Archive - Apr 2014
COLUMBIA, Mo. â€“ For the Mississippi State baseball team, it was a Good Friday indeed.
An RBI-single by C.T. Bradford lifted the Mississippi State baseball team to a 3-2, 11-inning victory over Missouri in the opening game of a three-game Southeastern Conference series at Taylor Stadium.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. â€“ With no hits through the first six innings, Mississippi State broke through with four hits and two runs in the top of the seventh inning to earn a 2-0 victory at No. 4 Tennessee on Friday night inside Lee Stadium.
Senior Sam Lenahan hit a one-out two-run home run off the scoreboard in left center to give Vann Stuedeman her 100th victory as the Bulldogsâ€™ head coach.
East Webster's Mamie Hollenhead had a bit of setback early in the season when she saw a softball break her jaw.
However, in true Hollenjead fashion, the junior did not let it get her down, but instead she learned from the situation to get better on the field.
Mississippi State will have to await its postseason fate after being bounced from the Southeastern Conference Championship earlier than expected.
The No. 17 Bulldogs (18-10) lost to No. 55 LSU 4-2 in Nashville, Tenn., on Thursday.Â
MSU now has to wait until the NCAA announces the bracket for the 2014 tournament, which will come April 29. Regional play will start on May 9.Â
Starkville Electric Department General Manager Terry Kemp talked about short- and long-term goals for the future with the city Audit and Budget Committee Thursday evening.
The committee consisted of three aldermen â€” Chairman Scott Maynard of Ward 5, Vice Mayor Roy A. Perkins of Ward 6 and Lisa Wynn of Ward 2.
Fatima Marks, owner of a local psychic reading and advising business, surrendered herself to the Starkville Police Department Thursday on the charge of grand larceny.
When the Mississippi State University Foundation conducts a capital campaign, it usually sets a dollar amount as a goal. Its Infinite Impact campaign, for instance, has a goal of $600 million, and it recently exceeded two thirds of that goal six months after it became public.
Nita Sue McKinley Buckelew, 72, passed away on April 17, 2014 at Starkville Manor in Starkville, MS.Â She was retired from 4-County EPA, where she had worked for 29 years.Â She was a member of Meadowview Baptist Church in Starkville, Rebekah Lodge, and she was secretary/treasurer for 20 years with Professional Arborist Association of Mississippi (PAAM).
Geneva Johnson Cunningham, 86, died April 14, 2014 in Eupora, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m., Saturday, April 19, 2014 at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, Maben, Mississippi with Reverend Bruce Guyton, officiating.Â
Visitation will be Friday,Â April 18, 2014,Â 11:00-6:00 p.m. at West Memorial Chapel, Starkville, Mississippi.
Deborah Janet Moore Gray, 57, died April 14, 2014 in West Point, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, April 19, 2014 at BrownridgeÂ Missionary Baptist Church, Crawford, Missisippi with Reverend Fredrick Hairston, officiating.
Â Visitation will be Friday,Â April 18, 2014,Â 1:00 p.m.-Â 6:00 p.m. @Â West Memorial Chapel, Starkville, Mississippi.Â