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October 17th

SSD state scores hold largely steady

October 17, 2014

Starkville School District’s accountability ratings from the Mississippi Department of Education held steady at a “C” grade for the district as a whole, with individual schools either holding steady or falling one letter grade, but officials say that in light of changes to the rating system, the letters don’t tell the whole story.

MSU plans Preparathon for Saturday

October 17, 2014

Mississippi State University’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) will have its Preparathon on Saturday near the A.J. Pitts Tennis Centre on the MSU campus.
The event will include a free emergency preparedness fair as well as a half marathon, a 5k, and a family fun run. The fair runs from 8 a.m.-noon, while the races begin at 7 a.m.

Declining gas prices hit 3-year low

October 17, 2014

Average gas prices in Mississippi have fallen as low as they’ve been in more than three years, and trends suggest consumers may be able to enjoy low prices through the winter.

SPD seeking Dollar General break-in suspects

October 17, 2014

Starkville Police Department is seeking public assistance in locating three individuals in connection with an early-morning store break-in.

October 16th

Jackets look to keep juice against Jags

October 16, 2014

The Starkville Yellowjackets do not want a second power outage this week.
SHS wants to keep the juice flowing that has been a part of every football game this season so far.
After the school lost electricity Monday night due to the severe thunderstorm that came through the area, the routine was hampered for the Jackets a bit.

East Webster returns to Calhoun County looking for football win

October 16, 2014

Class 2A, Region 4 competition kicked off a couple of weeks ago for the East Webster Wolverines and tonight that ship continues to sail in that direction.
This time the tide takes the team back into Calhoun County where they will square off against the Trojans of Bruce.

Junior Vols win conference in football

October 16, 2014

The Starkville Academy junior varsity Volunteers capped an undefeated season in Class 3A-District II and captured the conference championship by defeating Pillow Academy out of Greenwood 8-7 Thursday night at J.E. Logan Field.
Starkville Academy trailed 7-0 at halftime, but took the lead early in the second half on a 13-yard run by William Wolfe and a two-point conversion run by Taylor Arnold.

Lady Jackets win regular season volleyball finale

October 16, 2014

It was a bittersweet moment for eight girls Thursday night.
Eight Starkville Lady Yellowjackets played their final regular season match at the Beehive, a straight set win over New Hope.

East Webster sweeps first round 2A slow pitch softball set

October 16, 2014

MABEN – The East Webster Lady Wolverines came out in game one of their opening round Class 2A slow pitch softball series a little rusty.
Still even with the uncharacteristic play the Lady Wolverines achieved a 13-3 victory before shaking themselves to pull out a 17-0 game two victory, allowing them to sweep Puckett in the first round of Class 2A postseason action.

Roofer suffers heart attack on job

October 16, 2014

Starkville Fire Department successfully completed an unusual early morning rescue Wednesday as a construction worker atop Starkville ’s new Municipal Complex suffered symptoms of an apparent heart attack.

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