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August 14th

Patsy M. McGee

August 14, 2014

Patsy was the beloved mother, wife, and friend to many. She died at Oktibbeha County Hospital at age 76. Patsy was born in Chunky, MS, the daughter of Ellis and Christel McGee. She graduated from Hickory High School in Hickory, MS and East Central Jr. College of Decatur, MS.


August 14, 2014

Funeral services for Elizabeth Spann Smith Gwin will be held Monday August 18, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. at the First United Methodist church in Starkville, Mississippi..

Change behind the mic: Williams to assist Ellis with Bulldog basketball broadcasts

August 14, 2014

Richard Williams will be back inside Mississippi State's Humphrey Coliseum this season, but in a different capacity.
The former Mississippi State coach will join Jim Ellis for the MSU radio broadcast of men's basketball games, the university announced Thursday. He will be the color analyst and replaces Bart Gregory who will be a part of the new SEC Network.

Mississippi State returns capable talent in the backfield

August 14, 2014

Mississippi State running backs coach Greg Knox is excited about his group of guys.
And why shouldn't he be?
The Bulldogs return junior Josh Robinson, who rushed for nearly 500 yards as a sophomore, sophomore Ashton Shumpert, utility offensive piece Brandon Holloway and senior Nick Griffin is finally healthy.
They also add freshmen Aeris Williams and Dontavian Lee.

Jamboree time: SA welcomes Noxapater to town

August 14, 2014

It has been all about practice, practice, practice for Starkville Academy, but tonight that all changes.
At 7 p.m., the Volunteers will suit up for a two-quarter jamboree game against Noxapater.
"It is a time for both teams to line up against somebody else," SA coach Jeff Terrill said. "We can knock the rust off and get in game speed."

Wolverines welcome Lions

August 14, 2014

MABEN – East Webster football coach Doug Wilson wants to see some specific things out of tonight's home jamboree and can't think of a better way to see where the Wolverines stand than to tangle with the Hamilton Lions.
East Webster and Hamilton meet in what is expected to be a two-quarter scrimmage in Cumberland at 7 p.m.

Lady Vols win home decision

August 14, 2014

Solid pitching, strong defense and clutch hitting were the keys on Thursday as the Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers secured an 8-3 softball victory over visiting Kemper Academy.
"When Karlie (Lockhart) pitches like that and the infield plays solid defense, we have a good chance of winning," SA coach Kayla Mosley said. "Add in that we hit the ball hard and it was a good performance."

MSU to welcome SEC Network - Launch party planned at Junction

August 14, 2014

There has been a long wait for the Southeastern Conference Network to launch, but that wait is finally over.

The SEC Network launches today at 5 p.m. with several live events and shows. Mississippi State is giving fans a chance to gather with other Bulldog fans and watch the birth of the network.

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Longevity and Grace - Elizabeth Gwin leaves mark with 105 years of leadership

August 14, 2014

As recently as June, Elizabeth Gwin still had the power to captivate, even at 105 years old.

Starkville ranked third on list of ‘exciting’ places

August 14, 2014

Movoto, a real estate blog that operates across America, has named Starkville third on its list of “The 10 Most Exciting Places in Mississippi” based on U.S. Census data.

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