Archive - Apr 2014
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 â€śgetting stronger, more aggressive and becoming a team leaderâ€ť 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 Mondayâ€™s 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.
Roy Ruby had an inside track to bringing a Federal Bureau of Investigation agent to speak to the Starkville Rotary Club.
Three Starkville Yellowjackets picked up their rackets for the final time on the home court Monday.
Kelson Bohna, Alex Mazzola and Emily Turner were recognized prior to Starkville's match against Starkville Academy.
Each senior has contributed to the success of the Jackets and coach Rob Fyke is proud to have them a part of the program for what they have put into it.
The Starkville Academy Volunteers saw playing Starkville High School in a tennis match on Monday as another way to create a competitive situation for its program.
Even though the Vols lost a 7-3 decision to the Yellowjackets, SA coach Lynn Moorehead saw it as another opportunity to get better.