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Dorothy Louise Williams

December 20, 2014

Ms. Dorothy Louise Williams, 67, of Starkville, Mississippi died Monday, December 15, 2014 in Meridian, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M., Monday, December 22, 2014 at Second Baptist Church, Starkville, Mississippi.
Visitation will be held Sunday, December 21, 2014 from 12:00 P.M.- 6:00 P.M. at West Memorial Funeral Home, Starkville, Mississippi.

Willie B. Washington

December 20, 2014

Mr. Willie B. Washington,77, of Maben, Mississippi died Sunday, December 13, 2014 in Maben, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M., Monday, December 22, 2014 at Traveler's Rest Baptist Church, Mathiston, Mississippi.
Visitation will be held Sunday, December 21, 2014 from 2:00 P.M.- 6:00 P.M. at West Memorial Funeral Home, Starkville, Mississippi.

Lady Jackets use big second half for victory

December 20, 2014

COLUMBUS – Starkville High School sophomore post player Kelsey Jones picked up two fouls and sat for the majority of the first half against the West Lowndes Lady Panthers on Saturday.
Without their primary scoring threat, it would be understandable to believe the Lady Yellowjacktets would struggle to put up points.

SHS boys perform better, beat Tuscaloosa Central

December 20, 2014

COLUMBUS – What a difference a day makes. 
After dropping their first game of the Joe Horne Christmas Invitational on Friday, the Starkville Yellowjackets took advantage of tournament play to capture a 64-37 day two victory over Central High from Tuscaloosa.

MSU's Mullen will take time finding defensive coordinator

December 20, 2014

Dan Mullen's plate has become heavier after the events of last week.
The Mississippi State head coach saw defensive coordinator Geoff Collins leave for the same position at Florida on Tuesday. The Bulldogs are preparing to face Georgia Tech in the Capital One Orange Bowl on New Year's Eve.

December 19th

Jackets watch lead slip away in overtime loss to the Eagles

December 19, 2014

COLUMBUS – The Starkville Yellowjackets started Friday's game against Wilmer, Texas, about as well as a team could.
Greg Carter was not very happy with the way the Jackets finished.

Lack of scoring for SHS girls enables Jim Hill to take win

December 19, 2014

COLUMBUS – Teams that score less than 50 points in a basketball game usually don't come out on the winning side.
The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets found that to be true on Friday against the Jim Hill Lady Tigers.
SHS girls coach Kristie Williams didn't see the effort and hustle she wanted and it cost her squad in a 48-43 loss at the Joe Horne Christmas Invitational.

Comeback victory by Vols enough to excite the home crowd

December 19, 2014

Nothing can get a crowd going quite like a comeback victory.
The Volunteers provided the Starkville Academy fans with plenty of excitement Friday as the team bounced back from a double-digit deficit to defeat visiting Pillow Academy 71-66.

MSU men hoping to stop the bleeding

December 19, 2014

Mississippi State is just looking to get back on the right track.
The Bulldogs have lost four in a row, including a 69-55 decision to Arkansas State earlier this week inside Humphrey Coliseum. MSU began the season 5-0, but has struggled since.

December 18th

William D Norris, Jr. 

December 18, 2014

William Delevan Norris, Jr. 52 died Wednesday, December 17, 2014 in his home surrounded by his family. He was born December 6, 1962 to William Delevan Norris, Sr. and Edwina Sanders Norris in Quitman, MS. He was a long time business man and owner of Bulldog Lanes and a member of the First Baptist Church in Starkville, MS. 

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