Archive - Dec 2013
Tax increment financing (TIF) is a powerful tool for economic development that Starkville has used to fund such developments as The Mill at MSU and improvements to the Middleton Marketplace shopping center, but Judy Phillips wanted her audience to understand that a TIF is not a magic bullet.
The Education Association of East Oktibbeha County Schools (EAEOCS) will host a public forum at 6 p.m. tonight at East Oktibbeha County High School to discuss the Starkville-Oktibbeha County School District consolidation.
Kristie Williams says her Starkville Lady Yellowjackets team is really starting to come together.
â€śWe are starting to gel more as a team and that is great because everybody knows Blair Schaefer and Imane Montgomery, but we also have other players who are willing to step up and do their part,â€ť Williams said. â€śSometimes they donâ€™t have the same notoriety, but they work just as hard.â€ť
Mississippi State's Tyson Cunningham has fond memories of the Joe Horne Columbus Christmas Classic.
While playing for coach Sammy Smith at Columbus High School, Cunningham remembers the fun atmosphere that was created for basketball this time of the year.
Starkville High School quarterback Princeton Jones was rewarded for the progress he made last season as he was recognized as the Quarterback of the Year in Class 6A, Region 2.
With all of the talent that can be found at quarterback in the region, coach Jamie Mitchell of the Jackets was happy that Jones was considered the best.
The Rice Owls haven't really been on the mind of the Mississippi State Bulldogs in bowl practice until Wednesday.
The MSU coaching staff finally started to put in some gameplan at practice and get the Bulldogs accustomed to the Owls.
For the defensive line, they came out with a good mindset and defensive line coach David Turner noticed.
Mr. Ullin D. Schmitz, 86, died Tuesday, December 17, 2013 in the North MS Medical Center in Eupora.Â Funeral services Â willÂ beÂ 2:00 pmÂ Thursday, December 19,2013, at the First United Methodist ChurchÂ with Rev. Trey Harper officiating. The body will lie in state at the church from 1:00 to 2:00 pm.Â Burial will follow in the Clarkson Cemetery in Webster County.Â
Passers-by of a temple pavilion on University Drive in the Cotton District were in for a rude surprise Tuesday morning.
Starkville aldermen voted 5-2 Tuesday evening at City Hall to award Percision Construction of Hattiesburg the contract for drainage work at Carver Drive Ditch.
Every year, U.S. News and World Report ranks institutions of higher learning across America, and sometimes, there is more to a schoolâ€™s ranking than just one number.