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December 16th

Nicholson hire seems right fit for Volunteers

December 16, 2014

The Starkville Academy Volunteers didn't have to chase down a football coach to replace Jeff Terrill.
Chase was right in front of their nose the entire time.
On Tuesday, Chase Nicholson was introduced as the next coach of the Volunteers and everyone involved seems to be comfortable with the move.

Collins' departure to UF leaves MSU scrambling

December 16, 2014

With Geoff Collins on the way out, Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen will have to scramble to get his defense ready for the bowl game.

MSU fans can take cowbells to Miami

December 16, 2014

Mississippi State fans will be able to bring their tradition to South Florida over the holiday season.
The MSU athletic department announced Tuesday that cowbells will be permitted at the Capital One Orange Bowl at Sun Life Stadium. The Bulldogs take on Georgia Tech New Year's Eve.

Bulldogs back home to face Red Wolves

December 16, 2014

It has been a while since Mississippi State has played in the friendly confines of Humphrey Coliseum. 
The last time was 23 days ago when the Bulldogs beat Clayton State on Nov. 24. Since that time, MSU has played two neutral site games and two true road games. They are 1-3 in those contest and have lost three in a row.

MSU women set to play at Louisiana-Lafayette

December 16, 2014

It all happens with a purpose in mind.
As the Mississippi State women's basketball team is in the midst of playing six gams in 10 days, coach Vic Schaefer says there's no better way to prepare for the schedule that postseason brings.

County OKs comprehensive plan

December 16, 2014

Oktibbeha County supervisors put to bed its comprehensive planning process Monday during its last scheduled meeting of 2014.
The board unanimously approved a resolution establishing the county’s comprehensive plan, which is meant to be a roadmap for land use and development in the county for the next 20-25 years.

Travis Outlaw turkey giveaway set for Wednesday

December 16, 2014

As the holiday giving season hits full stride, Starkville native and NBA player Travis Outlaw is giving back to his hometown by offering 600 free turkeys to families for Christmas.

Rotary receives update on ACCESS program

December 16, 2014

Elizabeth Williams has found that college students with special needs aren’t always as different from other college students as they may initially seem.

December 15th

Leona Elizabeth (Topsy) Shirley Wells

December 15, 2014

Leona Elizabeth (Topsy) Shirley Wells was born in Monroe County MS, May 31, 1917.  She died at the age of 97 on December 14, 2014.  At the age of two, her family moved to Clay County, MS.  Her father, Milford Bard Shirley, was a farmer, dairyman, Justice of the Peace, supervisor of county roads, and member of the board of supervisors for 16 years.  Her mother, Nancy Elizabeth McClellan Shirley was

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