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February 21st

Gas price hike leaves top analysts guessing

February 22, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Ricky Tate has retired from Mississippi State University, but that hasn’t stopped him from taking up a private plumbing business with his brother, Kevin Tate. The price of gasoline, however, is slowing him down.
“It’s hard to get people to put up extra money for gas,” Ricky said. “That often ends up coming out of our own pocket.”

MSU puts Alabama away in second half

February 22, 2013

The Mississippi State Bulldogs played well in the first half of Thursday's women's basketball game against Alabama.

As good as MSU looked in the first half and leading by 10 points at the break, head coach Vic Schaefer couldn't help but feel it could be even better.

Schaefer had that same feeling at Ole Miss two weeks ago.

MSU welcomes tough opponents for Classic

February 21, 2013

The Mississippi State baseball team will meet a very familiar foe this weekend.

The No. 12 (Collegiate Baseball) Bulldogs host the inaugural Diamond Classic presented by Polk's Meat Products this weekend and one of those opponents will be Samford, which ended MSU's season in 2012.

State (5-0) plays the defending Big Ten Conference Champion Purdue (2-2) today and Saturday at 6 p.m.

Lady Wolverines’ see season come to an end

February 21, 2013

FOREST- Playing against a Dandy Dozen is never easy and on Thursday East Webster found out just how hard that can be
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Tipping off against Scott Central which features Victoria Vivians, the Lady Wolverines dropped a 49-36 contest to bring the 2012-2013 campaign to an end.

February 20th

Taking their game to state: Jackets getting ready for bowling event in Flowood

February 21, 2013

Starkville High’s bowling team has been quite busy in the last few weeks.

Including winning the Region 2 championship in Tupelo, the Yellowjackets have played multiple practice games in preparation for the next leg of their journey.

A trip to Flowood is up next for the team to compete in the State Tournament.

Mary Downey

February 21, 2013

Mrs. Mary Barwick Downey, 80, died Monday, Feb. 18, 2013 at Shoals Hospital in Muscle Shoals, Ala.

Funeral services will be held Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 at 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church in Starkville with Rev. David Shumaker and Rev. Tom Woodard officiating.

Burial will follow in Oddfellows Cemetery.

MSU women host Alabama

February 21, 2013

There was a measure of confidence growing within members of the Mississippi State women's basketball team with wins over Ole Miss, Arkansas and Missouri.

Bulldog head coach Vic Schaefer wants his team to start moving back in that direction.

During last Sunday's loss to LSU, Schaefer saw some of his players drop their head and said after the game that can not happen.

EPA to penalize city for sewage overflows

February 20, 2013

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

City Public Works Director Doug Devlin informed the Starkville Board of Aldermen Tuesday that the Environmental Protection Agency planned to impose monetary penalties on the city retroactively for sanitary sewer overflows in the public collection system over a five-year period.

City hires Snowden for developer post

February 20, 2013

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

The Starkville Board of Aldermen hired former city of Tuscaloosa, Ala. director of planning and economic development William Snowden for the director of community development position Tuesday during its recess meeting.

Gaskin qualifies to run for Ward 4 seat

February 20, 2013

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

John Gaskin has qualified to run for the Ward 4 alderman seat as a Democrat.

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