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Archive - Jul 2012

July 25th

Williams ponders next move

July 25, 2012

Former Starkville High School basketball player Latavious Williams still has visions of playing in the National Basketball Association.

It's just taking longer than expected for Williams to reach that point, and the path has taken him from Starkville, to Houston, Texas, to Tulsa and even overseas to Spain.

July 24th

Protect yourself from identity theft

July 25, 2012

Have you really ever thought about identity theft? Are you doing anything to keep yourself from being a victim? Think about a few of these things:

Do you:
- Receive several pre-approved credit offers every month.  Do you shred them before you throw them in the trash?

Something about Icees are special

July 25, 2012

By Jay Reed
Eats One Ate

Fox mixes faith, love into soul food creations

July 25, 2012


Minnie Fox said regardless of the recipe, a few ingredients should always go in to every meal.

"Joy, happiness, peace and a little amazing grace," Fox said. "You have to feel this to do this, and I can do this."

Neshoba County Fair festivities begin Friday

July 25, 2012


The countdown to the 123rd installment of Mississippi’s Giant House Party is almost over.

The Neshoba County Fair, a traditional week-long event featuring everything from horse racing to carnival rides to speeches from Mississippi politicians, starts Friday.

Appeals board sets C Spire discussion

July 25, 2012


The Starkville Board of Adjustments and Appeals will hold a public hearing at 4 p.m. Wednesday in City Hall’s building department for two variance requests C Spire Wireless is making for a cellular tower near the Stark Crossing subdivision.

Justices hearing 152 cases in July Circuit Court term

July 25, 2012


Oktibbeha County Circuit Court’s July term began Monday and runs through Aug. 3. Judges Lee Coleman, Lee Howard and Jim Kitchens are scheduled to hear 152 cases.

Nearly half of those cases are related to drugs and theft. Forty-one cases involve drug charges — more than one-fourth of the term’s total cases.

New county website streamlines information

July 25, 2012


Local government and Mississippi State University officials unveiled a new county website which they say will help deliver pertinent information to citizens and serve as a streamlined first impression for outsiders curious about the community.

Hard work paying off: Nall's commitment, love for game leads to more success

July 25, 2012

An afternoon on the driving range at the Mississippi State Golf Course may be more than a time to improve your swing.

You might get lucky enough to see 8-year old Hannah Grace Nall working on her swing.

Nall has won 21 tournaments since 2009 on the All-American Junior Golf Tour.

MSU hoops loses Davis to ACL Injury

July 24, 2012

Rick Ray and the Bulldogs were excited to get workouts started this summer under the new NCAA rules that allow a more hands-on approach during the offseason.

However, Tuesday that excitement was tempered with the injury to Jacoby Davis.

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