June 4th, 2015
Lynn Phillips-Gaines, center, received an award May 15 for her 10 years of sponsoring the Starkville Habitat for Humanity Golf Classic.
At left is Freddie Rasberry, past Habitat executive director. On the right is Myles Carpenter, Golf Classic leader. (Submitted photo)
Many people have learned about the Mississippi town of Byhalia through the success of Mississippi State senior track athlete Erica Bougard.
Byhalia is located in the north part of the state along Highway 78 and not far from Memphis.
Every time Bougard brings up her hometown, there are not many who know about it. With each win on the track, she puts Byhalia on the map.
Dr. James â€śJamieâ€ť R. Carpenter, of Starkville, MS passed away, surrounded by his family on June 3, 2015.Â Â He was born August 21, 1933 in Macon, MS to David and Annie Carpenter.
Following another dominating run through Class 2A that led to a third-straight state championship, the East Webster Lady Wolverine softball team is sending two underclassman to a postseason All-Star Game.
Mississippi State radio broadcaster Jim Ellis will be honored this weekend as Mississippi Broadcaster of the Year for the fourth time.
Ellis was singled out for his efforts with Bulldog men's basketball and football broadcasts.
College baseball coaches were given ample time to transition to the new BBCOR bats that were introduced to the game in 2011.
Voter turnout was higher in Oktibbeha County portion of Mississippiâ€™s First Congressional District Tuesday, but the results remained similar to the May 12 special election to the fill the U.S. House of Representatives seat left vacant by the death of Republican Alan Nunnelee.
Talks for a salary increase for Starkvilleâ€™s mayor and board of aldermen went nowhere Tuesday evening after Ward 5 Alderman Scott Maynard withdrew a proposal tying elected official pay to pay raises for city employees.
Long abandoned steam tunnels still lurk beneath Mississippi State Universityâ€™s campus, John Beal told the Kiwanis Club on Tuesday.
MSU had an extensive tunnel system underground for the steam plant on campus. Now unused, the tunnels are in a state of disrepair.
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