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June 18th

Volunteers sought for CERT Olympics

June 18, 2014

Many times, Mississippi State University’s Maroon Volunteer Center seeks volunteers to help people recover from disasters. But this weekend, they are looking for people willing to volunteer act as victims in a series of mock disasters.

Kibler tapped for job in Texas - MSU administrator named sole finalist for Sul Ross St. president

June 18, 2014

One of Mississippi State University’s top leaders is slated to become president of Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas.

Texas State University System (TSUS) Chancellor Brian McCall confirmed Monday that MSU Vice President for Student Affairs Bill Kibler is the sole finalist in the system’s search for a new SRSU president.

Officers advise citizens about preventing theft

June 18, 2014

Authorities are advising residents to take a little extra care to protect their homes before packing up and leaving town for summer vacation.

Empty homes create opportunities for criminals who might be looking for easy targets and the summer months, when families leave town for up to weeks at a time, are some of the most active for home break-ins.

Neubauer shares love for history, cannons with Rotary

June 18, 2014

The Civil War is one of the most major events in American history, but even Mississippi residents may not be fully aware of the state’s involvement in the conflict or of the facilities which showcase this historical era.

Originally from Wisconsin, Duffy Neubauer, curator of Starkville’s Civil War Arsenal, said his fascination with the Civil War began at an early age.

June 17th

Allsup takes over Volunteers

June 17, 2014

It has been said that slow and steady wins the race.
That is the approach Starkville Academy took when selecting its new boys basketball coach and the patience paid off. After looking through applications and taking their time to select the perfect fit, the Volunteers have announced the hiring of 24-year coaching veteran Bruce Allsup as the new boys head coach.

Baseball over beach: Bulldogs spend summer sharpening their game

June 17, 2014

While many college students are off at the beach or taking trips all over the country and the world, baseball players are honing their skills.
Many college baseball players from around the country are playing in summer leagues and working on their games.

MSU's Lindgren chosen Perfect Game All-American

June 17, 2014

Jacob Lindgren continues to receive praise for his junior season with Mississippi State. 
The left hander was selected as a first team All-American by Perfect Game's Kendall Rogers on Tuesday. 
It is the third All-American honor Lindgren has received. He was a first team All-American by Baseball America and received second team honors from the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.

Scores of CWS games are close

June 17, 2014

It's becoming less and less of a surprise that the scores of the College World Series are very close.
When Tupelo native John Gatlin singled to give the Ole Miss Rebels a 2-1 victory over Texas Tech on Tuesday, it was just another in a long line of close and competitive games in Omaha, Neb., especially when it involves schools from Mississippi.

June 16th

John Walter Yount

June 16, 2014

Mr. John Walter Yount age 76 of 12 Point Rd. Blairsville formerly of Decatur, GA. passed away on Sunday June 15, 2014 in the union General Hospital following an extended illness. Mr. Yount was born on May 16, 1938 in Stillwater, OK., the son of the late Paul Yount and the late Katherine Howard Yount. John grew up in Starkville, MS. John was a veteran of the US Army.

STATE OF ATHLETICS: Wolverines pack punch during year

June 16, 2014

MABEN – The East Webster Wolverines packed a punch when it came to athletics last year.
"It was a great year," East Webster athletic director and football coach Doug Wilson said. "Every team competed and that is all we can ask of our kids. We are always in the hunt. It was just a great season where every game was enjoyed."

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