August 7th, 2014
The Mississippi State University Student Association (MSUSA) is replacing its weekend nighttime bus routes between campus and Starkville nightlife hotspots with a free taxi service called â€śCowbell Cabs,â€ť reallocating funds from the cityâ€™s 2-percent restaurant sales tax.
A solution to repairing road conditions at Starkville Sportsplex may very well be in the Mississippi Legislatureâ€™s hands.
When Mississippi State University hosts home football games, more than a few fans of teams on both sides of the gridiron come from out of town to watch the game. And Jennifer Prather, special events and projects coordinator for the Greater Starkville Development Partnership, wants those guests to explore and shop in Starkville not only on Saturdays, but on Fridays and Sundays too.
Concern has turned into optimism that the Starkville High School football stadium will be ready by the first game of the season.
Starkville native Travis Outlaw is bringing his skills back to the East Coast.
The New York Knicks announced on Wednesday that they have acquired Outlaw and fellow forward Quincy Acy from the Sacramento Kings for guard Wayne Ellington and forward Jeremy Tyler.
Chris Jones' joking attitude may take a backseat this season.
The Mississippi State sophomore defensive lineman enters his second season with big expectations on his shoulders. He was a highly sought after recruit out of Houston High School and didn't disappoint in his first year with the Bulldogs.
With those expectations, Jones may be locked in more this season than he was last.
Mississippi State co-offensive coordinator and offensive line coach John Hevesy will decide on game day who his starters up front will be.
He lost two starters from the 2013 squad in left guard Gabe Jackson, who is now playing for the Oakland Raiders and right tackle Charles Siddoway.Â
Excitement over the first day of school is sweeping throughout the area, particularly for the youngest ones who are for the first time entering kindergarten.
Senior Anna McKell remembers her first day at Starkville Academy and looking back, there is no where she would rather spend her academic and athletic career.
Area baseball has enjoyed much success this season.
From All-Star State champions to Dizzy Dean consolation bracket champions, there have been numerous success stories.Â
One more team earned a spot in the conversation as the Eupora Braves, a 14-under AA baseball team, concluded their season with a second-place finish at the USSSA World Series.
When Golden Triangle Development LINK CEO Joe Max Higgins walked into Starkville City Hall Tuesday evening, he needed $5 million. After his hour-long presentation to Starkvilleâ€™s Board of Aldermen, all he needed was a place to sit down and catch his breath.