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Archive - Jul 2013

July 3rd

Miss MSU makes local appearance before leaving for statewide pageant

July 3, 2013

Danielle Smith sees in Jasmine Murray the same spirit of perseverance that took her to the Miss Mississippi pageant four times.

Businesses prepare to deal with new open carry law, Many locations say they will welcome weapons

July 3, 2013

While the Mississippi Supreme Court debates overturning an injunction against Mississippi’s open carry law or letting it stand, Starkville businesses are determining how best to approach the new law.

House Bill 2 — the open carry law — requires businesses post signs that expressly forbid open carry if they don’t want customers to carry weapons on the premises.

Board votes to oust city administrator, Mayor plans to veto

July 3, 2013

The new Starkville Board of Aldermen made its first major change in city government Monday evening when it moved to to dismiss Chief Administrative Officer Lynn Spruill from the ranks of city employment.

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July 2nd

Building a tradition: Schmidt likes direction of Vols

July 2, 2013

Last season was a banner year for Starkville Academy athletics and athletic director Glenn Schmidt intends to continue that standard right into the next school year.
“As a whole, I think our whole program was outstanding,” Schmidt said. “I just feel we are going to keep rolling so to speak, let the tradition roll into next year and give us a boost to some of the things we want to do.”

Dizzy Dean 8 State comes to Starkville

July 2, 2013

McKee Park will be busy with baseball action this weekend.
Beginning Friday afternoon, the park will play host to the Dizzy Dean 8-year-old State Tournament, which features 17 teams from across the state. Two of those teams will be from right here in Starkville.

TSGT Clarence E. Crossley Sr.

July 2, 2013

TSGT Clarence Edward Crossley, Sr., 87, died on Sunday, June 30, 2013 at Oktibbeha County Hospital in Starkville, MS.  Visitation is Tuesday, July 2, 2013 from 5-8 p.m. at Jordan Funeral Home in Kosciusko, MS.  Funeral services are 10:30 a.m.

WAIT COLUMN: Bulldogs' run to, in Omaha was incredible

July 2, 2013

I've had some time the last few days to sit down and collect my thoughts on what just transpired with the Mississippi State baseball team.
The run the Bulldogs made was incredible. 
I am less than half a year into the Mississippi State beat, and I never imagined I would be covering a national championship this soon.

MSU's Pollorena signs deal with the Rangers

July 2, 2013

Luis Pollorena became a crowd favorite at Dudy Noble Field in his three seasons with the Mississippi State Bulldogs.
The MSU senior left hander will take his personality with him to the next level.
The Laredo, Texas native was taken in the 23rd round by the Texas Rangers in last month's First-Year Player draft.

Bulldogs getting in summer work in basketball

July 2, 2013

Mississippi State is about four months away from the start of the basketball season.
That hasn't stopped the Bulldogs from working out.
This summer has been full of drills for the players in preparation for the 2013-14 hoops season.

Little conducts camp before leaving home

July 2, 2013

Before Anna Lea Little leaves Starkville to attend Arkansas Tech to continue her education and basketball career, she had a little unfinished business at the Sportsplex.
The former Starkville Academy basketball player has been working the ALL (Anna Lea Little) Fun Basketball Camp the last two days.
On Tuesday, Little was able to introduce the campers to Lady Volunteer head coach Glenn Schmidt.

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