Archive - 2013
The Mississippi State men's basketball team has not had much success when getting in a track meet with other teams.
The Bulldogs are 0-6 for the season when opponents shoot 45 percent or better from the floor, but are 5-0 when they shoot 45 percent or better.
Mississippi State University and University of Mississippi leaders announced plans Tuesday in Jackson to use a $12.9 million private gift to launch the Mississippi Excellence in Teaching (MET) program, aimed at attracting top students to middle and high school teaching careers.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom where Martin Luther King Jr. told the American public about his dream of ending racism and inequality.
The Starkville Historic Preservation Commission will hold a public hearing at its 5:30 p.m. meeting today on the adoption of proposed historic districts, their boundaries and the guidelines for building owners within those boundaries.
The Mississippi State men's basketball team's depth has been a challenge everyday.
It's especially going to show in practice this week.
MSU (7-9, 2-2) travels to Fayetteville, Ark. to take on the Arkansas Razorbacks (11-6, 2-2) on Wednesday.
Temperatures might be colder in the Starkville area, but things are heating up on the soccer fields of Starkville High.
With regular season action complete, both Yellowjacket squads will enter playoff competition this week.
After going 6-5-3 overall and 3-1 in their division, the Lady Jackets will start things off with tonight's contest against Oxford.
Elijah Maurice Hughes, infant, died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013 at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 at West Memorial Funeral ChapelÂ
with Rev. Renee LanierÂ officiating.
Burial will follow at Marvin Hill United MethodistÂ Cemetery in Cumberland.
West Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Jim H. Johnson, 72, died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013 at his residence in Maben.
Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Monday Jan. 21, 2013 at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel with Brother John Foles and Brother Joel Hudson officiating.
Burial followed in the Center Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Oktibbeha County.
Visitation was held 5:30-8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013 at Oliver Funeral Home.
Mr. Larry L. Swindle,Â 69, died Friday,Â Jan. 18, 2013Â atÂ Choctaw County Nursing HomeÂ inÂ Ackerman.Â
A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013 at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman.
The family will greet friends and relatives at 1:30 p.m. prior to service.
Coleman Funeral Home of Ackerman is in charge of arrangements.
Willie Mae Mosley Ashford, 89, died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013 at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013 at Oakland M.B. Church in Crawford with Rev. Ronald Cockrell officiating.
Burial will follow at Oakland Cemetery in Crawford.