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October 9th

VIDEO: College Football Playoff rankings: If the season ended today

October 9, 2014

Sports Illustrated's B.J. Schecter and Ben Glicksman debate which four teams would make it to the College Football Playoff if the season ended today.

Pumpkinpalooza to kick off historic game weekend

October 9, 2014

As the weekend approaches, Starkville is preparing for what may be its largest Pumpkinpalooza event yet, beginning at 6 p.m. Friday downtown on Main Street.
The Greater Starkville Development Partnership is hosting the event, which Special Events and Projects Coordinator Jennifer Prather said is a primary fall event for the organization.

Book to highlight service of hero dog

October 9, 2014

Many dogs know how to sit, stay, beg and roll over. Lucca knows how to find a bomb.

Starkville honors Public Power Week

October 9, 2014

For 28 years, the American Public Power Association has dedicated one week in October to celebrate publicly-owned power departments across the country.
This year, Starkville is honoring Starkville Electric Department, the city’s publicly-owned power department, as Mayor Parker Wiseman has named the week Public Power Week in Starkville.

October 8th

Mabel Cantrell Simmons

October 8, 2014

West Point, MS – Mrs. Mabel Cantrell Simmons, 86, passed away on October 7, 2014, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. Mrs. Mabel was born June 10, 1928, in Clay County, the daughter of the late Theopolis Taylor and Alma Reese Cantrell.

Jackets make All-Star rosters

October 8, 2014

There are five members of the Starkville High School football team that have made various All-Star game rosters.

Panthers benefit from early tough schedule again

October 8, 2014

French Camp Academy has taken no shortcuts when it comes to scheduling this season.
Right out the gate the Panthers took on top teams like Choctaw County and Eupora. While the wins did not come for coach Nathan Wright, there was a number of positives that emerged from those games.

Building process ongoing for Short with the Hornets

October 8, 2014

Coach Phil Short calls the football program at Greenville High School a "work in progress."
The Hornets are in a transition stage with the return of Short, who led the program about 10 years ago.
"I was here when Bill Lee was (the coach at Starkville) so we competed against each other during that time," Short said. "I'm back into it again so it's a different experience. It's coming along."

MSU's Mullen weighs importance of Auburn game

October 8, 2014

Biggest game in the state of Mississippi?
Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen sure thinks so.
He leads his No. 3 Bulldogs (5-0, 2-0) into the biggest matchup of the week as No. 2 Auburn (5-0, 2-0) comes calling this Saturday.

Lady Yellowjackets compete well in 6A volleyball in the second year

October 8, 2014

Unfamiliar territory is exactly what Lauren Love's volleyball team embarked on when they moved up to Class 6A.
There were some bumps and bruises during the first year, but those have been sorted through. Now as the regular season comes to a close, Starkville finds itself with a 19-10 overall and 6-1 divisional record and sitting in second place in the division behind DeSoto Central.

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