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January 23rd, 2015

Eupora girls edge West Oktibbeha in OT

January 24, 2015

MABEN – The girls competition between West Oktibbeha and Eupora could not be held to regulation time constraints Friday.
After treating those in attendance to a tightly-contested four periods of action, the Lady Timberwolves and Lady Eagles entered overtime, which saw Eupora win 59-57.

Irwin of SHS reaches next level at MCC

January 24, 2015

Will Irwin has a good chance to adjust to the next level of his tennis career.
The Starkville High School senior will just to continue to put into practice the things that he's been doing ever since the 6th grade.
That's when Irwin decided that tennis was more than just a hobby to him and wanted to play competitively for the Yellowjackets.

Leonard of SHS commits to FAU

January 23, 2015

Starkville High School wide receiver Raphael Leonard announced on Friday that he was committing to Florida Atlantic University.
The news was reported by Chuck King from Owl Access – Inside Florida Atlantic Sports and was confirmed by SHS football coach Jamie Mitchell Friday night.

School bond petition fate unclear

January 23, 2015

The Greater Starkville Development Partnership has thrown its support behind an Oktibbeha County bond measure for a new middle school in the forthcoming Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District, but it remains to be seen whether the referendum will come to a public vote as requested by the signers of a petition to bring the bond up for public consideration.

Floor open for Restaurant Week nominations

January 23, 2015

Greater Starkville Development Partnership is now accepting nominations for the charities that will benefit from the 2015 Starkville Restaurant Week.
Charity nominations, which opened Tuesday, run through Feb. 9 on

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January 22nd

Clutch win: William hits the game-winning shot as MSU women beat Ole Miss

January 23, 2015

OXFORD – The Mississippi State women's basketball team has not had much success at its rival arena the last few years.
That came to an end on Thursday.
Freshman Morgan William knocked down the game-winning shot with 4 seconds remaining to lead the No. 18 Bulldogs to a 64-62 victory over Ole Miss in Tad Smith Coliseum to snap a two-game road losing streak to the Rebels. 

Oscar Lee Brown

January 23, 2015

Mr. Oscar Lee Brown, 87, of Starkville, Mississippi died Saturday, January 17, 2015 in Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral services will  be held 11:00 A.M., Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Josey Creek Missionary Baptist Church, Starkville, Mississippi with Pastor Thomas Rogers, Officiating.

Area teams look forward to Mid Mississippi Challenge

January 22, 2015

Tournament basketball is valuable for high school teams at this time of the year.
Most events are planned around the Christmas season when schools are out for holidays and it makes traveling out of town easier.
Whenever there's an opportunity to play close to home, it's a welcomed situation for squads at this time of the year with postseason right around the corner.

City hosts hearing on Parks’ role

January 22, 2015

The Starkville Board of Aldermen hosted the first of two planned public hearings on its decision to bring the Starkville Parks Department under city control as an advisory body.
Parks operates as an independent body. Though a significant portion of its funding comes from the city, aldermen can only suggest actions to its governing body, the seven-member Starkville Parks Commission.

Local restaurants change ownership, start renovations

January 22, 2015

Two local restaurants will see something new in the coming weeks as they go through ownership changes.
On Jan. 5, a sign went up on the door at Old Venice Pizza Company on Main Street saying the restaurant was undergoing renovations.

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