Archive - 2014
George Leonard McClain, Jr., 89, died after a brief illness on February 23, 2014, at OCH Regional Medical Center.Â He had been a Starkville resident since 1953.Â He was an avid sportsman, golfer, fisherman, and MSU sports enthusiast.
Mr. McClain was born in Choctaw County on May 28, 1924, to George Leonard McClain, Sr. and Cora Ester Fondren McClain.
EUPORA â€“ After battling back and forth for much of the ballgame, the basketball contest between Eupora and South Delta came down to the final period.
Despite dropping the North Class 2A first round 66-56 outing, coach Danya Turner is proud of his Eagles and their effort all season long.
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Starkville Fire and Police departments are investigating the possibility that a Saturday fire at a Hiwassee Drive residence may have been arson.
A Starkville resident was recently the target of an attempted charity fundraising scam. â€¨O.F. Parker said that his wife received a call from a number she did not recognize over the weekend.
Representatives from the Mississippi Department of Archives and History visited the Starkville Rotary Club Monday at the Starkville Country Club to talk about plans for two new museums commemorating the histories of Mississippi and its civil rights movement.
The sting of defeat can be a tough thing.
It will especially be felt hard with a loss in the first round of the North Class 6A Tournament boys game tonight between the Starkville Yellowjackets and Greenville Weston Hornets.
MATHISTON â€“ Before Monday's game, East Webster coach Todd Hutchinson said he wanted this team to keep working towards the next step.
The Lady Wolverines did just that by defeating Riverside 58-51 in the Class 2A North first round and propelling them forward in the postseason.
A career day against the arch rival was enough to catch the attention of the Southeastern Conference office.
After scoring 25 points and pulling down a career-high 23 rebounds in a 72-70 overtime victory against the Ole Miss Rebels Sunday, Mississippi State junior center Martha Alwal claimed SEC Player of the Week honors.
Alwal believed she had an opportunity for a big game against the Rebels.