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October 30th

GSDP members see results from MSU Capstone projects

October 30, 2013

An agreement between the Greater Starkville Development Partnership and the Mississippi State University College of Business is paying dividends for local businesses.

Two SA leaders to leave school

October 30, 2013

The Starkville Academy Head of School, John “Doc” Stephens, and Elementary Principal Cherie Maynard, will step down at the end of the 2013-14 school year.

Stephens, who is finishing his fifth year as the school head, said he is resigning at the end of the school year to spend more time with his family.

First Methodist plans annual Christmas bazaar

October 30, 2013

Although Halloween hasn’t even quite arrived, many church members at First United Methodist Church already have their sights set on Christmas shopping with the church’s eighth annual Christmas Handworks Bazaar on Friday.

October 29th

Holding down line: Young Bell progressing with Jackets

October 30, 2013

It didn't take long after his name was called that Maleke Bell started making an impact on the Starkville High School defensive line.
Bell went straight to the varsity level as a freshman last season for the Yellowjackets and didn't play on the 9th grade team.
He responded with 10 tackles in 10 games for the SHS varsity, including three tackles for loss.

Football part of life for Janssen of Vols

October 30, 2013

Since he was just a young boy, football has been a part of Tripp Janssen’s life.
Flash forward a little over 10 years and Janssen is getting ready to close out that chapter of his life.

SMITH COLUMN: Down stretch, games mean much more

October 30, 2013

The high school football season seems to have flown by.
It's hard to realize that there is only one regular season game left for some of the schools in our area and two remaining for others.
With all of the games that have been played so far, there are two on the schedule this week that have serious implications.

MSU defensive lineman make grade with Mullen

October 30, 2013

When Dan Mullen looks at what Denico Autry and Kaleb Eulls have done this season, he is impressed.
The Mississippi State head coach sees something that maybe the fans don't see when he looks at his defensive lineman.

SPD officers help in Eupora

October 29, 2013

An estimated seven-mile long funeral procession traveled down Highway 82 west of Eupora Sunday as a tribute in mass to a Eupora police officer killed last week in the line of duty.

Police, fire and ambulance units, from cities and counties in all over Mississippi and beyond, led the impressive procession to a Choctaw County cemetery where 52-year-old Keith Crenshaw was laid to rest.

Academic Integrity Week begins at MSU

October 29, 2013

Mississippi State University student Tammie Thrasher has little trouble pinpointing a key reason not to cheat on tests. All she had to do was put the shoe on the other foot.

“You wouldn’t want your doctor to cheat through college and then do brain surgery on you,” Thrasher said. “It’s important for you to earn your degree honestly.”

Candidates make final pushes in prosecutor’s race

October 29, 2013

Voters will head to the polls Nov. 5 to select the next Oktibbeha County Prosecutor.

Tuesday’s election will be a special election held to select a successor for longtime-county prosecutor Roy Carpenter. Carpenter resigned from the position in June.

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