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Archive - Jan 14, 2014

A soggy reception - Some MSU students displaced by pipe bursts

January 14, 2014

Mississippi State University freshman Mykela Bricka was expecting to move back into her dorm room at Magnolia Hall Saturday after 6 p.m.

Move-in weekend among lightest for reported burglaries

January 14, 2014

Local law enforcement personnel braced for a flurry of break-in reports as Mississippi State University students returned to town from winter break, and instead experienced one of the quietest such periods in years.

MEC’s Waller speaks to Rotary about state economic growth

January 14, 2014

Scott Waller has seen the difference economic development can make for Mississippi.

Vernice Smith-Bogan

January 14, 2014

Vernice Smith-Bogan, 55, died January 7, 2014 in Oakland, Illinois.
Funeral services will be held 12:00 Noon on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at West Memorial Chapel, Starkville, Mississippi.
Burial will follow at Smith Cemetery, Sturgis, Mississippi.
West Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
You may sign the online memorial register @

Bulldogs see improvement in free-throw shooting area

January 14, 2014

Mississippi State head coach Rick Ray and his coaching staff took full advantage of school being out for the past month.
They doubled up on practices and had two-a-days.
The practices paid off, especially with the shooting, for the Bulldogs. The biggest jump that was seen was MSU’s free-throw percentage.
In the last four games, the Bulldogs made 64-of-90 (71 percent) free throws.

SCS Lady Cougars get 51-29 home win

January 14, 2014

The Starkville Christian School Lady Cougars handled the pressure well on the court Monday night.
After falling behind Starkville Christian 21-13 at halftime, the Kemper Academy Lady Rams decided to get into a press defense.
The Lady Cougars showed they were ready to handle the attempts by the Lady Rams to disrupt the flow of the game and secured a 51-29 home victory.

Runnels feeds of heritage to help SHS girls on lanes

January 14, 2014

Like mother, like daughter is the perfect phrase to describe Starkville High’s Skyler Runnels journey into the sport of bowling.
“I started several years ago mainly because my mom did it and I would come up here with her,” Runnels said. “From there, I met some of the East Webster coaches and they started teaching me how to bowl.”

Godley making the adjustment with the Jackets

January 14, 2014

Michael Godley's athletic career has been one of adjustments.
Not only has he made the transition from the football field to the soccer field over the last couple of months for the Starkville Yellowjackets, but he has also changed positions in soccer.
SHS boys soccer coach Brian Bennett has moved Godley out of the goal and right into the thick of the action.

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