Archive - Jan 2014
A three-vehicle accident in Webster County near Maben Monday morning left one Maben resident dead and hospitalized three others.
Webster County Coroner Steve Wells pronounced 27-year-old Thomas Cass Johnson dead at the scene of the accident. Mississippi Highway Patrol (MHP) spokesman Sgt. Criss Turnipseed said the accident took place at around 10 a.m. on Highway 15 just north of Highway 82.
Starkville aldermen could plausibly select the cityâ€™s next chief administrative officer today when it meets this evening at City Hall.
The skies may have been clear and blue in Starkville Monday, but the weather outside was still frightful.
The National Weather Service recorded temperatures below freezing Sunday night through Monday in the Golden Triangle, with lows reaching 18 degrees and wind chills reaching 3 degrees. Ice could be found pooling in gutters, potholes, ponds and fountains.
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors agreed on a plan to move forward in vetting candidates for the county administrator position opening.
The board accepted applications to the position after former County Administrator Don Posey resigned after 18 years from the position in December. The board accepted potential candidatesâ€™ resumĂ©s through Dec. 31.
Mississippi State men's basketball team reached last yearâ€™s win total this season before the start of Southeastern Conference play.
The Bulldogs knocked of Maryland-Eastern Shore last Thursday to reach 10 wins, matching all of last year, and sits at 10-3 as they enter SEC play on Wednesday at Lexington, Kent., to take on No. 15 Kentucky.
Success on the field or in the classroom doesn't just happen with a snap of the finger.
In the five seasons that John Cohen has been the head coach of the Mississippi State baseball team, the program has developed in both of those areas.
Cohen used his annual power point presentation to share the success the Bulldogs enjoyed last season with the Starkville Rotary Club on Monday.
Samuel Butler has one thing on his mind on the basketball court.
The East Webster senior spends every moment going full speed while doing whatever necessary to help his team succeed.
â€śI just go out there and play my hardest,â€ť Butler said. â€śI am always seeing what I can do to improve my game and get us ready for the next game.â€ť
Dr. D. A. R. (Al) Peyman, 93, died in Richmond, Va. on Dec. 29 2013. He was born in Vancouver, Canada in 1920. He was married to Anne Peyman for 51 years before her death in 1997. He is survived by his wife, Linda Wood Peyman, four daughters, Carol Dunn, Kathy Peyman, Peppy Woll, Linda Dove; four grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Southeastern Conference women's basketball can be a learning experience for a young and inexperienced team.
That's the situation with the Mississippi State Bulldogs this season.
Even though MSU has a squad sprinkled with veterans and newcomers, head coach Vic Schaefer said there are lessons to be learned each day by everyone.
Basketball season has been in full swing for college and high school teams for the last couple of months.
The Starkville area youth are about to get in on the fun.
Competition begins at the Travis Outlaw Center as part of the Starkville Parks and Recreation's Starkville Area Youth program.