Archive - 2014
First responders throughout Oktibbeha County received the help of volunteers Wednesday as part of a service event held in honor of the National Day of Service.
Through the first two games, Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen and his coaching staff have rotated several guys in and out on both sides of the football.
The biggest position has been quarterback.
The Bulldogs have used both starter Dak Prescott and backup Damian Williams in both first halves, and first quarters, of the two opening wins.
There will be an excitement in the air in Mobile, Ala., Saturday that has never been seen before.
The South Alabama Jaguars, just in their six year of football, host a Southeastern Conference team in Mississippi State, the first ever SEC team to make the trip there for a road game. It is by far the biggest game in the history of Jaguar football, and the biggest home game ever.
Blaine Clausell never thought he would get the opportunity to play football again in his hometown of Mobile, Ala.
That possibility came about when the Mississippi State Bulldogs got the South Alabama Jaguars on the schedule.
"To be the best, you have to beat the best."
That is the mind set of first-year Hillcrest Christian School coach Todd Montgomery as he heads into Friday's game against Starkville Academy.
There are ways an athletic football player like Princeton Jones can help a football team.
Hinds Community College in Raymond is giving Jones that opportunity.
After signing with East Mississippi Community College out of Starkville High School, Jones found his way a little farther west to begin his junior college career.
Ward 1 Alderman Ben Carver's motion following executive session to remove the "plus-one" benefit from city employee health plans failed to receive a second during a called Starkville Board of Aldermen meeting Tuesday evening at City Hall.
The board unanimously approved adding the plus-one adult plan, as well as an employee-plus-children plan to its health benefits during its Sept. 2 meeting.
Starkville School District will look to advertise for bids alongside Oktibbeha County School District as both districts continue preparations for their July consolidation.
After a lengthy executive session, the SSD Board of Trustees voted to seek bids jointly with OCSD for a $550,000 construction project to expand Starkville High School's cafeteria.
Evans Hallâ€™s life as a dormitory may be over, but Starkville Fire Department is still getting some use out of the old Mississippi State University building before its demolition.
Starkville Fire Department Training Officer Charles Yarbrough said the department is using the building to run training scenarios.
Maedene Weatherly Jones, 86, died on Sunday, September 7, 2014, at Gilmore Memorial RMC. Born on September 16, 1927, in Amory, she was a daughter of the late James Thomas and Lillie Vercie Kennedy Weatherly.