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Halloween festivities continue; City urges safe trick-or-treating

October 31, 2014

Starkville’s Halloween festivities continued Thursday as children had a chance to trick-or-treat along fraternity and sorority row on campus.
Disney princesses and super heroes lined the sidewalks leading up to themed fraternity and sorority houses where Greeks were handing out candy.

SSD OKs contract, talks consolidation

October 31, 2014

The Starkville School District Board of Trustees accepted a $562,000 construction bid and spent close to two hours in executive session discussing a personnel matter and pending litigation involving the consolidation of SSD and Oktibbeha County School District at a called meeting Thursday at the Greensboro Center.

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Opaline Adams Malone

October 31, 2014

Mrs. Opaline Adams Malone, 81, of Sturgis, MS passed away at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville on Thursday, October 30, 2014.

Rodgie Lee "Chest" Lindsey

October 31, 2014

Rodgie Lee "Chest" Lindsey, 76,  of  Starkville, MS, died Monday, October 27, 2014 in Columbus, Mississippi.
Funeral services will  be held 2:00 P.M., Saturday, November 1, 2014 at Rockhill United Methodist Church with Reverend Jerome WIlson, officiating.
Visitation will be held Friday, October 31, 2014 from 12:00 P.M.- 6:00 P.M. at West Memorial Funeral Home, Starkville, Mississippi.

John H. “Johnny” Kemp

October 31, 2014

Mr. John H. “Johnny” Kemp, 71, of Brooksville, MS passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, MS. A Celebration of his home-going will be held on Saturday, November 1, at 11:00 A.M. from Fellowship Baptist Church in Starkville, MS. Bro. Dickie Bryan will officiate at the service. Graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m.  at Brooksville Cemetery.

Ossie Lee Brown

October 31, 2014

Mrs. Ossie Lee Brown, 86,  of  Starkville, MS, died Wednesday, October 22, 2014 in Verona, Mississippi.
Funeral services will  be held 11:00 A.M., Saturday, November 1, 2014 at New Zion United Methodist Church, Starkville, MS with Reverend Tyrone Stalling, officiating.

East Webster beats Eupora

October 30, 2014

EUPORA – Maroon Bowl or Webster County Civil War.
No matter what you call it, one thing stood out and that is both teams meant business, but it was the East Webster Wolverines with the 27-7 win over the Eupora Eagles. 
"The kids just kept fighting," East Webster coach Doug Wilson said. "Offensively, we did what we had to do. Hats off to coach (Junior) Graham he has a great bunch of kids."

Wolverines get home playoff game with victory

October 30, 2014

EUPORA – The East Webster Wolverines saw the big crowd that came across the county to support the football team and didn't want to let them down.
The Wolverines rewarded those fans by beating the Eupora Eagles 27-7 Thursday night and secured a home playoff game to begin the Class 2A playoffs next week.

Points at a premium: Starkville looks to score against a tough Warren Central defense

October 30, 2014

Points may be hard to come by at Yellowjacket Stadium tonight.
With that in mind, the Starkville Yellowjackets want to take advantage of every opportunity to score against the stout defense the Warren Central Vikings possess.
At times, the Jackets were not as sharp as offensive coordinator David Boykin wanted them to be in last week's 31-6 win over Jackson Murrah.

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