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January 14th, 2015

SA soccer blanks Magnolia Heights

January 14, 2015

There are certain soccer players that do things during a match that don't show up in the box score, but help in a winning effort.
On Wednesday afternoon, that was true for the Starkville Academy Volunteers in the play of Pierce Fondren.
Fondren was credited for performing well in a supporting role as the Vols defeated the Magnolia Heights Chiefs 4-0 at the Starkville Sportsplex.

SHS boys soccer plans to move forward minus key player

January 14, 2015

Never stop fighting.
No matter what comes the way of Starkville High’s soccer team, the Yellowjackets take it in stride. It doesn't even matter to them if one of its standout players goes out with a possible season-ending injury. There will be no heads hanging for SHS. Instead, it challenges the rest of the team to be stronger.

Yellowjackets bus for bowling practice with the closing of Bulldog Lanes

January 14, 2015

A staple in Starkville recently closed its doors and with it came more than just the loss of fun and entertainment for city residents.
The closing of Bulldog Lanes brought with it a few complications for the Starkville High School bowling team, which used the facility to practice as well as host meets.

School bond issue turns complex

January 14, 2015

Oktibbeha County citizens turned in more than enough signatures to bring a $13.2 million Oktibbeha County School District bond to a vote at the school district’s meeting Tuesday, but the county circuit clerk’s office was unable to certify all the required signatures by deadline.

County schools work to reach more students

January 14, 2015

The Oktibbeha County School District announced plans for extended school for the spring semester and made plans to help West Oktibbeha County Elementary School teachers better reach students at the district’s monthly meeting Tuesday.

Police search on for missing Starkville man

January 14, 2015

A search is under way for a missing Starkville man along the Alabama coast.
Gulf Shores Police Department reported that John Switzer, 24, has been missing since 12:30 p.m. Saturday, when he told his family he intended to go kayak fishing near West Beach Boulevard in Gulf Shores, Ala. The department is carrying out a search with assistance from the U.S. Coast Guard.

Volunteer fair offers opportunity to honor King

January 14, 2015

Martin Luther King Jr. said during a 1957 speech in Montgomery, Ala., “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’”
Starkville area residents have many opportunities to shine a light on that legacy through a variety of service projects that will take place over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend.

Planning board approves new Habitat plans

January 14, 2015

Habitat for Humanity’s planned subdivision of five single-family homes came one step closer to fruition at the Starkville Planning & Zoning Commission meeting Tuesday evening.

January 13th

Bulldogs finish season ranked top 15 in football polls

January 14, 2015

The Mississippi State football team started the 2014 season unranked and unknown.
But that's not the way the season ended for the Bulldogs.

A new era: McFatrich takes over State program

January 14, 2015

It's a new era for Mississippi State volleyball.
On Tuesday, MSU Athletic Director Scott Stricklin introduced David McFatrich as the 11th volleyball head coach in program history.
The hire was announced Monday afternoon.

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