Archive - May 2013
By next week, residents of Starkville may find driving on some of the cityâ€™s streets to be a more pleasant experience.
Niles David Puckett, Attorney, died March 16, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. He will be missed by his parents, Benny Ronald â€śRonnieâ€ť and Tara Bouchillon Puckett; his sister, Ginger Michelle Puckett; and many relatives and friends. He was the Grandson of the late Joyce and Jimmie Bouchillon and the late Joel and Flora Puckett, all of Louisville, Mississippi.
Pheba, Mississippi - David Forrester, 83, passed away, on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at his home, in Pheba. Mr. David was born August 23, 1929, in Webster County, MS, in the Dancy Community, the son of the late Thomas Jefferson and Rosa Oletha Martin Forrester. He was a member of Pheba Baptist Church, where he was a Deacon.
HOOVER, Ala. â€“ Mississippi State was not ready to play another extra-inning game.
Wes Rea took care of that in the top of the ninth.
Rea singled to right field with the bases loaded bringing home the go ahead run and the No. 18 (Collegiate Baseball) Bulldogs outlasted the No. 15 South Carolina Gamecocks 5-3 Wednesday night in the Bulldog's 100th Southeastern Conference Tournament game.
HOOVER, Ala. - There was the feeling of "here we go again" during the first full game Wednesday of the Southeastern Conference Baseball Tournament.
After Mississippi State and Missouri played 17 innings to close the first round of the event on Tuesday night that lasted into Wednesday morning, the first scheduled game on Wednesday also went into extra innings.
Starkville Academy athletic director Glenn Schmidt didn't have to look far to find a replacement for the coach of the soccer program.
After the departure of Robert Gardner following the school year, Schmidt has turned to his assistant on the boys team.
Cole Andrews, a former Volunteer athlete, will assume the leadership of both the boys and girls teams at SA.
Visitors to downtown Starkville can now sit outside and enjoy free access to the city's wireless Internet. The city is utilizing the fiberoptic cable platform constructed by Starkville Electric Company to provide free outdoor Wi-Fi access from the area around Mugshots on N. Douglas Conner Dr. to the Starkville Public Library on University Drive.
tarkville Oktibbeha Achieving Results (SOAR) distributed $13,820 in grants and awards to nine community organizations on Tuesday.
Starkville Board of Aldermen reviewed the cityâ€™s 2012 audit report and addressed concerns on the findings of the 2012 Parks Commission audit on Tuesday.
Lisa Wynnâ€™s work on the campaign trail finally ended on Tuesday night. Now the alderman-elect will begin a new kind of work.
Wynn defeated incumbent Sandra Sistrunk by a 209-189 margin Tuesday in the Democratic runoff for Starkvilleâ€™s Ward 2 alderman after absentee and paper ballots were counted, making the 18 affidavit ballots cast essentially moot.