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Archive - Jan 2014

January 7th

Aldermen could hire CAO today

January 7, 2014

Starkville aldermen could plausibly select the city’s next chief administrative officer today when it meets this evening at City Hall.

Freeze hits Golden Triangle - Residents feeling severe winter chill

January 7, 2014

The skies may have been clear and blue in Starkville Monday, but the weather outside was still frightful.

The National Weather Service recorded temperatures below freezing Sunday night through Monday in the Golden Triangle, with lows reaching 18 degrees and wind chills reaching 3 degrees. Ice could be found pooling in gutters, potholes, ponds and fountains.

Supervisors receive 33 administrator applications

January 7, 2014

The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors agreed on a plan to move forward in vetting candidates for the county administrator position opening.

The board accepted applications to the position after former County Administrator Don Posey resigned after 18 years from the position in December. The board accepted potential candidates’ resumés through Dec. 31.

January 6th

Ray believes MSU's 10 wins a positive sign

January 7, 2014

Mississippi State men's basketball team reached last year’s win total this season before the start of Southeastern Conference play.
The Bulldogs knocked of Maryland-Eastern Shore last Thursday to reach 10 wins, matching all of last year, and sits at 10-3 as they enter SEC play on Wednesday at Lexington, Kent., to take on No. 15 Kentucky.

Cohen shares with Rotarians the success of MSU baseball

January 7, 2014

Success on the field or in the classroom doesn't just happen with a snap of the finger.
In the five seasons that John Cohen has been the head coach of the Mississippi State baseball team, the program has developed in both of those areas.
Cohen used his annual power point presentation to share the success the Bulldogs enjoyed last season with the Starkville Rotary Club on Monday.

Butler gives effort to the Wolverines

January 7, 2014

Samuel Butler has one thing on his mind on the basketball court.
The East Webster senior spends every moment going full speed while doing whatever necessary to help his team succeed.
“I just go out there and play my hardest,” Butler said. “I am always seeing what I can do to improve my game and get us ready for the next game.”

Dr. D. A. R. (Al) Peyman

January 7, 2014

Dr. D. A. R. (Al) Peyman, 93, died in Richmond, Va. on Dec. 29 2013. He was born in Vancouver, Canada in 1920. He was married to Anne Peyman for 51 years before her death in 1997. He is survived by his wife, Linda Wood Peyman, four daughters, Carol Dunn, Kathy Peyman, Peppy Woll, Linda Dove; four grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

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January 5th

MSU women continue growth process with home loss

January 5, 2014

Southeastern Conference women's basketball can be a learning experience for a young and inexperienced team.
That's the situation with the Mississippi State Bulldogs this season.
Even though MSU has a squad sprinkled with veterans and newcomers, head coach Vic Schaefer said there are lessons to be learned each day by everyone.

SAY competition starts on Jan. 13

January 5, 2014

Basketball season has been in full swing for college and high school teams for the last couple of months.
The Starkville area youth are about to get in on the fun.
Competition begins at the Travis Outlaw Center as part of the Starkville Parks and Recreation's Starkville Area Youth program.

January 4th

Home opener in league next on MSU slate

January 4, 2014

The trip to Florida last Thursday night was an eye-opener for the Mississippi State women's basketball team.
In an 82-72 loss to the Gators in Gainesville, coach Vic Schaefer said the Bulldogs "saw some of our issues," and have spent the last two days trying to get those corrected.

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