Tanner Fant spent months perfecting her pushups and her hard work payed off Friday night as she won a fitness award and $1,000 scholarship during the Distinguished Young Woman of America preliminary competition.
Starkville native Tanner Fant is competing in Mobile, Alabama this weekend for the title of America's Distinguished Young Woman. Fant won the Starkville Distinguished Young Woman program in spring 2014 and Mississippi Distinguished Young Woman program last summer.
Regardless if you think of a tomato as a vegetable instead of a fruit, Mississippi State University will be hosting their Great Southern Tomato Tasting today at the MSU Trial Gardens. The free event starts at 6:30 p.m. and ends at 8 p.m., and is open to the public
Marriage by same-sex couples cannot be constitutionally prohibited, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Friday morning.
Justices decided 5-4 in an Ohio case, Obergefell v. Hodges. The ruling clears the way for same-sex marriage in the 13 states where it is now prohibited, including Mississippi.
Campers are spending the week at Mississippi State University for the College of Education's Camp Jigsaw.
Camp jigsaw is a camp for autistic boys ages 13 and up. The camp puts a heavy emphasis on improving social skills and self-confidence for the campers, with daily morning sessions devoted wholly to the subject. For more on Camp Jigsaw, see Friday's edition of the Starkville Daily News.
Aug. 21 Marshall Home
Aug. 28 West Lowndes Home
Sept. 4 Magnolia Heights Away
Sept. 11 Lamar Away
Sept. 18 Pillow Home
Sept. 25 Washington School Home
Oct. 2 French Camp Away
Oct. 9 Heritage Away
Oct. 16 Leake Home
Oct. 23 Winston Away