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October 9th

State speaker fields questions from public

October 9, 2013

Multiple citizens expressed strong support for gun owners’ rights and other conservative initiatives during Mississippi Speaker of the House Philip Gunn’s visit to Mississippi State University’s Hunter Henry Center Tuesday for his second iteration of “Mississippi Solutions — an Ideas Tour.”

SSD Board looks into fundraisers

October 9, 2013

Starkville School District Board of Education talked fundraisers at its Tuesday evening meeting at the Greensboro Center.

The discussion arose while the board discussed approving the last set of fundraiser requests for different groups in the district. During the discussion, board secretary Eric Heiselt wondered if some fundraisers were conducted to cover costs the district should pay.

Noxubee Refuge closure sits poorly with residents

October 9, 2013

The leaves are changing colors and the birds are still chirping at Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge, but nobody is there to see it.

The refuge is going on its ninth day of closure because of the government shutdown. Steve Reagan, director of the refuge, noted the traffic has been noticeably lighter on Bluff Lake Road since the closure.

March of Dimes plans signature chef’s auction

October 9, 2013

The March of Dimes will hold Starkville’s first Golden Triangle Signature Chef’s Auction at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 17 at Mississippi State University’s Hunter Henry Center, raising funds to prevent and manage premature births by bringing together Starkville’s top chefs.

October 8th

Receiving assistance: SHS quartet producing big numbers for passing game

October 8, 2013

The Starkville Yellowjackets have a fantastic four developing in the receiving department this season.
AJ Brown, Darius Grayer, Raphael Leonard and Fontavious Smith have given the Jackets threats in the passing game they have not seen for a while.

Crestman leads Vols as sophomore

October 8, 2013

There can be much weighing on a sophomore football player.
Starkville Academy’s Colt Crestman knows that feeling all too well as the young Volunteer serves as a starting wide receiver and safety.

SHS loses home volleyball match in five sets to Hernando

October 8, 2013

It was a hard fought contest, but in the end, the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets saw their playoff dreams end as they fell to visiting Hernando in five sets.
"Hernando is a great team," Starkville coach Lauren Love said. "They are very scrappy and they play through the whistle. We had plenty of inconsistency with a number of unforced errors and you can't do that against a team like them."

Andrews, Richardson represent Lady Vols with MAIS All-Stars

October 8, 2013

It's not often that a coach gets to participate in an All-Star Game after only one season with a team.
For Starkville Academy soccer coach Cole Andrews, that's the case.
Andrews will coach the North All-Stars today in the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools All-Star Game at Jackson Prep. The match starts at 4:30 p.m.

Chancellor visits Bulldogs practice

October 8, 2013

Van Chancellor is no stranger to basketball in the state of Mississippi.
The long-time women's basketball coach was in his hometown of Louisville on Tuesday and decided to give Mississippi Sate women's coach Vic Schaefer a call.
He wanted to swing by practice in Starkville and check out the Bulldogs.

FUN. coming to The Hump

October 8, 2013

Some nights people might stay home, but they should reconsider on Wednesday when the Top-40 band FUN. brings its #MostNights summer tour to Humphrey Coliseum.

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