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Archive - 2014

June 11th

Club Rock injunction upheld - Judge allows owner to use property for church functions

June 11, 2014

Both sides agreed to maintain the status quo with a minor stipulation as a hearing on a temporary restraining order against Club Rock moved through Oktibbeha County Circuit Court Tuesday.

MSU works to phase out Windows XP

June 11, 2014

On April 8, 12 years after its launch, Microsoft ended security updates and technical support for the Windows XP operating system.

First Starkville Juneteenth event set

June 11, 2014

While in school, nearly every American child learns about the Emancipation Proclamation and the critical role it played during the Civil War. However, many people do not know about the Juneteenth holiday that is an annual celebration that commemorates the announcement of emancipation in Texas on June 19, 1865.

SSD superintendents get 5-percent raises

June 11, 2014

Starkville School District’s three superintendents received raises following Tuesday’s Starkville School District Board of Trustees meeting.

June 10th

Jewell Prescott

June 11, 2014

Mrs. Jewell Ray Prescott, age 99, passed away on June 8, 2014. Funeral Services will be conducted at 11AM on Friday, June 13, 2014 in the
Chapel of Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Home in Albany, GA with Rev. Warren Fox officiating. Interment will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery in Albany, GA.

Zee Pennington Goss

June 11, 2014

Ms. Zee Pennington Goss, age 74, passed away in Meridian, MS on Monday, June 09, 2014. Family will receive friends at a catered reception on Saturday  June 14, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at Newsom Funeral Home Chapel with the funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m.

MSU pair eye national titles in track

June 10, 2014

A pair of Mississippi State track athletes will have a chance to win national titles this week.
Brandon McBride and Cornelia Griesche compete today at the NCAA Championship in Eugene, Ore. McBride will run in the 800-meter race at 6:30 p.m., while Griesche will compete in the steeplechase event at 8:45 p.m. Both races are semifinals. 

SMITH COLUMN: Track athletes eye Eugene as a destination

June 10, 2014

It's all about a destination.
All college sports fans have to do is bring up places like Omaha, Neb., Eugene, Ore., or wherever the NCAA Final Four happens to be held in a particular year and thoughts immediate turn to baseball, track or basketball.
As far as track and field, those athletes work and train all season for the opportunity to represent their school in Eugene.

Seniors build a foundation for Choctaw County future

June 10, 2014

ACKERMAN – A new journey began last year at Choctaw County.
Gone were the days of the Ackerman Indians and Weir Lions and in their place stood the Choctaw County Chargers.

Kickoff time between Bulldogs, Jaguars set

June 10, 2014

Mississippi State had a third game time announced for the upcoming football season.
It was learned on Tuesday that the Bulldogs' game with South Alabama in Moblie, Ala., on Sept. 13 will kickoff at 3 p.m. on ESPNews.

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