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February 25th

George McClain Jr.

February 26, 2014

George Leonard McClain, Jr., 89, died after a brief illness on February 23, 2014, at OCH Regional Medical Center.  He had been a Starkville resident since 1953.  He was an avid sportsman, golfer, fisherman, and MSU sports enthusiast.
Mr. McClain was born in Choctaw County on May 28, 1924, to George Leonard McClain, Sr. and Cora Ester Fondren McClain.

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Eupora boys lose to South Delta to end season

February 26, 2014

EUPORA – After battling back and forth for much of the ballgame, the basketball contest between Eupora and South Delta came down to the final period.
Despite dropping the North Class 2A first round 66-56 outing, coach Danya Turner is proud of his Eagles and their effort all season long.

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SFD investigates suspicious fire

February 25, 2014

Starkville Fire and Police departments are investigating the possibility that a Saturday fire at a Hiwassee Drive residence may have been arson.

Police warn of fundraiser phone scam

February 25, 2014

A Starkville resident was recently the target of an attempted charity fundraising scam. 
O.F. Parker said that his wife received a call from a number she did not recognize over the weekend.

Archives group speaks about museum plans

February 25, 2014

Representatives from the Mississippi Department of Archives and History visited the Starkville Rotary Club Monday at the Starkville Country Club to talk about plans for two new museums commemorating the histories of Mississippi and its civil rights movement.

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February 25, 2014

Phyllis B. Holland

February 25, 2014

Jackets attempt to perform well in Hornets' nest

February 25, 2014

The sting of defeat can be a tough thing.
It will especially be felt hard with a loss in the first round of the North Class 6A Tournament boys game tonight between the Starkville Yellowjackets and Greenville Weston Hornets.

Lady Wolverines take next step with victory

February 25, 2014

MATHISTON – Before Monday's game, East Webster coach Todd Hutchinson said he wanted this team to keep working towards the next step.
The Lady Wolverines did just that by defeating Riverside 58-51 in the Class 2A North first round and propelling them forward in the postseason.

MSU's Alwal obtains honor from the SEC

February 24, 2014

A career day against the arch rival was enough to catch the attention of the Southeastern Conference office.
After scoring 25 points and pulling down a career-high 23 rebounds in a 72-70 overtime victory against the Ole Miss Rebels Sunday, Mississippi State junior center Martha Alwal claimed SEC Player of the Week honors.
Alwal believed she had an opportunity for a big game against the Rebels.

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