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March 3rd, 2015

Archie G. Sowers

March 3, 2015

Archie Green Sowers, Jr, 86, died on Saturday February, 28, 2015 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jackson.  Visitation is 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at Jordan Funeral Home in Kosciusko.  Funeral services are at 11 a.m. on Wednesday in the Jordan Funeral Home Chapel with burial to following the Parkway Cemetery.  Rev. Rick Chambers will officiate.

Mary Ellen Rutledge Shook

March 3, 2015

Mary Ellen Rutledge Shook passed away peacefully in her residence at Sunnybrook Retirement Center in Madison, Mississippi, March 1, 2015.  She was born April 1, 1921, to William Madison and Ellen Bertha Jackson Rutledge of Troy, Mississippi in Pontotoc County.

March 2nd

MSU's Vivians finalist for the Gillom Trophy

March 2, 2015

Mississippi State's Victoria Vivians has proven to be one of the best freshmen in the Southeastern Conference this season.
It hasn't taken people long to notice what Vivians has meant to the Bulldogs.
In her first season, Vivians has led State to No. 11 in the country, a school record 11-5 record and third-place finish in the SEC and a school mark 26 overall victories.

East Webster beats Byers: Lady Wolverines to make journey to the Big House

March 2, 2015

MABEN – The East Webster Wolverines are about to take a 136-mile journey.
That is the distance between East Webster High School and the Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson. 
That's where the Lady Wolverines will be going Friday as they take part in the Class 2A state tournament. A trip earned following a 70-49 defeat of H.W. Byers in Cumberland on Monday night.

Ray makes case for State's Sword as first team All-SEC

March 2, 2015

Should Craig Sword make the All-Southeastern Conference first team?
Mississippi State head coach Rick Ray thinks so.
Sword, a junior guard, is the 10th leading scorer in SEC games only with 14 points an outing.

SEC picks MSU's Tatum Co-Pitcher of the Week

March 2, 2015

Vance Tatum had the best performance of his career on Sunday afternoon.
He was rewarded for it on Monday.
The Mississippi State sophomore left hander was honored as the Southeastern Conference Co-Pitcher of the Week.

MSU's Mullen gives Rotarians his formula for finding success

March 2, 2015

Dan Mullen had a formula in how to build a winning football team at Mississippi State.
There was one thing he knew for sure – he couldn't do it by himself.
Mullen said everyone that loved and supported the Bulldogs had "to be on the same page" in order to achieve the success that was desired.

Stanford joins SA Volunteer staff

March 2, 2015

Offseason action has been nonstop for the football team at Starkville Academy.
First up was the departure of head coach Jeff Terrill, who took a position with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, then offensive coordinator Chase Nicholson stepped into the vacant role and now one more coaching change has taken place as Tony Stanford joined the Volunteers staff.

Supervisors to see repair bids

March 2, 2015

The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors will have the chance to review and accept bids for repairs on Old Highway 12 and New Light Road during the board’s Monday meeting.

Holmes works to bring Starkville charities together

March 2, 2015

Living at the poverty line is not an ideal position for anyone, let alone something people would volunteer for.

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