Archive - Mar 5, 2013
The state's Senate Education Committee passed a bill this morning that proposes to consolidate the Starkville and Oktibbeha County school districts.
The Mississippi State men's basketball team was on track to finish 14th in the Southeastern Conference and enter the conference tournament with the lowest seed.
The wind was blowing in the face of Starkville Academy pitcher Hunter Bolin during his entire outing on Monday afternoon.
It didn't keep him from blowing pitches by the Presbyterian Christian School batters.
Bolin struck out 14 and only walked three as the Volunteers defeated the Bobcats 5-2 at home.
Losing to Oxford in the playoffs last year has left a bitter taste in the mouths of the Starkville High tennis players, but you wonâ€™t find the Yellowjackets sitting around moping.
Instead, the team has taken that defeat and turned it into motivation for the 2013 season.
Mr. Thad Gillis, 82, died of pneumonia in the early morning hours of Monday, March 4, 2013.
Private family graveside services will be held Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at Starkville Memorial Gardens with Mr. Gillisâ€™s nephew-in-law, Judge Alan Highers, officiating.
Visitation will be held noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at Welch Funeral Home in Starkville.
Mr. Kenneth Wayne Robinson, 55, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 in Rockwell, Texas.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at Beth-el Baptist Church in Starkville with Rev. Lee Brand Jr. officiating.
Burial will follow Beth-el Cemetery in Starkville.
Visitation will be held noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at Century-Hairston Funeral Home in Starkville.
By NATHAN GREGORY
The Starkville Board of Aldermen will discuss and consider establishing a committee to review proposals for construction of a parking garage related to the CottonMill project at its 5:30 p.m. meeting today at City Hall.
By NATHAN GREGORY
During its meeting Monday, the Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors heard cost estimates for widening 20 feet of paved road to 22 feet in the event that the board would consider widening county roads in the future that were deemed highly traveled.
From staff reports
Memorial arrangements for Mississippi State University President Emeritus Donald W. Zacharias were finalized Monday.
By STEVEN NALLEY
Conservation means more than just conserving.