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August 22nd

Volunteers call on tough Raiders

August 22, 2013

Some have called tonight’s contest between Starkville Academy and Lamar School a “baptism by fire” for the visiting Volunteers.
Starkville Academy football coach Jeff Terrill wouldn't necessarily disagree.

Choctaw County -French Camp has special feel

August 22, 2013

There's a special emphasis for tonight’s game between French Camp Academy and Choctaw County High School.
It will be the first time for the newly-consolidated Choctaw County to be involved in a game as unified Chargers.

East Webster scores late to win

August 22, 2013

MABEN – It has always been said it is not over until the lady sings.
On Thursday, East Webster and Nanih Waiya put that statement to the test as they battled until the very end with the Lady Wolverines scoring one in the bottom of the seventh inning to claim a 7-6 slow-pitch softball victory.

Hebron does enough to beat SA 9-2

August 22, 2013

Hebron Christian seemed to have runners on base in every inning.
The Lady Eagles never had a big inning, but they did score in five of the seven innings as they went on to beat the Lady Volunteers of Starkville Academy 9-2 Thursday afternoon on the SA's home field.
"They did OK," Hebron coach Cass Tapley said. "They're getting better."

Starkville Academy drops 2-1 decision

August 22, 2013

Soccer is all about a game of space and what each team does with that space.
On Thursday afternoon at the Starkville Sportsplex, Jackson Academy did enough with its opportunities to claim a 2-1 victory against the Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers.

Justice Court battles old fines: Delinquent fines exceed $539K

August 22, 2013

Oktibbeha County is still waiting for more than a half-million dollars, but it’s hard to collect.

According to Oktibbeha County Justice Court records, as of early August, more than 2,700 people owed the county money in deliquent fines, or fines that are more than 30 days past due. The list, which is about 56 pages long, totaled up to $539,930.20 in delinquent fines.

Schools taking anti-bullyinag policies to heart

August 22, 2013

Parents and school faculty members are having to consider bullying as another school year begins in Starkville.

Bullying is an age-old problem in schools — one administrators, counselors, teachers, parents and students have to work together to address. Though bullying will likely be an issue for as long as there are children in schools, Starkville’s schools are working to combat it.

College freshmen face challenges with studies

August 22, 2013

As dean of Mississippi State University’s College of Arts and Sciences, Greg Dunaway knows a recurring narrative in the lives of college freshmen all too well.

Groups collaborate for bench project at 3 local cemeteries

August 22, 2013

Over the course of 48 hours on Aug. 17-18, Micah Knox and members of Boy Scouts of America and Modern Woodmen of America joined forces to build benches for two Odd Fellows cemeteries, near Highway 82 and University Drive, and Brush Harbor Cemetery.

August 21st

MSU's special teams focused on the details

August 21, 2013

Baker Swedenburg's focus hasn't been on one major thing.
Rather the senior Mississippi Sate punter has been focused on small details on the football field.
To explain what he has been concentrating on, the Heritage Academy graduate began to talk about golf.

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