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May 20th, 2015

Parks advisory board considers department structure

May 20, 2015

By ALEX HOLLOWAY
reporter@starkvilledailynews.com
 
The Starkville Parks advisory board began laying a foundation for the soon-to-be city department’s organizational structure during a Wednesday meeting.

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Longtime minister, Wood College president passes away at 96

May 20, 2015

Felix Sutphin, Methodist minister and former president of Wood College in Mathiston, passed away Tuesday at the age of 96 in Decatur.

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Two arrested after allegedly stealing gun, fishing poles

May 20, 2015

Starkville Police Department arrested 56-year-old Dennis Henry last week on charges of auto burglary and possession and transfer of a stolen firearm, according to a release from the department.

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Wolverines edge Tarters: East Webster one win away from claiming state 2A title

May 20, 2015

PEARL – It came down to one final batter on Wednesday and East Webster head coach Wes Johnson wouldn’t have wanted anyone else on the mound.
With a one-run lead following a triple, Kolby Crowley finished things out to give the Wolverines the game one win in the Class 2A State championship series over Taylorsville 4-3.

Bulldogs of summer sent out to improve

May 20, 2015

The 2015 season may be over for Mississippi State, but that doesn't mean baseball is over for many of the Bulldogs.
Seventh-year head coach John Cohen will send 18 of his players to compete in summer ball this year. Of the 18, eight will play in the prestigious Cape Cod Baseball League, the most in Cohen's tenure.

Former MSU assistant coach Johnson honored as a SEC Legend in Hoover

May 20, 2015

Mark Johnson became a successful head baseball coach at Texas A&M.
That opportunity may not have come his way if it had not been for the time spent under the leadership of coach Ron Polk at Mississippi State.
Johnson was an assistant coach with Polk for six seasons (1976-82) with the Bulldogs, then went on to College Station, Tex.

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Emergency department heads look forward to working with Phelps

May 20, 2015

With 22 years of Oktibbeha County law enforcement experience under his belt, Shank Phelps will is already well-known by many first responders. He has been with the sheriff’s department since 1994 and achieved the rank of lieutenant/supervisor in 2000. Phelps is also the District 1 constable and is running unopposed for reelection to that post.

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Aldermen approve LINK resolution

May 20, 2015

The way is now clear for a renewed resolution of intent for up to $5 million in economic development bond, following a 5-1 vote by the Starkville Board of Aldermen on Tuesday night.
Aldermen approved a resolution to pursue economic development with the Golden Triangle Development LINK, an economic development entity that works with Oktibbeha, Lowndes and Clay counties.

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Focus Manor to open June 1

May 20, 2015

Disabled people on low incomes can find a home at Focus Manor in Louisville. The residential facility, located at 302 John C. Stennis Dr., is currently accepting applications.
The facility provides its residents with an independent living experience. Focus Manor will not have a medical staff onsite, according to Executive Director, George A. Miller.

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Vols rewarded for good season with MAIS All-Star recognition

May 19, 2015

Year two at the helm for Starkville Academy baseball was a phenomenal one for coach Jody Britt.
After an 8-16 finish last year, Britt and the Volunteers improved to 23-10 overall and booked a trip to the playoffs before falling to Oak Forest (La.).

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