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Archive - Mar 2014

March 19th

Lavenia Ray

March 19, 2014

Lavenia Ray was born to Atlie and Lonnie Ray February 25, 1923. She re-joined them March 15, 2014, just days after celebrating her 91st birthday. Lavenia spent her childhood in Oktibbeha County in the Adaton community before boarding in Starkville to attend Starkville High School.

Lorenzo Mayo Crowell, Ph.D.

March 19, 2014

Dr. Lorenzo M. Crowell, 70, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, after a twelve year fight against multiple myeloma cancer. He was surrounded by his family and friends at the UAMS hospital in Little Rock, AR.

March 18th

Bulldogs back on field: MSU brings energy to open spring drills

March 19, 2014

Dan Mullen and John Hevesy aren't big fans of sitting in the office.
The Mississippi State head coach and co-offensive coordinator/offensive line coach, respectively, were glad to be back out on the practice fields as the Bulldogs got the 2014 spring drills underway.
"(It's) great for me," Mullen said. "I love being out there on the field. That's what we love to do."

SHS bounces back for 12-2 home victory

March 19, 2014

The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets played softball like the team coach Wendy Jolly thought she had on Tuesday night.
After losing a 19-7 decision to Louisville on Monday night, SHS bounced back one day later and recorded an impressive 12-2 victory over West Point in five innings at Lady Jacket Field.
Starkville jumped out to an 8-0 lead after two innings and coasted to the win.

Wolverines drop 10-5 decision to Green Wave

March 19, 2014

WEST POINT – East Webster baseball coach Wes Johnson doesn't make excuses when his team loses.
Instead he gives credit where credit is due and on Tuesday night, that was directed to the West Point Green Wave, who claimed a 10-5 victory.

Fire damages home

March 18, 2014

An Oktibbeha County family home burned Monday morning, but everyone home escaped the flames without injury.

East Oktibbeha County Volunteer Fired Department Sgt. Tyler Ricchetti said the department responded at 9:58 a.m. to a stove fire at 938 Turkey Creek Road southeast of Starkville.

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Supes delay CA decision

March 18, 2014

The process for hiring a new Oktibbeha County administrator met another delay Monday evening as county supervisors ended a more than 3-hour session without moving forward on the issue.

The county is currently in the process of searching for an administrator to succeed former county administrator Don Posey, who retired in December after 18 years at the position.

Groundbreaking set for Mill site

March 18, 2014

Mississippi State University will host a groundbreaking ceremony for The Mill at MSU at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at the E.E. Cooley Building.

Civil War film shown at MSU

March 18, 2014

For Ryan Semmes, one newspaper issue was a window into an imbalance in Civil War scholarship.

March 17th

MSU secures bid into WNIT

March 17, 2014

The 2013-14 season will continue for the Mississippi State women's basketball program.
With Monday night's bid to the Women's National Invitational Tournament, the Bulldogs returned to the postseason for the first time since 2009-10.
MSU will host Tulane on Thursday night at Humphrey Coliseum. The times of the first round games will be announced today.

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