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SHS STAR Student, Teacher bond over math

January 20, 2013


Before meeting Wade Williams, Jack Bryan wasn’t bad at math, but he didn’t enjoy it.

Bryan, now a senior at Starkville High School, first met Williams as a student in his trigonometry class. Since then, he said he has taken four math classes under Williams, and his ACT math score has risen from 27 to 34.

City tax collection on another record pace

January 20, 2013


Starkville’s sales tax and 2-percent restaurant tax figures for 2012 are on pace to eclipse 2011’s totals, according to the city’s latest revenue report.

Story to succeed Collins at MSU Health Services

January 20, 2013


Ask Clifton Story about his new job, and he’ll say it mostly consists of running a machine his predecessors built.

Starkville theatres recognized at MTA

January 20, 2013


During closing ceremonies at the 2013 Mississippi Theatre Association Festival in Columbus Sunday, both Starkville Community Theatre and Starkville High School were recognized with awards for their competition productions.

Obama’s inauguration is a day for MLK Jr., too

January 20, 2013

Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Today’s inaugural may be President Barack Obama’s big day, but Martin Luther King Jr. will loom large over the festivities.

Lady Jackets handle Lady Wave at home

January 20, 2013

The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets didn't have to go searching for a reason to bounce back after a tough loss on Friday night.

Not when West Point comes to town.

After the Lady Jackets were defeated by Canton in Class 5A, Region 2 action 61-35, they turned the situation around and handled the Lady Green Wave 64-50 on Saturday night at home.

SHS boys hold on for victory

January 20, 2013

It's easy to start a game out on a hot streak and take an early lead. It's another thing all together to finish strong and get the victory.

For the Starkville High School boys' basketball team, starting strong has been easy, but closing out has been the difficult part.

Starkville Academy teams sweep Oak Hill

January 20, 2013

Having won five of their last six games, it seems things are starting to click for the Starkville Academy Volunteers.

On Saturday, the team demonstrated its chemistry as the Volunteers defeated the Raiders of Oak Hill Academy 56-37.

Starkville Christian wins tourney title

January 20, 2013

LOUISVILLE – The Starkville Christian School Cougars have played tournaments during the five-year history of the school and never came away as champions.

That is until Saturday night.

The Cougars defeated Tupelo Christian 48-44 in the championship game of the Grace Christian Invitational for the title.

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