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May 18th, 2015

East Webster enjoys back-to-back tennis titles

May 18, 2015

It's difficult to win back to back state championships in any sport.
When it comes to enduring long and competitive matches on the tennis court, the feat is a little bit more difficult to achieve.
The East Webster Wolverines were able to accomplish their second-consecutive Class 2A State championship last week with a 6-1 win over Clarkdale in Jackson.

MSU's Heck, Gridley recognized by SEC

May 18, 2015

Mississippi State's Seth Heck may be the definition of a student-athlete.
The Bulldog senior was honored as the Southeastern Conference Scholar Athlete of the Year for the second year in a row. He is only the second player to win the award in back-to-back years – Alabama's Emeel Salem won the award in 2006 and 2007.

May 17th

Local man journeys through cancer

May 17, 2015

Caleb Rich has just celebrated an anniversary that many people fear. On May 11, 2011 Rich was diagnosed with acute myroid leukemia.

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Cappe's Steakhouse damaged by fire

May 17, 2015

Cappe's Steakhouse caught fire late Saturday night, but Starkville firefighters put out the flames within 10 minutes.

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Spirit of Oktibbeha — Coats finds time for multiple organizations

May 17, 2015

Local businesswoman Barbara Coats is no stranger to hard work.
Coats currently serves on the boards of Volunteer Starkville, Helping Hands Ministries of Oktibbeha County and is a financial representative at Modern Woodmen of America.

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Isadora Norwood

May 17, 2015

Mrs. Isadora Norwood, 101, formerly of Starkvillle, Mississippi, died May 11, 2015 in Suisun, California.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 P.M., Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at Peter’s Rock Temple Church of God In Christ, Starkville, Mississippi with Supt. Joseph Hawkins, officiating.

Veteran leadership helps East Webster to another 2A fast pitch softball title

May 17, 2015

RIDGELAND – As the final speck of dust settled back into the red dirt at Freedom Ridge Park in Ridgeland on Saturday and the East Webster Lady Wolverines hoisted the gold trophy, the 2015 season came to a close.

During competition, thoughts for MSU's Taylor on late father

May 17, 2015

It was hard for Zach Taylor to put into words his feelings on finishing second in the decathlon at the Southeastern Conference Outdoor Championships this weekend.
His mind kept going back to his late father.
Taylor lost his father, J.T., last November and it hit him really hard. His weight went up by 20 pounds, but he dropped nearly 15 pounds getting ready for the spring.

New football league forming for area youth

May 17, 2015

There is a new youth football league forming in the area.
In a league that makes up several teams, it is also one big team.
Mississippi Gridiron Youth Football will get kicked off in August and Rodney Johnson, one of the vice presidents of the league, said it was an opportunity to form an organization where many people could have a voice.

May 16th

THREE-PEAT: East Webster responds to win third-straight title

May 17, 2015

RIDGELAND – After facing adversity for the first time in the 2015 postseason, the East Webster Lady Wolverines responded emphatically on Saturday.

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