Archive - Aug 18, 2012
The rains passed through the Starkville area on Saturday afternoon just in time for coach Dan Mullen and his Mississippi State Bulldogs to hold their final scrimmage of fall camp.
The end result was a satisfied head coach.
The Starkville Academy softball team had seen its share of losses this season, but Saturday they finally had something to celebrate.
The Lady Volunteers beat Washington School 5-4 in four innings in the 10th annual College Exposure Tournament at the Starkville Sportsplex for their first win.
The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers are using any type of tournament situation to their advantage this softball season.
With two games played at the 10th annual College Exposure Tournament, Starkville Academy saw it as an opportunity to keep building for the future.
An early Saturday morning storm dumped a tremendous amount of rain upon the Starkville Sportsplex softball fields.
With the thought of how wet it was going to be to have a softball tournament, it was necessary to call tournament director Dan Moreland to see if the 10th annual Exposure Tournament was going to be played.
Sam Lenahan knows what hard work means as a member of the Mississippi State softball team.
In her transition from catcher to third base, it's nothing new for Lenahan to face the task at hand with the Lady Bulldogs.
Lenahan goes about her business the same way off the field.
By MATT CRANE
The crowd gathered Saturday for Starkville Public Libraryâ€™s genealogy workshop are one step closer to completing the puzzles of their past.
Sponsored by the Hic-A-Sha-Ba-Ha chapter of the Daughterâ€™s of the American Revolution, the workshop featured presentations from Kay Parker Evans, Sharon Keys and Caroline Reed.
By CARL SMITH
OCH Regional Medical Center employees take pride in serving the residents of the Golden Triangle, but one local doctorâ€™s services were needed after a freak accident at Kiwah Island, S.C. last week during the 2012 PGA Championship.
By NATHAN GREGORY
Oktibbeha County Sheriffâ€™s Department recently completed a three-day mock accreditation with state assessors in preparation for a November assessment in which the unit can receive state accreditation and Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies recognition.
By MATT CRANE
Even after one week, Laura Richardson and Emma Katherine Hutto already feel at home on the Mississippi State University campus.
"I wanted it to feel comfortable," Richardson said. "I wanted to be able to relax and feel like I do in my house in Madison."
By Emily Jones
After refinishing my wood floors last week, I was so inspired that I spent all day yesterday rearranging the house.Â Well, all except for one guest room and my master bedroom closet â€” Iâ€™ve got to psych myself up or get some drugs and therapy to get through those rooms.