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Caroline Fyke

April 2, 2014

Caroline Hollis Fyke, 91, passed away on March 31, 2014 at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, MS.  She was a retired Administrative Secretary with Computer Science at Mississippi State University and a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Starkville, MS.  She was a wonderful mother, grandmother, and friend.

Charles “Chuck” R. Aiken

April 2, 2014

Dr. Charles “Chuck” R. Aiken, Johnson City, TN, passed away peacefully at home on March 22, 2014. For over 20 years, he and his wife have been residents of Johnson City, celebrating 70 years of marriage this year.

MSU's Lindgren settles into role

April 2, 2014

Jacob Lindgren's journey to his current role has been a long one.
The Mississippi State junior left hander is pitching out of the bullpen this season, but he didn't always come into a ballgame in the late innings.
The Bay St. Louis native has made 16 starts in his Bulldog career, including nine in Southeastern Conference games.

Cougars make much progress in second year of baseball

April 2, 2014

The Starkville Christian Cougars have made quite a bit of progress over the last two years.
On Tuesday in Louisville, the Cougars came within one play of getting the first win in the history of the program.
Starkville Christian School coach Brandon Frazier knows now that his team is doing the right things even though it has yet to taste victory.
He believes it's just a matter of time.

Jackets begin to find more consistency in golf

April 2, 2014

Consistency is a key when it comes to the game of golf.
On Tuesday, Jace Hobart provided that consistency for the Starkville High School boys golf team.
Hobart shot a 41 on the first nine holes and backed that up with the identical number on the second nine for a total of 82 to help the Yellowjackets win a tournament at the Mississippi State Golf Course.

Volunteers split pair with Patriots

April 2, 2014

The Starkville Academy Volunteers didn't let the disappointment of being shut out in the first game of a doubleheader against a rival distract them from taking care of business in the second outing.

Successful event held by GT Celts

April 2, 2014

A sign of a successful event is the anticipation of those involved for the next opportunity to hold it again.
That's how members of the Golden Triangle Celts Clan felt about the first-ever Central Mississippi Scottish Heritage Games that was hosted in Starkville last weekend.

BOA places engineer on probation

April 2, 2014

Starkville’s Board of Aldermen voted in executive session Tuesday night to place City Engineer Edward Kemp on 6 months probation.

City Clerk Lesa Hardin announced the board’s vote after the lengthy executive session, though aldermen offered no reasons for the decision.

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Interfaith event focuses on tolerance

April 2, 2014

Many meals open with one prayer. The Ninth Annual Dialogue and Friendship Dinner began with three.

OCH releases balloons in honor of organ donor awareness month

April 2, 2014

Oktibbeha County Hospital and Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency hosted a balloon launch and ceremony Tuesday in honor of organ and tissue donors and transplant recipients.

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