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July 24th, 2012

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.

New county website streamlines information

July 25, 2012


Local government and Mississippi State University officials unveiled a new county website which they say will help deliver pertinent information to citizens and serve as a streamlined first impression for outsiders curious about the community.

Hard work paying off: Nall's commitment, love for game leads to more success

July 25, 2012

An afternoon on the driving range at the Mississippi State Golf Course may be more than a time to improve your swing.

You might get lucky enough to see 8-year old Hannah Grace Nall working on her swing.

Nall has won 21 tournaments since 2009 on the All-American Junior Golf Tour.

MSU hoops loses Davis to ACL Injury

July 24, 2012

Rick Ray and the Bulldogs were excited to get workouts started this summer under the new NCAA rules that allow a more hands-on approach during the offseason.

However, Tuesday that excitement was tempered with the injury to Jacoby Davis.

Starkville's 8-year-olds see successful summer

July 24, 2012

The Starkville 8-year-old baseball All-Stars had a long and successful summer.

Starkville ended the season with a 19-9 record.

July 23rd

Adams prepares for duties as new director of finance

July 23, 2012


Incoming Starkville Director of Finance Taylor Adams says he is eager to get started with the task of making the most out of the city’s budget.

Preservationists close in on goal

July 23, 2012


The Starkville Historic Preservation Commission will review a new draft of all the preservation guidelines it has reviewed over the past several months at its meeting Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. in City Hall’s building department.

County clinic to offer newly required shot

July 23, 2012


The Oktibbeha County Health Department at 203 Yeates St. will host an immunization clinic from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday to provide children and adolescents with the immunizations they need to enter school, including the Tdap vaccination now required for all children entering seventh grade.

John Ray

July 23, 2012

Mr. John Wesley Ray of Savannah, Tenn.,85, died Monday, July 23, 2012 in his home today.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at McConnell Memorial Baptist Church in Hiawassee, Ga. with Rev. Don Pickerill officiating.
Special music will be presented by Patsy Daniel, accompanied by Connie Lake.

James Clark

July 23, 2012

Mr. James Varner (Nap) Clark, 82, died peacefully at his youth camp on Wednesday July 18, 2012 following a long fruitful life serving the Lord Jesus Christ. His service was marked by a passion to present God’s priceless gift of forever life by grace alone, through faith alone, in Jesus Christ alone.

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