Archive - 2013
The Houston Colt .45s got a new home in 1965.
The Astrodome was erected as the world's first multi-purpose, domed sports stadium.
The baseball team changed its name from the .45s to the Astros because of the Astrodome.
In that same year, Mississippi State traveled to Houston to take on the Houston Cougars in football.
The game was played at the Astrodome to start the college football season.
There's a little rivalry brewing early in the high school football season.
It's only week two and there's already a game on the schedule that has a chance to capture the interest of the two schools participating.
Starkville High School demonstrated the proper way to play volleyball Tuesday as the Lady Yellowjackets powered past the Chargers of Choctaw County in three straight sets 25-5, 25-18, 25-9.
Mississippi State University received national recognition for its continued energy efficiency efforts at the Starkville campus.
There are many good reasons why the Federal Emergency Management Agency chose September as National Preparedness Month.
Champ has made himself at home on the couch in Lisa Pritchardâ€™s office at the Animal Health Center, laying on his side and snoring. For Champ, also known as Bully XX, the days of being just a dog are coming to an end.
On Saturday Champ will don the Mississippi State University harness and begin his fourth year as the live mascot.
In Starkville Mayor Parker Wisemanâ€™s mind, successful communities are the ones where all of their facets â€” be it government, citizens, business, nonprofit or development â€” â€śdo the dance together.â€ť
Wiseman told Starkville Rotary Club at its weekly meeting Monday that he could see the cityâ€™s facets finding a working rhythm.
Three people were injured Sunday evening when a pickup collided with a passenger car at the intersection of Old Highway 25 and Poorhouse Road. Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Department Commander Brett Watson said three individuals in the car were injured in the wreck and were taken to OCH Regional Medical Center. The pickup truck driver declined medical treatment.
Cecil Clinton Gray, Sr. of Starkville proudly wore his gold jersey with the black No. 46. He was a football player for Starkville High School and served in the Navy. He did beautiful cabinets and worked at the Starkville Daily News as a route carrier. He requested his body be given to science, with no funeral or memorial.
The college football is not months away and not weeks away.
Rather it is days and just a few short hours away.Â
Mississippi State's season starts this Saturday in Houston, Tex. when it takes on the No. 13 (Associated Press) Oklahoma State Cowboys.
Mullen and his team have been anxiously awaiting this game since the end of last season.