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July 28th, 2012

Local student gives back with homemade bracelets

July 28, 2012


Even Kaytlyn Hurst is surprised by her successful summer venture.

Hurst began her summer vacation with a simple idea that has grown into a charitable charge.

“I started making the bracelets after school let out at the beginning of the summer,” Hurst said. “My mom and I went and bought the kit together.”

Main Street experienced terror 65 years ago

July 28, 2012


Vaughan's Vocabulary

July 28, 2012


Plant daylilies in all shapes, sizes, colors

July 28, 2012


Daylilies are extremely easy-to-grow flowering perennials, and their variety gives gardeners plenty of ways to create unique, colorful landscape designs.

True love, homegrown tomatoes

July 28, 2012


Going electric would be nice

July 28, 2012


Some people will go to extreme measures to save money these days.  With gas prices inching back up, and being a bit on the cheap side anyway, I’m always game for money-saving ideas.

A life in boxes tires the mind

July 28, 2012


In the past five years, I have moved to six different places around the Starkville-MSU area and, quite frankly, I’m sick of it.

Moving is a specific form of first-world torture that claims the souls and disturbs the sleep-cycles of millions of young adults during the last two weeks of July every year.

Canine war hero shows true meaning of honor

July 28, 2012


Dogs have longed been described as man’s best friend, but for Marines fighting in Afghanistan, one special dog proved to be their savior.

When she was only two years old, Lucca K458 joined the Marine Corps on April 23, 2006 as a specialized search dog.

Time to hit the field: SA Vols look to get drills off to great start

July 28, 2012

The first couple of days of practice are usually the ones that set the tone for the entire season in any sport.

That is no different for high school football, and the Starkville Academy Volunteers are hoping to get off to a great start.

Mitchell eager to see Yellowjackets practice

July 28, 2012

Starkville High School football coach Jamie Mitchell said it feels like Christmas in July for several reasons.

First and foremost, it's the opportunity to get back on the field for the 23rd year of coaching the sport he loves. The Yellowjackets begin preseason practice on Monday.

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