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Archive - 2014

June 26th

Habitat house to be dedicated

June 26, 2014

Starkville resident Allison Lindsey has a new lease on life thanks to a joint effort between Starkville’s First United Methodist Church (FUMC) and Starkville area Habitat for Humanity.

Lindsey was selected from a group of applicants to receive a Habitat house, and the new home, which began construction in March, will be officially dedicated on Sunday.

Concern on South Montgomery - Police chief dispels rumors of gang-led burglary rash

June 26, 2014

Starkville Police Department attempted to quell South Montgomery Street residents’ safety fears Wednesday evening during a community meeting at City Hall.

A more than capacity crowd of South Montgomery residents attended the meeting, which was called to address recent rumors that a gang was responsible for a rash of burglaries in the community.

SPD assists in West Point burglary arrest

June 26, 2014

WEST POINT — West Point Police Department investigators have made an arrest in an alleged home invasion case.

Officers arrested Vernard Gray, 29, and his brother Depriest Gray, both of West Point, Tuesday on suspicion of burglary following an incident on Lone Oak Road.

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June 25th

Helen M. Long

June 25, 2014

Helen M. Long passed away on Monday, June 23, 2014.  She was the eldest daughter of Sam and Nellie Blanche Ingram's seven children.  She was born on August 18, 1924 in Blytheville, Arkansas.  She moved to Starkville, MS in 1967.  She was the owner of a ladies clothing store during the 1970's.  She retired after working several years in the admissions office of Oktibbeha County Hospital.

Outlaw's circle of trust helps camp be success

June 25, 2014

Not many people get to be part of a professional athlete’s circle of trust.
With Starkville’s Travis Outlaw, the list includes mostly relatives along with a few valued friends that the NBA star might as well be “family.”

Davis of SHS plans to play for Memphis

June 25, 2014

There was one primary reason why Starkville High School quarterback Brady Davis chose June 24 to make his college destination known to the public.
Davis didn't want the recruiting process to be a distraction while he was leading the Yellowjackets to the best possible season they can have this fall.

All in this together: The efforts of area high school coaches does not go unnoticed by MSU's Cohen

June 25, 2014

Mississippi State head baseball coach John Cohen values the relationship he has with the high school and junior college coaches in Mississippi.
When it comes to the Bulldogs or any of the other colleges in the state having success, Cohen knows the high school and junior colleges have to be a big part of that.
He respects the job high school coaches do to keep their programs going.

Samuel no longer with MSU football team

June 25, 2014

A Mississippi State spokesperson confirmed Wednesday that tight end Artimas Samuel is no longer on the football team.
The news was first reported by Bulldawgs 247. 
Samuel would have been entering his sophomore season with the Bulldogs this fall. He went through spring drills, but decided to leave the team this summer. No reason was given for his departure. 

Dish 'thrilled' to be SEC Network provider

June 25, 2014

Fans of the Southeastern Conference have always been passionate about their teams and the league their teams play in.
That passion caught Dish Network's eye and the television provider decided to jump on the bandwagon that is the SEC.
It was announced in early March that Dish was going to be the first television provider to carry the SEC Network nationwide when it launches on August 14. 

Cochran survives Senate runoff - Incumbent handily carries Oktibbeha County again

June 25, 2014

Six-term incumbent Senator Thad Cochran held a firm majority over opponent State Senator Chris McDaniel again in Oktibbeha County for the June 24 Senate Republican runoff election.

Cochran received 3,406 votes (70.37percent) to McDaniel’s 1,432 votes (29.59 percent).

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