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July 15th

District preps for year

July 16, 2013


Starkville School District will hold two meetings today as it continues preparations for the coming school year.

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Russell enjoys time at Manning Academy

July 16, 2013

Tyler Russell is no stranger to the Manning Passing Academy.
The Mississippi State senior quarterback spent two years as a camper at the Manning Passing Academy. He returned this summer.
This time the Meridian native was a counselor and not a camper.

Perkins may return punts for MSU

July 16, 2013

LaDarius Perkins has been an all-purpose type of player for Mississippi State in his career.
This season, the senior running back may be used in punt returns.
"I talked to Coach (Dan) Mullen about that and he told me to just get with Coach (Billy) Gonzales to get me prepared to do that," Perkins said.

Several Bulldogs players make watch lists

July 16, 2013

There are going to be several Mississippi State Bulldogs worth keeping an eye on for the upcoming football season.
On Monday, MSU had its total of players making preseason watch lists increased to eight.
Bulldog linebackers Deontae Skinner and Benardrick McKinney were selected to the Butkus Award watch list, while offensive guard Gabe Jackson made the Rotary Lombardi Award watch list.

Pylate motivated to help Volunteers

July 16, 2013

Andrew Pylate is returning to Starkville Academy with a bit of extra motivation.
“Coming back to Starkville Academy, I almost feel like there is some unfinished business,” Pylate said. “We lost the state championship in baseball my senior year so that motivates me to go back to help those guys accomplish what I wasn’t able to do and that always drives you.”

Murray, Terrill reach top 10: Miss Amory Railroad Festival takes crown in Miss Mississippi pageant

July 15, 2013

Two local competitors reached the top 10 in the Miss Mississippi Pageant Saturday night in Vicksburg, and judges ultimately awarded the crown and a trip to the Miss America pageant to Miss Amory Railroad Festival Chelsea Rick.

Local Boy Scouts travel to National Jamboree

July 15, 2013

Thirty-six Boy Scouts from Starkville and the surrounding areas will join 50,000 other Scouts from around the world Monday at the 2013 National Scout Jamboree in West Virginia.

The National Scout Jamboree is a massive gathering of scouts from around the United States and around the world. Jamborees are held once every four years.

SPIRIT OF OKTIBBEHA - Wallace promotes city, county economic development efforts

July 15, 2013

No matter what else anyone might say about Jack Wallace, those who know and work with him all seem to start the conversation the same way.

He really cares about Starkville and Oktibbeha County, they say, and he’s a champion of local economic development.

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July 14th

Ready for next challenge: Starkville Americans make World Series trip

July 14, 2013

The Starkville American All-Stars have their sights set on a new challenge.
On Tuesday, they will travel to Southaven where they will participate in the Dizzy Dean 8-year-old World Series. Starkville earned its spot in the World Series after winning the South State title last week in a tournament held at McKee Park.

Longhorns set to play USSSA World Series

July 14, 2013

Youth baseball has been in full swing the past couple of weeks.
Starkville teams have seen a good bit of success at the state level, but those lucky enough will test their luck at World Series all around the southeast.

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