Archive - Apr 2014
MABEN â The East Webster Lady Wolverines showed that putting the softball in play can lead to positive things on Thursday night.
In a meeting between cross-county rivals, East Webster picked up a 12-2 softball victory over Eupora.
The Starkville Christian School Lady Cougars had a 14-run second inning and went on to defeat the Immanuel Christian Lady Rams 18-3 in five innings Thursday afternoon at the Starkville Sportsplex.
It was the second win in as many games for the Lady Cougars.
When she was just 5-years-old, Emily Turnerâs mom took her for tennis lessons and a passion was born.
âMy mom started me on tennis,â the Starkville High senior said. âShe played in high school so she is kind of my role model. Since then, tennis has become my outlet. I love competing and tennis is the way I compete. It is a constructive way to let out my frustration.â
It's the dream of most assistant coaches to one day become a head coach.
That was the case with Preston Leathers.
The Starkville High School offensive coordinator decided to accept a position to become the head coach at Tishomingo County High School on Monday.
Leathers came to the Yellowjackets when Jamie Mitchell became the head coach in 2010. The two men have coached together for 10 years.
Starkville aldermen have sent a loud message to city department heads since the new board took office in July. But some city officials, including at least one alderman, think that loud message may not always be abundantly clear.
Starkville Police Department is offering an opportunity for local leaders to get a taste of going out on patrol with officers through its ride-a-long program.
The Mississippi State University Wind Ensemble greeted Anthony Maiello with a literal fanfare, a thundering, galloping piece by Jack Stamp called âGavorkna.â
At first, Bethany Hamilton wasnât sure she would be able to surf again.
Caroline Hollis Fyke, 91, passed away on March 31, 2014 at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, MS.Â She was a retired Administrative Secretary with Computer Science at Mississippi State University and a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Starkville, MS.Â She was a wonderful mother, grandmother, and friend.
Dr. Charles âChuckâ R. Aiken, Johnson City, TN, passed away peacefully at home on March 22, 2014. For over 20 years, he and his wife have been residents of Johnson City, celebrating 70 years of marriage this year.