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February 8th

West Oktibbeha ends the season with Eupora split

February 9, 2013

MABEN – Friday night brought a little extra something to the West Oktibbeha gymnasium.

Amidst the basketball action, the Timberwolves took a few moments to honor a few of their own as they celebrated the hard work of their seniors.

First up were the Lady Timberwolves who featured three seniors including Jaslyn Bedford, Victoria Hudson and Raven Evans.

East Webster's Cunningham takes love of game to Millsaps

February 9, 2013

MATHISTON – The love for the game of football is what motivates Austin Cunningham.

That's what made him successful at East Webster High School and it has given him an opportunity to play at the next level with Millsaps College.

Cunningham celebrated his signing with fellow Wolverines, coaches, friends and family Friday morning during a reception at the school library.

MSU looks to end losing skid with game at Florida

February 9, 2013

The Mississippi State men's basketball team is on the verge of reaching one of its worst losing streaks in program history.

The Bulldogs have currently lost seven-straight games after opening up 2-0 in Southeastern Conference play. They lost nine consecutive games in 1987.

February 7th

GSDP celebrates success, discusses its role in region

February 8, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Leaders of local business, government and education celebrated the Greater Starkville Development Partnership’s successes and discussed its role in the Golden Triangle Development LINK at the GSDP’s annual banquet Thursday in the Hunter Henry Center.

25-year sentence given for DUI counts

February 8, 2013

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

Austin Tyler Poole pleaded guilty Thursday 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.

Cause of blaze remains under investigation

February 8, 2013

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

A house fire claimed the life of an elderly Starkville woman Thursday and injured another person.

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

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.

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