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Keenum elected to SACS leadership role

December 12, 2012

For Starkville Daily News

The president of Mississippi State University is a newly elected executive council member of the top accreditation body for regional institutions of higher learning.

MSU review yields no violations from former employee

December 12, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

A former Mississippi State University business manager is no longer with the university after being charged with embezzlement of a separate entity last month.

Miss. State film to feature EcoCAR

December 12, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Mississippi State University is producing a documentary on its EcoCAR team set to release in summer 2013, chronicling the efforts that have made the team a perennial success.

Morning fire engulfs attic of Jackson Street house

December 12, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

No injuries were reported after the attic of a house on 511 Jackson Street caught fire Wednesday morning, but the structure has been declared a loss, Starkville Fire Department officials said.

Fire Marshal Stein McMullen said SFD responded to a call at 9:27 a.m. to find the upper portion of the building in flames.

No rest for Mitchell at All-Star Classic: SHS coach working with Mississippi offense

December 12, 2012

Most coaches get a little rest and relaxation after winning a State championship.

Not so for Starkville High School's Jamie Mitchell.

Mitchell went right back to work as he has the responsibility of being the offensive coordinator for Mississippi in Saturday's Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Classic. The 26th annual edition kicks off at noon in Montgomery, Ala.

Eupora's Jones excited to be among state's best

December 12, 2012

Derrick Jones’ career as a high school wide receiver with the Eupora Eagles may be winding down, but the senior does have one last game left before he hangs up his prep cleats.

On Saturday, Jones will suit up alongside some of Mississippi’s best, including eight Dandy Dozen selections, for the 26th Mississippi-Alabama all-star game in Montgomery, Ala.

Bulldogs go inside Palmeiro for Wednesday workout

December 12, 2012

The first day of Mississippi State bowl practice open to the public, wasn't so open.

The Bulldogs took the show inside the Palmeiro Center and no fans were permitted inside. The media was allowed to watch.

MSU head coach Dan Mullen and safeties coach Tony Hughes were not in attendance. Instead, they were on the road recruiting.

UPDATE: Major damage in Jackson Street house fire

December 12, 2012

Starkville Fire Department officials have not identified a cause of a house fire this morning on 511 Jackson St. but have confirmed the structure sustained major damage, mostly to its roof.

Fire Marshal Stein McMullen said SFD responded to a house fire call at approximately 9:30 a.m.

SA girls dominate MRA at home

December 12, 2012

Starkville Academy’s streak of perfection was extended one more game.

The Lady Volunteers did so by knocking off the Lady Patriots of Madison-Ridgeland Academy 54-22 on Tuesday evening.

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