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July 22nd, 2014

SMITH COLUMN: There should not be panic for SHS field

July 22, 2014

This is not the time to panic if you are a Starkville High School football fan.
The situation concerning the construction of an all-turf field at Yellowjacket Stadium has hit a snag, but officials remain "optimistic" that work will continue immediately and the contractor can meet the August 22 deadline.

Mullen raises the bar in five MSU seasons

July 22, 2014

Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen has raised the bar in Starkville in his first five seasons.
The Bulldogs missed going to a bowl by just one game in Mullen's first year of 2009. Since then, the Bulldogs have appeared in a school-record four-straight bowl games. They should make it five when this season ends.

‘Ships coming in - High school football championship games to be played at Mississippi State, Ole Miss

July 22, 2014

The Mississippi High School Activities Association state football championships are hitting close to home.

In fact, it starts right in Starkville’s backyard.

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Supes contract with LINK, OK club ordinance

July 22, 2014

The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a contract with the Golden Triangle Development LINK at its meeting Monday, hoping to create avenues for economic development in the area through its relationship with the organization.

District governor addresses local Rotary

July 22, 2014

Paul Bucurel prefers not to take himself too seriously.

July 21st

A change in venue: Area coaches fond of move of title games to MSU, Ole Miss

July 21, 2014

There are many factors that bring a sense of excitement when it comes to participation in state championship games.
With the thrill of knowing your team has survived a grueling regular season and passed through the gauntlet that is the postseason, it provides fulfillment that can't be beat, but there is one more element that can enhance that excitement.

Stuedeman finalizes softball staff at MSU with addition of Ricketts

July 21, 2014

Vann Stuedeman has finalized her coaching staff for the 2015 season.
On Monday, the fourth-year Bulldog head coach announced the hiring of Samantha Ricketts as the new hitting coach. She will also have game management and recruiting responsibilities. Ricketts has spent the last three seasons at Wichita State.

SSD to act on bond funds - Board calls special meeting set for noon Tuesday

July 21, 2014

The Starkville School District Board of Trustees will hold a called meeting at noon Tuesday at the Greensboro Center to respond to the Starkville Board of Aldermen’s resolution asking SSD to return nearly $500,000 in surplus bond money so the city can reprocess the money and give it back to SSD properly.

SPIRIT OF OKTIBBEHA: Poe appreciates Starkville’s history, beauty, people

July 21, 2014

Before Bill Poe was Jeremiah Dumas’ campaign manager, he was his friend.

July 20th

Back-to-back: Clippers complete a quest of two World Series titles

July 20, 2014

It has been quite an amazing two-year run for the Northeast Mississippi Clippers.
After finishing second in the United States Sports Specialty Association 11-Under State tournament, then winning USSSA Global World Series in 2013, the Clippers won the USSSA 12-Under State tournament and the World Series this year.

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