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February 25th

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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Eupora boys lose to South Delta to end season

February 26, 2014

EUPORA – After battling back and forth for much of the ballgame, the basketball contest between Eupora and South Delta came down to the final period.
Despite dropping the North Class 2A first round 66-56 outing, coach Danya Turner is proud of his Eagles and their effort all season long.

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SFD investigates suspicious fire

February 25, 2014

Starkville Fire and Police departments are investigating the possibility that a Saturday fire at a Hiwassee Drive residence may have been arson.

Police warn of fundraiser phone scam

February 25, 2014

A Starkville resident was recently the target of an attempted charity fundraising scam. 
O.F. Parker said that his wife received a call from a number she did not recognize over the weekend.

Archives group speaks about museum plans

February 25, 2014

Representatives from the Mississippi Department of Archives and History visited the Starkville Rotary Club Monday at the Starkville Country Club to talk about plans for two new museums commemorating the histories of Mississippi and its civil rights movement.

February 24th


February 25, 2014

Phyllis B. Holland

February 25, 2014

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