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July 28th

Jessie Neely, Jr.

July 28, 2013

Jessie Neely, Jr.,86, died July 24, 2013 in Starkville.

Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at Peter's Rock Temple COGIC, Starkville, with Reverend Quincy Patterson, officiating.

Visitation will be Monday, July 29, 2013 from 1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. at West Memorial Funeral Home, Starkville,MS.

Burial will follow at Mt. Peiler Cemetery.

Character of a Cougar: Christian values the center of SCS programs

July 28, 2013

It was one of those situations this past athletic year at Starkville Christian School where the Cougars got their cake and ate it too on the basketball court.
The SCS boys basketball team enjoyed its best season in school history in 2012-13 with a 17-3 record, but it was the manner in which the Cougars handled themselves to that mark is what made coach Alex Thompson the most proud.

Hutchinson hired as girls hoops coach at East Webster

July 28, 2013

East Webster has a new member among its coaching staff.
The departure of Mandy Jewell as the Lady Wolverines’ basketball coach created an opening that the school promptly filled by hiring Todd Hutchinson.

July 27th

Curbside recycling gaining momentum

July 27, 2013


Starkville’s efforts to move toward a more environmentally conscious city are steadily building, and the city’s curbside recycling program offers residents a viable option to contribute to the cause.
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Lions set to raffle chance at $10,000

July 27, 2013


Starkville Lions Club has begun selling raffle tickets for a $10,000 grand prize as a charitable fundraiser.
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MSU researchers discuss ethics of human testing

July 27, 2013


An automobile company once asked Daniel Carruth to test consumers’ response to a vehicle with brakes activated by gripping triggers on the steering wheel rather than pushing a foot pedal.

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Bulldogs of summer: MSU bass team members to compete for national title

July 27, 2013

The summer time is full of fishing for a great many of Mississippi State students.
There are several MSU students who have turned he hobby into more of a summer time or weekend event.
The Bulldog bass team will send a pair of two-person teams to the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship this Thursday through Saturday.

Shockwave finish second at State

July 27, 2013

Swimmers on 17 teams from all across the state gathered July 18-21 on the campus of Delta State for the State Long Course Championships.
Among the group was Shockwave Aquatics out of Starkville and Tupelo. After four grueling days of competition, Shockwave found themselves with a second-place finish.

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SMITH COLUMN: Coaches care at county schools

July 27, 2013

It will be a different look on the sidelines for the schools in Oktibbeha County this football season.
West Oktibbeha and East Oktibbeha both have new head coaches.
After three seasons of overseeing the program with the Titans in Crawford, Randy Brooks has decided to give up coaching football to concentrate on other areas of athletics.

July 26th

Manning approved to request DNA test

July 26, 2013


Willie “Fly” Jerome Manning may yet have another day in court.

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