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â€śYou can wrap it in Maroon and White.â€ť
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 â€śVoice of the Bulldogsâ€ť 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.
ktibbeha County School District approved the final plans and budget for $2.2 million dollarsâ€™ 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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A tour of Gulf States Manufacturing that a handful of Starkville city officials took Monday could soften one aldermanâ€™s approach to trying to set minimum commercial design standards â€” or at least tighten some of the language in his proposal.
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.Â
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.
Ryan Ashford was much happier with the bus service for this past Saturdayâ€™s Mississippi State University football game than with the service for the Saturday before.
Every meeting of the local Hic-A-Sha-Ba-Ha chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution begins in song.
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.
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.