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Starkville police detectives are investigating what they are calling a rash of stolen vehicles and attempts to steal vehicles.
A police department press release said the theft and attempted thefts occurred on the weekends of Oct. 3 and 10, and detectives believe the suspects may have chosen those dates because of high traffic in town for Mississippi State football games.
A severe thunderstorm that ripped through Starkville just before 5 p.m. Monday packed quite a wallop in a matter of minutes â€” downing trees, power lines and leaving as much as half the city without power for hours.
Elizabeth Hawkinsâ€™ loyalty was rewarded Saturday.
Now retired from her job with Mississippi State Universityâ€™s library system, Hawkins said she has been following MSU football since she was 12 years old. She remembers, at that age, listening to the games on the radio with her father, at a time when 1952 graduate Joe Fortunato was still playing football for the university, before his NFL career.
In the halls of Starkville Academy, by Emalee Formicaâ€™s portrait in a composite of the class of 2010, there is a sticker bearing a pink heart.
Mississippi State University crowned a new Miss MSU on Friday night.
Randi-Kathryn Harmon, a native of Amory, won with her platform of P.E.A.C.E. (Physical Exercise And Careful Eating) for Children.
Mississippi State is the new No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll, replacing Florida State and making the fastest rise to the top spot in the history of the poll. The Bulldogs received 45 first-place votes from the media panel Sunday. Mississippi State beat Auburn 38-23 on Saturday, its third straight victory against a top-10 team.
Twitter exploded twice on Sunday.
The first time at around noon and the other just before 1 p.m.
Mississippi State fans were the reason.
The Amway Coaches Poll was released at noon and the Associated Press Poll was announced at 1 p.m. Both have Mississippi State as the No. 1 team in the nation.
Does Mississippi State climb to No. 1 in the polls today?
Thatâ€™s the question that is on every Bulldog fanâ€™s mind and many minds around the country this morning.
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ESPNâ€™s College GameDay bus arrived at Mississippi State University for the first time ever to the warm, raucous welcome of hundreds of MSU fans and students.