Archive - 2013
There are times in the midst of athletic competition that one team has to give credit to an opponent.
That's what Starkville Academy softball coach Kayla Mosley chose to do on Thursday afternoon.
After the Lady Volunteers gave up 13 hits and lost a 16-3 decision to the Pillow Academy Lady Mustangs, Mosley said it was an impressive offensive display by the visitors.
Starkville Police Chief David Lindley released more information Wednesday about a June crank call in hopes of reigniting an investigation that has gone cold.
Starkville Police Department reported an arrest following a high-speed chase in Starkville Tuesday evening.
The city has begun the second and final phase of a project designed to make the trek from downtown Starkville to Mississippi State University a little easier for pedestrians.
When students struggle in school, the programs in place that help them are often called "intervention." Last year, the Oktibbeha County School District faced significant struggles that resulted in significant intervention.
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The long dog days of summer see many people in the south longing for the new college football season.
For Mississippi State fans, the wait is almost over, at least for practice.
The Bulldogs hit the field today for the first fall practice of the 2013 campaign.
"I'm very excited about this year coming back," MSU head coach Dan Mullen said in July at Southeastern Conference Media Days.
Ernest Sanford Griggs, 88, passed away on July 29, 2013 at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville, MS. Â
He was preceded in death by his parents, John F. Griggs and Mable Barnes Griggs.Â
James Thomas Blanks (Jimmy), 91 passed away at The Orchard, on July 30, 2013.Â He was born on October 22, 1921 in Meridian, MS.Â He was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, but had been unable to attend in recent years, due to his health.Â He was a very loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
WEST POINT â€“ Aeris Williams is described by his high school coach as a football player who is humble, works hard and makes everyone around him better.
Those characteristics of the West Point High School running back will carry over to the camp of Mississippi State one day if the statement he gave Wednesday holds.