Archive - Apr 2014
Despite reports the Abnerâs Famous Fried Chicken Tenders has filed bankruptcy, company owner and founder Abner White said Tuesday that Starkvilleâs location is in no danger of closing.
Marcus Jackson was one of several students at Mississippi State University who got a dose of reality Tuesday.
Bill Davis will be hosting the second âYoung at Heartâ dance from 7-10 p.m. on Friday at the Starkville Sportsplex Activities Building.
Davis is a local musician and photographer. He and his wife, Judy, decided to start the âYoung at Heartâ dance series because they felt there were few entertainment options for the more mature members of the Starkville community.
J.F. "Jack" Douglas, Jr., of Ocean Springs, passed away peacefully at home with family on Friday, April 4, 2014, at the age of 94.
After being sidelined by injury, Starkville High School's Dontavius Self spent the majority of his junior season watching basketball from the bench.
Many athletes would have let this setback get them down, but not Self, who says he spent his year off focused on âgetting stronger, more aggressive and becoming a team leaderâ of the Yellowjackets.
This will be a very important Super Bulldog Weekend this year for all sports involved.
Greg Knox is a busy man.
The Mississippi State assistant coach is in charge of running backs and is the special teams coordinator.
That doesn't leave him much spare time during a 24-hour day.
"I'm up here a lot," Knox said with a smile. "I spend a lot of time doing it. It takes time and you have to be well organized. I have an assistant that does a great job for us."
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors selected Comptroller Emily Garrard as the new county administrator on Monday.
Oktibbeha County officials have had to deal with a number of dangerous incidents at Club Rock through the years, and at Mondayâs meeting, some county supervisors decided that enough is a enough.
Club Rock is a nightclub in the Rock Hill community north of Starkville. Most recently, five people were injured, one critically, in a March 29 shooting.
LOWNDES COUNTY â The Golden Triangle Regional Airport had its share of plumbing issues Sunday, as a pipe disconnected amidst thunderstorms and left the terminal soaking wet.