Archive - 2013
Before he started worldâ€™s largest ham radio manufacturer, Martin Jue worked in a small town Mississippi grocery store.
â€śI got a degree in electrical engineering from Mississippi State and a masterâ€™s degree in electrical engineering from Georgia Tech,â€ť Jue said. â€śThen, with my brand new masterâ€™s degree in electrical engineering, I went home and ran the grocery store.â€ť
MATHISTON â€“ Football is often compared to a battle.
Teams arrive on the field ready to throw every ounce of energy it has at its opponent with the ultimate goal of victory in mind.
Over the last couple of years, East Webster has faced more than the challenges normally found on a football field.
COLUMBUS â€“ The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers showed their potential against Heritage Academy in the first inning and a half at the Propst Park softball complex Monday afternoon.
Starkville Academy used five hits to take a 4-0 lead and looked to be control in a loser's bracket game of the North AAA Tournament.
After aÂ solid performance against Troy that helped the team to 235 rushing yards, Mississippi State senior guard Gabe Jackson was selected as Southeastern Conference Offensive Lineman of the Week.
Jackson helped the Bulldogs to a 62-7 win over the Trojans on Saturday night.
STARKVILLE, Miss.--Abraham Lincoln will be at Mississippi State today for a number of university-organized public programs.
Of course, the actual 16th U.S. chief executive who was assassinated in 1865 will be unable to make it, but his transcendent spirit should be well represented at a two-day special event.
Absentee voting for the Oktibbeha County prosecutor special election begins today.
The special election will be held on Nov. 5 to elect a county prosecutor after longtime prosecutor Roy Carpenter resigned in June.
Haley Brown, Brace Knox and Matt Wilson are running in Novemberâ€™s election.
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George Evans remembers when he and Ruth Morgan were children, back in the 1940s.
He said he had started shining shoes in his fatherâ€™s parlor at the age of eight, and Morganâ€™s father was a frequent customer of the parlor. He also remembers Morgan sitting on her fatherâ€™s knee. He said it was not the only memory they shared.
Four games into the season, Mississippi State has seen its fair share of highs and lows.
The Bulldogs (2-2, 0-1) are coming off a 62-7 victory over Troy on Saturday. Being satisfied going into the off week is something MSU head coach Dan Mullen doesn't want his players to be.
The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers have found a positive rhythm offensively in the last two weeks.
As the postseason begins in softball for Mississippi Association of Independent Schools, Starkville Academy coach Kayla Mosley hopes her team is entering the North State AAA Tournament in Columbus today at the top of its game.
In this day and age, experience is always a benefit when it comes to football.
Last season, the West Oktibbeha Timberwolves had an 8-3 record and the luxury of strong veterans like Von Smith and Tiberias Lampkin to lean on giving them experience and leadership.