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April 8th, 2015

Dorothy (Dot) Wallace Murphy

April 8, 2015

A celebration of life for Dot Murphy will be held on Friday, April 10 in the sanctuary of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Starkville, Rev. Donald Buckner officiating. Visitation will begin at 12:00 followed by services at 2:00 with burial at Craig Springs Cemetery.
Dot passed away on April 7, 2015 in Starkville. She was born March 28, 1929 to Dave and Bessie Seitz Wallace of Longview, MS.

NO. 1 GOES DOWN: Mississippi State upsets LSU in softball

April 8, 2015

It wasn't a non-conference game like all the others for Mississippi State on Wednesday night.
It turned out to be one of the biggest wins in program history.
The Bulldogs beat Southeastern Conference foe and No. 1 LSU 9-4 in front of a packed house at home in non-conference action.

Brown, Vickerson prove productive after move to top of the MSU lineup

April 8, 2015

Cody Brown has hit in almost every spot in the Mississippi State batting order this season.
In fact, the sophomore outfielder has been slotted in every spot except, third, eighth or ninth.
Recently, the Biloxi native has been batting leadoff. He has done so in the past seven games, and he has batted leadoff before in his baseball career, so he's comfortable with the positioning.

McCarter of SHS signs with Lyon College

April 8, 2015

Jacory McCarter plans to be the new center of attention at Lyon College in Arkansas.
The Starkville High School offensive lineman has had some experience snapping the football with the Yellowjackets, but is expected to perform the task full time at Lyon.
McCarter signed with the four-year school located in Batesville, Ark., on Wednesday.

MSU's Cutura repeats honor from the SEC in tennis

April 8, 2015

Mississippi State's men's tennis team has been on a tear as of late, and in the middle of it is junior college transfer Mate Cutura. 

Jackson values his experience with Bulldogs

April 8, 2015

High school graduation is often one of the biggest turning points in a person's life.
Mississippi State track and field athlete Marcus Jackson is certainly one of those people. 
Coming out of J.Z. George High School, the now senior Bulldog was not just facing where to go to college but if he would even be attending college at all.

City leaders talk power with utility exec

April 8, 2015

Some members of Starkville’s city leadership spent part of the evening discussing power with Tennessee Valley Public Power Association (TVPPA) President and CEO Jack Simmons.

EXPRESS Yourself promotes artists with disabilities

April 8, 2015

The T.K. Martin Center, on the Mississippi State University campus, provides a way for Mississippians with the most severe disabilities to express themselves through art.

Horse Park to host Lucky Dog barrel races this weekend

April 8, 2015

Lucky Dog Productions will bring its barrel racing series to the Mississippi Horse Park this weekend. The event marks the second time this year the park’s horse stalls will be sold out, according to Horse Park facility director Bricklee Miller.
The barrel races will run Friday-Sunday and are free to the public. The Mississippi Horse Park is located on Poorhouse Road.

April 7th

DEFENSE wins it: Volunteers make plays behind Griffin's pitching to beat Patriots

April 8, 2015

Sometimes winning is not all about scoring runs.
On Tuesday evening, the Starkville Academy Volunteers proved just that as they stood behind strong defense and a solid pitching performance from Caleb Griffin to claim a 4-2 victory over visiting Heritage Academy Patriots.

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