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Archive - Jan 17, 2014

More residents getting SMART - Buses see more riders during second week

January 17, 2014

Mississippi State University transportation staff are reporting growing usage of the Starkville-MSU Area Rapid Transit (SMART) shuttle system since students returned to campus Monday.

IHL OKs lease changes to Mill

January 17, 2014

The Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning Board of Trustees approved Thursday several adjustments to Mississippi State University’s contract for The Mill at MSU that officials say will improve the security of its financing and clear the way for drawing up the final loan documents and breaking ground for the project.

Mississippi Scholars Program looking for participants - 4-year regimen opens doors for high schoolers

January 17, 2014

The Mississippi Scholars Initiative, an ongoing program for all schools in Oktibbeha County, is challenging students to challenge themselves during their high school years.

Mary Ethel Wilkes

January 17, 2014

Mary Ethel Wilkes, 89, died January 4, 2014 in Grosse Pointe, Michigan.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 18, 2014 at Household of Faith Church, Eupora, Mississippi.
Visitation will be Friday, January 17, 2014 from 5-7:00 p.m. at Household of Faith Church, Eupora, Mississippi.
Burial will follow at Embry Cemetery, Bellfontaine, Mississippi.

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MSU women battle hard, lose 67-63

January 17, 2014

The Mississippi State Bulldogs had the 12th-ranked team in the country on the ropes several times during the course of Thursday night's Southeastern Conference matchup.
Each time Mississippi State made a charge and cut the lead to three points, the Tennessee Lady Volunteers had an answer.

Up and down season continues for Bulldogs

January 17, 2014

Mississippi State’s first three games in Southeastern Conference play have been a wild roller coaster ride.
The Bulldogs led at halftime at Kentucky. They couldn’t hold onto that lead and the Wildcats picked up an 85-63 victory.
MSU returned home last Saturday to face in-state rival Ole Miss. After a decent first half, the Bulldogs found themselves down in the second half.

Kicking the ball around for SHS becomes a sister act for Lairds

January 17, 2014

Five years ago Hannah and Harper Laird arrived in Starkville from Clinton.
Since that time, the sisters have managed to pick right up where they left off in soccer and have worked their way into being quite the force both on and off the field.

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