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Archive - Sep 2013

September 5th

Walker: More room to cut city budget

September 5, 2013

Though Starkville’s Board of Aldermen has already opted to include a smaller tax increase in its proposed 2014 than originally planned, some of the aldermen believe the budget could handle an even smaller one.

Annual Downtown Block Party to kick off big football weekend

September 5, 2013

Before Mississippi State University begins its home football schedule against Alcorn State University Saturday afternoon, the Greater Starkville Development Partnership will kickoff the 2013 home football season in style with the Downtown Block Party on Friday.

Maben aldermen meet briefly on budget

September 5, 2013

Maben Board of Aldermen made minor adjustments to the city's 2013-14 budget, planned a special meeting at 5 p.m. Sept. 10 to finalize the budget, and pushed several items to October on the grounds that they required legal counsel that was unavailable during its meeting Tuesday at City Hall.

HanaLena plans meet and greet at Deep South Pout

September 5, 2013

Before HanaLena takes the stage at the Downtown Block Party on Friday, the group's sister duo, Caroline and Hannah Melby, will hold a meet and greet at Deep South Pout.

September 4th

Rebecca Kaye Toghiani

September 4, 2013

Dr. Rebecca Kaye Toghiani (nee Besselsen) of Starkville, Professor Emerita, Dave C. Swalm School of Chemical Engineering, Mississippi State University, passed away September 3, 2013. Beloved daughter of the late Clarence (Dutch) Besselsen and Nancy Marie Norman of Florissant, MO; dearest wife of Dr.

Elornia Thomas Gladney

September 4, 2013

Elornia Thomas Gladney, 74, of Maben, passed away at her home in Maben on Aug. 26, 2013.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. at Bethel M.B. Church conducted by minister Andrew Green. Ms. Gladney will be buried at Bethel M.B. Church cemetery following the service.

MSU's Mullen not ready to pull plug on passing game

September 4, 2013

Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen isn't ready to abandon the passing game with all the inexperience and youth he has at wide receiver.
Rather he wants to keep the defense guessing and not just go one decisional.

West Point's Williams proves tough to stop

September 4, 2013

The West Point Green Wave may have lost a 55-33 decision to the South Panola Tigers to open the season last week.
It wasn't because of a lack of production from senior running back Aeris Williams.
The Mississippi State commitment was responsible for 24 of West Point's scoring as he had four touchdowns against South Panola.
Williams rushed for 194 yards on 32 carries for the Green Wave.

Washington School expects game with SA to be physical

September 4, 2013

There is no turning back as Phillip Wasson and the Washington Generals open up 3A conference play with a visit from the Starkville Academy Volunteers.

North Alabama's Poe ready to tackle season

September 4, 2013

North Alabama coach Bobby Wallace said the biggest question he wanted answered from his team in tonight's season opener against Miles College at home was whether it could have success tackling the football or not.
If tackling is a key for the Lions, then linebacker Gabe Poe could be the man for the job.

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