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Twittering away time

February 17, 2013

I love to talk and especially love to hear myself talk — much to the chagrin of those with whom I share the planet. So, I’m understandably puzzled by the increase in texting and tweeting which involve no use of the vocal chords whatsoever.

Residents work to honor history of Needmore area

February 17, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

For the past year, Charles Evans has been working to bring history out of hiding.

Wynn joins race for Ward 2 seat

February 17, 2013

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

A second candidate has emerged to run against incumbent Sandra Sistrunk for the Ward 2 Alderman seat as a Democrat.

Lisa Wynn, currently a literacy coach and a trustee for the Starkville-Oktibbeha County Public Library System Board, is a former Starkville School District employee, where she was a special education and reading teacher.

Shakespeare performance, workshop set

February 17, 2013

By MATT CRANE
life@starkvilledailynews.com

The works of William Shakespeare continue to dominate the cultural landscape of Mississippi State University as the Department of Communication prepares for the arrival of the American Shakespeare Center as it presents a professional performance of “Twelfth Night” 7:30 p.m. Friday in Lee Hall’s Bettersworth Auditorium.

SMILE, HUGS ABOUND: Lady Vols capture another Class AAA, Division II title

February 17, 2013

JACKSON – Starkville Academy's Lady Volunteers have another Class AAA, Division II State championship.

On Saturday, the Lady Vols claimed the second-straight such title as they defeated East Rankin Academy 63-15.

Starkville Academy coach Glenn Schmidt was all smiles following the game watching her team celebrate the first of hopefully three championships.

SA defense puts clamps on East Rankin's offense

February 17, 2013

JACKSON – The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers have bought into the notion that defense wins championships.

It was certainly the case Saturday afternoon when the Lady Vols captured the Class AAA, Division II State title with a 63-15 victory over the East Rankin Lady Patriots at Hillcrest Christian School.

Vols win in three overtimes

February 17, 2013

JACKSON – The Starkville Academy Volunteers found a way to come back and win when it seemed like they were beaten.

The Volunteers (17-15) beat Washington School 67-65 in the consolation game of the Class AAA, Division II Tournament Saturday night at Hillcrest Christian School.

MSU gets 1,000th Dudy Noble win

February 17, 2013

There has been a good bit of documented history surrounding the Mississippi State baseball program.

On Saturday, it encountered another milestone.

The No. 13 (Collegiate Baseball) Mississippi State Bulldogs held off the Portland Pilots 2-1 for MSU's 1,000th win at Dudy Noble Field.

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