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June 5th

Wiseman wins

June 5, 2013

After a hard-fought campaign in both camps, Democratic incumbent Parker Wiseman claimed victory over Republican challenger Dan Moreland on Tuesday.

Counting absentee and machine votes citywide, Wiseman took 2,299 votes to Moreland's 1,817.

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June 4th

Bulldogs back home: Young, Davidson, Euell give back to community

June 4, 2013

Football and life are the hot topics at the Starkville Sportsplex this week.
Sleepy Robinson, a former Mississippi State University quarterback, and some of his friends have been spending their time hosting a football skills and life camp at the complex.

Robinson, Plump share experience camp brings

June 4, 2013

Former Mississippi State quarterbacks Sleepy Robinson and Greg Plump have some things in common.
Robinson and Plump were roommates during their time in Starkville, they both have thrown a touchdown pass in a bowl game, both were high school coaches on the sideline at Durant.
They are together again in Starkville this week at the Robinson Football/Life Skills camp at the Sportsplex.

SMITH COLUMN: Former MSU players devote time for youth

June 4, 2013

Sleepy Robinson, Greg Plump, Robert Young, Charlie Davidson, Eric Moulds made a name for themselves during their football careers with the Mississippi State Bulldogs.
After their playing careers were over, they all went their separate ways and are successful in various areas of their lives.

MSU's Cohen prepares team for Super Regional

June 4, 2013

John Cohen admitted Monday night that he probably couldn't name in players from Virginia's baseball team.
The fifth-year Mississippi State head coach was so locked into the three other teams at the Starkville Regional that he didn't have time to look ahead to Virginia.
It may also have something to do with a superstition.

Summer reading brings guests, prizes to library

June 4, 2013

This summer, the staff at Starkville Public Library (SPL) have lined the path to better reading with prizes.

11 vacancies confirmed at East Oktibbeha

June 4, 2013

Oktibbeha County School District Conservator Margie Pulley confirmed that the district had a total of 17 teacher vacancies going into the district’s Monday meeting, including 11 at East Oktibbeha County High School.

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Supervisors to consider HS funding

June 4, 2013

The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors approved a request from the Oktibbeha County Humane Society to consider providing the organization more funding.

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Aldermen to consider landscape ordinance

June 4, 2013

While the general election looms over mayoral candidates Parker Wiseman, the Democratic incumbent, and Dan Moreland, Republican challenger, business goes on in Starkville. The Board of Aldermen will meet at 5:30 p.m. today in the upstairs community development office of City Hall.

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June 3rd

Vernell Logan

June 3, 2013

Vernell Logan, 57, died Friday, May 24, 2013 in Bronx, New York.

Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at New Bethel 

Missionary Baptist Church, Maben, Mississippi with Reverend Carlton Fisher, officiating.

Burial will follow at New Bethel Cemetery, Maben, Mississippi.

West Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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