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Sudduth launching new Watch DOGS program

February 24, 2013

As Title I social worker at Sudduth Elementary School, Ginger Mitchell sees a lot of mothers each day.

Mitchell said a great many mothers had joined Sudduth's Parent-Teacher Organization, and a number of mothers taught or had other jobs at Sudduth. It was rarer, she said, to see fathers — or even grown men in general — and she wanted to change that.

1 escapes mobile home fire uninjured

February 24, 2013

A University Hills Mobile Home Park resident evaded injury Sunday morning after waking up to find her home filled with smoke.

Oktibbeha County Fire Services Coordinator Kirk Rosenhan said East Oktibbeha County Fire Department was dispatched to the scene at 6:33 a.m. Sunday and found an electric furnace had ignited a fire inside and around the residence.

SHS senior recognized as student journalist of year

February 24, 2013

Starkville High School journalism teacher R.J. Morgan had a plan to surprise his student Leah Gibson, and the results are on Youtube.

Gibson is a co-anchor on SHS’s “My Morning Jacket,” a TV news program broadcast within SHS and posted online. For the Wednesday edition, Morgan said he handed co-anchor Barnes Locke a sheet of paper with a special announcement.

Panel to discuss climate change

February 24, 2013

Rusty Pritchard shows that evangelical faith and climate change do not have to be mutually exclusive.

MSU completes Diamond Classic with easy victory

February 24, 2013

It was an easy stroll in the park for the Mississippi State baseball team on Sunday.

The No. 12 (Collegiate Baseball) Bulldogs cruised to an easy 8-1 victory over the Samford Bulldogs in the final game of the Diamond Classic presented by Polk's Meat Products at Dudy Noble Field.

Panel to discuss climate change

February 24, 2013

Rusty Pritchard shows that evangelical faith and climate change do not have to be mutually exclusive.

Robert Buckner

February 24, 2013

Robert Buckner, 69, died Feb. 23, 2013 at Sanctuary Hospice in Tupelo.
Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 in the chapel of Welch Funeral Home. Rev. Michael May will conduct the service. Burial will follow in Curtis Chapel Cemetery.

Visitation is scheduled for Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 from 5-7 p.m. at Welch Funeral Home in Starkville.   

No injuries after mobile home furnace fire

February 24, 2013

A University Hills Mobile Home Park resident evaded injury Sunday morning after waking up to find her home filled with smoke.

Oktibbeha County Fire Services Coordinator Kirk Rosenhan said East Oktibbeha County Fire Department was dispatched to the scene at 6:33 a.m. Sunday and found an electric furnace had ignited a fire inside and around the residence.

Starkville Academy improves record with another state title

February 24, 2013

Heading into the final game of the Class AAA State Tournament, the pressure was on for coach Glenn Schmidt and the Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers.

SMITH COLUMN: Name recognition can prove to show respect

February 24, 2013

It's easy these days to strike up a conversation about the Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers and their accomplishments this season.

While attending the Diamond Classic at Mississippi State on Friday, one of the topics of conversation was Starkville Academy girls basketball. For those who don't know, the Diamond Classic is a baseball event and hoops was the subject being talked about.

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