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August 27th

Preparedness Week meant to educate locals

August 27, 2013

There are many good reasons why the Federal Emergency Management Agency chose September as National Preparedness Month.

Champ starts 4th season as MSU’s heralded mascot

August 27, 2013

Champ has made himself at home on the couch in Lisa Pritchard’s office at the Animal Health Center, laying on his side and snoring. For Champ, also known as Bully XX, the days of being just a dog are coming to an end.

On Saturday Champ will don the Mississippi State University harness and begin his fourth year as the live mascot.

Mayor lauds progress in address to Rotary

August 27, 2013

In Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman’s mind, successful communities are the ones where all of their facets — be it government, citizens, business, nonprofit or development — “do the dance together.”

Wiseman told Starkville Rotary Club at its weekly meeting Monday that he could see the city’s facets finding a working rhythm.

Three injured in wreck Sunday

August 27, 2013

Three people were injured Sunday evening when a pickup collided with a passenger car at the intersection of Old Highway 25 and Poorhouse Road. Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Department Commander Brett Watson said three individuals in the car were injured in the wreck and were taken to OCH Regional Medical Center. The pickup truck driver declined medical treatment.

August 26th

Cecil Clinton Gray, Sr.

August 26, 2013

Cecil Clinton Gray, Sr. of Starkville proudly wore his gold jersey with the black No. 46. He was a football player for Starkville High School and served in the Navy. He did beautiful cabinets and worked at the Starkville Daily News as a route carrier. He requested his body be given to science, with no funeral or memorial.

The kickoff for Bulldogs days away

August 26, 2013

The college football is not months away and not weeks away.
Rather it is days and just a few short hours away. 
Mississippi State's season starts this Saturday in Houston, Tex. when it takes on the No. 13 (Associated Press) Oklahoma State Cowboys.
Mullen and his team have been anxiously awaiting this game since the end of last season.

Starkville, Oxford play for Little Egg

August 26, 2013

A new tradition is starting to take shape on the campuses of Starkville and Oxford High Schools.
As the football teams at the respective schools take to the field this Friday night, it will be for more than just a regular season win. It will be for the Little Egg Bowl.
Mississippi State and Ole Miss battle annually in the college version of the Egg Bowl, or the Battle for the Golden Egg.

Philamlee pleased with response at SHS tryouts

August 26, 2013

The rosters for the Starkville High School bowling team are set and coach Jim Philamlee believes he has the right mix to continue the program in the right direction.
Returning to the Yellowjackets are four out of five players that helped the unit win the regional championship last season.

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SHS swimmers place first, second at event

August 26, 2013

FLOWOOD – Starkville High School opened the 2013 swim season in impressive fashion on Saturday as the boys placed first and the girls second at the Hartfield Invitational.

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Local students accepted into Interlochen

August 26, 2013

Steven Trinkle has moved all over the Southeast, but it’s the move to Interlochen, Mich., on Wednesday that will be the biggest one of all. Trinkle will finish his high school career at the prestigious Interlochen Arts Academy in northern Michigan.

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