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Otto Wise

May 15, 2013

Otto Vance Wise, 93, passed away May 15 in Jackson, Mississippi after a brief illness. He was preceded in death by his parents Eva Otto and James Giles Wise, his wife of 66 years, Mary Wilkinson Wise, and a brother, G.J. Wise. He was born in Hopevilla, Louisiana.
 

Seeds sorted in SEC: MSU, South Carolina baseball set to decide much in league

May 15, 2013

There is a great deal of things yet to be decided going into the final weekend of Southeastern Conference baseball.
This year, Vanderbilt has already clinched the overall SEC title and Eastern Division, while LSU has already won the West.
With the top two seeds for the SEC Tournament set, the final 10 seeds are up for grabs.

East Webster ready to play for State softball title

May 15, 2013

This is it.
Everything the East Webster Lady Wolverines have been playing for comes down to a best-of-three series to crown the Class 2A State champion.
Knowing his team has earned the right to compete for the title makes East Webster coach Lee Berryhill a happy man.

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SHS wraps up spring football at MSU's Davis Wade

May 15, 2013

There will be more spring football competition at Mississippi State's Davis Wade Stadium this weekend.
Several weeks ago, the Mississippi State Bulldogs wrapped up their spring drills with the Maroon-White Spring Game.
The Starkville Yellowjackets will do the same on Saturday when they welcome in Brandon and Gadsden City, Ala., for a spring-ending jamboree.

Today's Eupora football jamboree gives SA new perspective

May 15, 2013

Starkville Academy’s football team is going from the boys of fall to the boys of spring tonight.
Competing at a football jamboree at Eupora High School, the Volunteers are looking forward to putting the pads back on to see just where the team stands.

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Locally-owned pharmacy opens in Starkville

May 15, 2013

tarkville residents have another option in where to buy their prescription drugs.

BJ's Pharmacy, on 223 S. Jackson St. in Starkville, opened its doors to the public last Wednesday. After the closing of Starkville Discount Drugs last year, the pharmacy is the only locally-owned pharmacy in the city not directly affiliated with a clinic.

Legendary piano graces Golden Triangle Tuesday

May 15, 2013

A Steinway & Sons piano that belonged to legendary pianist Vladimir Horowitz has been touring the country, and on Tuesday evening, the piano was featured in West Point for a reception hosted by the Mississippi State University College of Education and Department of Music.

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City prepares for planned blackout

May 15, 2013

Starkville residents will be in the dark early Sunday morning as Tennessee Valley Authority works toward completing a $20 million transmission project.

SSD picks committee members

May 15, 2013

The Starkville School District Board of Trustees named SSD Superintendent Lewis Holloway, board vice president Lee Brand and SSD parent Rex Buffington as the district's representatives on a seven-member consolidation study commission at the board's meeting Tuesday.

The commission will meet at 3 p.m. today in at the Mississippi Department of Education's offices in downtown Jackson.

Record-setting outing: State closer owns mark for single-season saves

May 15, 2013

The number 14 means a great deal to Jonathan Holder.
The Mississippi State sophomore right hander wears 14 every time he puts on a Bulldog uniform. On Tuesday night, 14 was his magical number.

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