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May 26th, 2015
The Starkville High School football program will be showcased on national television this fall.
There has been an agreement between Paragon Marketing Group and SHS to have the August 28 game against Oxford at Yellowjacket Stadium to be shown on ESPNU.
Kickoff for the game, which has become known as the â€śLittle Egg Bowl,â€ť will be at 8 p.m.
The young men attending at this yearâ€™s American Legion Boys State session at Mississippi State University heard from Gov. Phil Bryant and other top state officials Tuesday on how Mississippiâ€™s government works.
Bryant, State Treasurer Lynn Finch and Commissioner of Insurance Mike Chaney spoke at 10 a.m in Lee Hall.
Starkville Academy eighth grader Bates Bennett is set to compete in the nationally televised Scripps National Spelling Bee Wednesday and Thursday in Washington, D.C.
An unlocked door opened the way for three children to make a mess in West Oktibbeha County Elementary School Monday evening, according to officials.
Sturgis Police Chief Doug Hamilton said the juveniles, ages four, 11 and 13, allegedly entered the school through a door that construction workers, who were working on renovations at the school, left unlocked.
Walt Grayson, noted Mississippi television personality, will be the keynote speaker at the E.O. Templeton Jr. History at Genealogy Fair held at Mississippi State University on June 13, according to a news release.
Intermittent rains and steady, rolling thunder couldnâ€™t dampen spirits as dozens of people turned out at Oktibbeha County Courthouse on Memorial Day to honor Americaâ€™s fallen soldiers.
The Greater Starkville Development Partnershipâ€™s Military Affairs Committee hosted the service, which has been held annually since 2003.
On Wednesday, the author of Stennis: Plowing a Straight Furrow, Don H. Thompson, will be on the Mississippi State University campus to discuss the new book. A book signing will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at MSUâ€™s Stennis Institute of Government. Stennisâ€™ daughter, Margaret Womble, will also be on hand for the event.
Events for 2015â€™s Southern Christian Writers Conference will kick off on June 5. The conference is held in Tuscaloosa, at the First Baptist Church, 721 Greensboro Ave., according to the SCWCâ€™s website.
Robyn Havard draws on her past trials for motivation to make a difference in the community.
Havard, who currently serves as the chair for Oktibbeha County Relay for Life, is a cancer survivor.
Brian Hawkins, a former Relay for Life Chair, said Havardâ€™s brush with cancer has given her a fierce motivation for supporting Relay.
By ROBBIE FAULK
PEARL â€“ In the final game of the final day of the 2014-15 sports year, it was fitting that the East Webster Wolverines took home another trophy.
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