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May 30th

Lefty Mitchell gets 11 wins out of bullpen for Bulldogs

May 30, 2013

When you first look at Ross Mitchell, it's hard to believe he could lead a Division I program in wins.
The Mississippi State sophomore left hander stands 6-foot-1 and weighs in at 171 pounds. Although he isn't very intimidating when he steps on the mound, he has found a way to lead the Bulldogs.
Mitchell has a team-best 11 wins and is 11-0 for the Bulldogs coming out of the bullpen.

MSU's Graveman proves to be leader on the mound

May 30, 2013

Mississippi State pitching coach Butch Thompson describes Kendall Graveman as a leader, a captain and solid in everything he does.
Those qualities are valuable to have for a hurler that has been a key member of the weekend rotation the past two seasons for the Bulldogs.

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Graham's Eagles soar through spring football practice

May 30, 2013

EUPORA – It may be between football seasons for the Eupora Eagles, but they are not taking any time off.
After a season that saw the team finish second in the state, coach Junior Graham and his staff are hard at work rebuilding and reloading.
“We have a lot of young faces out there to replace the departing seniors,” Graham said.

Bryant visits Boys State delegates

May 30, 2013

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant visited delegates at American Legion Boys State at Mississippi State University Wednesday as delegates transitioned from primaries to elections for their mock state’s top offices and began choosing projects for their cities.

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Rotary sponsors exchange student

May 30, 2013

Giulia Martinoli said she did not know what to expect when she first left Italy and arrived in the United States as part of the Rotary International’s Youth Exchange Program last July — she just knew she had finally achieved a childhood dream.

Starkville FD gets new truck

May 30, 2013

After a 28-year run with the Starkville Fire Department, ladder truck No. 2 will hang up its hoses. The department welcomed its replacement Wednesday, a new custom-built engine complete with a 75-foot aluminum ladder, a more modernized and easily serviceable puc pump, and dual foam capabilities for combating standard fires and those involving accelerants.

Locals react to gay Scout policy

May 30, 2013

The Boy Scouts of America voted last Thursday to end a policy forbidding openly gay youth from participating in its ranks.

More than 1,400 volunteer leaders from across the country voted on the issue. Of them, more than 60 percent approved the policy change.

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Gov. speaks on Medicaid issue

May 30, 2013

Gov. Phil Bryant said during a visit to Starkville Wednesday he felt he was living in a world of “bizarro.”

Ward 4 hearing set

May 30, 2013

It all comes down to Friday morning for Ward 4 Democratic primary alderman candidates John Gaskin and Jason Walker.

May 29th

Jimmy White

May 29, 2013

Mr. Jimmy White, 69, died 5/27/13 at the Oktibbeha County Hospital in Starkville. Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Friday, May 31, 2013 at the Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora with burial to follow in the Maben Memorial Cemetery in Maben.  Visitation will be Thursday, May 30 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm at the funeral home. Mr.

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