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August 6th

Mullen, Bulldogs dodge rain

August 6, 2013

Dan Mullen considers himself a "rainmaker."
The Mississippi State head football coach has seen nothing but rain this week while out at practice. 
The Bulldogs moved over to the farm Monday, where things start to get serious. The first two days there have seen nothing but rain. MSU has been forced inside both days.

SMITH COLUMN: Manziel has quite a mess to escape from this time

August 6, 2013

Johnny Manziel has shown an ability to escape out of some pretty tough situations on the field as the quarterback of the Texas A&M Aggies.
What's facing him now is much more difficult than trying to get away from a defensive lineman or linebacker.

SHS archery coaches prepare for the newest sport

August 6, 2013

Archery is on the way for Starkville High School.
The newest sport for the Yellowjackets will begin in February of 2014 and the preparation continues for the season.
Coaches Michael Pope and Michelle Guyton are getting everything in order for high school competition.

Supes to meet with hospital

August 6, 2013

Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors agreed during its regular meeting Monday to pursue a joint meeting with OCH Regional Medical Center trustees that would address the state of local health care and the future of the hospital.

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Case against circuit clerk dismissed

August 6, 2013

A United States District Judge dismissed a federal lawsuit against Oktibbeha County Circuit Clerk Glenn Hamilton following failure by the plaintiff to properly serve summons to the defendants.

CREATE president addresses Starkville Rotary Club members

August 6, 2013

Before he became president of Northeast Mississippi’s CREATE Foundation, Mike Clayborne was head of Starkville’s Chamber of Commerce and a member of Starkville’s Rotary Club. So, when he returned to Starkville to address its Rotary Club Monday, he said the effect was interesting.

“I think I know more people in this room than I know in the Tupelo Rotary Club,” Clayborne said.

Board to consider $5 million bond commitment

August 6, 2013

Starkville Board of Aldermen will consider a resolution to commit $5 million in bonds for the purposes of industrial development in the city.

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August 5th

Mitchell to assist Miller with SHS

August 5, 2013

Starkville High School athletic director Stan Miller knew about Jamie Mitchell's reputation as a good football coach prior to hiring him to lead the Yellowjackets.
What Miller has come to learn about Mitchell is the organizational skill he exhibits on a daily basis while running the program.

McDonald to coach girls' basketball at Eupora

August 5, 2013

Basketball runs deep in the veins of Eupora’s new Lady Eagles coach.
From her grandfather, who is in the Georgia Athletic Coaches Hall of Fame, to her father, who is the current Grenada High School girls coach, Katie Ross McDonald has been around the sport nearly all her life.

EMCC's Bernd grows to love game of hoops

August 5, 2013

When Drew Bernd headed south, he just had one sport on his mind.
The Wacupaca, Wis., native enrolled at Mississippi State with the intentions of sticking with the Professional Golf Management major.

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