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November 1st

Bulldogs focus on Gamecocks

November 1, 2013

The second half of football games, especially the fourth quarter, have not been kind to the Mississippi State Bulldogs lately.
Through seven games, the Bulldogs have scored 163 points in the first half. They have just scored 48 in the second and half and only 17 in the fourth quarter.

Housing project plans underway

November 1, 2013

Ramsey Partners of Starkville rescinded its rezoning application Thursday for a 486-acre residential/retail development on South Montgomery, City Planner Buddy Sanders confirmed. But that has far from ended the firm’s plans to bring the development to fruition.

Police seeking drive-by suspect

November 1, 2013

Starkville Police Department is searching for a suspect in connection with a reported Thursday morning drive-by shooting in the Henderson Hill area.

Police are searching for Deangelo Dewayne Manning, who an SPD press release described as an 18-year-old, 6-foot, 184-pound black male. Manning’s last known address is 406 Hancock Circle in Starkville.

Maben woman arrested for assault

November 1, 2013

Police arrested a Maben woman on suspicion of aggravated assault after she reportedly attacked a man at a party.

According to Maben Police Officer Calvin Robinson, 29-year-old Lasahndra Watkins was hosting a party at her Maben residence on Oct. 20. At approcimately 2:45 a.m., Watkins reportedly got into an altercation with one of the guests.

MSU conference focuses on intermodal transport

November 1, 2013

For the past year and a half, Mississippi State University has worked with four other universities across the nation to study transportation by land, sea, air, rail and everything in-between.

Famous explorer talks of living among wolves

November 1, 2013

When Helen Thayer became the first woman to complete a solo expedition to the Magnetic North Pole, she brought along an Inuit dog named Charlie to warn her if polar bears were coming and protect her.

October 31st

Carlene Coleman Elrod

October 31, 2013

Carlene Coleman Elrod, 87, passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at her son's home in Florence, AL, after an extended illness.
Carlene was born November 29, 1925, Sturgis, Mississippi.
Parents Burry & Bessie Coleman (passed away)
sister   Pauline Green (passed away)
Daughter   Janice Varner Petty (passed away)
Survived by son - Keith Varner of Florence, AL

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Jackets play for region title

October 31, 2013

There's a new banner hanging on the side of the Starkville High School field house with athletes from various sports that says "Fly fast. Sting hard."
That's exactly what the Yellowjackets plan to do on the football field tonight in Vicksburg.
Starkville can clinch the Class 6A, Region 2 championship with a win against the Warren Central Vikings.

Vols set to challenge Raiders

October 31, 2013

Across the board, Jackson Academy is one of the strongest teams in the state.
“When you play somebody like this, right now where they stand, they are probably considered the best team in private school league – period, across all divisions,” Starkville Academy coach Jeff Terrill said. “Certainly it will be a real challenge for us so you just continue to focus on getting better at what you do.”

Playoff spot on line when Eupora travels to East Webster

October 31, 2013

East Webster and Eupora play in what some might consider one of the toughest divisions in high school football.
In fact, coach Junior Graham of the Eagles compares it to a certain college football conference.
“For 2A, it is an SEC 2A,” Graham said. “It is all about matchups because each week you are matching up with something different.”

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