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Archive - Feb 2014

February 27th

Lady Wolverines let halftime lead slip away in loss

February 28, 2014

CLARKSDALE - At halftime, the East Webster Lady Wolverines enjoyed a one-point lead of 25-24 over Coahoma County, but in the final moments, the Lady Red Panthers turned it up a notch to win 52-39 in the Class 2A North Tournament.

SHS opens the season with Greenville Weston

February 28, 2014

Starkville High School baseball coach Travis Garner learns a little bit more out of his Yellowjackets each time they step onto the field of competition.
During a jamboree last weekend, Garner saw the competitiveness of his team in action and there will be more of an opportunity with two games this weekend.

Susan Moates

February 27, 2014

Fire destroys mobile home - Emergency responder rescues residents’ puppy from blaze

February 27, 2014

A Wednesday afternoon fire completely destroyed a mobile home, but Oktibbeha County volunteer firefighters saved a puppy who was trapped in a pen next to the burning building.

Oktibbeha County Fire Services Coordinator Kirk Rosenhan said the Bell Schoolhouse Fire Company responded to the incident, which occurred at 209 Lucy Faye Lane, at 12:52 p.m. Wednesday.

Jail and Bail event raises awareness for foster program

February 27, 2014

On Tuesday, Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy Chadd Garnett and support staff member Emily Britt showed up at the Oktibbeha County Department of Human Services office.

“We’re here looking for a couple of convicts,” Garnett said to the receptionist.

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Glow Run, banquet to benefit Batson

February 27, 2014

Two student-led initiatives at Mississippi State University are aiming to raise funds for Mississippi’s only children’s hospital.

MSU to present civil rights era play

February 27, 2014

Mississippi State University will present a production of “... And the Rain Came to Mayfield” at 7:30 p.m. tonight through Saturday at the McComas Hall Mainstage.

The drama is set in Mississippi in 1962 and is part of MSU’s Black History Month celebration. Tickets are $10 for mature audiences only, as it contains themes and language typical of the time period.

February 26th

Bulldogs can't overcome start by Volunteers

February 27, 2014

The Mississippi State Bulldogs looked poise several times to take the lead during Wednesday's game against Tennessee.
Each time Tennessee came back with an answer of its own.
The Bulldogs pulled within four points fives times in the second half, but the Volunteers didn't let them get any closer.

MSU's Sword, Johnson reach scoring marks

February 27, 2014

There were a pair of Mississippi State Bulldogs who reached scoring milestones on Wednesday night.
In MSU's 75-68 loss to the Tennessee Volunteers at Humphrey Coliseum, junior forward Roquez Johnson went over the 500-point mark in his Bulldog career, while sophomore Craig Sword went over 700 points.

State pitchers sharp in victory

February 27, 2014

Preston Brown and Will Cox didn't feel sorry for themselves on a cold afternoon.
The Mississippi State pitchers didn't feel sorry for Mount St. Mary's hitters either.
With the temperatures dropping into the 30s during the game, Brown and Cox performed their craft well and helped the Bulldogs defeat the Mountaineers 10-1 on Wednesday at Dudy Noble Field.

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