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December 18th

Miller to stay longer at SSD

December 18, 2014

Starkville School District Athletic Director Stan Miller has delayed his planned retirement, in part due to changes in SSD’s strategy for replacing him.

December 17th

Red Wolves trip Bulldogs at the Hump

December 17, 2014

Mississippi State ran out to a 5-0 start this season – the best start in head coach Rick Ray's three-year tenure.
Since that time, things haven't been kind to the Bulldogs on the hardwood.
MSU dropped its fourth-straight game Wednesday night, as the Bulldogs fell 69-55 to Arkansas State in the first game in Humphrey Coliseum for Ray's team in 23 days.

Arkansas State's Brady calls MSU 'special place'

December 17, 2014

It was a homecoming for Arkansas State coach John Brady Wednesday night.
The McComb native, who got his bachelor's degree from Belhaven College in Jackson, had two different coaching stints at Mississippi State.
He was back in Starkville and led the Red Wolves to a 69-55 win over the Bulldogs.

MSU picks up JUCO, high school players

December 17, 2014

Mississippi State signed a trio of junior college players and a pair of high school prospects on Wednesday.
The junior college signing day was good to the Bulldogs, who picked up wide receiver Donald Gray, offensive lineman Martinas Rankin and defensive lineman Johnthan Calvin.

Mississippi-Alabama Classic kept SHS coach, players busy

December 17, 2014

The Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Classic is a reward for players and coaches for a job well done during the regular season.
It may be a treat, but there's also hard work involved.
Starkville High School head coach Jamie Mitchell was the man in charge for the Mississippi team this year.

Lady Jackets at stage of rebuilding

December 17, 2014

Anna Albritton always knew this season would come. 
After multiple years of veteran players and success, the Lady Yellowjacket soccer team is undergoing what can only be described as a rebuilding year.

Lady Jackets look forward to Joe Horne competition

December 17, 2014

Many spend this time of year relaxing and gearing up for the holidays.
That can't be said for the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets, who will spend the weekend in Columbus as part of the Joe Horne Classic.

VIDEO: Robin Williams was the Most Popular Google Search Term of 2014

December 17, 2014

According to Google, which released a report Tuesday on the top trending terms of the year, the top term overall was "Robin Williams," after the well-known and popular comedian died in August. No. 2 was "World Cup," the global soccer tournament held in Brazil in June. Third on the list was "Ebola," the highly contagious virus.

BOA needs more info on Cadence

December 17, 2014

The Starkville Board of Aldermen decided at its Tuesday meeting to put off a decision on a multi-million dollar purchase of Cadence Bank’s downtown headquarters to turn into a new police station, choosing instead to seek further information on the issue.

Starkville collects 278 items for UMMC toy drive

December 17, 2014

Christmas came early for children at University of Mississippi Medical Center’s sickle cell disease clinic in Jackson.

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