Archive - 2013
It wasn't the type of beginning the Starkville Academy Volunteers wanted to Saturday afternoon's game against Lamar School.
However, the finish was pretty good.
After falling behind their visitors 9-1 early, the Vols shook themselves and rallied for a 52-43 victory at home.
It didn't take long for the Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers to knock off the rust of the Christmas break.
The Lady Vols were off and rolling again by defeating the Lamar School Lady Raiders 74-36 at home Saturday.
Facing a tough basketball team, Starkville Academy coach Glenn Schmidt is proud of the way her team performed.
By BEN WAIT
Mississippi State head football coach Dan Mullen announced Friday Geoff Collins has been promoted to defensive coordinator.
It's difficult to win basketball games when shots aren't falling.
The Starkville Christian Cougars learned that lesson the hard way Friday night.
Starkville Christian's 33-25 lead at halftime could have been much more, then found out it wasn't enough as the Tupelo Christian Academy Crusaders rallied for a 59-52 win at the Cougar Cave.
The Cougars were outscored 34-19 in the second half.
Ward 5 Alderman Jeremiah Dumas has announced he is not running for a second term in the following statement emailed to Starkville Daily News.
Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Deputies have a man in custody in connection with a Dec. 28 shooting which left one victim with a gunshot wound.
Lorenzo Lamas Hunter, 27, of 598 Blair Road, was arrested Dec. 29 and charged with one count of aggravated assault. He is in Oktibbeha County Jail and his bond has been set at $10,000.
By CARL SMITH
The 113th Congress was sworn in Thursday, a class which included more than 90 freshmen lawmakers.
By NATHAN GREGORY
A portion of Oktibbeha County residents are either paying or can expect to pay more for fire insurance than they were, but the rates themselves havenâ€™t changed. Rather, residents are being charged the correct rates now, fire officials and insurance agents say.
By NATHAN GREGORY
The Starkville Board of Aldermen voted 5-2 in favor of suspending payments to OCH Regional Medical Center for ambulance services and reallocating those monies to the cityâ€™s contingency fund Tuesday.
Overcoming scoring droughts is something Mississippi State men's basketball coach Rick Ray is looking for his squad to do.
The Bulldogs routed the University of New Orleans 97-46 Thursday evening inside Humphrey Coliseum.