012 budget.

Jackson ready for action: Senior offensive lineman has developed his skills

August 20, 2012

Gabe Jackson has been at Mississippi State for three years and has used that time wisely to develop his skills as an offensive lineman.

The junior hailing from Liberty comes into the season being selected for the Outland Trophy watch list and the Rotary Lombardi Award watch list. He has also received All-Southeastern Conference second team from numerous sources.

Jeff Tillman

August 20, 2012

Mr. Jeff Tillman, 54, after battling cancer, is finally at rest. 

Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012 at Welch Funeral Home.
Burial will follow at 2 p.m. in Eastern Cemetery in Forest.
Visitation will be held 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012 at Welch Funeral Home.
Welch Funeral Home in Starkville is in charge of arrangements.

Katherine Maxwell

August 20, 2012

Dr. Katherine Gant Maxwell passed away at home after a very long illness.

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