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April 16th

SPD arrests man in domestic violence

April 16, 2014

Officers arrested a Starkville man Monday night on suspicion of aggravated domestic violence, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct after he reportedly beat his wife and locked her outside their apartment.

Starkville Police Department arrested 23-year-old Carlos Ware at 10:49 p.m. Monday at his home in the Brooksville Gardens apartment complex at 305 Everglade Avenue 1D.

WWII vet makes footprint in computing at MSU

April 16, 2014

Today’s Apple iPods have internal memory as large as 160 gigabytes. 

But at 97 years old, Charles Moore can remember a time when computers had no internal memory at all. Before World War II, he said, all that companies like IBM had were punch cards used to give instructions to computers.

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City Public Works Department achieves rare safety record

April 16, 2014

Starkville’s Public Works Department is already known as a “rarity” statewide for its exemplary safety record, but its employees continue extending that record to more unique heights.

In March, Public Works reached the milestone of five consecutive years without a lost time work accident, and the city plans to celebrate the milestone with a luncheon on Thursday for the department’s employees.

April 15th

Corey Denton McPherson

April 16, 2014

Corey Denton McPherson was born at OCH in Starkville on January 10, 1997. He died on Sunday, April 6, 2014, at the age of 17, in a single car accident in Ackerman, MS. He was a sophomore in Ackerman at the Choctaw County High School.

Corey is survived by his parents Marty & Mitzi McPherson and brothers, Drew, 19, and Austin, 11;

Maxine Raines Condit

April 16, 2014

Byram, MS
Maxine Raines Condit, 89, formerly of Starkville, MS passed away Monday April 14, 2014 at Willow Creek Nursing Home in Byram, MS. Funeral services will be held 2:00pm Thursday April 17, 2014 from the Chapel of Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home Jackson, MS. Visitation will be from 1:00pm till 2:00pm. Burial will be in Lakewood Memorial Park.

Spot in state on the line Jackets hope home is where good game can be found

April 16, 2014

Starkville is gearing up for a “battle” on the golf course.
The Yellowjackets will face off against their 10 district foes today as they host the Class 6A, Region 1 Tournament on the Mississippi State Golf Course.

Bulldogs belt Braves 16-2

April 16, 2014

The Mississippi State Bulldogs didn't bring their best Tuesday night, but it really didn't matter. 
The No. 22 Bulldogs took advantage of poor pitching by Alcorn State to beat the Braves 16-2 in a midweek game at Dudy Noble Field.

SMITH COLUMN: MSU kept hope, showed grit to claim series

April 16, 2014

Anyone who attended Friday night's series-opening game between Mississippi State and Alabama could see that the Bulldogs were going to put up quite a fight against the second-ranked Crimson Tide.
After losing the first game 5-1, MSU came back to defeat Alabama 4-2 on Saturday and 4-3 on Sunday to win the series.

Grind continues for the Bulldogs at SEC Tourney

April 16, 2014

The grind continues today for the Mississippi State women's tennis team.
After finishing the regular season schedule with Southeastern Conference road matches at Missouri last Friday and at Texas A&M Sunday, the Bulldogs have returned to Columbia, Mo., for the SEC Tournament.

MHP names victim from hit-and-run

April 15, 2014

Mississippi Highway Patrol on Monday identified the victim of a fatal apparent Sunday morning hit-and-run incident on Highway 82 West as 26-year-old Carson B. Park of Gordo, Ala.

The incident happened near Center Grove.

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