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November 18th

MSU still alive for football playoff spot

November 18, 2014

Mississippi State is still alive for the inaugural College Football Playoff.
Or at least that's what the week four rankings showed that were released Tuesday evening. The Bulldogs (9-1, 5-1) are ranked No. 4, after spending the first three weeks as No. 1.

Man pleads guilty in armed robbery

November 18, 2014

A man accused of two counts of armed robbery received a 20-year sentence to the Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC) with 11 years suspended, nine to serve, after pleading guilty during the October-November Oktibbeha County Circuit Court term.

3 arrested in burglaries on Saturday

November 18, 2014

Starkville police arrested three local men allegedly involved in various burglaries over the weekend.
Officers arrested 31-year-old Elmer Oscar Norwood, of 284 Garrard Road, Saturday morning on suspicion of residential burglary and burglary of a church.

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Former secretary of state speaks to Rotary about political polarization

November 18, 2014

Former Mississippi Secretary of State Eric Clark spoke at Monday’s Starkville Rotary Club meeting, giving his opinions on the dangers of polarization in American politics.
When Clark was receiving his PhD in history, Bill Parish, who introduced Clark to the club, was one of his professors.

November 17th

Leslie Carol Taylor

November 17, 2014

Leslie Carol Taylor, 39, passed away on November 15, 2014 at her residence in Columbus, MS.  She was a graduate of Starkville Academy and was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Starkville.
She is survived by her parents, George and Glenda Taylor of Starkville, MS; brother, John Matthew (Matt) Taylor (Jennifer) of Marietta, GA; one niece and one nephew.

Evelyn Maloney Rook

November 17, 2014

Evelyn Maloney Rook, 89, of Braxton, passed away on November 16, 2014. Visitation will be at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home, Highway 13, Mendenhall, Mississippi, from 5pm to 7pm on Thursday, November 20, 2014. Services will be held at St. Peter's Cathedral, Friday, November 21, 2014 at 2pm, with burial at Lakewood Memorial Park immediately following services.

Brenda Joyce Scarborough Payne

November 17, 2014

Brenda Payne, 73, passed away Sunday, November 16, 2014.  Visitation will be from 1:00-2:00 Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at Welch Funeral Home in Starkville, with the funeral service immediately following in the funeral home chapel.  Burial will be in Memorial Garden Park Cemetery.

Soaking up history: Volunteers experience Mississippi Sports Hall

November 17, 2014

JACKSON – One step into the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and it is clear that football has a storied history in the Magnolia State.
On Monday, a group of Starkville Academy athletes got to experience the Hall of Fame as they took part in the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools football state championship press conference.

Mullen said his focus on MSU, not rumors on coach openings

November 17, 2014

Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen needed two wins in the final two regular season games to get bowl eligible a year ago.
The Bulldogs won those games and knocked off Rice to win the AutoZone Liberty Bowl. There was mention of Mullen being on the hot seat entering those final two games.

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