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February 12th, 2015

Clarence Morgan Duckworth

February 12, 2015

Clarence Morgan Duckworth, Sr., age 85 and formerly of Starkville, MS, passed away Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at his home in Sevierville, TN.
He was preceded in death by his parents Lenny and Sue Duckworth.

Bulldogs: batter up.MSU begins 125th season at home today

February 12, 2015

Mississippi State batters are tired of facing Mississippi State pitchers.
Bulldog pitchers are tired of facing Bulldog batters.
They don't have to face each other today.
No. 20 MSU gets its 125th season underway with a 4 p.m. first pitch against Cincinnati at Dudy Noble Field. It will be the first-ever meeting between the two teams.

Starkville's Bush to continue soccer play at Itawamba CC

February 12, 2015

There are certain advantages gained by a soccer player over time.
Since he was 5-years-old, D'Antae Bush has kicked the soccer ball around in Starkville.
Bush grew up playing in the Starkville Soccer Association and won state championships playing for his father Merrill, then enjoyed a career at Starkville High School.

Jackets take confidence into regional competition

February 12, 2015

The Starkville High School bowling team has confidence in itself.
After a season of success, the Yellowjackets are winding down the year with the Class II North Regional Championships.
“We will have one last practice Thursday in Columbus, then we bowl Saturday morning at Depot Lanes for the regional championship,” Starkville bowling coach Jim Philamlee said.

Mississippi State edges Louisiana Tech

February 12, 2015

February Freezer may be an appropriate name for the event Mississippi State softball hosts this week, but only because of the temperature outside.
There was nothing cold about opening day play for the Bulldogs. 
After holding their opponent scoreless for the first three innings, MSU closed out the afternoon contest against Louisiana Tech with a 6-4 victory to improve to 6-0 this season. 

Aldermen to meet at Renasant Bank

February 12, 2015

The Starkville Board of Aldermen will meet at 4 p.m. today at Renasant Bank to consider long-term planning opportunities for the city.
Ward 5 Alderman Scott Maynard, who proposed the meeting to the board at its Feb. 3 meeting, said he believed the meeting could provide a chance for aldermen to review ongoing or recently-approved projects, and to look to the future.

Starkville Animal Control urges residents to take care of pets during season of cold weather

February 12, 2015

As Starkville faces several more weeks of temperatures that may dip below freezing, Starkville Animal Control urges residents to bring their pets inside.

February 11th

Michael Paul “Mike” Younger

February 11, 2015

Michael Paul “Mike” Younger, 61, a big, caring man with an even larger personality, went home on February 9th, 2015.
Mike was born in Louisville, Mississippi, on October 20, 1953, the son of Paul Younger, a former Mississippi State offensive lineman and one of the founders of the Bulldog Club. Mike inherited his father’s physical size, strength, sense of humor and love of Mississippi State.

SEC starts to heat up for 13th-ranked MSU women

February 11, 2015

Things are starting to heat up in the Southeastern Conference.
With three weeks left in the regular season, the conference tournament seeds are starting to take shape, but there is still a good bit to be determined.
South Carolina and Tennessee stand at 10-0 and will challenge each other for the regular season championship.

Hard work for SA's McGee lands scholarship to MCC

February 11, 2015

A change of scenery is in store for Starkville Academy’s Billy McGee. 
Following completion of his senior season, the current Volunteer will be joining the baseball team at Meridian Community College.

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