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September 4th, 2014

Locals applaud upcoming sales tax holiday for guns

September 4, 2014

As of this year, Mississippi has two sales tax holidays — one in late July for clothing and footwear leading into the school year, and one this Friday-Sunday for guns and other hunting items leading into hunting season.

MSU, OCEMA to emphasize readiness in Sept.

September 4, 2014

Normally, Mississippi State University’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) plans a series of workshops in September because it is National Emergency Preparedness Month.

September 3rd

Mississippi State hopes to take big step against UAB

September 3, 2014

Mississippi State hopes to take a big step this week as it plays UAB at home.
The Bulldogs opened the season with a 49-0 win over Southern Miss, and there were some miscues and jitters in game one for MSU. Head coach Dan Mullen always likes to see improvement, but the improvement from week one to week two is crucial.

West Point working to get back where it wants to be

September 3, 2014

It's going to take a little time for the West Point Green Wave to get back to where they want to be.
However, West Point head coach Chris Chambless can see things beginning to come together for his team.
Even though the Green Wave lost a tough 14-10 decision to South Panola last week, Chambless likes the direction they are headed.

Washington School expects a 'physical' battle with SA Vols

September 3, 2014

There are no off weeks when it comes to division football competition.
Washington School coach Philip Wasson knows this and one can bet his Generals have that in the back of their minds as they prepare to face Starkville Academy Friday.
Wesson is impressed with the Vols, which have won their first two games this season.

Good weather night, just fine for Jacket runners

September 3, 2014

Perfect.
Not too many times do you see that word used to describe weather conditions, but that is exactly the choice for Starkville High cross country coach Caroline Woomer when it came to the Memphis Twilight Classic.

City holds first hearing on proposed design rules

September 3, 2014

Citizens and aldermen, alike, debated the merits of a proposed ordinance change that would establish minimum design standards in certain city zones during a public hearing at Tuesday evening's Board of Aldermen meeting at City Hall.

Man arrested in Sunday shooting

September 3, 2014

A Starkville man is in custody after an alleged weekend shooting put a male victim in the hospital.
Starkville police officers arrested 26-year-old Justin Rodrecus Vaughn, of 264 Reverend Ware Road, Sunday on suspicion of aggravated assault after the reported shooting.

SMART plans to adjust after game day struggles

September 3, 2014

Mississippi State University’s home football game Saturday marked the debut of a few changes for the Game Day bus routes between downtown Starkville and the vicinity of Davis Wade Stadium.

Supes consider assisting road work in Noxubee

September 3, 2014

Oktibbeha County may reach out to help Noxubee County with roadwork after the Board of Supervisors took a proposal under advisement at its Tuesday morning meeting.
Oktibbeha County Road Manager Victor Collins brought the proposal, which would see county road workers grind about 2.5 miles of Noxubee County paved road into a gravel road, before the board Tuesday.

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