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October 10th

Maben Market closes earlier than expected

October 10, 2013

This year’s Maben Farmers’ Market has closed ahead of schedule due to low attendance from vendors and shoppers, but vendors and organizers report that the season as a whole was successful.

SHS to present ‘While the Lights Were Out’

October 10, 2013

Starkville High School theater opens on Friday when students take to the stage for “While the Lights were Out,” their first production of the year.

The play will start at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the Starkville High School theater. Tickets are $5.

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October 9th

Russell, Prescott will rotate at MSU

October 9, 2013

Dan Mullen has said many times this season that he has two starting quarterbacks.
The Mississippi State head coach has two reliable guys in senior Tyler Russell and sophomore Dak Prescott.

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Game with Vols to help Panthers

October 9, 2013

Usually teams look forward to an open date for the rest, but not the Panthers of French Camp.
When the Panthers came across the opportunity to add a game to their already tough schedule, they jumped on it. For them, the chance to play a challenging team like Starkville Academy meant more in the long run than resting their players.

Greenville-Weston looks to get a home win Friday

October 9, 2013

The Greenville-Weston Hornets look to do something for the first time this season on Friday and that's to get a home victory.
In three home dates, the Hornets have suffered defeat. Greenville-Weston have lost to Grenada 32-14, to Greenwood 34-6 and to Class 6A, Region 2 opponent Murrah 33-13.

State speaker fields questions from public

October 9, 2013

Multiple citizens expressed strong support for gun owners’ rights and other conservative initiatives during Mississippi Speaker of the House Philip Gunn’s visit to Mississippi State University’s Hunter Henry Center Tuesday for his second iteration of “Mississippi Solutions — an Ideas Tour.”

SSD Board looks into fundraisers

October 9, 2013

Starkville School District Board of Education talked fundraisers at its Tuesday evening meeting at the Greensboro Center.

The discussion arose while the board discussed approving the last set of fundraiser requests for different groups in the district. During the discussion, board secretary Eric Heiselt wondered if some fundraisers were conducted to cover costs the district should pay.

Noxubee Refuge closure sits poorly with residents

October 9, 2013

The leaves are changing colors and the birds are still chirping at Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge, but nobody is there to see it.

The refuge is going on its ninth day of closure because of the government shutdown. Steve Reagan, director of the refuge, noted the traffic has been noticeably lighter on Bluff Lake Road since the closure.

March of Dimes plans signature chef’s auction

October 9, 2013

The March of Dimes will hold Starkville’s first Golden Triangle Signature Chef’s Auction at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 17 at Mississippi State University’s Hunter Henry Center, raising funds to prevent and manage premature births by bringing together Starkville’s top chefs.

October 8th

Receiving assistance: SHS quartet producing big numbers for passing game

October 8, 2013

The Starkville Yellowjackets have a fantastic four developing in the receiving department this season.
AJ Brown, Darius Grayer, Raphael Leonard and Fontavious Smith have given the Jackets threats in the passing game they have not seen for a while.

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