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Curtis Lee Chandler

June 12, 2014

Curtis Lee Chandler, 69, died Sunday, June 08, 2014 in Columbus, Mississippi.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M., Saturday, June 14, 2014 at St. Matthew M.B. Church with Revered Nathaniel Best, Officiating. 

Visitation will be held Friday, June 13, 2014 12:00-6:00 P.M. at West Memorial Funeral Home, Starkville, Mississippi.

Burial will follow at Lawrence Cemetery.

Alfonso Blair

June 12, 2014

Alfonso Blair, 55, died Tuesday, June 03, 2014 in Tupelo, Mississippi.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M., Saturday, June 14, 2014 at Blackjack Missionary Baptist Church with Minister Maurico Clark, Officiating.

Visitation will be Friday, June 13, 2014 12:00-6:00 P.M. at West Memorial Funeral Home, Starkville, Mississippi.

MSU's Cohen shifts his focus to the offseason

June 12, 2014

Mississippi State head coach John Cohen was preparing for the College World Series a year ago at this time.
This year the sixth-year head coach is getting a jump on the recruiting process.
The Bulldogs saw their season end at the Lafayette (La.) Regional a couple of weekends ago and Cohen has shifted his focus off the diamond to finding kids to play for him on it.

Bulldogs Pirtle, Woodruff sign with pro teams

June 12, 2014

Mississippi State's Brandon Woodruff and Brett Pirtle officially signed with their respective Major League Baseball teams on Wednesday.
Woodruff signed with the Milwaukee Brewers in Montana, while Pirtle signed with the Detroit Tigers. 

Starkville Braves enjoy success traveling state

June 12, 2014

There's a theory in sports that if you want to be the best, you have to play the best.
That is exactly what the Starkville Braves are doing this year as they compete statewide as a 9-year-old travel baseball team.

SPRD finishes up one league, starts another for adults

June 12, 2014

The Starkville Parks and Recreation Department is finishing up one softball league and anticipates the beginning of another.
After the girls softball league completes its regular season this week, end of the year tournament and All-Star competition, the staff at SPRD welcomes the adults to the field.

Man gunned down in Starkville - Police investigating afternoon shooting at Louisville Street apartment complex

June 12, 2014

A Starkville man is dead after a reported shooting Wednesday afternoon at the Louisville Street Apartments.

MWTI relocates from Mill Project development area

June 12, 2014

For decades, Mississippi State University’s branch of the Mississippi Writing and Thinking Institute (MWTI) was housed between the Cotton Crossing shopping center and the E.E. Cooley Building.

Heavy rains push back road projects in county

June 12, 2014

Oktibbeha County Road Manager Victor Collins wouldn’t mind a little bit less rain.

About a week and a half of off-and-on rain, sometimes heavy, has hampered his crews’ efforts to get moving on two projects as the summer roadwork season begins.

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