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Archive - Apr 2014

April 5th

Starkville loses 6-0 decision at Columbus

April 5, 2014

COLUMBUS – The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets were more competitive in their second game of the week with the Columbus Falcons.
Even though the Jackets were still on the wrong end of a 6-0 score against the Falcons on Saturday afternoon, it was much better than suffering the 13-0 defeat of Tuesday night.

April 4th

Margaret Jacqueline James

April 4, 2014

Margaret Jacqueline “Jacque” James, 77, of Starkville, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 3rd at her home in Starkville.

SHS secures a playoff spot with home win

April 4, 2014

Those associated with the Starkville High School athletic program will say that moving up to Class 6A brought a challenge for all sports.
On Friday, the Yellowjackets tennis team rose to the occasion by defeating Northwest Rankin 4-3 to secure second place in Region 3 and punch its ticket for the playoffs.

Mullen wants to see better scrimmage from Bulldogs

April 4, 2014

Mississippi State head football coach Dan Mullen is looking for many different things in the Bulldogs second scrimmage of the spring.
MSU will take to Davis Wade Stadium today at 11:20 a.m. for an open scrimmage.

Missouri shuts down State 6-0, game two today

April 4, 2014

Moments after the Mississippi State Bulldogs lost a decision to the 16th-ranked Missouri Tigers Friday night, they were ready to get back out on the field for another opportunity.
Despite being shut out 6-0 on two hits by Tiger pitcher Tori Finucane, the Bulldogs did not appear to be a team that was going to back down.

Consolidation bill heads to Gov. Bryant

April 4, 2014

Mississippi legislators approved on Tuesday a finalized version of an updated bill for the Starkville and Oktibbeha County school districts’ consolidation.

Legislators approved Senate Bill 2818 after final changes to the legislation were worked in through conference negotiations. The bill went to conference after both legislative chambers approved different versions of the bill.

MSU hires new chief of police

April 4, 2014

Mississippi State University Police Department announced Thursday it has selected Tim Potts, a captain of patrol operations with the police department at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind., as its next police chief.

Potts has 23 years of law enforcement experience.

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Shooting victim’s parents ask public to help with case

April 4, 2014

Kizmet Hamilton, mother of a victim injured in a Sunday morning shooting at the Club Rock nightclub on Rockhill Road north of Starkville, made an impassioned plea to the community at a Thursday morning press conference.

AMS to host bike rodeo Saturday - Event funded by state grant

April 4, 2014

Local children will have an opportunity to learn about proper bicycle safety Saturday at a bicycle rodeo at Armstrong Middle School.

The rodeo will run from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and will feature a variety of bike safety courses.

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Eupora school fire deemed accidental

April 4, 2014

County and state fire investigators have confirmed that the March 23 fire at Eupora High School was accidental, and school officials are close to restoring functionality to one portion of the building that was damaged in the fire.

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