Archive - 2014
Mrs. Lula L.Â Parks, 78,Â Â died Tuesday, March 11, 2014 in Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m., Sunday, March 16,Â 2014 at Lindsey Chapel United Methodist Church, Starkville, Mississippi with Reverend Dwayne
Visitation will be Saturday,Â March 15, 2014: 1-6:00 p.m. at West Memorial Chapel, Starkville, Mississippi.
Christopher Houston, 35,Â Â died Friday, March 7, 2014 in Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m., Saturday, March 15,Â 2014 at Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Starkville, Mississippi with Reverend Roy Williams, officiating.Â
Visitation will be Friday,Â March 14, 2014: 1-6:00 p.m. at West Memorial Chapel, Starkville, Mississippi.
On the first day Starkville coach Travis Garner met sophomore A.J. Brown, he asked him did he want to be good or did he want to be great.
Brown quickly answered great.
Garner remembers that day well and from the moment the conversation ended, Brown got to work.
Coach Jody Britt is finding ways to keep the Starkville Academy baseball team in competition over spring break.
Before the Volunteers traveled to Ridgeland to play two tough games during the midweek, he worked out a visit to French Camp on Monday to play coach Nathan Wright's Panthers.
Mississippi State softball coach Vann Stuedeman knows one thing for sure during the second Southeastern Conference series of the season.
"I expect nothing less than some good ole dog fights," Stuedeman said.
That's because it will be bulldog against bulldog as MSU competes against Georgia in Athens.
Ben Bracewell considers baseball in the Southeastern Conference a grind.
The Mississippi State senior right hander has been through four â€“ including a medical redshirt year â€“ rugged SEC seasons.
"It's a grind for sure," Bracewell said. "That's a great word for it."
There is no sophomore jinx as far as Mississippi State's Georgiana Patrasc is concerned.
Patrasc is putting together a solid second year with the Bulldogs and saw her ranking improve dramatically this week.
After knocking off No. 55 ranked Eve Repic of Tennessee 6-2, 6-2 on Sunday, Patrasc saw her standing move up 28 spots from No. 93 to No. 65.
Mississippi State University plans to replace its existing coin-operated parking meters with new meters that accept credit cards, debit cards and coins, completing the process by June.
Habitat for Humanity welcomed Rockford University students for its first week of the Collegiate Challenge program for 2014.
Maben Mayor Larry Pruitt is trying to lead by example.
A few years ago, he said, a string of downtown buildings on Second Avenue had portions of their roofs cave in. Flat roofing had allowed precipitation to accumulate and weigh the roofs down, several of them had been out of use for years, and they were already in a state of disrepair as a result, he said.