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July 16th

Henry Arthur Rives

July 16, 2014

Henry Arthur Rives passed away on July 12, 2014, at Belleville Memorial Hospital, Belleville, Illinois.  He was born in Starkville, MS, on March 10, 1927, to Jeffie Lee and William Rives.
Services will be held on Friday, 12:00 Noon, at North End Missionary Baptist Church, 463 N. 88th Street, East St. Louis, Illinois.  Burial will follow at Mt. Carmel Cemetery, East St. Louis, IL.

Dixie Sue Mullins Clark

July 16, 2014

Mrs. Dixie Sue Mullins Clark passed away at Oktibbeha County Hospital on Saturday, July 12, 2014.  Visitation will be held at Emmanuel Baptist Church from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 19, 2014.  Funeral services will be held at Emmanuel Baptist Church on Sunday, July 20, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.  Burial will follow in Oddfellows Cemetery of Macon, MS.

City to pursue Cadence deal - Aldermen, mayor push through resolution on old school bonds

July 16, 2014

During a lengthy board meeting Tuesday evening where Starkville aldermen failed to reach a consensus on some issues, they did manage to unanimously approve a letter of intent to further its negotiations with Cadence Bank to purchase its main branch downtown for use as Starkville Police Department headquarters.

Women seek owner of wedding dress found in Louisville

July 16, 2014

After tornados ripped through Louisville on April 28, Mary Francis Wilson lost her house.

But she found something interesting, too.

Amongst the rubble and debris that lay in her yard, Wilson found a rather unexpected item — a wedding dress. But it wasn’t hers.

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Stennis associate director analyzes Senate runoff votes

July 16, 2014

When the results came in for Mississippi’s Republican primary runoff between incumbent U.S. Senator Thad Cochran and State Sen. Chris McDaniel (R-Ellisville), some celebrated, some raised questions, and Dallas Breen was making maps.

Suspects being sought in commercial burglary

July 16, 2014

Starkville Police Department is seeking suspects in an alleged commercial burglary of a riding lawn mower and portable generator over the weekend.

SPD says in a press release that officers responded to the report of burglary Monday, but the burglary reportedly happened between Friday afternoon and Monday morning at the Oktibbeha County Bus Shop at 220 Gillespie Street.

July 15th

High expectations: MSU's Mullen embraces idea of great season

July 15, 2014

HOOVER, Ala. – Expectations are high in Starkville this season for the Mississippi State Bulldogs, and head coach Dan Mullen didn't shy away from that fact at the Southeastern Conference media days on Tuesday.
Mullen has accepted those expectations and even said some of those have come from the Bulldogs themselves.

SMITH COLUMN: Bulldogs have confident look front of media

July 15, 2014

The Mississippi State Bulldogs are starting to get a little bit greedy.
They are tired of settling for bowls such as the Liberty, Music City and even the Jan. 1 Gator.
The Bulldogs are setting their sights higher and let everyone know that on Tuesday at Southeastern Conference media days.

Wilson's size makes him special for MSU

July 15, 2014

HOOVER, Ala. – De'Runnya Wilson burst onto the scene as a wide receiver last season for Mississippi State.
As a freshman, he had 26 catches for 351 yards and three touchdowns. Wilson checks in at 6-foot-5 and that gives him all the advantage in the battles on the gridiron.

South Carolina's Spurrier has proven SEC longevity

July 15, 2014

Steve Spurrier has proven to have Southeastern Conference longevity.
After coaching 12 seasons at Florida, his alma mater, Spurrier will begin his 10th year at South Carolina when the Gamecocks open against Texas A&M on August 28.
No other coach in SEC history has had a 10-year tenure or more at two difference league schools.

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