Archive - 2014
Many times, Mississippi State Universityâ€™s Maroon Volunteer Center seeks volunteers to help people recover from disasters. But this weekend, they are looking for people willing to volunteer act as victims in a series of mock disasters.
One of Mississippi State Universityâ€™s top leaders is slated to become president of Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas.
Texas State University System (TSUS) Chancellor Brian McCall confirmed Monday that MSU Vice President for Student Affairs Bill Kibler is the sole finalist in the systemâ€™s search for a new SRSU president.
Authorities are advising residents to take a little extra care to protect their homes before packing up and leaving town for summer vacation.
Empty homes create opportunities for criminals who might be looking for easy targets and the summer months, when families leave town for up to weeks at a time, are some of the most active for home break-ins.
The Civil War is one of the most major events in American history, but even Mississippi residents may not be fully aware of the stateâ€™s involvement in the conflict or of the facilities which showcase this historical era.
Originally from Wisconsin, Duffy Neubauer, curator of Starkvilleâ€™s Civil War Arsenal, said his fascination with the Civil War began at an early age.
It has been said that slow and steady wins the race.
That is the approach Starkville Academy took when selecting its new boys basketball coach and the patience paid off. After looking through applications and taking their time to select the perfect fit, the Volunteers have announced the hiring of 24-year coaching veteran Bruce Allsup as the new boys head coach.
While many college students are off at the beach or taking trips all over the country and the world, baseball players are honing their skills.
Many college baseball players from around the country are playing in summer leagues and working on their games.
Jacob Lindgren continues to receive praise for his junior season with Mississippi State.Â
The left hander was selected as a first team All-American by Perfect Game's Kendall Rogers on Tuesday.Â
It is the third All-American honor Lindgren has received. He was a first team All-American by Baseball America and received second team honors from the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.
It's becoming less and less of a surprise that the scores of the College World Series are very close.
When Tupelo native John Gatlin singled to give the Ole Miss Rebels a 2-1 victory over Texas Tech on Tuesday, it was just another in a long line of close and competitive games in Omaha, Neb., especially when it involves schools from Mississippi.
Mr. John Walter Yount age 76 of 12 Point Rd. Blairsville formerly of Decatur, GA. passed away on Sunday June 15, 2014 in the union General Hospital following an extended illness. Mr. Yount was born on May 16, 1938 in Stillwater, OK., the son of the late Paul Yount and the late Katherine Howard Yount. John grew up in Starkville, MS. John was a veteran of the US Army.
MABEN â€“ The East Webster Wolverines packed a punch when it came to athletics last year.
"It was a great year," East Webster athletic director and football coach Doug Wilson said. "Every team competed and that is all we can ask of our kids. We are always in the hunt. It was just a great season where every game was enjoyed."