Monday Profile: Starkville Kiwanis member makes a lifestyle of helping others

Posted yesterday in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Nan Rushing couldn't focus on the book she was trying to read. The retired teacher and member of the Starkville Kiwanis club is normally enthusiastic about books, even organizing book drives every April.

Oktibbeha supervisors enact 30-day curfew

Posted yesterday in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

The Oktibbeha supervisors unanimously passed a 30-day curfew at Monday's board meeting in response to the continued spread of COVID-19 coronavirus.

Cook Elementary fifth grader wins national animation contest

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

As fifth-grader Joshua James slowly read aloud, a wide-eyed smile appeared on his face. Video chatting with his teacher, Heather Rowland from Cook Elementary School, James recited the email that named him the winner of national animation company Wonder Media's Create-Your-Own Character contest last week.

So long, Vic: Schaefer departs MSU for Texas after eight seasons

Posted 4/5/2020 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- After eight years at Mississippi State, women's basketball head coach Vic Schaefer is heading back to the Lonestar State.


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