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July 25th, 2012

Funding to improve MSU’s energy efficiency

July 25, 2012


Mississippi State University is receiving funding from both the United States Department of Energy and the Tennessee Valley Authority to help improve its buildings’ energy efficiency.

Big deal to Little: Starkville Academy player gives back with girls camp

July 25, 2012

There was something burning inside Starkville Academy girls basketball player Anna Lea Little.

She felt the need to give something back to the community that she loved and was trying to find the right avenue to do it.

By using the game of basketball, Little found a way by hosting the All-Fun summer basketball camp.

MSU freshman Sword's arrest a misdemeanor

July 25, 2012

Mississippi State men's basketball freshman Craig Sword was arrested on Sunday afternoon on campus.

Sword was charged with possession of a firearm on an educational property, which would be a felony.

However, Sword didn’t actually have a firearm, he was in possession of a BB gun.

Williams ponders next move

July 25, 2012

Former Starkville High School basketball player Latavious Williams still has visions of playing in the National Basketball Association.

It's just taking longer than expected for Williams to reach that point, and the path has taken him from Starkville, to Houston, Texas, to Tulsa and even overseas to Spain.

July 24th

Protect yourself from identity theft

July 25, 2012

Have you really ever thought about identity theft? Are you doing anything to keep yourself from being a victim? Think about a few of these things:

Do you:
- Receive several pre-approved credit offers every month.  Do you shred them before you throw them in the trash?

Something about Icees are special

July 25, 2012

By Jay Reed
Eats One Ate

Fox mixes faith, love into soul food creations

July 25, 2012


Minnie Fox said regardless of the recipe, a few ingredients should always go in to every meal.

"Joy, happiness, peace and a little amazing grace," Fox said. "You have to feel this to do this, and I can do this."

Neshoba County Fair festivities begin Friday

July 25, 2012


The countdown to the 123rd installment of Mississippi’s Giant House Party is almost over.

The Neshoba County Fair, a traditional week-long event featuring everything from horse racing to carnival rides to speeches from Mississippi politicians, starts Friday.

Appeals board sets C Spire discussion

July 25, 2012


The Starkville Board of Adjustments and Appeals will hold a public hearing at 4 p.m. Wednesday in City Hall’s building department for two variance requests C Spire Wireless is making for a cellular tower near the Stark Crossing subdivision.

Justices hearing 152 cases in July Circuit Court term

July 25, 2012


Oktibbeha County Circuit Court’s July term began Monday and runs through Aug. 3. Judges Lee Coleman, Lee Howard and Jim Kitchens are scheduled to hear 152 cases.

Nearly half of those cases are related to drugs and theft. Forty-one cases involve drug charges — more than one-fourth of the term’s total cases.

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