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Starkville High School prepares for regionals

February 12, 2014

Bowling season is rolling down the lane toward the postseason for the Starkville Yellowjackets.
On Saturday, the Jacket teams will travel about an hour south to Philadelphia where the boys and girls will both compete in the regional bowling tournament.
This is the last stop on Starkville’s journey before the state tournament later this month.

SA Lady Volunteers advance at tourney

February 12, 2014

PELAHATCHIE - Heading into Wednesday’s contest with the Oak Forest Academy Lady Yellowjackets, coach Glenn Schmidt said experience would be the key.
As the game came to conclusion, the coach’s words rang true as senior Sallie Kate Richardson led her team to a 46-30 victory with 19 points in the Class AAA-Division II Tournament.

Ice threat continues - Schools still closed today

February 12, 2014

Some local officials breathed a sigh of relief as a first round of winter weather passed through the area Monday night and early Tuesday morning with muted impact.

Oktibbeha County Road Manager Victor Collins said Tuesday afternoon that the day had progressed much more smoothly than initially expected.

Five arrested in drug ring

February 12, 2014

Officials announced five arrests Tuesday, including two individuals from Starkville and West Point, respectively, in connection with an alleged Oktibbeha County-based cocaine smuggling ring.

C Spire data center nabs first business customer

February 12, 2014

Construction of C Spire’s data center in the Thad Cochran Research Technology and Economic Development Park is still months from completion, but the company announced Tuesday it had already landed the center’s first commercial client.

Some businesses braving forecast

February 12, 2014

As Starkville residents braced for the winter weather conditions, local businesses found that sales would be as unpredictable as the forecast. 

Hanalena to play at Folk Alliance event

February 12, 2014

Two years ago, sisters Hannah and Caroline Melby attended the International Folk Alliance Conference (IFAC).

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