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Police in Miss. look into viral video of officer tasing man while handcuffed

WINONA, Miss. (WCBI/WLBT) - Winona police said they are “looking into” a viral video showing two of their officers arresting a man over the weekend. Witnesses believe excessive force was used, along with a taser while a person was being taken into custody. The video has been shared nearly 800 times on Facebook.

COVID-19 cases back on the rise in Mississippi

COVID-19 numbers are back on the rise in parts of Mississippi. The Mississippi State Department of Health reported over 1500 new cases in its most recent update. Desoto, Tunica, and Benton counties in North Mississippi have seen the highest spike in cases. Residents in those counties are being asked to...
Starkville Daily News

MSU's Molinar signs free agent deal with Bucks

After going through the two-round National Basketball Association Draft without being taken by a team Thursday night, Molinar signed a free agent deal with the Bucks according to a report on Friday morning. Molinar became a reliable scoring option for the Bulldogs over his three-year career in Starkville. During the...

MSDH reports more than 1,300 COVID-19 cases

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – The number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Mississippi have been spiking in recent weeks. On Friday, the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reported 1,377 new cases. Two additional deaths were also reported. The new cases were reported to the department by 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 23. This brings the […]

MSU students earn awards, scholarships during national landscape competition

STARKVILLE, Miss.—Mississippi State students are award winners in a spring national landscape and horticulture competition celebrating 45 years since its inception at the university. Students were recognized in numerous categories and received multiple scholarships during the National Collegiate Landscape Competition. MSU had two first-place finishers, seniors Makahla Holloway and...
Starkville Daily News

SHS anxious to add the sport of wrestling

Now, two years after the beginning of the pandemic, athletics are beginning to move forward again with the addition of the sport of wrestling. Recently, the Mississippi High School Activities Association approved the move for schools to include wrestling as part of its programs. Starkville High School Athletic Director Greg...
Starkville Daily News

GTPDD dedicates building to honor executive director

Family, friends, coworkers, and clients of Rupert “Rudy” Johnson alike were all at the same place at the same time on Thursday to show him appreciation. The one fitting way they found to do that was to dedicate the headquarters of the Golden Triangle Planning and Development District in his name.
Picayune Item

A look inside The Templeton and Seal Performance Nutrition Centers

STARKVILLE – When it comes to winning, the path to victory is often paved when no one is watching. Mississippi State is committed to ensuring no stone is left unturned on its quest to win championships in all sports and help athletes achieve individual dreams, as evidenced by the soon-to-open Templeton and Seal Performance Nutrition Centers.

Georgia 3-star 2023 receiver Nakai Poole commits to Mississippi State football, Mike Leach

STARKVILLE — Mississippi State football coach Mike Leach says his Air Raid offense can never have too many wide receivers. He now has a piece with which to continue building depth at the position with his 2023 class.  Norcross High School (Georgia) three-star Nakai Poole committed to Mississippi State via social media Friday. He recorded 40 catches for 703 yards and 11 touchdowns last season, according to 247Sports.  ...

R&B legend Dionne Warwick to open 75th MSU Lyceum Series

STARKVILLE, Miss.—Mississippi State’s Lyceum Series will begin its 75th year of shows with a performance by legendary R&B singer Dionne Warwick. The performance, scheduled for Sept. 29, begins a five-show season featuring a variety of acts, from theater and dance troupes to a brass band. Each show will be held at 7 p.m. in Lee Hall’s historic Bettersworth Auditorium.