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County OKs comprehensive plan

December 16, 2014

Oktibbeha County supervisors put to bed its comprehensive planning process Monday during its last scheduled meeting of 2014.
The board unanimously approved a resolution establishing the county’s comprehensive plan, which is meant to be a roadmap for land use and development in the county for the next 20-25 years.

Travis Outlaw turkey giveaway set for Wednesday

December 16, 2014

As the holiday giving season hits full stride, Starkville native and NBA player Travis Outlaw is giving back to his hometown by offering 600 free turkeys to families for Christmas.

Rotary receives update on ACCESS program

December 16, 2014

Elizabeth Williams has found that college students with special needs aren’t always as different from other college students as they may initially seem.

December 15th

Leona Elizabeth (Topsy) Shirley Wells

December 15, 2014

Leona Elizabeth (Topsy) Shirley Wells was born in Monroe County MS, May 31, 1917.  She died at the age of 97 on December 14, 2014.  At the age of two, her family moved to Clay County, MS.  Her father, Milford Bard Shirley, was a farmer, dairyman, Justice of the Peace, supervisor of county roads, and member of the board of supervisors for 16 years.  Her mother, Nancy Elizabeth McClellan Shirley was

Sarah Faye Vaughan

December 15, 2014

Mrs. Sarah Faye Vaughan age 71 of Tuscaloosa passed away Sunday December 14, 2014 at Hospice of West Alabama.

Rubel Parm Cowart, Jr.

December 15, 2014

Rubel Parm Cowart, Jr.
Rubel Parm Cowart, Jr., died suddenly on December 13, 2014 in Hazlehurst.  Visitation is 12:00 noon on Tuesday, December 16, 2014, at First Presbyterian Church in Hazlehurst, Mississippi, with funeral services to follow at the church at 2:00 pm, with interment in the Hazlehurst Cemetery.  Stringer Family Funeral Home in Hazlehurst is handling arrangements.

MSU women rout MVSU, use all 14 players

December 15, 2014

The Mississippi State Bulldogs are in the midst of six-game stretch in 10 days.
It started last Thursday and ends this coming Sunday with a game in a Las Vegas tournament. Entering Monday night's game, the Bulldogs were two games deep and coming off a victory over Southern Miss Sunday afternoon on the road.

SMITH ON SPORTS: Bulldogs handle games, luncheon, in impressive way

December 15, 2014

The Mississippi State Bulldogs have had a busy two days and it's about to get even busier.
After traveling for a game at Southern Mississippi on Sunday, the MSU women made it back in town and got up for Monday's HailState Hoops Luncheon, then played Mississippi Valley State Monday night.

State defense thinner at the safety position

December 15, 2014

Mississippi State was already thin at the safety position entering the Egg Bowl against Ole Miss in the regular season finale.
The Bulldogs lost another safety. Junior Kendrick Market suffered an Achilles injury in the first half of that game that will sideline him for the Capital One Orange Bowl against Georgia Tech on New Year's Eve.

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