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February 7th

Experiencing great ride: Senior trio of Lady Vols valuable to season

February 8, 2013

It will be an extra special night for a trio of Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers.

As Anna Lea Little, Maggie Proffitt and Tiffany Huddleston step onto the court tonight, it will be the last time for all three players to compete on the Starkville Academy hardwood.

Senior Vols go the extra mile to get success

February 8, 2013

Matthew Christiansen already knows what to expect tonight.

When Starkville Academy's basketball teams hold senior night, it won't be an entirely knew for Christiansen because he experienced it just a few days ago with the soccer squad.

Bulldogs drop 3-2 decision to open Kickoff Classic

February 8, 2013

There were two surprises for the Mississippi State softball team during its season-opener Thursday night.

The first for the Bulldogs was the quality outing delivered by transfer Alison Owens in the circle, but the other was the offense being held to four hits by the South Alabama duo of Farish Beard and Hannah Campbell.

1 dead, 1 injured in house fire

February 7, 2013

A house fire claimed the life of an elderly Starkville woman today and sent one other to OCH Regional Medical Center.

Oktibbeha County Coroner Michael Hunt confirmed 86-year-old Mary Elizabeth Foster of 303 Everglade Avenue died of smoke inhalation in her residence this afternoon. No foul play is suspected, Hunt said. Her body was sent to Jackson for an autopsy.

BREAKING: Poole pleads guilty to aggravated DUI counts

February 7, 2013

Austin Tyler Poole pleaded guilty today to six counts of aggravated DUI in connection to a May 2012 accident that killed 19-year-old Treasure K. Huffman and injured six others.
Poole, 19, was sentenced to 25 years in prison with five years suspended on the first count and five years in prison on each of the other counts to run concurrent with the first count.

February 6th

Bulldogs dig hole, lose to Rebs

February 7, 2013

OXFORD – The Mississippi State men's basketball team dug itself a hole that it just couldn't climb out of.
The Bulldogs (7-14, 2-7) fell to the Ole Miss Rebels (18-4, 6-3) 93-75 Wednesday night inside Tad Smith Coliseum.

MSU has now lost seven-straight. 

MSU slated to host Women of Color Summit

February 7, 2013


Mississippi State University will host a Women of Color Summit at 8 a.m. Friday, Feb. 8 at the Colvard Student Union’s Foster ballroom with the aim of discussing issues and statistics impacting minority women and ways to increase their chances of academic success.

Former alderman Self qualifies to run in Ward 7 race

February 7, 2013


Former Ward 7 Alderman Janette Self qualified Wednesday to run for election as a Democrat in that same ward.

Self, who served from 2005-09, was defeated by current Ward 7 Alderman Henry Vaughn when she ran for re-election four years ago. Vaughn has also qualified as a Democrat to run for a second term.

Goodbye Saturday mail? Postal Service plans cuts

February 7, 2013

Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Saturday mail may soon go the way of the Pony Express and penny postcards. The Postal Service said Wednesday that it plans to cut back to five-day-a-week deliveries for everything except packages to stem its financial losses in a world radically re-ordered by the Internet.

MSU puts together top 25 class

February 6, 2013

It was an eventful day for the Mississippi State coaching staff.

As National Signing Day came to a close, the Bulldogs had put together a top 25 recruiting class.

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