Archive - Oct 2013
tarkville Board of Aldermen approved a rezoning measure for the C Spire Data Processing Center in the Thad Cochran Research, Technology and Economic Development Park at Tuesdayâ€™s meeting.
The rezoning measure paved the way to move forward with the $20 million data-processing center, which was announced earlier this month.
Starkville Police Department has arrested a suspect wanted in a recent robbery in a convenience store parking lot.
An SPD press release says Joe Mitchell Gillespie, 26, of Josey Avenue in Starkville, turned himself in to the department on Monday. Police had asked for community assistance while searching for Gillespie.
It was sunny and cool Tuesday morning when Mississippi State students, faculty and staff, and Starkville citizens came together to celebrate the official opening and ribbon-cutting for the one-mile walking track at Chadwick Lake.
Mackenzie Dunn reveals the culprit in Mississippi State Universityâ€™s production of â€śBloody Murderâ€ť before the first act is over.
Dunn, a freshman majoring in architecture at MSU, plays Lady Somerset, a dowager of the kind that commonly appears in British murder mysteries. The difference, she said, is that Somerset knows â€śBloody Murderâ€ť is not the first murder mystery she has been in.
Sunday will be a special time for the families of three local athletes who all consider Starkville their home and have gone on to become hall of famers in their respective professional sports.
The Oktibbeha County Heritage Museum plans to memorialize Bailey Howell, James Thomas "Cool Papa" Bell and Jerry Rice for their contributions on the national stage.
He may be a soft-spoken individual during the week, but on Friday nights, Jacquez Horsley lets his action speak loudly on the football field for the Starkville High School Yellowjackets.
After hurting his knee and ankle on the first offensive play for SHS against Northwest Rankin, Horsley's availability for the next game against Greenville-Weston was in question.
Three is the magic number when it comes to running backs at Starkville Academy.
One might think that to be a starter for the Volunteers, the trio of senior O'Shea Kemp and sophomores Grant Wolfe and Noah Heflin had been playing the position all their lives, but aside from Wolf that is very far from the truth.
It was refreshing to hear some of the comments from Starkville Academy after last Friday's game against French Camp.
Even though the Volunteers lost a 17-13 decision to the Panthers, they came away from the experience with a respect for the Choctaw County school.
"Well-played" and "clean" game were words used by some of the Starkville Academy people about what took place.
MABEN â€“ Going into Tuesdayâ€™s slow-pitch softball playoffs, East Webster coach Lee Berryhill knew his team had to be on top of its game as one off day could send them packing.
The Lady Wolverines took that charge and ran with it as they rallied after losing game one 6-3 to defeat Union 13-0 and 13-7, respectively, to claim the best-of-three series and advance forward in the Class 2A postseason.
Senior Vivian Barksdale and the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets were determined not to lose a set to the New Hope Lady Trojans Tuesday night.
Even after getting down 12-4 at one point of the third set, the Lady Jackets fought back and won 27-25.
That set clinched the match against New Hope as Starkville won the first two sets by the same 25-15 scores.