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August 7th, 2012

Starkville school board nixes STEEP

August 7, 2012


The Starkville School District Board of Trustees voted unanimously Tuesday to remove the System to Enhance Educational Performance screening program, cutting three of the annual evaluations for students in kindergarten through second grade.

MSU earns $1.7 million in rural economy grants

August 7, 2012


Mississippi State University announced Tuesday that its College of Business has received a $650,000 grant from the federal Economic Development Administration, which it will use to leverage a previously announced $1,065,000 EDA grant to aid rural economic development in 61 Mississippi counties, including Oktibbeha County.

Depth, determination: Bulldogs believe numbers narrows gap in tough SEC

August 7, 2012

Football season inches closer and closer with each passing day.

Fans long to know who will be the break out player, or the game changer in just a few short weeks.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs held their annual football media day and offered a glimpse into the program.

Russell takes charge of MSU behind center

August 7, 2012

The patience of Mississippi State quarterback Tyler Russell has been rewarded.

After being heavily recruited out of Meridian High School, there was a tremendous amount of pressure on the Bulldog coaching staff and head coach Dan Mullen to play Russell early.

Lady Jackets return to Beehive and win

August 7, 2012

It was back at the Beehive for the Starkville High School volleyball team.

After a year away from their on-campus home due to renovations, the Lady Yellowjackets made a successful return by beating Heritage Academy 3-0 Tuesday night.

The Lady Jackets (2-3) played at the Starkville Sportsplex, while improvements were being made to the Beehive.

Starkville Academy drops decision at home

August 7, 2012

The margin of the loss didn't matter as much to the Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers Tuesday afternoon as the loss itself.

Even as the score grew in Copiah Academy's favor at the Lady Volunteer softball field, the fact that it was a conference game made it hurt a little more for Starkville Academy.

Jenice Allgood

August 7, 2012

Jenice C. Allgood, 39, died Monday, Aug. 6, 2012 at University Medical Center in Jackson.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012 in the Welch Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Donnie Davis and Mrs. Ann Jetton conducting the service.
Burial follow at Evergreen Cemetery.
Visitation will be held 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012 at Welch Funeral Home.

Edward Hendrick

August 7, 2012

Mr. Edward Paul Hendrick, 61, died Monday, August 6, 2012 at his residence in Sturgis. 

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012 at Welch Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Grant Arinder officiating.
Burial will follow at Craig Springs Cemetery in Sturgis.
Visitation will be held 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012 at Welch Funeral Home.

Willis Cummins

August 7, 2012

Mr. Willis O. Cummins, 82, died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Eupora.

Funeral services will be held 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012 at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora.
Burial will follow at Mt. Moriah Cemetery in Webster County.
Visitation will be held 5-8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6, 2012 at the funeral home.

Deanna Miller

August 7, 2012

Mrs. Deanna Miller, 70, died Monday, July 27, 2012 at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012 at New Zion United Methodist Church with Rev. Tyrone Stallings officiating.
Burial will follow at New Prospect Cemetery.
Visitation will be held noon to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3, 2012 at West Memorial Funeral Home.

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