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April 8th, 2015

Horse Park to host Lucky Dog barrel races this weekend

April 8, 2015

Lucky Dog Productions will bring its barrel racing series to the Mississippi Horse Park this weekend. The event marks the second time this year the park’s horse stalls will be sold out, according to Horse Park facility director Bricklee Miller.
The barrel races will run Friday-Sunday and are free to the public. The Mississippi Horse Park is located on Poorhouse Road.

April 7th

DEFENSE wins it: Volunteers make plays behind Griffin's pitching to beat Patriots

April 8, 2015

Sometimes winning is not all about scoring runs.
On Tuesday evening, the Starkville Academy Volunteers proved just that as they stood behind strong defense and a solid pitching performance from Caleb Griffin to claim a 4-2 victory over visiting Heritage Academy Patriots.

SHS falls to Northwest Rankin, still makes playoffs

April 8, 2015

The Starkville Yellowjackets may have lost a baseball game on Tuesday night, but they still found a reason to celebrate.
With a 5-0 loss by Columbus to Madison Central in Lowndes County, the Jackets earned a playoff spot in Class 6A.

SMITH ON SPORTS: Graveman delivers a heartfelt message before his first pitch

April 8, 2015

Sometimes it's not what you know, it's how you know.
If I had a nickel for every time my late grandmother said those words to me, let's just say I'd have quite a bit of money on my hands right now.

Bulldog backup duty: Prescott leading MSU young signal callers

April 8, 2015

There isn't a quarterback controversy at Mississippi State this spring.
Dak Prescott enters his final spring practices with the Bulldogs as the full-fledged starter, and nobody who watched last season will argue with that.
There could be, however, a scrum for the backup position.

Supes hear complaints over state of roads

April 7, 2015

The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors spent much of Monday’s meeting discussing the state of the roads in the county, although not much action was taken during the meeting regarding the roadways.

Utility meter readers to become obsolete- at least in Starkville

April 7, 2015

 It appears the days of having a meter reader stop by your house once a month to read and record your utility usage may soon become a thing of the past. It can’t be soon enough for utility department heads who said locked gates and aggressive pets not to mention the large turn-over in a college town have created problems for utility companies.

Two Starkville citizens named statewide volunteers of year

April 7, 2015

Two Starkville civic leaders will be honored next week during National Volunteer Week for their continued service above and beyond the call of duty.

Rotary hears account of wild life on the Galapagos Islands

April 7, 2015

When Charles Darwin sailed his voyage of the Beagle in 1831, his route took him through the Galapagos Islands. He performed additional research for several years once returning to London, before publishing the books that made him famous — “The Voyage of the Beagle” and “On the Origin of Species.”

April 6th

Stidham steps down as coach at East Webster

April 7, 2015

MABEN – Blink and your kids will be grown before you know it.
Corey Stidham is all too familiar with this adage and it is one of the driving forces behind his decision to step down as boys’ basketball coach at East Webster.

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