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Archive - May 2013

May 23rd

Fallen student would have graduated tonight

May 24, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Tonight, when Starkville High School holds its graduation ceremony, Myrtle Mitchell will be looking for her son Devin.

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Downey takes place as new Habitat director

May 24, 2013

By MARY GARRISON
news@starkvilledailynews.com

Starkville Area Habitat for Humanity is heading in a new direction, with a new executive director behind the wheel.

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Supervisors tip hat to mental health month

May 23, 2013

The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors declared May Mental Health Month in Oktibbeha County on Monday.

Veterans walk/run set for Sunday

May 23, 2013

After experiencing first-hand the emotional challenges veterans encounter while trying to readjust to civilian life, Terra Robinson — a Starkville resident who served for nine months in Iraq in 2005 — said she wanted to help other veterans achieve a smooth transition. To help promote this mission, the Richard E.

MSU clears first Phi Beta Kappa hurdle

May 23, 2013

Mississippi State University has become a finalist for a chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa academic honor society, clearing the first segment of a three-year selection process.

City starts spring street projects

May 23, 2013

By next week, residents of Starkville may find driving on some of the city’s streets to be a more pleasant experience.

May 22nd

Niles Puckett

May 23, 2013

Niles David Puckett, Attorney, died March 16, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. He will be missed by his parents, Benny Ronald “Ronnie” and Tara Bouchillon Puckett; his sister, Ginger Michelle Puckett; and many relatives and friends. He was the Grandson of the late Joyce and Jimmie Bouchillon and the late Joel and Flora Puckett, all of Louisville, Mississippi.

David Forrester

May 23, 2013

Pheba, Mississippi - David Forrester, 83, passed away, on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at his home, in Pheba. Mr. David was born August 23, 1929, in Webster County, MS, in the Dancy Community, the son of the late Thomas Jefferson and Rosa Oletha Martin Forrester. He was a member of Pheba Baptist Church, where he was a Deacon.

Getting job done late: Rea's eighth-inning single helps Bulldogs get 5-3 win

May 23, 2013

HOOVER, Ala. – Mississippi State was not ready to play another extra-inning game.
Wes Rea took care of that in the top of the ninth.
Rea singled to right field with the bases loaded bringing home the go ahead run and the No. 18 (Collegiate Baseball) Bulldogs outlasted the No. 15 South Carolina Gamecocks 5-3 Wednesday night in the Bulldog's 100th Southeastern Conference Tournament game.

Extra innings remains a story on second day  

May 23, 2013

HOOVER, Ala. - There was the feeling of "here we go again" during the first full game Wednesday of the Southeastern Conference Baseball Tournament.
After Mississippi State and Missouri played 17 innings to close the first round of the event on Tuesday night that lasted into Wednesday morning, the first scheduled game on Wednesday also went into extra innings.

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