Archive - 2014
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are a different softball team, a better one, than last time it played against the Kentucky Wildcats.
Back in early March, MSU lost two out of three games at home to Kentucky, including being no-hit by Kelsey Nunley.
Coach Vann Stuedeman calls her the â€śbackbone of the teamâ€ť and while watching the Mississippi State softball team in action, it is easy to see why.
This season alone senior Heidi Shape leads the team in walks with 39 and hit by pitches with 18. Combine those together and Shape has the highest on-base percentage on the team at .455.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are in another good position this baseball season.
As poorly as the Bulldogs have played at times this year, they have still managed a pretty good record at 31-18, stand 14-10 in the Southeastern Conference and second place in the Western Division and remain ranked in the top 20 of the Collegiate Baseball poll at No. 18.
Coach Ginger Brown-Lemm and the Mississippi State women's golf team returns to a state where success has happened for the Bulldogs.
Mississippi State tees off Thursday at the Central Regional at Karsten Creek Golf Club in Stillwater, Okla.. as the No. 11 seed.
The Bulldogs finished third with Ally McDonald winning the individual at last year's Central Regional in Norman, Okla.
An item to discuss setting a public hearing to loosen one of Starkvilleâ€™s key alcoholic beverage sales restrictions has been removed from the Tuesday Board of Aldermen agenda.
The issue of how to fix the Blackjack Road dominated another Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors meeting Monday as supervisors and citizens discussed the status on planned upgrades and repairs for the heavily-traveled road.
Rick Young has 40 years of experience in workforce training.
Thomas Oliver â€śTommyâ€ť Wakeman, 91, died Thursday, May 1, 2014 at his Starkville, MS home.
Services will be held on Thursday, May 8 at the Church of the Resurrection in Starkville, MS. Visitation will be at 1:00 PM followed by the memorial service at 2:00 PM. The service will conclude with a procession to the Church's Columbarium for inurnment. Rev. Lee Winter will officiate.
Name: Charles â€śBuddyâ€ť Pittman, Sr.
Resident of: Walthall, MS Born in: Walthall. MS
Date of Birth: September-18-1941 Age: 72 Date of Death: May 2, 2014
Place of Death: NMMC Eupora
Occupation: Retired Owner of D&B Auto Parts in Eupora Church Membership: Walthall Baptist
Horace W. Newman, Sr. of Valley Park, MS died Sunday, May 4, 2014 at River Region Medical Center.Â He was 82.Â Â He served in the United States Army.Â He was a member of Valley Park Baptist Church. Â Â Mr. Newman worked in sales for 18 years with JacksonÂ Cigar and Tobacco Co. He retired from farming in Issaquena County in 1992. Mr.