Archive - 2014
Putting on the pads and jerseys early on a Saturday morning can signal only one thing â€“ high school football season is around the corner.
"It means it is here," Starkville High quarterback Brady Davis said. "It is time to start and we are ready to get this season rolling."
Glenn Schmidt does not know how they did it, but somehow Starkville Academy managed to keep a secret until Friday night's Meet the Vols.
That secret was the honoring of longtime public address announcer Ron Hartness by naming the press box at J.E. Logan Field after him.
Nickoe Whitley was the nucleus of the Mississippi State safeties the last few seasons.Â
He made several big plays, including two big strip fumbles in the last two games of the regular season in 2013 to get the Bulldogs to a bowl game.
He's not there this year, but safeties coach Tony Hughes is confident someone will fill that void.
Mr. Clyde Clinton 96, of Starkville, MS. Passed away July 27, 2014 at OCH Regional Medical Center, Starkville, MS.
His Service is Sunday August 10, 2014 at 2:00 p.m at 2:00 p.m. At Century Hairston Funeral Home Chapel in Starkville, MS.
His Visitation is Sunday from 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. In the Chapel.
Burial will be in East Sand Creek Cemetery, Starkville, MS.
The subjects of football and outdoors come together tonight for a good cause as Rick's Cafe in Starkville hosts the second banquet for the Starkville Area Chapter of Whitetails Unlimited.
Two of the guests involved with the banquet to benefit Catch-A-Dream will be Kenneth Lancaster of the Bone Collector television show and former Mississippi State running back Jerious Norwood.
Oktibbeha County School District approved issuing a 3-mil note on Thursday to raise $2.5 million to repair and renovate of its two elementary schools.
OCSD Conservator Margie Pulley approved the measure at a special called meeting at noon at the districtâ€™s central office on Main Street.
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The city of Starkville passed amendments to its landscape ordinance Tuesday that city officials say will better accommodate business and development needs in Starkville.
David and Sukie Mollender purchased historic Hotel Chester in downtown Starkville in 2000 with the hopes of preserving and highlighting the buildingâ€™s history while running an efficient business.
Starkville Electric crews and their contractor counterparts have stayed visibly downtown since Monday as the department begins installing upgrades to a portion of its downtown presence.
Graveside services will be held at 12:30 p.m., on Saturday, August 9, 2014 at the Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery in Seminary, Mississippi for Joyce Locke, 66, of Starkville who passed away on Thursday, August 7, 2014 at the OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville.