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May 14th

It's a tie! Ward 2 alderman race comes down to May 21 runoff

May 14, 2013

A day dedicated to declaring a winner in the Starkville Ward 2 alderman race achieved the exact opposite on Monday.

The Democratic Municipal Election Committee approved, opened and counted six affidavit ballots just after noon on Monday at City Hall, and the results actually tied the Democratic primary between incumbent Sandra Sistrunk and Lisa Wynn at 181 votes each.

May 13th

MSU hosts Oral Roberts

May 13, 2013

Mississippi State's midweek game today will feature a couple of firsts.
Sophomore right hander Trevor Fitts is expected to make his first start for the No. 23 (Collegiate Baseball) Bulldogs as they take on Oral Roberts for the first time in program history. First pitch is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. at Dudy Noble Field.

Becker, Cooley, other Bulldogs extend season

May 13, 2013

The senior years of Jessica Cooley and Stephanie Becker were hanging in the balance Sunday night.
After finishing the regular season with a 32-22 record and not being able to participate in the Southeastern Conference Tournament, Cooley and Becker were left wondering if their softball careers with the Mississippi State Bulldogs was over.

Yellowjackets ready for challenge at State

May 13, 2013

Only one stop remains on Starkville High’s “road to the ring.”
That stop begins this afternoon as a dozen Yellowjacket tennis players descend on the Ridgeland Tennis Center for the opening matches of the Class 5A Individual State championship tournament.

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East Webster claims Class 2A North title

May 13, 2013

BALDWYN – East Webster coach Lee Berryhill knew the importance of carrying a one game lead into Monday’s contest with Baldwyn. 
As the game ended, that advantage proved beneficial as the Lady Wolverines advanced to the Class 2A State championship after defeating the Lady Bearcats 5-3 in game two.

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Whit Lenoir

May 13, 2013

Whitman Hill Lenoir, 83, a true southern gentleman, passed away at the Care Center of Aberdeen on Saturday, May 11, 2013. He was born October 3, 1929, in Aberdeen to Sterling Payne Lenoir and Emma Mangum Lenoir. He lived most of his life in Aberdeen, but moved to Starkville, for eight years in 2000. He was a fourth generation owner and farmer of the family owned Lenoir Plantation in Prairie, MS.

100 years young, going strong

May 13, 2013

Not many people can say they lived through World War I, World War II and the Great Depression. Lois J. Gatlin is one.

At 100 years young, Gatlin recently accepted a proclamation declaring May as Older Americans Month in Starkville from Mayor Parker Wiseman.

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Local musician set to sing in Bulgaria

May 13, 2013

While backed against the wall of a crowded rehearsal room in Bulgaria listening to an orchestra practice, opera singer and Starkville native Elizabeth Jones said she realized there was nowhere else she would rather be.

May 12th

MSU softball makes field for NCAA Tourney

May 12, 2013

The Mississippi State Bulldogs learned late Sunday night that they will be included in the NCAA Tournament field for the second-straight year under head coach Vann Stuedeman.
MSU (32-22) will be playing at the Mobile (Ala.) Regional and take on Florida State in the first round at 3:30 p.m. on Friday.
Mississippi Valley State and host South Alabama are the other teams in the field.

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