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September 4th

Elornia Thomas Gladney

September 4, 2013

Elornia Thomas Gladney, 74, of Maben, passed away at her home in Maben on Aug. 26, 2013.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. at Bethel M.B. Church conducted by minister Andrew Green. Ms. Gladney will be buried at Bethel M.B. Church cemetery following the service.

MSU's Mullen not ready to pull plug on passing game

September 4, 2013

Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen isn't ready to abandon the passing game with all the inexperience and youth he has at wide receiver.
Rather he wants to keep the defense guessing and not just go one decisional.

West Point's Williams proves tough to stop

September 4, 2013

The West Point Green Wave may have lost a 55-33 decision to the South Panola Tigers to open the season last week.
It wasn't because of a lack of production from senior running back Aeris Williams.
The Mississippi State commitment was responsible for 24 of West Point's scoring as he had four touchdowns against South Panola.
Williams rushed for 194 yards on 32 carries for the Green Wave.

Washington School expects game with SA to be physical

September 4, 2013

There is no turning back as Phillip Wasson and the Washington Generals open up 3A conference play with a visit from the Starkville Academy Volunteers.

North Alabama's Poe ready to tackle season

September 4, 2013

North Alabama coach Bobby Wallace said the biggest question he wanted answered from his team in tonight's season opener against Miles College at home was whether it could have success tackling the football or not.
If tackling is a key for the Lions, then linebacker Gabe Poe could be the man for the job.

Aldermen lower proposed tax

September 4, 2013

Starkville’s Board of Aldermen backed off its original proposal for a 2.78-mil ad valorem tax increase for fiscal year 2014, instead proposing a 1.98-mil increase during its regular meeting Tuesday at City Hall.

Cyberstalking on the rise

September 4, 2013

Social media’s rise has brought new ways for people around the world to stay connected, and as connectivity expands it creates ways for some people to abuse it.

Cyberstalking is an increasingly-serious issue for victims, Internet providers and law enforcement agencies. Though the crime is relatively new when compared to others, officials take it very seriously.

Bike rally could return to Sturgis

September 4, 2013

Representatives from the Sturgis motorcycle rally board met with the Sturgis Board of Aldermen Tuesday to start a relaunch process for the rally, and rally representatives said they found the aldermen more amicable and open to negotiation than past city officials.

Professor creates product to detect chemical agents

September 4, 2013

While the nation awaits Congress’ decision whether to take military action against Syria, Todd Mlsna, an associate professor in the chemistry department at Mississippi State University, continues to better the gas chromatograph, an early warning system for chemical warfare.

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Virginia man walks through area raising awareness child illnesses

September 4, 2013

Bryce Rader was driving west on Highway 82 between Columbus and Starkville at about 3 p.m. on Labor Day when he saw Steve Young walking west along the road.

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