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July 29th

Local girl puts talents to good use for others

July 29, 2013

It all started on a trip to the Wal-Mart craft center with her mom last summer. After making a few bracelets with her mom, Kaytlyn Hurst decided she wanted to make and sell jewelry and use the money to donate toys to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.

SPIRIT OF OKTIBBEHA: Gilmore dedicates herself to serving, teaching others

July 29, 2013

There’s not a lot Kayla Gilmore isn’t involved with in the city of Starkville.

Whether it’s the International Fiesta and the International Village or volunteering with First United Methodist’s children’s program, Gilmore offers her time and services wherever possible.

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July 28th

Thomas Woods

July 28, 2013

Thomas Woods, 63, died July 20, 2013 in Eupora.

Memorial services were held on Sunday, July 28, 2013 at noon at West Memorial Chapel, Starkville, MS. It was officiated by Dr. Charlie F. Barnes, Sr.

West Memorial was in charge of arrangements.

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.

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