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Carlene “Country” Solomon

March 11, 2014

Carlene “Country” Solomon, 93, died March 9, 2014 at his residence in Starkville, MS.  Graveside service will be at 2:00 pm on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at Friendship Cemetery, 4th Street South, Columbus, MS.  Mr.

Brown sharp as Bulldogs win at home

March 11, 2014

Preston Brown has only gotten better with each start on the mound.
The Mississippi State redshirt sophomore right hander proved that again Tuesday night.
The Germantown, Tenn., native pitched eight solid innings as No. 23 Mississippi State cruised to a 3-0 victory over Southern Illinois at Dudy Noble Field.

Mississippi State seeks SEC Tournament wins

March 11, 2014

Mississippi State hopes to draw off of its experience in last year's Southeastern Conference Tournament.
The Bulldogs beat South Carolina 70-59 in the first round of last year's tournament in Nashville, Tenn.
MSU lost in the next round to Tennessee, but the win over the Gamecocks is something the Bulldogs can point to as they enter this year's tournament.

SMITH: Mini Superdome sharpens East Webster landscape

March 11, 2014

It resembles a miniature Superdome.
The new basketball gymnasium being constructed on the campus of East Webster High School is a very nice and impressive structure.
Since the tornado that ripped through the Cumberland community and destroyed the school a few years ago, the people there have been working very hard to rebuild.

Vickers gets top in seven events

March 11, 2014

Like father like son might be one of the best mantras to describe Brad and Cade Vickers.
In college, Brad was a NSISC All-Conference swimmer and diver at Delta State where he won a conference championship in the 200-Butterfly and was chosen a three-time NCAA All-American.
Now it is Cade’s turn.

Spring break slows business

March 11, 2014

A quiet has settled over Starkville as some students have left town for the week for spring break vacations.

The students’ departure has impacted local businesses through slower sales or shifting crowds.

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MSU students spending week helping others

March 11, 2014

Mississippi State University and the University of Mississippi hold a fierce rivalry in sports, but this spring break, students from the rival universities are on the same team.

Students began volunteer work with MSU’s Alternative Spring Break (ASB) program Sunday, touring the Mississippi Delta and helping schools, advocacy organizations and more.

Flames destroys house in county

March 11, 2014

A house in Oktibbeha County burned to the ground Monday afternoon, but no residents were hurt in the incident.

Shaw speaks to Rotarians about research, consolidation on Monday

March 11, 2014

MSU Vice President for Research and Economic Development David Shaw spoke to the Starkville Rotary Club Monday, giving Rotarians insights into MSU’s advances in research, education and economic development.

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