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Restaurant Week charities named

February 26, 2014

The Greater Starkville Development Partnership released on Tuesday the names of the three charities that will vie for a $5,000 donation during Starkville Restaurant Week.

A matter of choice - SHS students riding Choice Bus this week

February 26, 2014

There was a time when Audrea Powell was considering dropping out of school.

She’s now a senior at Starkville High School, but she said she previously attended a different school where she had low grades and was struggling to succeed.

SPD restarts crime prevention program

February 26, 2014

Starkville Police Department is re-implementing an old program with the hopes of increasing community awareness that officers are out on patrol as well as officer-citizen interaction.

Assistant Police Chief John Thomas said the department has begun the Active Prevention Patrol by Law Enforcement (A.P.P.L.E.) program again after few years of hiatus.

Two men arrested in theft of several GPS dog collars

February 26, 2014

Starkville Police Department reported the arrests of two Starkville men due to an ongoing investigation into missing dog collars from a local dog supply provider.

According to an SPD release, Gun Dog Supply at 312 Industrial Park Road management reported on Jan. 17 that a large amount of GPS dog tracking collar systems and accessories were missing from inventory.

A good afternoon: Bulldogs get a 13-1 result in home game

February 26, 2014

Coach John Cohen's Mississippi State Bulldogs needed a game like Tuesday night.
The No. 18 Bulldogs entered the week with a 4-4 record, but they sure didn't play like a squad that had such a mark.
MSU pounded out a season-high 13 hits in a 13-1 victory over Mount St. Mary's at Dudy Noble Field.

MSU should stay focused on finish line

February 26, 2014

The Mississippi State Bulldogs just had to put the first eight baseball games out of their mind.
After splitting those games and getting off to a 4-4 start, it wasn't what the Bulldogs expected after all of the preseason hype.
MSU started the season ranked No. 2 in the country, but has taken a tumble in all of the polls with the rough beginning.

Ray, Bulldogs expect Vols to play physical

February 26, 2014

When Rick Ray watches Tennessee on film, there is one thing that sticks out to the Mississippi State head coach.
The Bulldogs (13-14, 3-11) will have their hands full with the Volunteers (16-11, 7-7) when they come to town tonight. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. and can be seen on Southeastern Conference TV.

Sting of Jackets proves powerful against Hornets

February 26, 2014

GREENVILLE – The Starkville Yellowjackets stretched their season to at least the weekend.
After getting an easy 55-34 victory over Greenville Weston Tuesday at the Washington County Convention Center, Starkville makes the Final Four of the Class 6A North Tournament.
The Jackets improve their record to 24-4 and host the remainder of the tournament Friday and Saturday.

Starkville girls had positive moments

February 26, 2014

The season did not end the way the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets wanted, but there were some moments that can't be taken away.
Starkville experienced a 10-game winning streak toward the latter part of the season, finished as the No. 1 seed out of Class 6A, Region 3 with a 5-1 record and has a good 18-7 overall mark.

George McClain Jr.

February 26, 2014

George Leonard McClain, Jr., 89, died after a brief illness on February 23, 2014, at OCH Regional Medical Center.  He had been a Starkville resident since 1953.  He was an avid sportsman, golfer, fisherman, and MSU sports enthusiast.
Mr. McClain was born in Choctaw County on May 28, 1924, to George Leonard McClain, Sr. and Cora Ester Fondren McClain.

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