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Archive - Oct 2013

October 15th

Bulldog tight end Johnson picked to Mackey watch list

October 15, 2013

The Mississippi State football team had another player be recognized for his efforts on the field on Tuesday.
Junior tight end Malcolm Johnson was one of 29 players nationwide to make the 2013 John Mackey midseason watch list. 

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OCH expects $1.6M deficit in ‘13 - CEO says hospital can weather storm

October 15, 2013

OCH Regional Medical Center CEO Richard Hilton said Monday that the health care industry was facing the “perfect storm,” specifically referring to the unknown impact the Affordable Care Act will have on health care providers.

Though he said OCH would not escape unscathed from the volatile waves that storm promises, he claimed the local hospital could weather it.

Board to discuss drainage contract

October 15, 2013

The Starkville Board of Aldermen will consider approving a contract with a Starkville-based firm for a sewage expansion job in the southwest corner of the city at today’s meeting.

Doug Devlin, director of public services for the city, said the project aimed to provide sewer service to unserved residents and commercially-zoned land in an are that the city annexed in 1998.

SIM photo contest aims to promote sidewalk ordinance

October 15, 2013

On Dec. 3, Starkville Community Development Director Bill Snowden will present a comprehensive review of the city’s sidewalk and landscaping ordinances.

Tagert updates Rotarians on three MDOT projects

October 15, 2013

North Mississippi Transportation Commissioner Mike Tagert updated the Starkville Rotary Club on three significant transportation projects in Oktibbeha County at the club’s Monday meeting at the Starkville Country Club.

October 14th

Dudy Noble Field expansion at MSU discussed Monday

October 14, 2013

The atmosphere surrounding Mississippi State baseball, is one of the best in the country.
Dudy Noble Field at Polk-Dement Stadium was erected in 1967. In 1987, it underwent a $3.5 million renovation upping the number of seats to 6,700.
On Monday, MSU athletic director Scott Stricklin met with many Bulldog baseball fans at the Seal Football Complex to get their input for new renovations.

East Webster hosts first-round softball playoff matchup

October 14, 2013

The East Webster Lady Wolverines earned the top seed out of Class 2A, Region 5 during the regular season and now look to make a run in the postseason.
East Webster will host Union, the Region 6 runner-up, today.
Lady Wolverines coach Lee Berryhill is looking forward to a fresh start, but all the while knowing his team could be eliminated at any point.

Local celebs ready to wait

October 14, 2013

Starkville Lions Club will hold its first Celebrity Wait Night Tuesday at the Central Station Grill.

SPIRIT OF OKTIBBEHA: Willcutt’s generosity, honesty shines through

October 14, 2013

Robbie Kroger could have been in a bind if not for a little help from his friend.

October 13th

Banged up Bulldogs: Recent games have taken toll on MSU's health

October 13, 2013

Heading into the bye week, Mississippi State is not at 100 percent healthy.
Leading up to the Bulldogs 21-20 win over the Bowling Green Falcons on homecoming, head coach Dan Mullen said there were six offensive lineman who were sidelined at one point or time in practice.

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