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County students to remain here

September 6, 2013

The Commission on Starkville Consolidated School District Structure met Thursday evening and decided it best to keep Oktibbeha County’s children in Oktibbeha.

Maben market pressing on

September 6, 2013

Starkville Farmers’ Market may have finished this year’s season, but those in the Starkville area who want fresh food from local farmers and other vendors still have another option in Maben.

Organizers plan for the Maben Farmers’ Market to remain active through the end of October, continuing to host vendors each Saturday from 7-10 a.m.

Exotic animal suspect arrested

September 6, 2013

Starkville Police Department reported an arrest in the aftermath of last week’s discovery of an exotic animal breeding farm in a Starkville subdivision.

Police arrested Huyanh Ralph Tran, 35, a veterinary student at Mississippi State University, on Wednesday for violating the city’s public nuisance and safety ordinance as well as operating a commercial business in a residential area.

Qualifying deadline today for prosecutor

September 6, 2013

Three candidates have qualified for an Oktibbeha County special election ahead of this evening’s deadline.

The special election will be held on Nov. 5 to elect a county prosecutor after longtime prosecutor Roy Carpenter resigned June.

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Green Zone program helps student veterans at MSU

September 6, 2013

Mississippi State University’s Green Zone initiative completed its fall semester’s training program for faculty and staff to become mentors to student veterans.

Rivalry: SHS, West Point game holds special meaning

September 6, 2013

There are rivalry games and then there are RIVALRY games.
The football coaches at Starkville and West Point High Schools didn't have to say very much to their players this week.

Vols are learning valuable lessons as a young team

September 6, 2013

The Starkville Academy Volunteers learned an important lesson last Friday night in their 28-7 victory against East Rankin Academy.

East Webster hosts Nettleton in battle of 2-0 teams

September 6, 2013

It will be no easy feat tonight for the East Webster Wolverines.
After picking up wins against Vardaman and Noxapater, the 2-0 Wolverines will return home to face a strong Nettleton team with the same record.

Starkville 9th graders set tone with defense in victory

September 6, 2013

The Starkville 9th grade Yellowjackets set the tone Thursday night on defense against the Columbus Falcons.
A 30-yard interception return for a touchdown by Abdural Lee put the Jackets up early and they went on to defeat the Falcons 20-8 at home.
Lee also threw a 25-yard halfback pass to Tyler Stovall that glanced off a Columbus defender for the final points of the game.

Winston Academy brings offense to defeat SA 10-0

September 6, 2013

On a day when Starkville Academy didn't bring its offense, Winston Academy did.
The Lady Volunteers scattered six hits and were shut out by the Lady Patriots 10-0 Thursday afternoon at Lady Volunteer Field.

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