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May 17th, 2015

New football league forming for area youth

May 17, 2015

There is a new youth football league forming in the area.
In a league that makes up several teams, it is also one big team.
Mississippi Gridiron Youth Football will get kicked off in August and Rodney Johnson, one of the vice presidents of the league, said it was an opportunity to form an organization where many people could have a voice.

May 16th

THREE-PEAT: East Webster responds to win third-straight title

May 17, 2015

RIDGELAND – After facing adversity for the first time in the 2015 postseason, the East Webster Lady Wolverines responded emphatically on Saturday.

SMITH ON SPORTS: Lady Wolverines knew what to do

May 17, 2015

Three was a special number for the East Webster Lady Wolverines on Saturday.
It was the third-consecutive Class 2A State fast pitch softball championship for the Lady Wolverines and they were pushed to a third game to achieve it.

MSU's Hearn gets personal best time to capture 400-meter hurdles at SEC

May 17, 2015

Scottie Hearn had to endure two weather delays before he could compete in the 400-meter hurdles.
It didn't seem to bother him.
The Mississippi State junior took first place in the event at the Southeastern Conference Outdoor Championships at Mike Sanders Track and Field Complex with a personal best time of 49.39.

Benton Armstrong Vizzier

May 17, 2015

Benton Armstrong Vizzier, age 96, of Fayetteville passed away, May 11, 2015 in Fayetteville. He was born December 25, 1918 in Gillett, Arkansas to James and Aveline Bergschneider Vizzier.

Pauline "Polly" Felder Brantley

May 17, 2015

Funeral services for Pauline "Polly" Felder Brantley of Starkville, formerly of Kilmichael, will be at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, May 18, at Kilmichael United Methodist Church in Kilmichael, with burial following in Friendship Cemetery in Kilmichael. 
Rev. Burt Felder and Mr. Albert Brantley will officiate the services.

Hattiesburg officer laid to rest

May 17, 2015

The body of Starkville native Liquori Tate returned to Starkville for burial at Fox Cemetery on May 16.
"Leaving out of Hattiesburg, it brought everyone to tears." said Vern Ross, Tate's uncle.

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Roberson holds early fundraising lead in House District 43 race

May 17, 2015

Republican Rob Roberson has raised $8,025 for his run at the new Mississippi House of Representatives District 43 seat, the most of any candidate vying for a seat in the House that represents Oktibbeha County.

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Man receives 30 years for burglaries, kidnapping during court term

May 17, 2015

DePriest Gray, of West Point, received a 30-year sentence with 10 suspended, 20 to serve, in the Mississippi Department of Corrections after submitting a guilty plea during the Oktibbeha County Circuit Court's April and May term.
Gray, 29, faced a charge of burglary and larceny of a dwelling, kidnapping, armed robbery and three counts of burglary of a dwelling.

May 15th

Tate procession route finalized

May 16, 2015

The escort for Hattiesburg Police Officer Liquori Tate's burial will come to Starkville this afternoon. The processional will exit and go west on Highway 82 from Highway 45. From there, the processional will travel ...

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