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March 27th

Vehicle tags help OCHS

March 27, 2014

The Oktibbeha County Humane Society (OCHS) has been awarded a $5,000 “I Care for Animals” car tag grant.

The “I Care for Animals” care tag grant will be used to financially assist the OCHS Pet Pals Spay/Neuter Program for low-income families. The car tag program gives Mississippians the opportunity to purchase a specialty license plate that benefits shelter animals within the state.

Fraternity gives local students grand tour of Mississippi State

March 27, 2014

Llanes Bradford has been to more than a few Mississippi State University sporting events, but she said she had never been to other locales on the MSU campus — until Wednesday. She’s a fifth-grader at Henderson Intermediate School, where her high scores on a nine-weeks benchmark assessments earned her and others in her grade a field trip to campus.

March 26th

SEC rivals meet again: Bulldogs, Tigers play in third round of WNIT

March 26, 2014

There's a saying that goes "it's difficult to beat the same team three times in the same season."
When it comes to the Southeastern Conference in women's basketball, it's tough to beat a team once, twice, three times or 50 times.

Ramey see improvement with every swing for MSU

March 26, 2014

Golf is a game of many different factors that allows it change in an instant.
For Mississippi State senior Chad Ramey, he's well aware of this. Ramey's first three years on the Bulldog golf team saw him improve with every swing of the club.
His senior season has taught him that circumstances on the links can change quickly.

SBA preps for another season

March 26, 2014

Almost 45 years ago the city of Starkville saw it could no longer finance baseball in the community. In response, a group of dads got together and out of their desire to continue baseball for the city’s youth the Starkville Baseball Association was born.
Today, the SBA is run by a group of 12 volunteer board members along with Randy Carlisle, who serves as president.

Mississippi State slams Samford

March 26, 2014

There's not much more of a quality at-bat a batter can have than a grand slam home run.
Mississippi State softball coach Vann Stuedeman said the focus for her team each game is to have 50 percent quality at-bats.
The Bulldogs made the most of those opportunities on Wednesday night.

James Michael Leonard

March 26, 2014

James Michael Leonard died after a long illness on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at his home in the Oktoc community.  He was born on October 10, 1945 to George Bernard Leonard and Inez Marie Leonard in Lockport, New York.  As a youth, Jim satisfied his adventurous side by talking pilots at a local airport into allowing him to accompany them on short flights.  Later, he took advantage of the early enlist

T.K. Martin wins SRW grand prize

March 26, 2014

Cadence Bank announced the T.K. Martin Center for Technology and Disability as the grand prize charity winner of Starkville Restaurant Week at a press conference Tuesday afternoon at Cadence Plaza.

T.K. Martin wins SRW grand prize

March 26, 2014

Cadence Bank announced the T.K. Martin Center for Technology and Disability as the grand prize charity winner of Starkville Restaurant Week at a press conference Tuesday afternoon at Cadence Plaza.

TANF drug testing law made official

March 26, 2014

A new Mississippi law will require all new Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) applicants to answer a questionnaire that could lead to drug testing in order to receive money from the program.

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant signed House Bill 49, which lays the framework for the assistance program’s changes, into law Monday.

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