Archive - Aug 2013
Alexander Brooks, 19, of Oktibbeha County, received a 20-year sentence in the Mississippi Department of Corrections with 10 years suspended and a $631 fine after he pleaded guilty recently in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court to sexual battery.
It started in 2002, when a friend talked Kay Raye into buying a kiln. Four years later, what started as a hobby became a full-time job for Raye.
Raye, a local artist, had worked at a print shop for 25 years. After she began making pottery pieces, she realized she could make money off her pieces and quit work to begin Kay Raye Pottery.
Paige Lawes recognizes something familiar in Emily Jones â€” something the two have in common.
Every two years or so, a transition takes place at the quarterback position in high school football.
Coach Jamie Mitchell has been through that a couple of times since taking over at Starkville High School.
The last two practices have been moved inside the Palmeiro Center for the Mississippi State Bulldogs.
It hasn't been raining, but the heat has been stifling and to keep guys from falling out on the field, practice has been moved inside.
On Sunday, the entire team practiced together and it saw mini competitions. Some wide receivers were shoved into the walls after catching the football.
Ally McDonald established herself as one of the best women's golfers in Mississippi State history this past season.
The incoming junior won the individual title at the Central Regional in the NCAA Championships and was in contention in the final round of the NCAA Championship last spring.
Over the past few years, a group of service industry workers have been joining forces to give back t o one of their own.
What began as a fundraiser for a regular patron and left field lounge fixture at Mississippi State's Dudy Noble Field has morphed into a memorial golf tournament which provides scholarships to current workers.
Grace Henry Goodman was born August 2, 1924 to Samuel Archie and Bessie Clardy Henry in Starkville.Â She graduated from Starkville High School and Mississippi State College.Â
Never giving up is something coach Kayla Mosley has been preaching to her Lady Volunteers softball team this season.
On Saturday during the Starkville Academy Invitational, the team showed its coach they had been listening.
It was a good start to the Starkville Academy Invitational Saturday for the home team.
Pitcher Karlie Lockhart hurled a two-hitter and the offense provided enough run support as the Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers defeated the Jackson Victors 6-3 in the opening game of the event at the Starkville Sportsplex.