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1 in custody after threat at apartment

February 9, 2013

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

A former Mississippi State University student is in custody after allegedly threatening staff at a local apartment complex Thursday.

Jeong pursues scholarship through Web competition

February 9, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Search for Seoin Jeong on Youtube, and the first result that appears shows her transforming ordinary water bottles and bamboo into unique dresses.

Cases resolved in 2nd, final week of circuit court term

February 9, 2013

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

Oktibbeha County Circuit Court wrapped up the second and final week of its January term Friday.

The following cases were resolved.

Curtis Anderson Jr. was found guilty of aggravated assault. He was sentenced to one year in prison, four years of post-release supervision and a $1,200 fine.

SFD: Smoking materials cause of house fire

February 9, 2013

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

Starkville Fire Department officials have identified the cause of a house fire that claimed the life an elderly woman and seriously injured another man.

Getting Moore for First Pitch: Nationals player speaks at celebration

February 9, 2013

Tyler Moore has had experience at several different positions during his baseball career.

As a member of the Washington Nationals last season, Moore spent time in left field, right field and first base.

It was a good experience for Moore as Washington won a division title and reached the National League playoffs.

SA girls pull away to win against JA

February 9, 2013

The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers broke the huddle to open the second half with one word.

"Win."

For the 34th time this season, that's exactly what the Lady Vols did Friday night.

Starkville Academy was locked into a close battle for a half, but ended up outscoring the Jackson Academy Lady Raiders 35-17 in the second half to take a 53-31 victory at home on senior night.

Vols drop a decision to Raiders

February 9, 2013

It wasn't the way Mark Alexander wanted to send his seniors out, but there was no lack of effort on his team's part.

Starkville Academy (15-14) fell to Jackson Academy 62-45 on senior night inside the SA Gymnasium.

Seniors Carnail Minor, Brandon Sharp and Matthew Christiansen played their last regular season game on Vols' home court.

Starkville sweeps Aberdeen on road

February 9, 2013

ABERDEEN – The Starkville High School basketball teams swept Aberdeen on the road to close out the regular season Friday night.

After the Lady Yellowjackets won a 61-44 decision against the Lady Bulldogs, the SHS boys completed the successful night by knocking off the home team 68-63.

West Oktibbeha ends the season with Eupora split

February 9, 2013

MABEN – Friday night brought a little extra something to the West Oktibbeha gymnasium.

Amidst the basketball action, the Timberwolves took a few moments to honor a few of their own as they celebrated the hard work of their seniors.

First up were the Lady Timberwolves who featured three seniors including Jaslyn Bedford, Victoria Hudson and Raven Evans.

East Webster's Cunningham takes love of game to Millsaps

February 9, 2013

MATHISTON – The love for the game of football is what motivates Austin Cunningham.

That's what made him successful at East Webster High School and it has given him an opportunity to play at the next level with Millsaps College.

Cunningham celebrated his signing with fellow Wolverines, coaches, friends and family Friday morning during a reception at the school library.

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