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April 23rd, 2015

Touch-A-Truck event scheduled for Saturday

April 23, 2015

A mail delivery truck, a portable veterinary clinic and a medical helicopter are just a few of the new attractions that are scheduled to be at Volunteer Starkville’s third annual Touch-A-Truck event on Saturday.

ReBirth Consignment celebrates last weekend

April 23, 2015

ReBirth Consignment located inside of Urban Den, located at 511 Academy Road will soon be closing. The pop up shop will have its doors open one last time Thursday through Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
A pop up shop is a small temporary shop that is opened for a limited amount of time with a set amount of stock.

April 22nd

Nita Jean Simmons Randle

April 22, 2015

Mrs. Nita Jean Simmons Randle, 83, longtime resident of Starkville, MS, passed away on Sunday, April 19, 2015, with family members by her side.
Visitation will be at the Starkville First Presbyterian church Friday, April 24, from 4-6 p.m. with services Saturday at Starkville Presbyterian Church beginning at 11 a.m. and a graveside service following at Oktibbeha Memorial Gardens.

Richard Buford Austin

April 22, 2015

Richard Buford Austin, 62, of Madison, Ala., died Monday after an illness. A proud son of Forest, Miss., Richard was a gifted athlete with a poet’s soul and indomitable spirit whose boundless optimism and easy, friendly way left everyone feeling better whenever he was around. We will all miss him and his irresistible smile and laugh.

Jackets begin playoff action

April 22, 2015

The Starkville Yellowjackets saw their record reach and go over the .500 by the end of the regular season.
It wasn't easy for them.
Those challenges have gotten the Yellowjackets (13-12) ready for their current situation of competing in the first round of Class 6A postseason action.

Region champ East Webster starts postseason

April 22, 2015

East Webster baseball coach Wes Johnson knew there was the potential of his team doing something special this season.
On Tuesday night, the Wolverines did just that by claiming the Class 2A Region 2 championship by beating Bruce.

Carter to be one of the first inductees into Scott County Sports Hall of Fame

April 22, 2015

Scott County in Mississippi is establishing a Sports Hall of Fame and one of the first inductees will be Starkville High School boys basketball coach Greg Carter.
Carter played his high school basketball at Forest before moving on to Mississippi State.
"To be recognized back home is always special," Carter said. "I'm really looking forward to it and excited about it."

Cooke takes advantage of opportunity with MSU

April 22, 2015

Mississippi State freshman Logan Cooke was talking duck hunting with Josiah Phillips, when Devon Bell came to him before last year's Texas A&M game with some bad news.
Bell hurt himself during the warmup phase and wasn't sure if he was going to be able to kick.
Sure enough he couldn't go and Cooke got his first taste of college football against a top 10 team.

MSU beats Memphis to end losing skid

April 22, 2015

No one had to remind Mississippi State softball coach Vann Stuedeman that her team had lost five-straight games.
Her Bulldogs made sure that total didn't grow to six on Wednesday night.
MSU used nine hits to score 11 runs and defeated the Memphis Tigers 11-3 in five innings. It was the final game in 19-year-old home facility for the Bulldogs.

Two local theaters prepare to stage spring productions

April 22, 2015

Theater MSU is offering playgoers an experience very different from the typical play seen at the McComas Hall theater.
“The Caucasian Chalk Circle,” directed by John Nara, will be presented today through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. nightly. The audience will be invited onto the stage to view the play.
Platforms have been built on the stage, where about 110 seats will be placed.

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