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Evie Vance

June 19, 2013

Funeral services for Ms. Evie Jewel Tatum Vance will be held at 2pm, Saturday, June 22nd at Milling Funeral Home Chapel, Union, MS. Visitation will be from 12:30 to 2:00pm prior to the service. A graveside service will follow at Erin Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery. Rev. Chris Harrison officiating.

Mona Lyon

June 19, 2013

Mona Manning Lyon was born on December 17, 1926 to George Warren Manning, Sr. and Mattie Hughes Manning on a farm near Drew, Mississippi. She attended the Drew public schools and graduated from Drew High School in 1943. While a student at Mississippi State College for Women, she was Business Manager of the school newspaper and graduated Suma Cum Laude in 1947.

Girodo gets hot for Bulldogs

June 19, 2013

OMAHA, Neb. – Thomas Edison and Chad Girodo have something in common according to Mississippi State pitching coach Butch Thompson.
Edison, a 19th century inventor, and Girodo, a left-handed pitcher for the Bulldogs, both overcome obstacles to until success knocked on their doors.

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WAIT COLUMN: Bulldogs enjoy time at the zoo while in Omaha

June 19, 2013

I am enjoying my time in Omaha, Neb., and so are the Mississippi State Bulldogs.
MSU is 2-0 in the College World Series for just the second time and do not play again until Friday. They will have to be beaten twice.
The Bulldogs are one win away from the best-of-three championship series next week.

Knight, Clippers play State in own backyard

June 19, 2013

Being on the road so much makes coming home even sweeter.
Nothing could be more true for Jeff Markham and his baseball team who are finally coming home to take part in the USSSA Mississippi State Championships 11-Under baseball tournament this weekend at the Starkville Sportsplex.

Coach Corner: Buckner looks forward to second year at SCS

June 19, 2013

Luke Buckner is excited about the possibilities as he enters the second season as the coach of the Starkville Christian Lady Cougars.
After going through one season already with the Lady Cougars, Buckner believes they will be ahead of the game moving forward just because the coaching philosophy won't change.

VCC grants available to promote tourism

June 19, 2013

Tourism remains a growing industry in Starkville, and the Visitors and Convention Council, often called the Convention and Visitors Bureau, is working to help area nonprofit organizations promote that growth.

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SSD considers annual budget

June 19, 2013

Members of Starkville School District's Board of Education reviewed the details of the 2013-14 budget at a Tuesday evening public hearing.

Rob Logan, business manager for SSD, presented the budget's details to the board members.

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2 historic districts pass - Greensboro, Nash Districts adopted; Overstreet scrapped

June 19, 2013

For two of the three proposed historic districts in Starkville, months of anticipation and opinionated debate came to a head at the Starkville Board of Aldermen meeting Tuesday night. Following the last in a series of public hearings, the board passed proposals and standards for historical districts on Greensboro and Nash streets.

Maben OKs street contract

June 19, 2013

The Maben Board of Aldermen approved a contract with Calvert-Spradling Engineers in West Point to improve Louise Street, the city’s industrial park road, at a recess meeting Monday.

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