June 26th, 2014
Mississippi State has almost finalized its non-conference basketball schedule for the 2014-15 season.¬†
Head coach Rick Ray indicated that the Bulldogs are waiting on one more contract, a "high-major contract."¬†
There wasn't much reason for Mississippi State to pay very much attention to Thursday night's National Basketball Association Draft.
Coach Rick Ray hopes that's something that will change in the next two years.
A new champion stands at the top in the 12-year old United States Specialty Sports Association baseball bracket in the state and that team knows a thing or two about this area as six of the kids hail from Starkville while four call the East Webster area home.
Curt Crissey estimates it was 3.5 or four years ago when he became owner of every BP gas station in Starkville.
Starkville resident Allison Lindsey has a new lease on life thanks to a joint effort between Starkville‚Äôs First United Methodist Church (FUMC) and Starkville area Habitat for Humanity.
Lindsey was selected from a group of applicants to receive a Habitat house, and the new home, which began construction in March, will be officially dedicated on Sunday.
Starkville Police Department attempted to quell South Montgomery Street residents‚Äô safety fears Wednesday evening during a community meeting at City Hall.
A more than capacity crowd of South Montgomery residents attended the meeting, which was called to address recent rumors that a gang was responsible for a rash of burglaries in the community.
WEST POINT ‚ÄĒ West Point Police Department investigators have made an arrest in an alleged home invasion case.
Officers arrested Vernard Gray, 29, and his brother Depriest Gray, both of West Point, Tuesday on suspicion of burglary following an incident on Lone Oak Road.
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Helen M. Long passed away on Monday, June 23, 2014.¬† She was the eldest daughter of Sam and Nellie Blanche Ingram's seven children.¬† She was born on August 18, 1924 in Blytheville, Arkansas.¬† She moved to Starkville, MS in 1967.¬† She was the owner of a ladies clothing store during the 1970's.¬† She retired after working several years in the admissions office of Oktibbeha County Hospital.
Not many people get to be part of a professional athlete‚Äôs circle of trust.
With Starkville‚Äôs Travis Outlaw, the list includes mostly relatives along with a few valued friends that the NBA star might as well be ‚Äúfamily.‚ÄĚ
There was one primary reason why Starkville High School quarterback Brady Davis chose June 24 to make his college destination known to the public.
Davis didn't want the recruiting process to be a distraction while he was leading the Yellowjackets to the best possible season they can have this fall.