Archive - Aug 1, 2014
Willie Sanders of Artesia, MS, 85, died Tuesday, July 29, 2014 in Artesia, Mississippi.
Funeral services willÂ be held 2:00 P.M., Sunday, August 3, 2014,Â at Beulah Grove Full Gospel Baptist Church with Reverend Timothy Bourne, Officiating.
Visitation will be held Saturday, AugustÂ 2, 2014 fromÂ 2:00 P.M.- 6:00 P.M.Â at West Memorial Funeral Home, Starkville, Mississippi.
Doris Edmonds, 81, passed away on August 1, 2014 at the Carrington Nursing Center in Starkville, MS.Â She was a homemaker and member of Longview Baptist Church.Â She was a loving mother and grandmother.
She was preceded in death by her parents Odie and Willie Maud Freshour; husband, Roy V. Edmonds; and sister, Peggy Nowell.
Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen feels confident in the leaders on this year's team.
Although captains have not been announced, Mullen has witnessed a handful of players going the extra mile this summer getting ready for this season.
Many of the older Bulldogs gathered up their teammates for player-only workouts this summer. That spoke volumes to Mullen.
Many don't get the opportunity to take a trip to France or Belgium.
That's what the Mississippi State women's basketball team gets to do next week and head coach Vic Schaefer is going to make sure the Bulldogs enjoy the experience.
Even though basketball games will be played and MSU plans to win those, Schaefer said the visit to Europe is about so much more.
Tournament experience is something that can't be beat.
Starkville Academy's fast pitch softball team knows this, which is why today the Lady Volunteers will welcome teams from the surrounding area to the Starkville Sportsplex for the Starkville Academy Invitational.
Mississippi State University officials have identified a student who was found dead in an apartment Thursday afternoon as 21-year-old Andrew William Bollacker.
Bollacker was a junior accounting major from Senatobia.
A young man believed to be a Mississippi State University student was found dead in a 21 Apartments unit Thursday afternoon.
Starkvilleâ€™s Budget and Audit Committee will not recommend raises for city employees for next fiscal year, but it will ask the Board of Aldermen to support the city continuing to pay 100 percent of employee health insurance costs.
Representatives from the city of Starkville, Oktibbeha County, the Greater Starkville Development Partnership, Starkville School District and Mississippi State University spent Thursday afternoon together in Renasant Bankâ€™s community room to continue discussions as they develop and implement strategic plans.
Mississippi State University announced Oct. 3 as the date for Bulldog Bash on the eventâ€™s Twitter account Thursday.