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September 18th

Aldermen OK budget, raises

September 18, 2013

A lively public discussion leading to several exchanges between aldermen and citizens Tuesday evening at City Hall ultimately led to Starkville’s Board of Aldermen approving the city budget and a 1.98-mil ad valorem tax increase for fiscal year 2014.

Provost in running for president post

September 18, 2013

Mississippi State University Provost Jerry Gilbert is one of three finalist candidates for president of the University of South Alabama (USA) in Mobile, but he has declined to confirm whether he would take the job if offered it.

“That would be a difficult question to answer at this point,” Gilbert said.

Alzheimer’s support group raises awareness, education through activities

September 18, 2013

Starkville’s Alzheimer’s support group has been around more than a decade providing support for those suffering from Alzheimer’s disease or those caring for Alzheimer’s patients.

September 17th

Erma Faye Tallent-Smith

September 17, 2013

On September, 14, 2013 Erma Faye Tallent-Smith was called to her heavenly home.

Erma Faye was born to Henry Daniel and Clemmie Barron Tallent, on June 2, 1937 in Bruce.

Steele opts not to play for Bulldogs

September 17, 2013

Jalen Steele will not play his senior year with the Mississippi State basketball team the school announced Tuesday.
The senior has endured several injuries in his Bulldog career. The school's release said the Knoxville, Tenn., native will focus on graduating in the spring.

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Johnston embraces role as SHS leader

September 17, 2013

There are certain defensive players that fit the label as the quarterback of that side of the football.
For the Starkville Yellowjackets, linebacker Taylor Johnston fits that description.
Johnston has filled that role well for the Jackets during the last three seasons.

Harrell wants to be best player he can be for Vols

September 17, 2013

He may lead the Starkville Academy Volunteers in tackles, tackles for loss and sacks, but it is not the individual statistics that stand out to Drew Harrell.

Mullen wants consistency out of MSU defense

September 17, 2013

Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen would like to see a little more consistency out of his defense.
The Bulldogs played great in spurts against Auburn last Saturday, but at times broke down.
The Tigers scored on a 76-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter. Quan Bray was wide open after cornerback Justin Cox got tangled up.

SEC victories very precious, MSU lost one

September 17, 2013

The Mississippi State defense forced three turnovers against Auburn last Saturday.
That's good.
The Bulldogs did not have a turnover offensively.
That's great.
MSU lost to Auburn 24-20 to open the Southeastern Conference schedule and fell to 1-2 overall.
That's bad.

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SHS beats Heritage in three sets

September 17, 2013

The last time Starkville High faced Heritage Academy in volleyball, the Lady Patriots walked away with the win.
This time things were different as the Lady Yellowjackets defeated Heritage Academy in three-straight sets 25-19, 25-17 and 25-9.

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