March 5th, 2014
Discussion directing City Engineer Edward Kemp to compile recommendations for next fiscal yearâ€™s capital improvement projects led a brief Starkville Board of Aldermen meeting Tuesday evening at City Hall.
The Salvation Army announced Tuesday the top three volunteer groups that collected donations for the 2013 Red Kettle Campaign.
The campaign raised money for needy families in the area from Nov. 29-Dec. 24, and local campaign coordinator Debra Austin said the 2013 drive raised $40,777.44, surpassing its $40,000 goal.
The Mississippi State women's basketball team hopes the next game in the state of Georgia is much better than the last one.
After losing a 77-48 decision to the Georgia Bulldogs last Sunday, MSU opens the Southeastern Conference Tournament in Duluth, Ga., today against Missouri. The tip is set for 5 p.m. at The Arena at the Gwinnett Center.
Georgia has been and continues to be on the minds of Mississippi State's basketball teams.
After the Bulldog women played at the University of Georgia on Sunday, the MSU men have made the trip to Athens for competition against the other Bulldogs of the Southeastern Conference.
Mississippi State hasn't won a road game in 17 tries dating back to last season.
The Bulldogs last win on the road came at Georgia last January. MSU beat the Peach State Bulldogs that day 72-61.
Mississippi State (13-16, 3-13) returns to the place where they last got a win when they meet Georgia today. Tipoff is set for 6 p.m. inside Stegeman Coliseum.
ACKERMAN â€“ The Starkville Yellowjackets wanted another game.
Boasting a team full of youth, baseball coach Travis Garner and his squad jumped on the opportunity to pick up a game with Choctaw County.Â
The late addition paid off as the Yellowjackets secured a 12-0 victory. They lost a 13-4 decision to Kosciusko later in the night.
Many Mississippi State baseball fans may have their minds on this weekend's road trip, but there is still one more game to be played before the Bulldogs head west.
No. 14 MSU hosts South Alabama tonight at 6:30 p.m. in a midweek contest at Dudy Noble Field.
Mississippi State softball coach Vann Stuedeman knows that it will take timely hitting, good pitching and good defense for her team to be successful.
Against the UAB Blazers on a chilly Tuesday night, the Bulldogs failed in all three of those areas and that resulted in a 5-3 loss at the MSU Softball Stadium.
A Starkville man is behind bars after police reportedly caught him in the act of stealing a television from a local residence.
Starkville Police Department arrested 20-year-old Brandon Clark Hudson on Monday on suspicion of residential burglary Monday, according to an SPD press release.
The field of Oktibbeha County administrator candidates narrowed to three Wednesday morning as Adcare Healthcare Regional Vice President John Thomas withdrew himself from consideration for the position.
Thomas was one of four candidates that supervisors selected as a finalist after receiving more than 30 submissions from interested applicants for the position.