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January 27th

SCS seniors put in time for program

January 27, 2013

They were at Starkville Christian School before there were Cougars.

The SCS basketball seniors, who take the home floor for the final time tonight against Kemper Academy, have been vital to the progress of the program.

Barge with 80,000 gallons of oil hits Miss. River bridge, leaks

January 27, 2013

A barge carrying 80,000 gallons of oil hit a railroad bridge in Vicksburg, Miss., on Sunday, spilling light crude into the Mississippi River and closing the waterway for eight miles in each direction, the Coast Guard said. A second barge was damaged.

January 26th

Sole Miss. abortion clinic gets license warning

January 27, 2013

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS
Associated Press

JACKSON — Mississippi’s only abortion clinic said it received notice Friday that the state Health Department intends to revoke its operating license.

However, the clinic, Jackson Women’s Health Organization, is not expected to close anytime soon.

‘Safe’ sidewalk paths ready for pedestrians

January 27, 2013

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

Two recently completed sidewalk projects have made Starkville more pedestrian-friendly.

Through a grant from the National Center for Safe Routes to School, new paths for walkers and cyclists are now on the intersection of Long Street and Miss. Highway 182 and on Whitfield Street.

Oktibbeha County Circuit Court term beginning Monday

January 27, 2013

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

Oktibbeha County Circuit Court will begin hearing criminal court cases Monday during its winter term.

More than 200 sentencing, revocations, hearings, calls and trials are tentatively scheduled on the docket from Monday through Feb. 8, and those are divided between Judges Lee Coleman, Lee Howard and Jim Kitchens.

Bishop, Conner among monument suggestions

January 27, 2013

By CARL SMITH
news@starkvilledailynews.com

Local Oktibbeha County civil rights pioneers could soon be memorialized at Unity Park.

Lady Jackets continue to stretch their season

January 26, 2013

The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets refused to stay down.

After a disappointing loss to New Hope to end the regular season, the Lady Jackets have enjoyed two strong playoff performances, including Saturday's 2-0 home win over Center Hill in the second round of the Class 5A playoffs.

SHS boys advance by beating Hernando

January 26, 2013

It was quite an afternoon for Starkville High School soccer player Taylor Wise on Saturday.

After signing with Hinds Community College earlier in the day, Wise scored a pair of goals to lead the Yellowjackets to a 2-0 victory over Hernando in the second round of the Class 5A playoffs.

Gardner likes performance of Vols

January 26, 2013

Starkville Academy soccer coach Robert Gardner was looking for a complete match from his squad.
He saw that on Saturday.

The Volunteers were able to do something they had never done in beating Presbyterian Christian School 2-0 at the Starkville Sportplex soccer field.

Gardner was pleased with the way his players worked together to accomplish the desired result.

SMITH COLUMN: Three matches, three shutouts, impressive day

January 26, 2013

It was quite a day of soccer in Starkville on Saturday.

Three high school matches, three wins and all by the same 2-0 score.
Call it the day of the Starkville shutout trifecta.

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