Archive - Sep 2013
Mississippi State University has determined that a female student falsely reported an attempted abduction to university police on Wednesday.
Mississippi State Dean of Students Thomas Bourgeois said in a university release that the student has withdrawn her account of the initial report to university police.
A long city budget process for fiscal year 2014 thatâ€™s seen plenty of discussion, and at least one major adjustment, could end this evening as Starkvilleâ€™s Board of Aldermen considers a final draft of its proposed budget.
The board will meet at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall.
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It has the longest aircraft runway east of the Mississippi River. It has a history that predates World War II. It trains about one-third of the pilots for the U.S. Air Force, and it's only about 30 miles away from Starkville.
The Commission on Consolidated Starkville School District Structure will meet at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Greensboro Center to discuss possible school configurations in the future consolidated district.
Mississippi State head football coach Dan Mullen doesn't like to lose.
After Saturday's 24-20 loss to the Auburn Tigers, he was upset.
His players were also upset.
The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers provided a day at the plate that coach Kayla Mosley has wanted to see this season.
With 15 hits to their credit, the Lady Vols produced enough offense to take a 14-4 victory in five innings against Jackson Academy at home.
Mosley was happy to see the hitting up and down the lineup.
MABEN â€“ Playoffs are right around the corner for the East Webster softball team so the Lady Wolverines are set on making every game count.
Football season is an incredibly important time of year for many college towns around America, and Starkville â€” which markets itself as â€śMississippiâ€™s College Townâ€ť â€” is no exception.
Margo Swain has made an impact on the city of Starkville. Whether it be through her work as a volunteer or her time as a social worker, her efforts have not gone unnoticed.
She has always had a concern for families and children and spent many years working with the Department of Public Welfare, which is now the Department of Human Services, throughout the state of Mississippi.
There is a good bit of uncertainty surrounding the quarterbacks at Mississippi State moving forward.
Senior starter Tyler Russell suffered a concussion in week one against Oklahoma State. He sat out the home opener at Alcorn State. He didn't even dress out.Â
Backup Dak Prescott got his first career start against the Braves.