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January 14th, 2015

Volunteer fair offers opportunity to honor King

January 14, 2015

Martin Luther King Jr. said during a 1957 speech in Montgomery, Ala., “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’”
Starkville area residents have many opportunities to shine a light on that legacy through a variety of service projects that will take place over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend.

Planning board approves new Habitat plans

January 14, 2015

Habitat for Humanity’s planned subdivision of five single-family homes came one step closer to fruition at the Starkville Planning & Zoning Commission meeting Tuesday evening.

January 13th

Bulldogs finish season ranked top 15 in football polls

January 14, 2015

The Mississippi State football team started the 2014 season unranked and unknown.
But that's not the way the season ended for the Bulldogs.

A new era: McFatrich takes over State program

January 14, 2015

It's a new era for Mississippi State volleyball.
On Tuesday, MSU Athletic Director Scott Stricklin introduced David McFatrich as the 11th volleyball head coach in program history.
The hire was announced Monday afternoon.

SMITH COLUMN: Volleyball can be successful for MSU team

January 14, 2015

It's time to wipe the slate clean, hit the reset button and move forward.
There hasn't been very much for Mississippi State to brag about over the years when it comes to volleyball.
For a program that has only enjoyed eight winning seasons in 40 years, it's been a struggle for the Bulldogs to get very much going in the sport.

Jackets lose pair in region on home turf

January 14, 2015

Win or lose, there is always something to gain from tough competition.
On Tuesday, Starkville High took to the soccer field against Madison Central, one of the best in the state.
Even though the game went the way of the Lady Jaguars 1-0, for the Lady Yellowjackets, there was much to take away.

Nancy Grace Snowden Camp

January 14, 2015

Nancy Grace Snowden Camp, 75, passed away at West Point Community Living Center.  She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Starkville MS. 

East Oktibbeha's boys win first region game of season

January 14, 2015

CRAWFORD – The East Oktibbeha Titans made hard work over the holiday break pay off in their first Class A, Region 5 game of the season.
East Oktibbeha jumped out to a 17-11 lead after the first quarter and went on to defeat the Noxapater Tigers 59-34 on Tuesday night.

$13 million bond may come to vote

January 13, 2015

Today is the deadline for Oktibbeha County School District residents to petition for a vote on a $13.2 million reverse bond referendum primarily aimed at creating a new school facility to aid consolidation of the Starkville School and Oktibbeha County School districts, and organizers reported Monday optimism that the petition has enough signatures to pass.

MSU music sets bar for new image

January 13, 2015

Barry Kopetz, head of the Mississippi State University Department of Music, told the Starkville Rotary Club on Monday that his department is known for many positive things, such as a “tight-knit” faculty and a strong network of alumni.
However, Kopetz and professor Rosângela Sebba said that there are two areas the department could use significant improvements: instruments and facilities.

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