Archive - 2014
The Starkville School District Board of Education will hold a public hearing for the districtâ€™s proposed fiscal year 2015 budget.
The public hearing will begin at 6 p.m. tonight at the Greensboro Center. Starkville School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway is scheduled to present the budget, followed by a public comment period. Public comments are limited to three minutes per individual.
The Mississippi Department of Investigation has taken over a reported weekend shooting that led to one Webster County manâ€™s death at OCH Regional Medical Center.
Sam Adcock wants to let the secret out.
Adcock is vice president and general manager at Airbus Helicopters in Columbus, formerly known as American Eurocopter. He said with a second plant in Grand Prairie, Texas, Airbus Helicopters is the largest defense and aerospace contractor in the world. But when he talks to audiences in Mississippi and the Golden Triangle, he said, few seem to know that.
Katie M. (Ray) Rector of Columbus, MS died Sunday, June 22, 2014 at Baptist Memorial Hospital, Columbus, MS. Katie was born September 23, 1932 in Sturgis, MS. She was a retired employee of Auora Nursing Home and a member of East End Baptist Church.
Martha Maudine Vickers Jackson, 90, of Starkville, MS, passed away at OCH Regional Medical Center on Monday, June 23, 2014.
Dean was a homemaker and a member of Sturgis Baptist Church.
She is survived by her daughter, Vicki Lowrey of Starkville, MS; son, Ralph Jackson of Ackerman, MS; daughter-in-law, Lynn Jackson of Starkville, MS; 10 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren.
EUPORA â€“ Coaching searches can oftentimes be long and strenuous.
That was not the case for Eupora when it came time to hiring a new baseball coach.
Mississippi State sophomore defensive lineman Chris Jones is expected to have a big season.
Chuck Friend has accomplished a great deal during his 35-year high school football coaching career.
Friend was able to reach the top twice during his time with Starkville High School as the Yellowjackets won state championships in 1994 and 1995.
It was moments like those that has led Friend get to the doorstep of the Mississippi Association of Coaches Hall of Fame.
Winning a state championship is something MuckDawgs Baseball wanted to do when they were formed five years ago.
The Madison-based youth team has been a tight group and have only lost a few players through the five years.
It takes dedication to win a tournament of any kind.
When it came to Class AA of the United States Sports Speciality Association 11 State Tournament, the Tri-County Tomahawks of Northeast Mississippi proved they were up for the challenge.