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August 28th

MSU's Thomas sidelined with injury

August 28, 2012

The hits just keep coming for Mississippi State basketball this offseason. 

The Bulldogs announced on Tuesday that incoming freshman Fred Thomas will have surgery today to repair a stress fracture in his right foot. This announcement comes on the heals of Jacoby Davis being lost for the season with a torn ACL.

In Thomas' case, it appears he will be back in time for the 2012-13 season.

SHS defeats Ackerman on road in straight sets

August 28, 2012

ACKERMAN – The Ackerman High School volleyball team had an opportunity to knock off a Class 5A squad, but nerves seemed to get the best of them.

The Lady Indians dropped a 3-0 match to Starkville High School Tuesday night.

Ackerman jumped out to an early 2-0 lead in the first set, but the Lady Yellowjackets fought back and took control of the first set.

SHS, SA see difficult starts to the season

August 28, 2012

It hasn't been the start of the football season that Starkville High School and Starkville Academy wanted.

For two teams that played for state championships last season, it's somewhat surprising to see the
programs a combined 1-3 after two games.

August 27th

Bulldogs set to start the season

August 28, 2012

Mississippi State is set for the opening to the 2012 season with Jackson State coming to town this Saturday. On Monday, head coach Dan Mullen took to the podium to talk about the start of the season of college football.

It will also be a return to the field for offensive lineman Tobias Smith.

Bulldog receivers are talented, experienced

August 27, 2012

Much has been written about Mississippi State junior quarterback Tyler Russell and the opportunity before him this weekend.

It will be his chance to put his stamp on the program, but in order for the talented young signal caller to have success, he’ll need the Bulldog receivers to handle their end of the bargin.

New HPC draft has added form

August 27, 2012

The Starkville Historic Preservation Commission will discuss a potential final draft of “Standards for Starkville’s Historic Districts” as well as a new authorization form, payment for the standards and plans for future meetings at its 5:30 p.m. Tuesday meeting in City Hall’s building department.

Covington, Lady Yellowjackets take care of Lady Confederates

August 27, 2012

It's important to senior Jamiyah Covington to see the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets win volleyball matches.
When the opportunity arises, Covington likes to contribute to Starkville's success whenever she can.

Covington ended two of Monday's three sets against the Caledonia Lady Confederates with the winning points as the Lady Jackets swept a 3-0 victory at the Beehive.

New program offers students support

August 27, 2012

The Boys and Girls Club of Starkville is stepping up and doing its part to help area students prepare for a successful future.

Area agents say Oktibbeha Co. is ready for storm

August 27, 2012

While no portion of Isaac is expected to make direct impact on the Starkville area, emergency planners are preparing for any adverse conditions the storm brings with it.

Regardless of where the storm travels, projections indicate Starkville and Oktibbeha County will see significant rainfall as well as the potential for straight-line winds and tornadoes.

Damian Street

August 27, 2012

Mr. Damian Lavent Street, 33, died Aug. 20, 2012 in Oktibbeha County.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 27, 2012 at Sixteenth Section M.B. Church in Starkville with Rev. William Richardson officiating.
Burial will follow at Boyd Cemetery.
Visitation will be held 2-6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012 at West Memorial Funeral Home.

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