Archive - Feb 19, 2014
A pair of votes from Starkville aldermen on Tuesday night named a new Starkville School District board member and ended the decade tenure of another on a technicality.
Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics Interim Director Samuel W. Owens announced Tuesday that agents arrested a Texas man in connection with the seizure of approximately $100,000-worth of cocaine.
Officers arrested 25-year-old Charles Anthony Skelly IV, of Houston, Texas, on suspicion of possession of one kilogram of cocaine with intent to distribute.
Dan Rather was happy to speak about leaders he had met, but he was modest about his own leadership wehn he spoke at Mississippi State University Tuesday night.
â€śI donâ€™t consider myself a leader, and I donâ€™t consider myself an expert on leadership,â€ť Rather said.
The Starkville School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday appointed Assistant Superintendent of Federal Programs and Operations Toriano Holloway to serve as Starkville High Schoolâ€™s interim principal after Keith Fennelâ€™s resignation.
Mississippi State is hoping a trio of losing streaks come to a halt late tonight.
The Bulldogs have lost a season-high seven-straight games, 15 in a row on the road dating back to last season and three-straight to LSU.
There have been several positive signs over the first two years of the coach Vic Schaefer era that lead towards the thinking that the Mississippi State women's basketball program is on the right track.
The Bulldogs got a signature win last season when they knocked off No. 11 Georgia.
MADISON â€“ Starkville High School will be well-represented in Friday's Class 6A, Region 3 Tournament championship games as both the boys and girls won first round games on Tuesday.
The Lady Jackets defeated the Columbus Lady Falcons 58-55 in the first game, while the Jackets followed that up with a 66-58 decision over the Northwest Rankin Cougars.
Control is going to be the name of the game when the Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers play the Lady Patriots of Jackson Prep.
Mississippi State is set to play five games in the next five days.
Bulldog head coach John Cohen will find out a good deal about his pitching staff and rotation when they end this five-game marathon of a week.
No. 2 MSU (2-1) starts that streak today when Memphis (3-0) comes to Dudy Noble Field. The game was originally scheduled for 4 p.m. but was moved back to 6:30 p.m.
There's always a little bit of anticipation to get a new season underway.
Starkville Academy did just that in baseball on Tuesday and the Volunteers let that opening day "hype" get the better of them as they dropped a 10-4 contest to visiting Winston Academy.