Archive - Jan 2014
Naomi Hobbs Rising, 97, family matriarch, born October 27, 1916 in Ellenburg Center, NY, passed away January 9, 2014 at Starkville Manor Nursing Home in Starkville, MS.Â She and husband, Bert Rising (Married 67 years) lived in Plattsburgh, NY until their retirement then moved to Beverly Hills, FL. After her husbandâ€™s passing she moved to Starkville to be near family.
The Starkville Christian Lady Cougars were not going to be denied on Thursday night.
After jumping out to a big lead in the first half against the Victory Christian Academy Lady Eagles, Starkville Christian saw its opponent come back to tie the game and even take a lead in the fourth quarter.
The area sports two of the better high school bowling teams in the state as the Starkville Yellowjackets and East Webster Wolverines were in competition Thursday at Bulldog Lane in Starkville.
As the last pin fell, the Starkville boys and girls walked away victorious.
Mississippi State strength and conditioning coach Matt Balis has left to take the same position with the Connecticut football team confirmed by a teamâ€™s spokesperson Thursday.
Extreme cold temperatures are finally moving from the area, leaving some locals to try to regroup and deal with the damage left behind.
Buses for the Starkville-MSU Area Rapid Transit (SMART) system began making their rounds Monday in what Mississippi State University officials are categorizing as a soft launch, with several key features remaining to be implemented.
Mississippi State University has signed a memorandum of understanding with the United Nationsâ€™ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) that will expand MSUâ€™s capacity to research solutions to global poverty and hunger.
Derek Jeter, Candace Parker, Mark Sanchez and Abby Wambach is quite a list of athletes.
Other than being professional athletes, that quartet has a bit more in common.
While in high school, each one had the privilege of being chosen a Gatorade Player of the Year state award winner in their respective sport.
FULTON â€“ Itawamba Community College men's basketball coach Grant Pate had his eye on Tory Rice long before joining the Indians.
When Pate was the head boys coach at Tupelo High School, Rice was someone he particularly didn't want to see.
That's because Rice played for the Starkville Yellowjackets.
There is a good bit of correlation between baseball and softball in Tyler Brattonâ€™s mind.
Thatâ€™s a good thing because the former Mississippi State coordinator of baseball operations was hired as an assistant coach for the Bulldog softball team last December.
The transition from baseball to softball will be easy for Bratton.