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August 28th

As Isaac assaults Gulf, area gasoline prices rise higher

August 28, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
sdnreporter@yahoo.com

Prices at Starkville pumps have jumped over the past few days after Hurricane Isaac’s arrival caused pipeline and refinery closures on the Gulf Coast.

WTVA to broadcast ABC programming

August 28, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
sdnreporter@yahoo.com

Tupelo NBC affiliate WTVA announced in a press release Tuesday that it has entered into an affiliation agreement with the ABC Television Network, meaning there will be no interruption in ABC programming for viewers in the Starkville area despite outgoing ABC affiliate WKDH discontinuing broadcasting at 11:59 p.m. Aug. 31.

Man behind center: Russell assumes control at quarterback for MSU

August 28, 2012

Young boys, who grow up playing football in the backyard, dream of being “the man” who leads the game winning drive, or throws the pass that stuns the crowd.

Tyler Russell officially becomes "the man" for Mississippi State as he leads the Bulldogs onto the field for the first time as the unquestioned leader of the team.

MSU's Thomas sidelined with injury

August 28, 2012

The hits just keep coming for Mississippi State basketball this offseason. 

The Bulldogs announced on Tuesday that incoming freshman Fred Thomas will have surgery today to repair a stress fracture in his right foot. This announcement comes on the heals of Jacoby Davis being lost for the season with a torn ACL.

In Thomas' case, it appears he will be back in time for the 2012-13 season.

SHS defeats Ackerman on road in straight sets

August 28, 2012

ACKERMAN – The Ackerman High School volleyball team had an opportunity to knock off a Class 5A squad, but nerves seemed to get the best of them.

The Lady Indians dropped a 3-0 match to Starkville High School Tuesday night.

Ackerman jumped out to an early 2-0 lead in the first set, but the Lady Yellowjackets fought back and took control of the first set.

SHS, SA see difficult starts to the season

August 28, 2012

It hasn't been the start of the football season that Starkville High School and Starkville Academy wanted.

For two teams that played for state championships last season, it's somewhat surprising to see the
programs a combined 1-3 after two games.

August 27th

Bulldogs set to start the season

August 27, 2012

Mississippi State is set for the opening to the 2012 season with Jackson State coming to town this Saturday. On Monday, head coach Dan Mullen took to the podium to talk about the start of the season of college football.

It will also be a return to the field for offensive lineman Tobias Smith.

Bulldog receivers are talented, experienced

August 27, 2012

Much has been written about Mississippi State junior quarterback Tyler Russell and the opportunity before him this weekend.

It will be his chance to put his stamp on the program, but in order for the talented young signal caller to have success, he’ll need the Bulldog receivers to handle their end of the bargin.

New HPC draft has added form

August 27, 2012

The Starkville Historic Preservation Commission will discuss a potential final draft of “Standards for Starkville’s Historic Districts” as well as a new authorization form, payment for the standards and plans for future meetings at its 5:30 p.m. Tuesday meeting in City Hall’s building department.

Covington, Lady Yellowjackets take care of Lady Confederates

August 27, 2012

It's important to senior Jamiyah Covington to see the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets win volleyball matches.
When the opportunity arises, Covington likes to contribute to Starkville's success whenever she can.

Covington ended two of Monday's three sets against the Caledonia Lady Confederates with the winning points as the Lady Jackets swept a 3-0 victory at the Beehive.

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