Archive - 2013
This has been a trying week for the Mississippi State football program.
On top of getting ready for No. 11 Texas A&M, the Bulldogs have dealt with the loss of family member.
Dak Prescott's mother, Peggy, lost her battle with cancer on Sunday morning. The funeral was on Wednesday and MSU head coach Dan Mullen was in Haughton, La., for the service.
When people enter Humphrey Coliseum Friday night for the Mississippi State basketball opener, they may not recognize No. 20
Sophomore forward Gavin Ware is listed at 268 pounds on this year's roster. He has lost nearly 30 pounds since stepping on the Starkville campus.
Mississippi State women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer wants center Martha Alwal to take her game to the next level.
When it comes to playing in the always strong Southeastern Conference, Schaefer knows it's easier said than done.
Schaefer has confidence that Alwal has that potential or wouldn't ask it of her.
There was a strong student presence and a large crowd in general for Wednesday night's Southeastern Conference volleyball match between the Mississippi State Bulldogs and their rival Ole Miss Rebels.
The second-largest crowd in Newell-Grissom Building history of 1,633 looked on as MSU dropped a 3-1 match to Ole Miss.
Alana Marsh Aucoin, 52, of Pheba, passed away at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point on Sunday, November 3, 2013.Â
She was a Special Education teacher with the Oktibbeha County School system until she became disabled. Alana graduated from MSU, where she served as a Diamond Girl for four years.
Eria Gay Kennard, 87,Â diedÂ October 31, 2013Â in Gary, Indiana.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M.Â on Friday,Â November 8, 2013 @ Bethel Missionary BaptistÂ Church,Â Hwy. 182 West, Starkville,Â MS with Reverend Lee Brand, Jr., officiating.
Visitation is scheduled for Thursday, November 7, 2013 @ West Memorial Funeral Home in Starkville, MS from 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM.
Elmer Otto Templeton, Jr., 87, passed away on November 5, 2013 at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville, MS.Â He was a local businessman and member of First Baptist Church in Starkville, where he was a Deacon and Church Training Director for many years.Â He was a graduate of Mississippi State University.Â He reached many people through his ministry with The Fellowship of Christian Magicians an
Haley Brown cruised to an easy victory over two opposing candidates in Tuesdayâ€™s Oktibbeha County Prosecutor special election.
Matthew Wilson and Brace Knox also ran in the race to replace former county prosecutor Roy Carpenter, who resigned in June after 30 years of service.
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Parents for Public Schools Starkville and the Greater Starkville Development Partnership will team up tonight to host a Twitter Town Hall meeting to discuss the consolidation of the Starkville and Oktibbeha Count school districts.
Starkville Ward 4 Alderman Jason Walkerâ€™s plan to create a committee to review a pair of city ordinances fell largely on deaf ears Tuesday evening during the Board of Aldermenâ€™s regular meeting at City Hall.