April 24th, 2015
Mississippi State Universityâs Music Maker Productions hopes to promote the idea that âConcert Culture is Coolâ this weekend as it brings the first all-day music festival experience to the Old Main Music Festival.
Finding a new site for the proposed Innovation District Park in Oktibbeha County is a top priority for the Golden Triangle Development LINK, according to CEO Joe Max Higgins.
Higgins updated leaders and citizens from the three counties the LINK serves during an economic development forum at East Mississippi Community College Thursday.
Two men are in Starkville Police Department custody after an evasion attempt ended in an accident at the 911 Shopping Center on Highway 12.
The Starkville Academy Volunteers showed baseball games are not always won with a power display.
On Thursday, Starkville Academy used 11 hits, all singles, to defeat the Pillow Academy Mustangs 9-2 in the first game of a Class AAA-Division I doubleheader.
The Vols used the momentum of the first game win and had an even better outing in the second.
GRENADA â The Starkville Yellowjackets opened the Class 6A playoffs with a 3-0 road victory over the Grenada Chargers.
Starkville, which improved its record to 14-12, scored all of its runs in the third inning. Tyler Barnes had a RBI double in the frame.
MABEN â East Webster cruised through the regular season with a 21-2 record and taking the Class 2A, Region 2 title.
The first round of the playoffs were much like the regular season for the Wolverines.
Coach Wes Johnson's club swept Coahoma County Thursday night, putting the finishing touches on the action with a 22-0 victory in three innings in the second game to move on.
Gail Elizabeth Brand Morgan, 70, passed away on April 23, 2015 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Columbus, MS.Â She was a homemaker and member of Morgan Chapel Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Lee H. Brand and Gwennell Porter Brand; husband, Charles Reed Morgan; grandson, Dustin Shannon; and son-in-law, Bill Roberts.
Mr. Arthur Lee Wordlaw, Sr., 81, of Â Starkville, Mississippi died April 16, 2015 in Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M., Saturday, April 25, 2015 at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, Maben, Mississippi with Reverend Nelson Forrest, officiating.
EUPORA â There were two games played with two wins by the home team and two zeros on the visitor's side of the scoreboard.
On Thursday, Eupora welcomed H.W. Byers to town for a Class 2A opening round doubleheader where in the end, the Eagles walked away with 9-0 and 12-0 victories.
Mississippi State needed a break after being swept by Florida this past weekend.
The Bulldogs didn't play a midweek game this week, giving them ample time to prepare for their next Southeastern Conference series.
MSU competes in Fayetteville, Ark., today against No. 30 Arkansas.