Archive - 2013
EUPORA â€“ He wears number 34 as a tribute to Walter Payton.
When not on the football field, he likes to relax and spend time with his family and he just might be one of the most selfless athletes playing high school football.
Webster County has always had a tradition of producing some pretty good high school football.
What's taking place for the East Webster Wolverines and Eupora Eagles so far this season has been nothing short of incredible.
Chris Jones is still a defensive end at heart.
The Mississippi State freshman defensive lineman was one of the biggest recruits in the 2013 class.
The Houston High School graduate chose the Bulldogs over in-state rival Ole Miss.Â
When he arrived in Starkville, the coaching staff started working on transitioning him from a defensive end to a defensive tackle.
It was all about the team effort Tuesday evening as the Starkville High volleyball team defeated visiting Olive Branch in four sets 25-23, 25-9, 17-25 and 25-16.
No one Lady Yellowjacket dominated the game, but instead several members of the team stepped up and contributed to the victory.
Ellen T. Russak, 70, of Berlin, wife of Mark Russak, DVM, passed away on Saturday, August 31, 2013 at Hartford Hospital after a long courageous battle with illness.
Sallie Kate Richardson was determined to give everything she had for the Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers Tuesday afternoon.
It was twice that the Pillow Academy Lady Mustangs tied up the soccer match with the Lady Vols at the Starkville Sportsplex, but both times Richardson put in the goals to put her team back on top.
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a request to allow Project Cumulus a 10-year tax exemption at a regular meeting on Monday.
Joey Deason, Oktibbeha County representative in the Golden Triangle Link, presented the request to the board.
The Starkville School District Board of Education will hold its regular monthly meeting today at 6 p.m. in the Greensboro Center.
The board will have to consider a number of agenda items, including approval of a Tax Anticipation Note, or TAN, to help pay expenses until the districtâ€™s tax revenues allocated in the budget begin coming in.
Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine's Homeward Bound Project of Mississippi has saved more than 3,200 dogs since it began in 2007, transporting puppies and dogs from shelters in the South to shelters in the Northeast where adoption was guaranteed. Recently, the program purchased a van to ease the process of transporting the animals.
Funeral services for Lillian Margaret Dalton Boone, 84, of Starkville will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, September 10Â at First Presbyterian Church, Starkville.Â She entered the gates of Heaven on September 7, 2013.Â Graveside services will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, September 10 in Leland-Stoneville Cemetery.Â Services are under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Leland.