Archive - Oct 2013
Multiple citizens expressed strong support for gun ownersâ€™ rights and other conservative initiatives during Mississippi Speaker of the House Philip Gunnâ€™s visit to Mississippi State Universityâ€™s Hunter Henry Center Tuesday for his second iteration of â€śMississippi Solutions â€” an Ideas Tour.â€ť
Starkville School District Board of Education talked fundraisers at its Tuesday evening meeting at the Greensboro Center.
The discussion arose while the board discussed approving the last set of fundraiser requests for different groups in the district. During the discussion, board secretary Eric Heiselt wondered if some fundraisers were conducted to cover costs the district should pay.
The leaves are changing colors and the birds are still chirping at Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge, but nobody is there to see it.
The refuge is going on its ninth day of closure because of the government shutdown. Steve Reagan, director of the refuge, noted the traffic has been noticeably lighter on Bluff Lake Road since the closure.
The March of Dimes will hold Starkvilleâ€™s first Golden Triangle Signature Chefâ€™s Auction at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 17 at Mississippi State Universityâ€™s Hunter Henry Center, raising funds to prevent and manage premature births by bringing together Starkvilleâ€™s top chefs.
The Starkville Yellowjackets have a fantastic four developing in the receiving department this season.
AJ Brown, Darius Grayer, Raphael Leonard and Fontavious Smith have given the Jackets threats in the passing game they have not seen for a while.
There can be much weighing on a sophomore football player.
Starkville Academyâ€™s Colt Crestman knows that feeling all too well as the young Volunteer serves as a starting wide receiver and safety.
It was a hard fought contest, but in the end, the Starkville Lady Yellowjackets saw their playoff dreams end as they fell to visiting Hernando in five sets.
"Hernando is a great team," Starkville coach Lauren Love said. "They are very scrappy and they play through the whistle. We had plenty of inconsistency with a number of unforced errors and you can't do that against a team like them."
It's not often that a coach gets to participate in an All-Star Game after only one season with a team.
For Starkville Academy soccer coach Cole Andrews, that's the case.
Andrews will coach the North All-Stars today in the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools All-Star Game at Jackson Prep. The match starts at 4:30 p.m.
Van Chancellor is no stranger to basketball in the state of Mississippi.
The long-time women's basketball coach was in his hometown of Louisville on Tuesday and decided to give Mississippi Sate women's coach Vic Schaefer a call.
He wanted to swing by practice in Starkville and check out the Bulldogs.
Some nights people might stay home, but they should reconsider on Wednesday when the Top-40 band FUN. brings its #MostNights summer tour to Humphrey Coliseum.