Archive - 2013
Heather and Trey Skaggs of Columbus are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Anna Joy Skaggs, on Jan. 8, 2013 at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville. She weighed 6 lbs. 9 oz. and was 19 1/2 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Melita and Tommy Tomlinson of Starkville.
Welcoming Anna home was big brother Jones Edward Skaggs.
Joseph W. and Tiffany K. Butler of Hawk Point, Mo. would like to announce the birth of their first child, Melody Ann Butler. She was born at home on Jan. 17, 2013 at 3:23 a.m. She weighed 7 lbs. and was 19 inches long.
Her grandparents are Jerry and Tina Burney of Warrenton, Mo., Christina Kendrick of Omaha, Neb., and Jim and Heidi Butler of Millerton, Pa.
JACKSON â€“ Intense is the only way to describe the action taking place in Jackson Academyâ€™s gym on Friday afternoon.
All records were put aside and previous games did not matter as Starkville Academy and Presbyterian Christian School tipped off.
Things were tight all game long, but in the end, the Lady Volunteers pulled off a very close 40-37 victory.
Four runs during the second inning highlighted the Starkville Yellowjacketsâ€™ 6-3 victory over the Gators of Leake Central, which took place on a damp and dreary night in Starkville.
FLOWOOD â€“ The Starkville Yellowjackets competed in the Class 4A-5A-6A State Tournament on Friday and finished seventh overall.
The event was held at Fannin Lanes in Flowood.
â€śWe had an outstanding season,â€ť SHS coach Jim Philamlee said. â€śI am real pleased with how things progressed.â€ť
The Mississippi State baseball team had all the reason in the world to dance Friday night.
The No. 12 (Collegiate Baseball) Bulldogs battled through a 94-minute rain delay filled with dancing by both teams to beat Purdue 3-2 in game two of the Diamond Classic presented by Polk's Meat Products at Dudy Noble Field.
The Purdue Boilermakers didn't have many chances to push runs across in the early going of Friday's first game of the Diamond Classic.
They finally found something different in the eighth inning.
Tyson Cunningham's dream in high school was to play college basketball.
Little did he know his journey to college basketball included playing on the drum line and being a practice player for the women's basketball team.
By NATHAN GREGORY
The Starkville Board of Aldermen authorized city staff to begin demolition and cleanup of five properties deemed to be a menace to the communityâ€™s public health and safety this week during its recess meeting.
There are four players that Mississippi State women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer has challenged to give their best effort every night in order for the team to be successful on the court.
On Thursday afternoon before the Bulldogs defeated the Alabama Crimson Tide 75-51, Schaefer had a meeting with Martha Alwal, Carnecia Williams, Kendra Grant and Katia May.