Archive - Mar 2013
By STEVEN NALLEY
The Starkville Board of Aldermen established a committee to review construction proposals for a parking lot related to the CottonMill project, held two public hearings on city street names and revising landscape ordinances and closed an investigation of police misconduct allegations during its meeting Tuesday at City Hall.
A great community is important to Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen.
In his mind, the key to success locally is to make changes in a positive direction.
That was the message Mullen delivered in an address to the Starkville Rotary Club Monday at the Starkville Country Club.
Last fall, D'Angelo Cherry was unsure if his track and field career at Mississippi State was over or not.
He trained anyway and got a big surprise before he went home for the holidays.
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.