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Archive - Oct 2013

October 4th

Hebron Christian blanks Strider

October 5, 2013

PHEBA – David Foster saw a good offensive explosion by his team Friday night.
Foster's Hebron Christian Eagles beat the Strider Academy Rams 36-0 to start off 1-0 in district play.
"We played really well," Foster said. "We ran multiple guys in the rushing game. We got good blocking and had a good offensive effort."
The Eagles started fast by scoring twice in the first quarter.

MSU student dies from gun-related injury

October 4, 2013

A Mississippi State University student died Thursday from wounds in a gun-related incident.
The Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Department continues to investigate the death of Dustin Johnson, a 22-year-old geosciences major from Jackson.
Oktibbeha County Sheriff Steve Gladney said the incident occurred around 1 a.m. Thursday east of Starkville, near Hickory Grove.

C Spire to build data center

October 4, 2013

NK CEO Joe Max Higgins may not know all the ins and outs of high technology, but he knows a good thing when he sees it.

That’s what he told a crowd of local officials and community leaders Thursday before C Spire announced it would build a $20 million data processing center at the Thad Cochran Research, Technology and Economic Development Park.

School commission looks to university - Discusses grade configuration

October 4, 2013

The Commission on Starkville Consolidated School District Structure considered Mississippi State University’s potential involvement with the future consolidated district at its Thursday evening meeting.

Flu vaccines now available

October 4, 2013

Flu season is quickly approaching and this year’s recipients have a few new choices in their battle against influenza.

There are new variations of the flu vaccine available. One of those is a flu shot that will protect against four strains of the flu, as opposed to three strains because of evidence of a more dominant B strain.

Towns of Maben, Sturgis looking ahead on issues

October 4, 2013

The Sturgis Board of Aldermen tabled discussion of storing police vehicles and the Maben Board of Aldermen tabled discussion of multiple items requiring legal counsel, despite said counsel’s return from a long absence, at the boards’ respective meetings Tuesday.

October 3rd

Lewis dismissed from MSU team for breaking rule

October 3, 2013

Wendell Lewis is no longer on the Mississippi State men's basketball team a team spokesperson confirmed Thursday afternoon.
Lewis was dismissed from the squad after a violation of team rules. 

Former MSU baseball player found dead at home

October 3, 2013

The Mississippi State baseball family lost one of its former players during the night Wednesday when Dan Van Cleve was found dead in his Jackson home.
No cause of death was immediately known.
Van Cleve was the starting center fielder for the 1985 Bulldogs, a team that finished tied for third at the College World Series. He played for coach Ron Polk.

Jackets expect to play well on homecoming

October 3, 2013

Homecoming is surrounding by parades, specific activities and crowning of a queen.
Although those things are important and make homecomings what they are, they are centered around a football game – a football game that's necessary to win.

SA faces challenge against MRA

October 3, 2013

Starkville Academy coach Jeff Terrill is quick to say that Madison Ridgeland Academy “could be the best private school in the state” when it comes to football.
With a 4-2 record overall and standing at 1-0 divisionally, the Patriots certainly fit the bill.

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