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Archive - 2014

June 12th

SPRD finishes up one league, starts another for adults

June 12, 2014

The Starkville Parks and Recreation Department is finishing up one softball league and anticipates the beginning of another.
After the girls softball league completes its regular season this week, end of the year tournament and All-Star competition, the staff at SPRD welcomes the adults to the field.

Man gunned down in Starkville - Police investigating afternoon shooting at Louisville Street apartment complex

June 12, 2014

A Starkville man is dead after a reported shooting Wednesday afternoon at the Louisville Street Apartments.

MWTI relocates from Mill Project development area

June 12, 2014

For decades, Mississippi State University’s branch of the Mississippi Writing and Thinking Institute (MWTI) was housed between the Cotton Crossing shopping center and the E.E. Cooley Building.

Heavy rains push back road projects in county

June 12, 2014

Oktibbeha County Road Manager Victor Collins wouldn’t mind a little bit less rain.

About a week and a half of off-and-on rain, sometimes heavy, has hampered his crews’ efforts to get moving on two projects as the summer roadwork season begins.

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June 11th

High standards are expected from Vols

June 11, 2014

Starkville Academy sets high standards when it comes to its school and those that attend. The expectations do not stop when the books close as the same standards are expected of the Volunteer athletes anytime they put on the orange and blue.

Starkville High School's Evans signs with MDCC

June 11, 2014

Starkville High School boys basketball coach Greg Carter says that Mississippi Delta Community College is not only getting a good player in Richard Evans, but an outstanding leader.
Evans signed with Mississippi Delta on Wednesday.
Being that Evans was a point guard for the Yellowjackets, Carter counted on him to be able to run things on the court.

SEC revenue distribution helps MSU

June 11, 2014

Many college athletic conferences are trying to model theirs after the Southeastern Conference.
The SEC has showed on the field and in the classroom that it is the one to beat, but it's also a conference many schools would like to join.
For those who are already in the SEC, they are thankful.

Honors keep coming for MSU's Lindgren

June 11, 2014

Mississippi State's Jacob Lindgren's junior year in baseball just keeps getting better.
The left-handed pitcher was selected to Baseball America's All-American team and was a second team All-American by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers of America as announced on Tuesday.
Lindgren was also selected to the All-Southeastern Conference first team in May.

Coaches of Freshman League gets players ready for next level

June 11, 2014

One of the greatest moments of satisfaction for a coach is to see his or her players take their talents to the next level.
No matter whether it is making the leap from college to professional or from high school to college or even seeing a little leaguer make his junior high squad or seeing a former player continue pursuing their passion, it is all the same.

Club Rock injunction upheld - Judge allows owner to use property for church functions

June 11, 2014

Both sides agreed to maintain the status quo with a minor stipulation as a hearing on a temporary restraining order against Club Rock moved through Oktibbeha County Circuit Court Tuesday.

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