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May 22nd, 2015

Former Jacket wins state title as coach

May 22, 2015

Mark Monaghan may have become a successful high school baseball coach at DeSoto Central High School.
Even after winning the Class 6A State championship with his Jaguars, Monaghan has not forgotten where he came from.
Monaghan played high school baseball for coach Danny Carlisle at Starkville High School and fondly remembers those who made an impact on his life at an early age.

SSD Board approves Woods as football coach of Jackets

May 22, 2015

A Mississippi legend is coming home.
After two successful seasons at Peabody High School in Trenton, Tenn., 55-year-old Ricky Woods is back in central Mississippi where it all began.

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Senate appropriations approves $9 million Army Reserves center

May 22, 2015

A potential $9.3 million new U.S. Army Reserves Center for Starkville is a step closer to being a reality after receiving approval from the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee.
The center will replace the aging Guy II & Will Jones U.S. Army Center on Highway 12 in Starkville, U.S. according to a news release from U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Mississippi).

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B.B. King funeral plans set

May 22, 2015

Arrangements have been for B.B. King’s funeral services starting this weekend. King’s final resting place will be at his museum, located at 400 Second St. in Indianola.
“There are a number of reasons we are glad B.B. is being brought back to Mississippi,” said Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant, in a news release. “First and foremost, he’s one of our state’s most beloved native sons.”

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May 21st

Starkville High expects to hire football coach

May 21, 2015

By ROBBIE FAULK
sports@starkvilledailynews.com

Just two weeks following head coach Jamie Mitchell’s departure from Starkville High School, the Yellowjackets look poised to hire his successor. Pending school board’s approval, the school is set to hire longtime Mississippi coaching legend Ricky Woods, multiple sources confirmed to the Starkville Daily News.

Steel Dynamics Incorporated adds $100 million Lowndes expansion

May 21, 2015

By ALEX HOLLOWAY
reporter@starkvilledailynews.com
 
A $100 million industrial investment in Lowndes County could provide new job opportunities for Oktibbeha County residents.

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Aldermen approve bond issue, park improvement

May 21, 2015

By ALEX HOLLOWAY
reporter@starkvilledailynews.com
 
The Starkville Board of Aldermen approved a $2.7 million bond issue for infrastructure improvement projects on a 5-0 vote Thursday evening.

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D&G Farms finds hope in mushrooms

May 21, 2015

By CONNOR GUYTON
life@starkvilledailynews.com

During the unusually wet winter months that north Mississippi faced this year, many local farmers worried about what the weather would mean for their summer crops. Don Autry, operator of D&G Farms in Nettleton, however, found a new opportunity amongst the rain.

Tarters trip Wolverines 3-2

May 21, 2015

PEARL – All it took was one pitch and one hit to ruin what had been a phenomenal effort from two East Webster pitchers on Thursday in game two of the Class 2A State championship.
Taylorsville used a two-out, two-run inside-the-park home run in the sixth inning to force a decisive game three with a 3-2 win over the Wolverines.

Pitchers keep East Webster in game until end

May 21, 2015

PEARL – East Webster's duo of Derek Jones and Kolby Crowley kept the Taylorsville bats at bay all day.
They had a no-hitter until two outs in the sixth inning. That's when things took a bizarre turn.

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