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July 28th, 2014

Fant wins DYW

July 28, 2014

Starkville’s own Tanner Fant was named winner of the Mississippi Distinguished Young Women (DYW) competition Saturday evening in Meridian.

Although Fant spent months preparing for the competition, she said the moment is all still a blur.

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Emerson hosts traveling exhibit

July 28, 2014

To the children it’s designed for, the Mississippi Children’s Museum Roll-Match-Read display may look a lot like a playground.

There are chutes that can be moved to different locations on a magnetic wall, and balls to roll down those chutes. There are bells to ring, mechanisms to turn, and panels of different shapes to fit into matching holes.

SPIRIT OF OKTIBBEHA: Underwood strives to help youth talent blossom in Miss.

July 28, 2014

Children are the future.

For decades, Starkville resident Joe Ray Underwood has committed himself to this philosophy, continually motivating and encouraging students through his career and community service.

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July 27th

Starkville's Perkins set for next step at Henderson State

July 27, 2014

Basketball has taken Rashad Perkins on a path from Starkville to Florida to south Mississippi and now to Arkansas.
The former Starkville High School player has taken advantage of each stop to improve his game.
"Everything is just a step to where I really want to get to," Perkins said.

Lady Volunteers hope experience with little things continues to help

July 27, 2014

There is no substitute for experience.
Starkville Academy proved that Friday as the team secured a season-opening 7-6 victory against Oak Hill.

July 26th

New 'castle' for MSU will see much action

July 26, 2014

Football fans from all across the state should enjoy the new and improved Davis Wade Stadium on the campus of Mississippi State University.
There will be quite a bit of activity, both high school and college, taking place at the home of the Bulldogs this fall.

Mississippi Sports HoF class strong

July 26, 2014

Former Ole Miss and New Orleans Saint quarterback Archie Manning was impressed with the 2014 Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame class.
There were six individuals inducted into the Hall of Fame on Friday and Manning was the first to point out how great the class was.
"This is a strong, strong Hall of Fame Class," Manning said. "I've been to a lot of them."

Futral fills role as a SA leader

July 26, 2014

General of the field.
That is just one of the titles people have used to describe a catcher's role during a game.
For Starkville Academy's softball team, that position is filled by Adrienne Futral and it is a role the junior takes seriously.

July 25th

James Sullivan

July 25, 2014

James Felix Sullivan, 67, passed away on July 25, 2014 at the Covington County Hospital in Collins, MS.  He was a technician with Culkin Water in Vicksburg, MS and a Baptist.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John L. Sullivan and Lovie Inez Whatley; sister, Mildred Burt; and grandparents, Tyman and France McClelland.

Peggy Hawkins

July 25, 2014

Peggy Southern Hawkins, age 71, died July 25, 2014, after a brief illness with family by her side. Visitation will be held at Robinson Funeral Home in West Point on Sunday, July 27, 2014 from 4 to 7 p.m. Services will be held at Robinson Chapel on Monday, July 28, 2014 at 10 a.m. with burial to follow at Greenwood Cemetery in West Point.

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