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April 16th, 2014

Starkville boys have golf season come to end

April 16, 2014

Four teams out of Class 6A, Region 1, District 2 qualified for the state golf tournament on Wednesday.
Starkville High School just missed being on of those squads.
The Yellowjackets shot a 353 as a team and were edged out of fourth place by Grenada, which finished 11 strokes better with a 342.

Antriece Carter

April 16, 2014

Antriece Carter, 51, died Friday, April 4, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.
 
Visitation will be Thursday, April 17, 2014; 1-6:00 p.m. at West Memorial Chapel, Starkville, Mississippi. 
 
Graveside services and burial will be held at at Fox Cemetery, Starkville, Mississippi.
  
West Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 

Reaping the benefits: Bulldogs, seniors embrace change, helps WNIT run

April 16, 2014

Mississippi State coach Vic Schaefer knew if the women's basketball team was going to have success in 2013-14, then there was going to have to be a change.
After his first season where the Bulldogs finished with an overall record of 13-17, Schaefer knew something was going to have to be different and he addressed that with his team immediately following the season.

BOA seeks sanitation proposals - Board chooses development director finalists

April 16, 2014

Starkville aldermen on Tuesday approved four separate motions in their meeting at City Hall to gather information and request proposals for outsourcing functions of Sanitation and Environmental Services.

Sexual battery suspect arrested

April 16, 2014

Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Department arrested a Sturgis resident Monday afternoon on suspicion of sexual battery.

Deputies arrested 19-year-old Nathaniel Hatter for an alleged case of sexual battery against a female victim.

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SPD arrests man in domestic violence

April 16, 2014

Officers arrested a Starkville man Monday night on suspicion of aggravated domestic violence, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct after he reportedly beat his wife and locked her outside their apartment.

Starkville Police Department arrested 23-year-old Carlos Ware at 10:49 p.m. Monday at his home in the Brooksville Gardens apartment complex at 305 Everglade Avenue 1D.

WWII vet makes footprint in computing at MSU

April 16, 2014

Today’s Apple iPods have internal memory as large as 160 gigabytes. 

But at 97 years old, Charles Moore can remember a time when computers had no internal memory at all. Before World War II, he said, all that companies like IBM had were punch cards used to give instructions to computers.

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City Public Works Department achieves rare safety record

April 16, 2014

Starkville’s Public Works Department is already known as a “rarity” statewide for its exemplary safety record, but its employees continue extending that record to more unique heights.

In March, Public Works reached the milestone of five consecutive years without a lost time work accident, and the city plans to celebrate the milestone with a luncheon on Thursday for the department’s employees.

April 15th

Corey Denton McPherson

April 16, 2014

Corey Denton McPherson was born at OCH in Starkville on January 10, 1997. He died on Sunday, April 6, 2014, at the age of 17, in a single car accident in Ackerman, MS. He was a sophomore in Ackerman at the Choctaw County High School.

Corey is survived by his parents Marty & Mitzi McPherson and brothers, Drew, 19, and Austin, 11;

Maxine Raines Condit

April 16, 2014

Byram, MS
Maxine Raines Condit, 89, formerly of Starkville, MS passed away Monday April 14, 2014 at Willow Creek Nursing Home in Byram, MS. Funeral services will be held 2:00pm Thursday April 17, 2014 from the Chapel of Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home Jackson, MS. Visitation will be from 1:00pm till 2:00pm. Burial will be in Lakewood Memorial Park.

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