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Harper visits MSU, discusses life in Congress

November 1, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

U.S. Rep. Gregg Harper emphasized the importance of building connections, understanding history and remaining positive in the face of gridlock during his speech for Mississippi State University’s Morris W.H. Collins Speaker Series Thursday at Mitchell Memorial Library’s John Grisham Room.

3 challenge Wicker for US Senate seat

November 1, 2012

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS
Associated Press

JACKSON — Republican Roger Wicker of Tupelo says he has “a mainstream conservative record” representing Mississippi in the U.S. Senate and deserves the opportunity to serve a full six-year term after replacing Trent Lott.

Circuit clerk’s office opens for absentee voters

November 1, 2012

By CARL SMITH
news@starkvilledialynews.com

The Oktibbeha County Courthouse Annex will extend its hours this weekend to accommodate absentee voters.

Circuit Clerk Glenn Hamilton says his office will open from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday for last-minute absentee voting. Those who choose to mail in their votes must have them postmarked by the deadline.

Municipal complex validation hearing held

November 1, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

After more than seven hours of testimony, a decision on whether the city of Starkville’s approval of a 20-year lease-purchase plan to issue certificates of participation for funding of a new municipal complex now lies in the hands of 14th Chancery District Judge Jim Davidson Jr.

Trying to win them all: Jackets can sweep region action back-to-back years

November 1, 2012

The senior football players at Starkville High School can get out the brooms with a victory over the Neshoba Central Rockets tonight.

If the Yellowjackets can take care of business at home, they will cap back-to-back 7-0 seasons in Class 5A, Region 2, District 6. The kickoff against the Rockets is set for 7 p.m.

Starkville Academy set for tough playoff game at Magnolia Heights

November 1, 2012

The Starkville Academy Volunteers know they just have to get through one game in order to secure a trip to Clinton and the State championship, but that one task will not be an easy one.

Tonight in Senatobia at 7 p.m., the Vols line up against a tough Magnolia Heights team.

Uncertainty surrounds Weir, East Oktibbeha

November 1, 2012

Football may be ending this season for the Weir Lions and East Oktibbeha Titans, but both hope there are still games to be played beyond this year.

With the future of both teams uncertain, the players are just looking forward to putting it all aside and competing one last time at 7 p.m. in Crawford.

SHS competes at State meet Saturday

November 1, 2012

There are more and more Starkville Yellowjackets buzzing around the swimming pool for state championship competition.

When the team travels to Cleveland Saturday for the State championships, there are 25 Jackets participating.

Ray anxious to see how good MSU is

November 1, 2012

Mississippi State basketball head coach Rick Ray is going to see how good his team really is beginning on Sunday.

The Bulldogs host William Carey at 4 p.m. in an exhibition game at Humphrey Coliseum.

Building process with Lady Dogs takes step tonight

November 1, 2012

The identity of the Mississippi State women's basketball team won't be established with tonight's exhibition game against Shorter College at Humphrey Coliseum.

In coach Vic Schaefer's mind, it's a continuing process for the Lady Bulldogs of how they handle their business on and off the court.

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