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November 19th, 2014

Stats show big numbers for interest in Miss. St.

November 19, 2014

When Mississippi State University’s football team wins, the points on their scoreboard, the fans in Davis Wade Stadium and the votes they receive for the College Football Playoff aren’t the only numbers that go up.
MSU officials now report that the team’s 9-1 record this season has driven up applications for admission and housing as well as visitors to MSU websites and social media accounts.

November 18th

Man pleads guilty in armed robbery

November 18, 2014

A man accused of two counts of armed robbery received a 20-year sentence to the Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC) with 11 years suspended, nine to serve, after pleading guilty during the October-November Oktibbeha County Circuit Court term.

3 arrested in burglaries on Saturday

November 18, 2014

Starkville police arrested three local men allegedly involved in various burglaries over the weekend.
Officers arrested 31-year-old Elmer Oscar Norwood, of 284 Garrard Road, Saturday morning on suspicion of residential burglary and burglary of a church.

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Former secretary of state speaks to Rotary about political polarization

November 18, 2014

Former Mississippi Secretary of State Eric Clark spoke at Monday’s Starkville Rotary Club meeting, giving his opinions on the dangers of polarization in American politics.
When Clark was receiving his PhD in history, Bill Parish, who introduced Clark to the club, was one of his professors.

November 17th

Social network wins Startup Weekend

November 17, 2014

Kelcy Gooch and a team of his fellow Mississippi State University students set out last Friday to start a new social network.

Taylor building legacy of dedication, longevity

November 17, 2014

Little can stop Caddy Taylor from attending a meeting of the Starkville Pilot Club.
Club member Ellen Mauldin said when Taylor was young and relatively new to the club, she missed very few meetings even when she was having her children. And now that Taylor has been part of the club for more than 60 years, Mauldin said she is still a faithful standby at the meetings.

November 15th

FINAL SCORE: Mississippi State 20; Alabama 25

November 15, 2014

FINAL SCORE: Mississippi State 20; Alabama 25

November 14th

Rubik's cube, green plastic soldiers, and bubbles in Toy Hall of Fame

November 14, 2014

There are three favorites that are still getting a little playtime as new inductees into the National Toy Hall of Fame in Rochester, New York.

MSU hosts reception for Japan-America Society

November 14, 2014

Mississippi State University’s Japan Outreach Program hosted a reception for the Japan-America Society of Mississippi (JASMIS) Thursday night featuring special guests Motohiko Kato, the consul-general of Japan in Nashville; and Peter Kelley, president of the National Association of Japan-America Societies, at the Bost Extension Center Thursday evening.

Belles of the Brawl breaking down barriers

November 14, 2014

The Mississippi Brawl Star roller derby team is sometimes thought to be comprised of stereotypical tattooed, lawless derby girls. The 10 members of the team from Starkville seek to prove that stereotype couldn’t be further from the truth.

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