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Archive - 2013

August 15th

Volunteers are ready for 'dress rehearsal'

August 15, 2013

There's a certain advantage high school coaches get if they can get their teams into a preseason jamboree.
Before the Starkville Academy Volunteers open the season at Lamar School next week, they will take part in a jamboree today at Jackson Academy. It allows Starkville Academy the opportunity for a preseason warm-up and to knock any rust off while getting a game type feel.

Eupora hosts jamboree action

August 15, 2013

EUPORA – There is a certain excitement that exists on Friday nights during high school football season.
While it may not be time to officially kick off the season, jamborees give fans just a taste of what's to come.
Eupora is one of those schools as tonight they will take to the gridiron for the first time other than practice to host Meet the Eagles and a jamboree.

Yokohama office comes to Starkville

August 15, 2013

Mississippi State University announced Tuesday that Yokohama Tire Corporation will open an administrative office in the Thad Cochran Research Park to oversee construction of its new plant in West Point.

State rests at murder trial

August 15, 2013

The state, represented by District Attorney Forrest Allgood, rested its case Wednesday in Brian Holliman’s second murder trial, following lengthy testimony from two of its witnesses in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court.

Parks to receive more city funds

August 15, 2013

Starkville Parks Commission coffers will weigh a little more after Oct. 1 if a line item the Board of Aldermen supports earns approval on the final 2013-14 city budget. Commission Chairman Dan Moreland said, though, the new money should make that weight just right.

Hurdle proposes city court change

August 15, 2013

A local attorney is lobbying for the city of Starkville to revamp the way municipal court handles indigent defense.

Concerned citizens look to bolster involvement

August 15, 2013

More than 70 concerned citizens packed Zorba's Greek Tavern Wednesday for what at least some hoped would amount to the first step of a movement.

Local student to participate in Memphis art show

August 15, 2013

Meekayll "Meek" Boyd has been drawing since he was 6 years old. What began as drawing cartoons and anime, Boyd has refined his skills and is now a charcoal artist, drawing portraits and still life.

Although Boyd enjoys still life images, his favorite subject to draw is people.

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August 14th

More like brothers: MSU quarterbacks look to encourage each other

August 14, 2013

These days when you think Mississippi State football, you think about Tyler Russell.
The senior quarterback will be starting his second year as the starter under center.
Last season the Meridian native broke many school records, so unlike many other positions, quarterback is decided.

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Eupora ready to host tournament

August 14, 2013

EUPORA - It's a tough way to begin the season for the Eupora Lady Eagles.
After getting some experience at last weekend's jamboree in Neshoba County, the Lady Eagles host the Eupora Classic tournament.
The field also features six teams including Grenada, New Hope, Bruce, East Webster and Calhoun City.

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