Archive - 2013
MABEN â€“ Rivalry games take on a life of their own.
Action goes back and forth. Teams get hyped more than with any other game and excitement simply flows throughout.
VICKSBURG â€“ The Starkville Yellowjackets saw their hopes at a Class 6A, Region 2 championship dashed Friday night with a last-second field goal by Warren Central.
Jade Pollock nailed a 31-yard attempt with less than 10 seconds remaining as the homestanding Vikings defeated the Jackets 12-9.
JACKSON â€“ The Starkville Academy Volunteers found the going tough in the capital city Friday night and dropped a 49-3 decision to the Jackson Academy Raiders.
With the loss, Starkville Academy saw its overall record fall to 3-7.
The second half of football games, especially the fourth quarter, have not been kind to the Mississippi State Bulldogs lately.
Through seven games, the Bulldogs have scored 163 points in the first half. They have just scored 48 in the second and half and only 17 in the fourth quarter.
Ramsey Partners of Starkville rescinded its rezoning application Thursday for a 486-acre residential/retail development on South Montgomery, City Planner Buddy Sanders confirmed. But that has far from ended the firmâ€™s plans to bring the development to fruition.
Starkville Police Department is searching for a suspect in connection with a reported Thursday morning drive-by shooting in the Henderson Hill area.
Police are searching for Deangelo Dewayne Manning, who an SPD press release described as an 18-year-old, 6-foot, 184-pound black male. Manningâ€™s last known address is 406 Hancock Circle in Starkville.
Police arrested a Maben woman on suspicion of aggravated assault after she reportedly attacked a man at a party.
According to Maben Police Officer Calvin Robinson, 29-year-old Lasahndra Watkins was hosting a party at her Maben residence on Oct. 20. At approcimately 2:45 a.m., Watkins reportedly got into an altercation with one of the guests.
For the past year and a half, Mississippi State University has worked with four other universities across the nation to study transportation by land, sea, air, rail and everything in-between.
When Helen Thayer became the first woman to complete a solo expedition to the Magnetic North Pole, she brought along an Inuit dog named Charlie to warn her if polar bears were coming and protect her.
Carlene Coleman Elrod, 87, passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at her son's home in Florence, AL, after an extended illness.
Carlene was born November 29, 1925, Sturgis, Mississippi.
Parents Burry & Bessie Coleman (passed away)
sister Â Pauline Green (passed away)
Daughter Â Janice Varner Petty (passed away)
Survived by son - Keith Varner of Florence, AL