Archive - 2013
The Battle for the Golden Egg rivalry between Mississippi State and Ole Miss touches many people from all corners of this great state.
It not only impacts those living in Starkville or Oxford, but there's an interest from Tupelo, to Jackson, to Hattiesburg and to the Gulf Coast.
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When asked about his coach at French Camp, quarterback Jesse Hosket replied with the words â€śmore than a coach.â€ť
That one statement seems to transcend any description that could be made about Nathan Wright and his role at French Camp. Sure he is the one running the football program, but he is also doing so much more.
The Board of Alderman has accepted a retirement letter from Police Chief David Lindley
John Outlaw never expected coming out of retirement to serve as acting police chief for Starkville Police Department, but heâ€™s determined to make the best that he can of the situation.
An inter-local session today among Starkville, Oktibbeha County and Greater Starkville Development Partnership representatives aims to get the ball rolling on a strategic plan from which all three entities can build.
Today, Paul Tashiro helps build relationships between Americans and Japanese as president of the Japan-America Society of Mississippi (JASMIS). But when he was 13 growing up in Japan, he volunteered to become a kamikaze pilot in World War II, only for the country to surrender before he could fight.
When it comes to the Egg Bowl, Mississippi State head football coach Dan Mullen is a huge fan of it being on Thanksgiving night.
The Bulldogs and Rebels of Ole Miss met on Thanksgiving night from 1998-2003 as it was picked by ESPN to be nationally televised.
The two programs return to the national stage this Thursday on Thanksgiving night for the first time in 10 years.Â
Starkville Academy's Sallie Kate Richardson often does things on the court to cause opposing coaches to call timeout.
After the Oak Hill Academy Lady Raiders had closed a lead to 53-47 in the fourth quarter against the Lady Volunteers, Richardson scored two-straight baskets to increase the margin to 57-47.
After trailing for most of the game, Starkville Academy mustered all they had to pull out a 40-35 victory over visiting Oak Hill.
Jean Buchanan Hartley, 92, died Sunday, November 24, 2013, at Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, MS.