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February 24th

Panel to discuss climate change

February 24, 2013

Rusty Pritchard shows that evangelical faith and climate change do not have to be mutually exclusive.

Robert Buckner

February 24, 2013

Robert Buckner, 69, died Feb. 23, 2013 at Sanctuary Hospice in Tupelo.
Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 in the chapel of Welch Funeral Home. Rev. Michael May will conduct the service. Burial will follow in Curtis Chapel Cemetery.

Visitation is scheduled for Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 from 5-7 p.m. at Welch Funeral Home in Starkville.   

No injuries after mobile home furnace fire

February 24, 2013

A University Hills Mobile Home Park resident evaded injury Sunday morning after waking up to find her home filled with smoke.

Oktibbeha County Fire Services Coordinator Kirk Rosenhan said East Oktibbeha County Fire Department was dispatched to the scene at 6:33 a.m. Sunday and found an electric furnace had ignited a fire inside and around the residence.

February 23rd

Starkville Academy improves record with another state title

February 24, 2013

Heading into the final game of the Class AAA State Tournament, the pressure was on for coach Glenn Schmidt and the Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers.

SMITH COLUMN: Name recognition can prove to show respect

February 24, 2013

It's easy these days to strike up a conversation about the Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers and their accomplishments this season.

While attending the Diamond Classic at Mississippi State on Friday, one of the topics of conversation was Starkville Academy girls basketball. For those who don't know, the Diamond Classic is a baseball event and hoops was the subject being talked about.

Clanton pitches no-hitter for SHS

February 24, 2013

Tanner Clanton was the story of the night for Starkville High School’s baseball team.

In the midst of the Yellowjackets 8-1 victory over Greenville-Weston, the junior managed to produce a no-hitter featuring 11 strikeouts.

Bulldogs come back to edge Boilermakers

February 24, 2013

The Mississippi State baseball hasn't had to climb a mountain in the early going of the 2013 season.

Saturday night the Bulldogs found themselves down three runs in the middle of the ballgame, but found a way to win down the stretch.

Shots do not fall for State in home loss

February 24, 2013

The Mississippi State men's basketball team had trouble getting its shots to fall on Saturday.
It showed up once again on the scoreboard.

The Bulldogs (7-19, 2-12) fell to the Vanderbilt Commodores (11-15, 5-9) 72-31 Saturday afternoon inside Humphrey Coliseum to extend their 12-game losing streak.

Bulldogs make trip in league

February 24, 2013

The Mississippi State women's basketball team has won four of its last seven games in the Southeastern Conference and have turned some heads in the process.

As the league heads down the stretch run of the season, seeding in the SEC Tournament will be determined.

The Bulldogs (12-14 overall and 4-9 SEC) are trying to inch their way into the middle of the pack of the conference.

Series focuses on human trafficking

February 24, 2013


The secret atrocities of human trafficking are being brought to light as Mississippi State University’s Holmes Cultural Diversity Center sponsors a week-long event schedule designed to bring visibility to this form of modern day slavery.

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