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October 3rd

Starkville shuts out Northwest Rankin

October 4, 2014

BRANDON – Starkville's offense gets a good bit of the lion's share of the attention.
The Yellowjackets have yet to trail in a game this season and haven't scored less than 34 points in a contest this year.
The defense has been right there with the offense though.

Vols put up fight, but fall to Patriots

October 4, 2014

MADISON – Friday night's football game between the Starkville Academy Volunteers and Madison-Ridgeland Academy Patriots was nothing short of an old-fashioned, hard-nosed football outing.
With defense highlighting the night, MRA claimed the contest 17-10 over No. 1 Starkville Academy to hand the Volunteers their first loss on the season. 

Wolverines hold on to defeat Chieftains

October 4, 2014

MABEN – It was a tale of two halves in Webster County on Friday night.
After dominating the first half and taking a 24-6 lead into halftime, the East Webster Wolverines found themselves on the ropes in the second half, but held off a furious 16-point rally from Okolona to win 31-22 over the Chieftains.

Eupora remains unbeaten with 34-6 victory at home

October 4, 2014

EUPORA – The Eupora Eagles continued their winning ways on Friday night.
Eupora moved to 7-0 this season with a win over the Saint Joseph Catholic School Bruins 34-6.

Big expectations to meet Bulldog women in the preseason

October 4, 2014

The Mississippi State women's basketball team has created some high expectations after a successful run to the quarterfinals of the Women's National Invitational Tournament last spring.
With the start of practice two days away, coach Vic Schaefer knows there will be a bullseye to a certain extent on his Bulldogs.
That's just fine with him.

For Parks, history repeats itself

October 3, 2014

While a $60,000 cash injection from the city of Starkville to the Parks and Recreation Department in September may have avoided a catastrophe for this year, Parks documentation indicates the department’s recent struggles to make payroll may have been a case of history repeating itself.

City arrests suspect in voyeurism

October 3, 2014

Starkville police on Wednesday arrested a man suspected of voyeurism in a local neighborhood.
Officers responded at 12:30 a.m. to reports of a “peeping tom” at Pecan Acres. Police received a description of the suspect and quickly apprehended 37-year-old Melvin Bishop, whose last known address is 1458 Christy Lane in Starkville.

Woman’s car catches fire

October 3, 2014

A Pheba resident escaped a car fire with no injuries Thursday afternoon on Starkville’s Jackson Street, with Starkville Fire Department quickly dousing the fire.
SFD Battalion Chief David Gaudin said Glenda Hudson of Pheba was traveling on Jackson Street when her car lost power, prompting her to pull into the driveway of 302 Jackson Street.

GSDP trip to Tuscany gains interest

October 3, 2014

Greater Starkville Development Partnership director of membership Heath Barret says five couples have signed up so far for GSDP’s planned trip to the Tuscany region of Italy in March.

SSD cracking down on bus law violations

October 3, 2014

When a school bus extends the mechanical arm bearing its stop sign, and nearby motorists don’t stop, the consequences can be deadly.

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