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March 1st

Agency services vital for seniors

March 1, 2013

By MATT CRANE
life@starkvilledailynews.com

For the Golden Triangle Area Agency on Aging, the work is not about providing a service, it is about fulfilling a need.

As the agency’s director for 39 years, Bobby Gann said the organization provided free social and nutritional services for people ages 60 and older including meal delivery, homemaking, legal and transportation to name a few.

Buses transport Starkville students to Annunciation

March 1, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

More than a quarter of the student body at Annunciation Catholic School in Columbus comes from Starkville.

Sayuri Beltran, ACS marketing director, said transporting these 30 students used to involve three Bulldog Cab Company vans each day and 30 parents volunteering as chaperones each week. Now, she said, it involved just one bus.

SA girls win, set for meet PCS for title

March 1, 2013

CLINTON – Even though the game was closer than usual for the Starkville Academy girls, the Lady Volunteers never lost sight of their goal.

Starkville Academy's quest of finishing the season undefeated as the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools Overall State champions has one more hurdle to clear.

Bulldogs remain hot, down visiting Hawks

March 1, 2013

On a day where the temperatures were in the 30s and snow flurries were seen, it didn't cool down the Mississippi State baseball team.

The No. 9 (Collegiate Baseball) Bulldogs fought off the cold weather for a 10-0 win over the St. Joseph's Hawks.

It is the fourth game this season in which MSU (12-0) has scored in double digits and third in a row. MSU only managed five a season ago.

Bulldogs hope Rebs bring out their best

March 1, 2013

The Mississippi State men's basketball team wants to get back its competitive spirit.

One thing that could bring that about is a matchup against the arch rival.

The Bulldogs (7-20 overall, 2-13 Southeastern Conference) host in-state rival Ole Miss (21-7, 10-5) today. Tipoff is set for 4 p.m. and can be seen on Fox Sports Net. 

East Oktibbeha pair ink with Holmes CC

March 1, 2013

CRAWFORD – A couple of East Oktibbeha Titans will be taking their talents to the next level.

On Friday, Steven Bell and Eddie Young both inked letters of intent to play football for Holmes Community College.

MSU's Mullen says impacting young lives important

March 1, 2013

MAYHEW – Dan Mullen knows there is more to life than coaching football.

The fifth-year Mississippi State coach makes sure he is involved with organizations that are helping people in need.

He took advantage of an opportunity Thursday night to speak to an organization that is geared toward helping.

February 28th

Mississippi State turns 135

March 1, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Heather Webb may have gotten her Ph.D. from the University of Mississippi, but she is more than happy to celebrate Mississippi State University’s birthday.

SFD investigates hotel room fire

March 1, 2013

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

Starkville Fire Department marshals are investigating the cause of a blaze that destroyed the interior of a hotel room Thursday.

A shift manager at America’s Best Value Inn & Suites on Miss. Highway 12 said she called 911 after a customer came into the lobby and said he saw smoke coming from the back of the building.

COO of UPS speaks on integrity

March 1, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

UPS Chief Operating Officer David Abney directs a transportation network serving more than 220 countries and territories with more than 90,000 vehicles and more than 500 aircraft. But, when he started his career in 1974, he said he was nothing more than an 18-year-old loader with UPS in Greenwood, fresh from high school.

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