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July 25th

Iraqi exchange students shed light on culture

July 25, 2014

Many Americans have preconceived notions of what people from Mississippi are like and what is life is like here.

Many Americans may also have similar misconceptions about people from Iraq.

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Suspects arrested in burglary case

July 25, 2014

Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Department took two individuals into custody Wednesday on suspicion of their involvement in a reported Monday afternoon residential burglary.

OCSD Sgt. First Class Jon Davis said the department arrested 21-year-old Charles Arney and 19-year-old Shoshoney Nunn in connection with the alleged incident.

July 24th

M.J. Williams

July 24, 2014

M.J. Williams, 76, died Friday, July 18, 2014 in Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M., Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Rock Hill United Methodist Church withh Reverend Jerome Wilson Officiating. 
Visitation will be Friday, July 25, 2014: 2:00-6:00 p.m. at West Memorial Chapel, Starkville, Mississippi. 
Burial will follow at Rock Hill Cemetery, Starkville, Mississippi.

Jessie Burchfield

July 24, 2014

Jessie James Burchfield, 72, died Monday, July 21, 2014 in Eupora, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M., Sunday, July 27, 2014 at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, Pheba, MS with Reverend Gary Wordlaw, officiating. 
Visitation will be Saturday, July 26, 2014; 3:00-6:00 p.m. at West Memorial Chapel, Starkville, Mississippi. 

Markelia Boyd

July 24, 2014

Markelia Lynette Boyd, 29, died Sunday, July 20, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M., Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Griffin United Methodist Church with Reverend Earl Willis, Officiating. 
Visitation will be Friday, July 25, 2014: 12:00 -6:00 p.m. at West Memorial Chapel, Starkville, Mississippi. 
Burial will follow at Chapel Hill Cemetery, Starkville, Mississippi.

MSU's Mullen knows playoff format comes with 'learning curve'

July 24, 2014

There has been quite a bit of anticipation for the new college football playoff format that will be used for the first time this season.
A playoff to determine a national champion in college football is something that many people have wanted for a long time.
Now that it's a reality, there is still a mystery among some, including coaches, about how exactly the new playoff system will work.

Versatility of Bulldog Lewis lands him more recognition

July 24, 2014

Mississippi State senior wide receiver Jameon Lewis proved last year that he can be more than a threat on the outside.
In two different games, Lewis threw a touchdown, caught a touchdown and rushed for a touchdown.
That type of play was good enough to get him on the Hornung Award preseason watch list this summer. The award goes to the most versatile player in college football.

Neighbors open season when SA plays Oak Hill

July 24, 2014

There may be a little extra grit behind the play of Starkville Academy’s softball team when it takes the field today.
Some of the excitement will simply be because the Lady Volunteers are finally putting practice behind them in exchange for an actual game, but a bit of the spark will stem from the fact they are facing fellow Golden Triangle team Oak Hill.

SPD sees uptick in Nextdoor members - Program provides neighborhood watch on social media platform

July 24, 2014

About four weeks ago, Starkville Police Department hosted a community gathering about concerns of criminal activity on South Montgomery Street that filled the Starkville City Hall courtroom to capacity.

In the time since, 121 South Montgomery residents have signed up for Nextdoor, a private social network service that serves as a modern neighborhood watch.

Sales tax holiday set for weekend

July 24, 2014

It can be expensive for families to send their children back to school.

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