Archive - 2013
Before he became president of Northeast Mississippiâ€™s CREATE Foundation, Mike Clayborne was head of Starkvilleâ€™s Chamber of Commerce and a member of Starkvilleâ€™s Rotary Club. So, when he returned to Starkville to address its Rotary Club Monday, he said the effect was interesting.
â€śI think I know more people in this room than I know in the Tupelo Rotary Club,â€ť Clayborne said.
Starkville Board of Aldermen will consider a resolution to commit $5 million in bonds for the purposes of industrial development in the city.
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Starkville High School athletic director Stan Miller knew about Jamie Mitchell's reputation as a good football coach prior to hiring him to lead the Yellowjackets.
What Miller has come to learn about Mitchell is the organizational skill he exhibits on a daily basis while running the program.
Basketball runs deep in the veins of Euporaâ€™s new Lady Eagles coach.
From her grandfather, who is in the Georgia Athletic Coaches Hall of Fame, to her father, who is the current Grenada High School girls coach, Katie Ross McDonald has been around the sport nearly all her life.
When Drew Bernd headed south, he just had one sport on his mind.
The Wacupaca, Wis., native enrolled at Mississippi State with the intentions of sticking with the Professional Golf Management major.
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.