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February 27th

Laura Mae Jones

February 28, 2013

Mrs. Laura Mae Hamill Jones, 93, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 at the Winston Medical Center Nursing Home in Louisville.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, March 1, 2013 in the Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel in Louisville.

Burial will follow in Beth Eden Church Cemetery.

FBC project passes BOAA hurdle

February 28, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

The Starkville Board of Adjustments and Appeals voted in favor of two variances from form-based codes for First Baptist Church’s proposed child care facility and drop-off lane Wednesday at City Hall.

Local impact of Section 5 debated

February 28, 2013

By ZACK PLAIR
editor@starkvilledailynews.com

Times have changed and race relations in Mississippi have certainly improved since 1965.

On that point, both Oktibbeha County Circuit Clerk Glenn Hamilton and the county’s National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) President Chris Taylor adamantly agree.

Lady Vols advance in Overall bracket

February 28, 2013

CLINTON – The path to a third-consecutive State tournament championship this season continues for the Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers.

The Lady Vols scored their 41st victory of the season as they defeated the Lady Spartans from Prairie View Academy 71-29.

Woodruff works in MSU win

February 28, 2013

Brandon Woodruff is still working toward the weekend at Mississippi State.

After Wednesday's four-inning pitching performance during a 17-5 victory by the Bulldogs over Rhode Island at Dudy Noble Field, the Wheeler native realized there's more improvement that must be made.

Bulldogs to recognize Gaynor: Lone senior plays final game at Humphrey Coliseum

February 28, 2013

Darriel Gaynor has been thinking quite a bit about life this week.

Mississippi State has been a big part of her life for the past three years.

As the only senior player for the MSU women's basketball team, Gaynor will be recognized during the final home game of the season tonight against Georgia. The battle of the Bulldogs tips off at 7 p.m.

MSU helps OCSD with achievement

February 28, 2013

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

Mississippi State University is using resources to assist the Oktibbeha County School District in an effort to improve student achievement and raise graduation rates at the request of OCSD and the Mississippi Department of Education, according to MSU Vice President for Research David Shaw.

February 26th

One more challenge: SA girls focused entering Overall State tournament

February 27, 2013

Overall State champions.

Those are three simple words that describe Starkville Academy’s goal for the 2012-2013 season.

The Lady Volunteers begin the journey toward that status today as they face Prairie View in a 3 p.m.
matchup at Mississippi College.

As game time nears, enthusiasm is sweeping throughout the Starkville Academy team and its coach.

SMITH COLUMN: There is no 'I' in a team, or Lady Vols

February 27, 2013

There is no "I" in team.

There is definitely no "I" in Lady Volunteers.

When it comes to the Starkville Academy Lady Vols, they exhibit the highest level of teamwork that can be witnessed on the basketball court.

MSU rocks Rhode Island

February 27, 2013

The Mississippi State baseball team was coming off a big weekend in which they collected four wins.
Keeping focus for a midweek game after that type of weekend is usually a concern.

The No. 9 (Collegiate Baseball) Bulldogs answered those concerns with seven-straight hits in the bottom of the first on their way to a 13-2 win over Rhode Island Tuesday night at Dudy Noble Field.

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