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Introduction ...

Below are the newspapers that have been published in the vicinity of Star.

Our newspaper information for Star is based on data taken from the Chronicling America website. For more information, please see our description of the Chronicling America website.

We don't know of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Star. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding Star. Our list contains 26 papers that were published within 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> of Star.

To keep this list from growing too long, not all of the papers have been listed. We have another list where all the papers have been listed in alphabetical order. The complete list can be found on the Extended Newspaper Page for Star.  

Newspapers Neighboring Star ...

The following newspapers were published within 24 miles [38.6 km] of Star.

The papers have been grouped by the community in which they were published, with the communities listed in order of their distance from Star.

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  • Vernon - 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast
  • Millport - 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast
  • Kennedy - 12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast
  • Sulligent - 14 miles [22.5 km] to the north
  • Columbus (MS) - 18 miles [29 km] to the southwest
  • Reform - 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southeast
  • Guin - 24 miles [38.6 km] to the northeast
  • Aberdeen (MS) - 24 miles [38.6 km] to the northwest

Published In Vernon [Lamar County]    [Map]  

(About 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast of Star)

  The Lamar Democrat And The Sulligent News  

Years of publication: 1952 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14996314

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Lamar Democrat And The Sulligent News

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050470

 
  The Lamar Democrat  

Years of publication: 1896 to 1952

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14996240

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Lamar Democrat

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050469

 
  The Lamar News  

The first year of publication was in 188?, with an unknown end date

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 18265206

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Lamar News

Holdings for: LCCN SN88050122

 
  The Vernon Clipper  

Years of publication: 187? to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 18265701

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Vernon Clipper

Holdings for: LCCN SN88050128

 
  The Vernon Courier  

Years of publication: 1886 to 190?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14996549

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Vernon Courier

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050473

 
  The Vernon Pioneer  

Years of publication: 1875 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11035709

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Vernon Pioneer

Holdings for: LCCN SN84023616


Published In Millport [Lamar County]    [Map]  

(About 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast of Star)

 
  The Gazette  

Years of publication: 1976 to 1979

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14996424

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Gazette

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050471

 
  The Millport Messenger  

Years of publication: 1931 to 1932

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 18265243

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Millport Messenger

Holdings for: LCCN SN88050123

 
  West-Alabama Gazette  

Years of publication: 1980 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14996511

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the West-Alabama Gazette

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050472


Published In Kennedy [Lamar County]    [Map]  

(About 12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast of Star)

 
  The Kennedy News  

The first year of publication was in 1890, with an unknown end date

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 18265152

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Kennedy News

Holdings for: LCCN SN88050121


Published In Sulligent [Lamar County]    [Map]  

(About 14 miles [22.5 km] to the north of Star)

 
  Lamar Leader  

Years of publication: 1973 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 18265278

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Lamar Leader

Holdings for: LCCN SN88050124

 
  Lightning  

Years of publication: 1895 to 190?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 15050305

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Lightning

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050003

 
  Sulligent News  

Years of publication: 1928 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 18265343

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Sulligent News

Holdings for: LCCN SN88050126

 
  The Eagle-eye  

Years of publication: 1894 to 1895

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14995841

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Eagle-eye

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050467

 
  The Sulligent News  

Years of publication: 1931 to 1952

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14996017

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Sulligent News

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050468

 
  The Sulligent Sentinel  

Published in 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 18265309

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Sulligent Sentinel

Holdings for: LCCN SN88050125

 
  The Sulligent Standard  

Years of publication: 1914 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 15050366

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Sulligent Standard

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050004

 
  The Times Of Sulligent  

Published in 1936

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 18265656

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Times Of Sulligent

Holdings for: LCCN SN88050127


Published In Columbus (MS) [Lowndes County (MS)]    [Map]  

(About 18 miles [29 km] to the southwest of Star)

We know of 37 newspapers that have been published in the vicinity of Columbus. The list of those papers is too long to repeat here, but can be found on the Local Newspaper Page for Columbus.

We have an extended list that contains all the papers within 24 miles [38.6 km] of Star. This extended list includes all the papers from Columbus. The list is sorted by the paper's name. This merged list can be found on the Extended Newspaper Page for Star.  

Published In Reform [Pickens County]    [Map]  

(About 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southeast of Star)

 
  Pickens County Advertiser  

Years of publication: 1975 to 1979

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17061268

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Pickens County Advertiser

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050383

 
  The Advertiser  

Years of publication: 1979 to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17061529

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Advertiser

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050384

 
  The Reform Progress  

Published in 1898

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17022065

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Reform Progress

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050385


Published In Guin [Marion County]    [Map]  

(About 24 miles [38.6 km] to the northeast of Star)

 
  Guin Gazette  

Published in 1897

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 30145832

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Guin Gazette

Holdings for: LCCN SN94060444

 
  The Gazette-Appeal  

Published in 1897

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 30145977

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Gazette-Appeal

Holdings for: LCCN SN94060442

 
  The Guin Dispatch  

Years of publication: 188? to 1889

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 30145879

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Guin Dispatch

Holdings for: LCCN SN94060443

 
  The Guin News  

Years of publication: 1946 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17544000

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Guin News

Holdings for: LCCN SN88050026


Published In Aberdeen (MS) [Monroe County (MS)]    [Map]  

(About 24 miles [38.6 km] to the northwest of Star)

We know of 26 newspapers that have been published in the vicinity of Aberdeen. The list of those papers is too long to repeat here, but can be found on the Local Newspaper Page for Aberdeen.

We have an extended list that contains all the papers within 24 miles [38.6 km] of Star. This extended list includes all the papers from Aberdeen. The list is sorted by the paper's name. This merged list can be found on the Extended Newspaper Page for Star.  

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Star. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Star) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Star. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6784, Longitude: -88.1723     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Star have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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