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Archive - Apr 2014

April 9th

White: Local Abner’s not going to close

April 9, 2014

Despite reports the Abner’s Famous Fried Chicken Tenders has filed bankruptcy, company owner and founder Abner White said Tuesday that Starkville’s location is in no danger of closing.

MSU students look at life after college

April 9, 2014

Marcus Jackson was one of several students at Mississippi State University who got a dose of reality Tuesday.

‘Young at Heart’ dancing group cutting rugs at Starkville Sportsplex

April 9, 2014

Bill Davis will be hosting the second “Young at Heart” dance from 7-10 p.m. on Friday at the Starkville Sportsplex Activities Building.

Davis is a local musician and photographer. He and his wife, Judy, decided to start the “Young at Heart” dance series because they felt there were few entertainment options for the more mature members of the Starkville community.

April 8th

J.F. "Jack" Douglas, Jr.

April 8, 2014

J.F. "Jack" Douglas, Jr., of Ocean Springs, passed away peacefully at home with family on Friday, April 4, 2014, at the age of 94.

Starkville's Self signs with Lions

April 8, 2014

After being sidelined by injury, Starkville High School's Dontavius Self spent the majority of his junior season watching basketball from the bench.
Many athletes would have let this setback get them down, but not Self, who says he spent his year off focused on “getting stronger, more aggressive and becoming a team leader” of the Yellowjackets.

SMITH COLUMN: Super Bulldog Weekend has sports a plenty

April 8, 2014

This will be a very important Super Bulldog Weekend this year for all sports involved.

Special teams keeps Knox busy man with the Bulldogs

April 8, 2014

Greg Knox is a busy man.
The Mississippi State assistant coach is in charge of running backs and is the special teams coordinator.
That doesn't leave him much spare time during a 24-hour day.
"I'm up here a lot," Knox said with a smile. "I spend a lot of time doing it. It takes time and you have to be well organized. I have an assistant that does a great job for us."

County picks Garrard for CAO - Attempt to create assistant post fails

April 8, 2014

The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors selected Comptroller Emily Garrard as the new county administrator on Monday.

Supes look to shut down Club Rock

April 8, 2014

Oktibbeha County officials have had to deal with a number of dangerous incidents at Club Rock through the years, and at Monday’s meeting, some county supervisors decided that enough is a enough.

Club Rock is a nightclub in the Rock Hill community north of Starkville. Most recently, five people were injured, one critically, in a March 29 shooting.

GTR airport operational following leak

April 8, 2014

LOWNDES COUNTY — The Golden Triangle Regional Airport had its share of plumbing issues Sunday, as a pipe disconnected amidst thunderstorms and left the terminal soaking wet.

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