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Lindgren's quick jump

June 6, 2014

Jacob Lindgren may not have to wait a couple of seasons to make it to the big league team.
The Mississippi State junior left hander was drafted 55th overall by the New York Yankees during Thursday's First-Year Player Draft.

Yankees draft Holder, to join MSU's Lindgren

June 6, 2014

Jacob Lindgren will have a Mississippi State teammate with him as he works his way through the New York Yankee organization.
Bulldog closer Jonathan Holder was drafted by the Yankees in the sixth round, 182 overall, in Friday's First-Year Player Draft.

Hollenhead, Frost, McDowell in all-start game

June 6, 2014

All-Star is a term to describe the best of the best when it comes to sports. Not everyone gets to wear the title, but three hard-working area athletes have been tapped as just that.

4 SHS Yellowjackets to play in All-Star game

June 6, 2014

A quartet of Starkville High School senior athletes have one more game under their shoes.
Taking place today and including Imane Montgomery, Dontavious Self, Richard Evans and Zeb Rice among its rosters, the Northeast Mississippi Basketball Coaches Association All-Star game will tip in Booneville.
Lady Jacket Montgomery will join her fellow all-stars for a game scheduled to start around 4 p.m.

County prepares for runoff election

June 6, 2014

Mississippians will head to the polls again on June 24 to vote in a statewide Republican U.S. Senate primary runoff between incumbent U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran and challenger Mississippi Sen. Chris McDaniel.

Local Chamber sponsoring trip to Tuscany next spring

June 6, 2014

The Greater Starkville Development Partnership (GSDP) has recently added a new member to the organization that will offer local business owners a chance to enhance their services by traveling abroad.

As part of a new partnership between GDSP and Chamber Discoveries, Starkville’s Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a trip to the Tuscany region of Italy set for March 10-18, 2015.

Charles Howard Tice

June 6, 2014

Charles Howard Tice, 79, died Thursday, May 29, 2014 in Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M., Saturday, June 7, 2014 at Truevine Missionary Baptist Church with Reverend Eddie Clayborn, Officiating. 
Visitation will be Friday, June 6, 2014: 12:00 -6:00 p.m. at West Memorial Chapel, Starkville, Mississippi. 

Jessie A. Smith

June 6, 2014

Mr. Jessie A. Smith, 83, of Starkville, MS; passed away at Waverly Personal Care Home in West Point, MS on Thursday, June 5, 2014.
Jessie was a self employed painter and a member of Adaton Methodist Church.

Charles H. McMinn

June 6, 2014

MSgt. Charles H. McMinn, USAF, Ret., age 84, of Biloxi, passed away on June 4, 2014.
 He was preceded in death by his parents, Lonnie H. McMinn and Emma McMinn, a brother, L.H. (Jessie) McMinn, and a sister, Jenny (Tommy) Tomlinson.

Michael Love

June 6, 2014

Reverend Michael Love, 48, died Tuesday, May 27, 2014 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.
Funeral services will be held 12:00 Noon, Saturday, June 7, 2014 at Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church with Reverend David Mark, Officiating. 
Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Pine Bluff, Arkansas.
You may sign the online memorial register @

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