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Softball win excites Lady Vols: Starkville Academy edges Washington

August 18, 2012

The Starkville Academy softball team had seen its share of losses this season, but Saturday they finally had something to celebrate.

The Lady Volunteers beat Washington School 5-4 in four innings in the 10th annual College Exposure Tournament at the Starkville Sportsplex for their first win.

Lady Vols use tourney to develop experience

August 18, 2012

The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers are using any type of tournament situation to their advantage this softball season.

With two games played at the 10th annual College Exposure Tournament, Starkville Academy saw it as an opportunity to keep building for the future.

SMITH COLUMN: Exposure event very good cause for East Webster

August 18, 2012

An early Saturday morning storm dumped a tremendous amount of rain upon the Starkville Sportsplex softball fields.

With the thought of how wet it was going to be to have a softball tournament, it was necessary to call tournament director Dan Moreland to see if the 10th annual Exposure Tournament was going to be played.

MSU softball players assist in building of home

August 18, 2012

Sam Lenahan knows what hard work means as a member of the Mississippi State softball team.

In her transition from catcher to third base, it's nothing new for Lenahan to face the task at hand with the Lady Bulldogs.

Lenahan goes about her business the same way off the field.

Research advice shared at SPL genealogy workshop

August 18, 2012


The crowd gathered Saturday for Starkville Public Library’s genealogy workshop are one step closer to completing the puzzles of their past.

Sponsored by the Hic-A-Sha-Ba-Ha chapter of the Daughter’s of the American Revolution, the workshop featured presentations from Kay Parker Evans, Sharon Keys and Caroline Reed.

OCH physician aids spectator of golf tourney

August 18, 2012


OCH Regional Medical Center employees take pride in serving the residents of the Golden Triangle, but one local doctor’s services were needed after a freak accident at Kiwah Island, S.C. last week during the 2012 PGA Championship.

OCSD readies for certification exam

August 18, 2012


Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Department recently completed a three-day mock accreditation with state assessors in preparation for a November assessment in which the unit can receive state accreditation and Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies recognition.

MSU freshmen design creative, eclectic dorm

August 18, 2012


Even after one week, Laura Richardson and Emma Katherine Hutto already feel at home on the Mississippi State University campus.

"I wanted it to feel comfortable," Richardson said. "I wanted to be able to relax and feel like I do in my house in Madison."

Confessions of a peeping tom

August 18, 2012

By Emily Jones
Deluded Diva

After refinishing my wood floors last week, I was so inspired that I spent all day yesterday rearranging the house. Well, all except for one guest room and my master bedroom closet — I’ve got to psych myself up or get some drugs and therapy to get through those rooms.

Holland Layne Davis is Miss Bully Belle

August 18, 2012

By Carole McReynolds Davis
Contributing Columnist

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