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April 2nd, 2015

Gardeners urged to dig safely by calling 811

April 2, 2015

At last, spring is in the air, and you may be dreaming of growing the biggest, juiciest tomato in the neighborhood or perhaps a bed of traffic-stopping flowering annuals. Gardeners all over town are venturing out to dig in the garden after being cooped up all winter. But wait. First, you have a phone call to make.

April 1st

No rest for the Bulldogs: MSU, South Carolina set to start SEC series Thursday

April 1, 2015

Mississippi State won't have much time to mull over a midweek loss.
The Bulldogs lost 8-7 to South Alabama in 11 innings on the road Tuesday night. They now have to turn their attention to a Thursday-Friday-Saturday Southeastern Conference series.
MSU hosts No. 22 South Carolina this weekend at Dudy Noble Field.

Holland of the Bulldogs keeps playing the game that he loves

April 1, 2015

The game of baseball hasn't changed for John Holland no matter where he plays.
Whether it was during an All-American career at Johns Creek, Ga., High School, or Chattahoochee (Ala.) Valley Community College, during a freshman season at Florida State, or this year at Mississippi State, the approach is the same.

Jackets knock off Falcons on the road

April 1, 2015

COLUMBUS – At its very core, baseball is a simple a game meant to be fun for participants and spectators alike.
Starkville is treating it like that and the results are proof as the Yellowjackets knocked off Columbus 15-0 on Wednesday.

Lofty expectations: MSU's Redmond ready to make a run at Thorpe Award

April 1, 2015

Will Redmond isn't afraid to go public with his goals for his senior season.
The Mississippi State cornerback tweeted, "I like to consider myself Humble, but people the Thorpe Coming back to StarkVegas." This was tweeted just as the Bulldogs got spring drills underway a couple of weeks ago.

Experienced juniors help SCS to 3-0 start

April 1, 2015

The experience of the Starkville Christian Lady Cougars has shown up so far this softball season.
Even though the Lady Cougars have no seniors on the team this season, they have gotten off to a 3-0 start.
SCS head softball coach Cynthia Jefferson has five juniors who have had quite a bit of playing time and they know how to go about their business on the field.

Presley addresses rural broadband at town hall meeting

April 1, 2015

Northern District Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley addressed the challenges rural Oktibbeha County citizens face in acquiring high-speed Internet Tuesday night.

Starkville name change to be revealed by city

April 1, 2015

In a move that sent shock waves through city hall, a measure to take steps to change the name of Starkville to Stark Vegas was approved last night by the city administration.
Mayor Parker Wiseman has called for a 4 p.m. press conference today to make an official announcement. A source close to the mayor confirmed the radical decision has been in the talking stages for months.

City breaks ground on Lynn Lane project

April 1, 2015

It took a nine years, but the city of Starkville finally broke ground on the Lynn Lane multi-use path project Tuesday afternoon.
The project is a planned $1.1 million path that will begin at McKee Park and run along Lynn Lane onto Mississippi State University.

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Arts festival to host singer/songwriter showcase Thursday

April 1, 2015

Eleven songwriters will showcase their talents Thursday, competing for an opportunity to perform at the Cotton District Arts Festival on April 18.
Starkville Area Arts Council will host its first Singer/Songwriter Showcase beginning at 8 p.m. at Dave’s Dark Horse Tavern.

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