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Archive - Feb 2013

February 23rd

Shots do not fall for State in home loss

February 24, 2013

The Mississippi State men's basketball team had trouble getting its shots to fall on Saturday.
It showed up once again on the scoreboard.

The Bulldogs (7-19, 2-12) fell to the Vanderbilt Commodores (11-15, 5-9) 72-31 Saturday afternoon inside Humphrey Coliseum to extend their 12-game losing streak.

Bulldogs make trip in league

February 24, 2013

The Mississippi State women's basketball team has won four of its last seven games in the Southeastern Conference and have turned some heads in the process.

As the league heads down the stretch run of the season, seeding in the SEC Tournament will be determined.

The Bulldogs (12-14 overall and 4-9 SEC) are trying to inch their way into the middle of the pack of the conference.

Series focuses on human trafficking

February 24, 2013


The secret atrocities of human trafficking are being brought to light as Mississippi State University’s Holmes Cultural Diversity Center sponsors a week-long event schedule designed to bring visibility to this form of modern day slavery.

Dog Dash supports Safe Haven programs

February 24, 2013


Those fleeing domestic abuse do not have to leave their pets behind.

City candidate qualifying deadline drawing near

February 24, 2013


Fewer than two weeks remain until the qualifying deadline for city elections.

SPL programs, groups foster love of reading

February 23, 2013


Good news for lollygaggers

February 23, 2013


Well, strike me pretty and call me Sophia Loren. A new book, destined to become a best seller, claims that procrastination may be a good thing. 

That sound you hear is me clicking my heels as I dump my tax forms in the waste can where I keep all the important stuff. It’s my personal filing system and I typically deal with it when the can gets full.

All aboard the orange red box car caboose

February 23, 2013


Let's take a ride down the railroad tracks in Starkville today if only in our imagination.

The rise of industry in Starkville

February 23, 2013

For Starkville Daily News

The first factory in the United States began after George Washington became President. According to U.S., in 1790, Samuel Slater, a cotton spinner's apprentice who left England the year before with the secrets of textile machinery, built a factory from memory to produce spindles of yarn.

Vaughan’s vocabulary

February 23, 2013


Tanner Fant of Starkville , Miss. will travel to Mobile, Ala. on Sunday, June 14 to participate in the 58th...
Drinking a beverage that tastes delicious and has good nutritional value is like having your cake and eating it, too.
Pasta, bread, pizza crusts, peanut butter, fried foods, beef, even certain types of chips — these are all foods that...
The memories of April 21, 2008 when we went to the Boston Marathon still lingered in our hearts and souls on April 15...
Emily Jones Deluded Diva My neighbor, (I'll call her Brenda for the sake of anonymity), is one of the best things that...


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