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MSU grant helps students pursue medical dreams

    Special to the Chickasaw Journal   STARKVILLE — High school juniors in Chickasaw County considering medical careers in their home state have the opportunity to take part in an intense and revealing summer program at Mississippi State University. The five-week Rural Medical Scholars summer program at MSU aims to identify the state’s future […]

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RECRUITING NEWS: Simmons, Jones boost Bulldogs’ signing class

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State appeared to be on the verge of a sub-par signing class until a pair of local highly rated prospects helped its cause. The Bulldogs received commitments and national letters of intent from Noxubee County five-star defensive end Jeffrey Simmons and Starkville four-star defensive tackle Kobe Jones […]

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MSU’s Prescott leaves behind winning legacy

  By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Dan Mullen’s eyes welled up with tears as he stood behind a podium following Wednesday’s Belk Bowl, searching for words to describe what Dak Prescott meant to him. The senior quarterback had just capped off his illustrious career at Mississippi State by leading to the Bulldogs to […]

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MSU’s Jones declares for draft

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Chris Jones is ready to take his talents to the next level. The Houston native, a Mississippi State defensive tackle, has decided to pass up his final season in Starkville to declare for the 2016 NFL Draft. “After discussing it with my family, I will forgo my senior […]

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College football bowl lineup

  Special to the Chickasaw Journal   The following are college football bowl games including the College Football playoffs. COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS Capital One Orange Bowl Clemson vs. Oklahoma — Dec. 31, 3 p.m. (ESPN) Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Alabama vs. Michigan State — Dec. 31, 7 p.m. (ESPN) College Football Playoff National Championship Clemson-Oklahoma […]

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Chris Jones named SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week

  Special to the Chickasaw Journal   STARKVILLE – Mississippi State junior defensive lineman Chris Jones was named Southeastern Conference Defensive Lineman of the Week, the league announced Monday morning. In a 31-13 victory at Missouri this past Thursday night, the Bronko Nagurski Trophy watch list member tied a career high with two tackles for […]

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Mullen, MSU mourning freshman’s death

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen was out recruiting last Friday night along with assistant coach Billy Gonzales when a phone call changed everything. Mullen was informed by MSU director of player personnel Rockey Felker that freshman defensive end Keith Joseph Jr. had died in a one-vehicle accident along […]

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Prospective students invited to MSU Music Discovery Day

      Special to the Chickasaw Journal   STARKVILLE — Mississippi State’s music department will welcome nearly a hundred prospective music and music education majors and their families Nov. 9 for the university’s ninth-annual Music Discovery Day. Nov. 4 is the deadline for online registration at https://w.msstate.edu/music/discover/. During a 9 a.m.-3 p.m. open house, […]

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Opposing teams avoid McQuary

    By Brandon Speck Special to the Chickasaw Journal   Houston senior DB Denver McQuary is two interceptions away from tying the state record of 30. Teams are going to have to throw it toward him if he has a chance. McQuary has two regular season games left and is still chasing the mark […]

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Former MSU great Goode dies at 76

    By Logan Lowery Daily Journal   WEST POINT – Mississippi lost one of its greatest gridiron ambassadors on Thursday. Hall of Famer Tom Goode passed away at 76, leaving behind a legacy that will live on throughout the Magnolia State. Goode was a standout at West Point High School before moving on to […]

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McClain invites friends to Troy

      By Hank Wiesner   Special to the Chickasaw Journal     TROY, ALA. – Houlka nativeJeremy McClain , who was recently appointed Troy University’s Athletics Director, knows firsthand that it take a village to raise a child.   McClain and the Trojans will be coming from the next village over, in Troy, Ala., […]

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WEDDING: Byrne / Blissard

      Special to the Chickasaw Journal   STARKVILLE – The Chapel of Memories on Mississippi State University campus was the setting for a celebration of the marriage of Reagan Colleen Byrne and James Kellan Blissard on July 18th at six o’clock in the evening. Rev. Jimmy Harrington officiated the ceremony, Reagan is the […]

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MSU offers online high school credit

        Special to the Chickasaw Journal   STARKVILLE — Mississippi State University is offering online high school courses for credit, giving a helping hand to students trying to get ahead or catch up on graduation requirements. Health, economics, geometry, Mississippi studies, U.S. government, U.S. history, advanced world geography and two English classes […]

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EDITORIAL: Local Terror

  The Chickasaw Journal has always found it providential how events at the local level reflect even bigger events at the state, national and world level. So when the alert went out last week of a shooter on the campus of Mississippi State University, we reflected on our own “shooter in a local school” training […]

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