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Archive - 2013

January 19th

Manning continues pursuit of new trial

January 19, 2013

JACKSON (AP) — Mississippi prosecutors now have until Feb. 11 to respond to a death row inmate's ongoing effort to win a new trial for the killing of two university students in 1992.

In an order signed this week, the U.S. Supreme Court granted a request from Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood for more time. Hood's original deadline was Jan. 10.

January 18th

SMSA awarded grant for park access improvements

January 19, 2013


Starkville residents will soon see infrastructure, accessibility and beautification projects at a local park thanks to a grant provided by the Mississippi Development Authority.

Officials forming new market board

January 19, 2013


Starkville Main Street Association officials are seeking volunteers to serve on the newly created Starkville Community Market Advisory Board.

Campus sessions reveal marketing avenues for MUW

January 19, 2013


Mississippi University for Women may not be exclusively for women anymore, but MUW president Jim Borsig said that does not mean the university’s name is changing anytime soon.

IHL boosts budget for new MSU dining hall

January 19, 2013


The Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning approved an increase in funding and scope for a new, $12.5 million Mississippi State University dining facility and a $6.5 million MSU lighting retrofit project at its meeting Thursday at Jackson’s Universities Center.

Yellowjackets knock off rust to nip Trojans

January 19, 2013

The Starkville High School boys' soccer team has not had many chances in the new year to play.

The Yellowjackets have only played two matches since Christmas Day because of the weather and head coach Brian Bennett feared his team wasn't going to be at the top of its game.

Lady Jackets come up short with a 2-1 loss

January 19, 2013

The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets gave head coach Anna Albritton more of what she was looking for during Friday night's Class 5A, Region 2 match against New Hope.

However in soccer, like most sporting events, it takes two successful halves to come out with a victory.

SA girls win at Pillow for first time

January 19, 2013

GREENWOOD – The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers have played well all season long, but they were still able to achieve another first on Friday night.

For the first time in school history, the Starkville Academy girls were able to win a basketball game at Pillow Academy.

Lady Jackets have tough time at Canton with loss

January 19, 2013

CANTON – The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets fell behind their host early and couldn't recover in losing a 61-35 decision to Canton Friday night.

Starkville, which fell to 8-5 overall and 2-1 in Class 5A, Region 2, was on the wrong side of a 14-6 score after the first quarter. The Lady Jackets trailed 29-12 at halftime.

Bulldogs go back on road

January 19, 2013

There is very little down time when the Southeastern Conference basketball portion of the schedule tips off.

The Mississippi State Bulldogs find that out today as they start a two-game road trip.

The Bulldogs (7-8, 2-1) travel to Knoxville, Tenn. to take on the Tennessee Volunteers (8-7, 0-3). Tipoff is scheduled for 3 p.m. and can be seen on the SEC Network and locally on WCBI.

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