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September 9th

Remembering Jack Cristil: Voice of Bulldogs passes away at 88

September 9, 2014

“You can wrap it in Maroon and White.”

That phrase gave chills to so many Mississippi State Bulldog fans and it made Jack Cristil famous, not only in Mississippi, but around the nation. The longtime “Voice of the Bulldogs” passed away Sunday at the age of 88 at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo of complications from kidney disease and cancer after an extend illness.

Pulley OKs renovations for campuses

September 9, 2014

ktibbeha County School District approved the final plans and budget for $2.2 million dollars’ worth of renovations for its elementary school at its monthly meeting Monday.

The meeting, which is normally scheduled for the first Monday of each month, was postponed one week due to Labor Day.

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Tweaks likely in proposed facade law

September 9, 2014

A tour of Gulf States Manufacturing that a handful of Starkville city officials took Monday could soften one alderman’s approach to trying to set minimum commercial design standards — or at least tighten some of the language in his proposal.

Workforce development central topic at Monday Rotary meeting

September 9, 2014

When Raj Shaunak was a child living in Kenya, his father had the preamble to the American Constitution and a copy of the Gettysburg Address attached to the refrigerator. 

Today, Shaunak is vice president for workforce and community services at East Mississippi Community College. He said his father believed there were two reasons why America was great.

September 8th

VIDEO: Mississippi State UAB

September 8, 2014

VIDEO: Ryan, Bryant Lead Falcons Past Saints 37-34 In OT Matt Bryant kicked a 51-yarder field goal on the final play of regulation, then booted a 52-yarder in overtime to give the Atlanta Falcons a 37-34 victory over the New Orleans Saints.

September 8, 2014

Fans happier with shuttle service

September 8, 2014

Ryan Ashford was much happier with the bus service for this past Saturday’s Mississippi State University football game than with the service for the Saturday before.

SPIRIT OF OKTIBBEHA: Chiles serves in several civic groups

September 8, 2014

Every meeting of the local Hic-A-Sha-Ba-Ha chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution begins in song.

BREAKING: MSU legendary broadcaster Jack Cristil passes away

September 8, 2014

Mississippi State's legendary radio broadcaster Jack Cristil died Sunday night at the age of 88 from an extended illness.
The Memphis native passed away at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo with family and friends by his side.
Cristil began calling MSU sporting events in 1953. He was the radio voice of Bulldog football and basketball for nearly six decades until his retirement in 2011.

September 5th

Club Rock shooting suspect arrested

September 5, 2014

A Starkville man got an unwelcome birthday present Thursday as U.S. Marshals arrested him for his suspected role in a March 30 shooting at Club Rock.
The marshals arrested 21-year-old Tobias Coleman in De Soto County on suspicion of aggravated assault, according to Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Department Lt. Brett Watson. Coleman was booked into Oktibbeha County Jail on $100,000 bond.

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