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August 14th

Holliman’s second murder trial continues

August 14, 2013

Brian Holliman's second murder trial continued on Tuesday, a day highlighted with emotional testimony and jurors listening to a recording of Holliman's E-911 call after the incident that left his wife, Laura Lee Holliman, dead.

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Starkville Samaritan Club begins annual raffle - Proceeds to benefit area child abuse prevention agencies

August 14, 2013

Starkville Samaritan Club is a small group but a force to be reckoned with in providing financial support for local child abuse prevention agencies.

Mississippi State grad returns to premiere film "Headrush"

August 14, 2013

On a dark and stormy night Kurt Schuler, a biochemist studying death, finds himself in a lab with an unidentified body laying on the laboratory table. And so begins the short film, "Headrush."

Board silences proposal for Emerson "brain trust" 

August 14, 2013

Board member Eric Heiselt proposed at the Starkville School District Board of Trustees' meeting Tuesday that the district create a "brain trust" to let stakeholders determine the financial viability of toddler care slated for discontinuation at Emerson Family Center, but the proposal died for lack of a second.

August 13th

Thomas Wayne O’Brian

August 14, 2013

Thomas Wayne O’Brian, formerly of Maben, passed away at his home in Chatsworth, Ga. on Aug. 3, 2013. He was 64 years old.

Thomas Wayne is survived by his wife, Deborah O’Brian; brother, Donald O’Brian (Brenda). Two nieces, Traci Mann and Mitzi Phelps and one aunt, Anna Laura Keller.

David Leigh Kirkman

August 14, 2013

Mr. David Leigh Kirkman, 53 Maben, MS passed away in Arcola, MS; on Monday, August 12, 2013.

David was the owner of Covered K Arena and of Kirkman Logging, a bull rider, rodeo clown, rodeo announcer and a member of Mathiston First Baptist Church.

Terry Leigh Thomas

August 14, 2013

August 13, 1927 - August 10, 2013

Terry Leigh Thomas passed away after a brief illness on Saturday, August 10, 2013. Mr. Thomas was a native Mississippian who spent his early years in Louisville, and his adult life in Meridian and Starkville. He was most recently a resident of Ocean Springs, where he moved to be near his daughters, Susie Thomas Ranager and Marty Thomas Kuki.

The heart of practice: MSU's Mullen sees players are anxious

August 13, 2013

Mississippi State is in the heart of preseason practice.
The Bulldogs have been on the practice fields since Aug. 1. The first few practices were light and were more of revamp for the older guys and a transition for the younger guys.
Summer school is over and the fall semester is close to getting started. 
Coach Dan Mullen's squad is right in the thick of things as two-a-days have hit.

SMITH COLUMN: Russell ready for next step with Bulldogs

August 13, 2013

Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen talked about quarterback Tyler Russell entering the "graduate level" phase of his career at Tuesday's media day.
Russell has experienced just about everything a signal caller can for the Bulldogs.
There have been some ups and downs for the Meridian native, but he seems to be a confident player as the season approaches.

Robinson returns to the Bulldogs, lends perspective

August 13, 2013

Sometimes the path for athletes when they graduate from Mississippi State leads them right back to the Bulldogs.
John Cohen played baseball at Mississippi State, and now he is the head man on the diamond.
Rocky Felker quarterbacked the football team. He returned as a head coach of the Bulldogs in the 1980s and is still on the football staff to this day.

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