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August 15th

Leonard Harpole McMullin

August 15, 2013

Leonard Harpole McMullin, of Mathiston, was born January 18, 1955, in Anderson, IN, and died August 13, 2013, at University Memorial Medical Center, Jackson, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash. Leonard graduated from Anderson University and attended Ol’ Miss before entering a career in construction project management that led him to Hawaii and overseas.

MSU hosts exhibition match

August 15, 2013

The Mississippi State Bulldogs didn't take it easy on themselves in finding an opponent to open the 2013 soccer season.
Even though its an exhibition game, MSU coach Aaron Gordon went out to find the best competition possible.
He believes South Florida out of the Big East Conference fits that idea. The Bulldogs challenge the Bulls tonight at home.

Volunteers are ready for 'dress rehearsal'

August 15, 2013

There's a certain advantage high school coaches get if they can get their teams into a preseason jamboree.
Before the Starkville Academy Volunteers open the season at Lamar School next week, they will take part in a jamboree today at Jackson Academy. It allows Starkville Academy the opportunity for a preseason warm-up and to knock any rust off while getting a game type feel.

Eupora hosts jamboree action

August 15, 2013

EUPORA – There is a certain excitement that exists on Friday nights during high school football season.
While it may not be time to officially kick off the season, jamborees give fans just a taste of what's to come.
Eupora is one of those schools as tonight they will take to the gridiron for the first time other than practice to host Meet the Eagles and a jamboree.

Yokohama office comes to Starkville

August 15, 2013

Mississippi State University announced Tuesday that Yokohama Tire Corporation will open an administrative office in the Thad Cochran Research Park to oversee construction of its new plant in West Point.

State rests at murder trial

August 15, 2013

The state, represented by District Attorney Forrest Allgood, rested its case Wednesday in Brian Holliman’s second murder trial, following lengthy testimony from two of its witnesses in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court.

Parks to receive more city funds

August 15, 2013

Starkville Parks Commission coffers will weigh a little more after Oct. 1 if a line item the Board of Aldermen supports earns approval on the final 2013-14 city budget. Commission Chairman Dan Moreland said, though, the new money should make that weight just right.

Hurdle proposes city court change

August 15, 2013

A local attorney is lobbying for the city of Starkville to revamp the way municipal court handles indigent defense.

Concerned citizens look to bolster involvement

August 15, 2013

More than 70 concerned citizens packed Zorba's Greek Tavern Wednesday for what at least some hoped would amount to the first step of a movement.

Local student to participate in Memphis art show

August 15, 2013

Meekayll "Meek" Boyd has been drawing since he was 6 years old. What began as drawing cartoons and anime, Boyd has refined his skills and is now a charcoal artist, drawing portraits and still life.

Although Boyd enjoys still life images, his favorite subject to draw is people.

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