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July 3rd, 2014

Will Evans

July 3, 2014

Mr. Will Evans, 60 of Starkville, MS passed away June 28, 2014 in Jackson, MS.
Service is Saturday, July 5, 2014, 2:00p.m. At Sand Creek Chapel Baptist Church in Starkville, MS. Interment will be in Fox Cemetery, Starkville, MS. Visitations are Friday July 4, 2014 from 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m. At Century Hairston Funeral Home, Starkville, MS.

Jimmie Lee Fields

July 3, 2014

Jimmie Lee Fields died Sunday, June 22, 2014 in California.
Graveside services will be held 2:30 PM., Saturday, July 5, 2014 at Springhill Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery with Reverend Jessie Townsel, Officiating. 
Visitation will be Saturday, July 5, 2014: 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. at West Memorial Chapel, Starkville, Mississippi. 
 West Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

William Earl Hall

July 3, 2014

William (Billy) Earl Hall, 87 passed away at his home in Lansing, Michigan on October 4, 2006. William Hall was born in Martensville, Mississippi on October 9, 1918 to the late Edward Earl Hall and Hattie Moody Hall.  Mr. Hall was married to the former Frances Upchurch at First Baptist Church in Starkville. 

Frances Upchurch Hall

July 3, 2014

Frances Lizzett Upchurch Hall, 96 passed away on June 8, 2014 at the Mid-Michigan Hospice House in Lansing, Michigan.

Taking field on the Fourth: Starkville American anxious to compete against older teams

July 3, 2014

Age will not be an issue for coach Jeff Overstreet and the Starkville American All-Stars.
Even though American is an all 6-year-old team playing against 7-year-old squads at the Dizzy Dean South State Tournament this weekend, Overstreet said his players are showing they have what it takes to have success.

Starkville Nationals keep focus on little things with the game

July 3, 2014

Hamburgers, hot dogs and fireworks are just a few words that come to mind when someone mentions the Fourth of July. For a select group of Starkville athletes, the word baseball will be added to that list.

MSU hires Dillon to coaching staff

July 3, 2014

Mississippi State has hired Zach Dillon as coordinator of baseball camps and a volunteer assistant coach the athletic department announced Thursday afternoon.
Dillon replaces Jake Wells who was hired as an assistant coach at Louisiana Tech earlier this summer. Along with his camp duties, Dillon will also coach first base during the spring. 

Watching sports, enjoying freedom came with a cost

July 3, 2014

As you wake up today, you may notice that there is a good bit going on in the sports world.
There is the Wimbledon men's semifinals matches, two FIFA World Cup quarterfinal games, golf from The Greenbrier, which I will be enjoying, and a full slate of Major League Baseball with a couple of those games on television, another sport that will have my interest.

Cadence: Branch sale in long-term business plan

July 3, 2014

Cadence Bank in Starkville is not planning to downsize, at least not according to Cadence Mississippi President Jerry Toney.

City recalls school money - Mayor takes responsibility for mistake

July 3, 2014

Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman took full responsibility on Wednesday for funds the city errantly sent to Starkville School District in April, adding that he had already taken steps to retrieve the money.

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