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August 23rd

Jackets are ready for next challenge

August 23, 2012

The last two seasons the Starkville Yellowjackets lost their season-opening football game to the Noxubee County Tigers.

In those same seasons, the Jackets bounced back the next week for victories.

Faith, passion drive 20 years of Evan’s styles

August 23, 2012


For Alan Evans, cutting hair just comes naturally.

“I started cutting hair when I was 13 years old,” he said. “I started cutting hair in my mom’s kitchen.”

Evans said he was inspired to cut hair after an unpleasant experience in a barber’s chair left him with bad hair cut. He began observing a man his cousin, Donna Jones, was dating at the time.

Competition steps up for Eupora in 2nd week

August 23, 2012

The Eupora Eagles are playing their second Class A squad in the same number of weeks, but that doesn't mean the competition is lacking.

The Eagles play host to defending Class A State champion Noxapater at 7:30 p.m., tonight.

Eupora head coach Junior Graham is looking for his team to improve on last week and make plays that it didn't make.

School board eyes potential funding for district upkeep

August 23, 2012


Starkville School District could find needed funding for its district maintenance plan through a zero-interest bond program.

SSD benefits from YouTube for class

August 23, 2012


When Starkville School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway announced that teachers could use YouTube in their lessons more freely, teachers at the SSD’s teacher convocation Aug. 3 broke into applause.

Now that school has started, teachers are still applauding the move.

MSU hires Brewster to coach receivers

August 23, 2012

Mississippi State announced the departure of receivers coach Angelo Mirando on Sunday and it only took four days for head coach Dan Mullen to find his man as a replacement.

That man is former University of Minnesota head coach Tim Brewster.

Recruiting irregularity draws NCAA probe

August 23, 2012

Mississippi State University’s football program is under investigation by the NCAA for possible recruiting irregularities.

Officials from MSU and the NCAA confirmed Thursday that the two organizations are working closely in regard to a lengthy and ongoing recruitment investigation.

August 22nd

Bulldogs start volleyball season with matches at home

August 22, 2012

The Mississippi State football and volleyball programs have something in common this year.

Before the Bulldogs open with the Jackson State Tigers on the gridiron at Davis Wade Stadium on Sept. 1, the volleyball version steps onto the court at Newell-Grissom Building Friday night against the same school.

MSU hosts workshop on naval peacemaking

August 22, 2012


Mississippi State University hosted a Maritime Conflict Resolution Workshop Wednesday at Mitchell Memorial Library, where political experts from across the U.S. and multiple Pacific Asian countries convened to discuss responses to growing Chinese military power in the region’s waters.

SSD administrator search could last until Jan.

August 22, 2012


Starkville School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway says the district might not fill one of its top administrator’s spots until later in the semester.

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