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August 27th

Food allergies become more prevalent in youth

August 27, 2014

Pasta, bread, pizza crusts, peanut butter, fried foods, beef, even certain types of chips — these are all foods that some of the most common food allergies keep kids from eating.
According to Ginny Hill, director of child nutrition for Starkville School District, some of the most common food allergies in students include wheat, peanuts and beef.

Police investigate alleged abduction

August 27, 2014

Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Department is warning motorists to take care on the road after an alleged Monday night abduction ended with a local woman left on the side of a gravel road in Kemper County.

BOA mulls planning for capital outlay

August 27, 2014

The verdict is still out on whether Starkville's Board of Aldermen will endure the process of crafting a comprehensive capital improvements plan.

SSD offers update on strategy

August 27, 2014

Starkville School District's Strategic Planning Committee met at the Hilton Garden Inn Tuesday evening to review progress on the district's plan implementation and to look at what steps lay ahead for the new academic year.

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Building a solid foundation: Cub Scout recruitment up 27 percent this year

August 27, 2014

Cub Scout recruitment, which formally ended last week, saw a 27 percent increase over last year in the number of boys who signed up to join the scouting program.
Jeremy Whitmore, scout executive for Pushmataha Area Council, attributes the increase to publicity measures that were taken this year to inform every boy about scouting.

MSU students set to take Social Business Challenge

August 27, 2014

Mississippi college students are about to have a chance to help their entire state.
Gov. Phil Bryant announced the Blueprint Mississippi Social Business Challenge Tuesday in Jackson together with Mississippi Economic Council President and CEO Blake Wilson and state Commissioner of Higher Education Hank Bounds.

August 26th

Sweet home, better home: Newly-renovated Davis Wade Stadium gives Bulldogs plenty to be excited about

August 26, 2014

Kicking off the 2014 football season provides excitement enough for Mississippi State fans, but that's not the only thing they are excited about.

SMITH COLUMN: Good start key to successful season for MSU

August 26, 2014

Two, four, six, eight may be the first four words of a cheer one might hear during the course of a football season.
It can also be the answer to a question about how many wins a team looks to get during the season.
When it comes to the Mississippi State Bulldogs, they hope for a total closer to the eight range.

Mataya fitting in at Mississippi State in volleyball

August 26, 2014

From food to manners, Katlyn Mataya is taking it all in during her time at Mississippi State.
“This place feels like my family,” the junior volleyball player said. “Home away from home. That is what you need as an athlete. Even the coaching staff, they are just here to help. Plenty of us are from far away, so it is nice to be able to lean on everyone.”

Clifton Emery Ramsey

August 26, 2014

Clifton Emery Ramsey, 68, of Sturgis, MS, passed away at his residence on Wednesday, August 20, 2014.

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