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MSU fined by SEC for violation of Artificial Noisemaker Policy

December 20, 2013

Mississippi State was fined $25,000 by the Southeastern Conference for violation of the SEC's Artificial Noisemaker Policy during the 2013 football season.
SEC Commissioner Mike Slive made the announcement on Friday.
The fine was due to the cowbells that Bulldog fans ring during games. The league allows them in games, but can only be used at certain times during the game.

Starkville boys adjust to defeat talented Holt

December 20, 2013

COLUMBUS – The Starkville Yellowjackets faced one of Alabama's top ranked teams in Holt at the Joe Horne Christmas Classic.
“We didn’t know much about this team, so early on it was about feeling each other out,” SHS boys coach Greg Carter said. “Once we figured them out, we were able to adjust and we did a pretty good job.”

Lady Jackets use points off the line to get victory

December 20, 2013

COLUMBUS – It's easier for players of any sport to understand why they have to practice certain things when it makes a difference in winning or losing games.
On Friday afternoon at the Joe Horne Christmas Classic in Columbus, the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets saw just how important free throws were.

MSU's offensive attack in high mode for victory

December 20, 2013

When it has come to offense this season, the Mississippi State women's basketball team is writing its own book.
The Bulldogs entered Friday night's game averaging 76.6 points per outing. They got to 77 points with 15:52 remaining in the ballgame.

MSU chief arrested for DUI

December 20, 2013

Mississippi State University placed university Police Chief Georgia Lindley on paid administrative leave Thursday night, after Starkville police reportedly arrested her on suspicion of driving under the influence.

SPD Capt. Frank Nichols said Lindley was arrested Thursday. She posted bond after her arrest and was not booked into Oktibbeha County Jail.

Spruill, Rook vie for county post

December 20, 2013

Two local residents have thrown their hats in the ring to become the next county administrator, and both have ties to City Hall.

Mississippi ranks poorly in study of driving quality

December 20, 2013

Mississippi drivers are the third-worst in the country, according to a recent study.

The study, which car insurance website www.carinsurancecomparison.com carried out, ranks the states and District of Columbia from first to worst based on statistics pulled from the National Highway Safety Traffic Administration, the National Motorists Association and Mothers Against Drunk Driving.

Hwy 182 roadwork nearing completion

December 20, 2013

The past few months have been hard for Danny Hodnett.

John Wesley Yeates

December 20, 2013

John Wesley Yeates, Jr., 43,  died December 13, 2013 in Starkville, Mississippi.
 Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 21, 2013 @ West Memorial Chapel, Starkville, MS with Minister Edward Yeates, officiating.
Visitation is scheduled for Friday, December 20, 2013 @ West Memorial Funeral Home in Starkville, MS from 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM.

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Tommie James Duck

December 20, 2013

Tommie James Duck, 77,  died December 15, 2013 in Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 21, 2013 @ Sixteenth Section Missionary Baptist Church, Starkville, MS with Reverend Jimmy Forrest, officiating.
Visitation is scheduled for Friday, December 20, 2013 @ West Memorial Funeral Home in Starkville, MS from 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM.

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