February 24th, 2015
The middle of winter seems a strange time to be talking about heirloom tomatoes, snap beans and watermelon but it seemed the perfect time for representatives of Mississippi State University and the Mississippi Extension Service who were on hand to listen to the problems faced by the agricultural community.
The Mississippi State women's basketball team is inching its way to the top 10.
In this week's Associated Press poll, the Bulldogs jumped three places from No. 14 to No. 11.
MSU is the third-highest ranked team in the Southeastern Conference behind No. 2 South Carolina and No. 6 Tennessee. The Bulldogs play the Gamecocks on the road Thursday night.
Mississippi State has been on the verge of winning several Southeastern Conference games this men's basketball season.
The Bulldogs have tallied five victories, but have lost nine games in league play. Six of those losses have come by six points or less.
It is coming down to the wire for Mississippi's high school basketball teams.
With region tournaments in the rearview mirror, boys hoops squads are now facing stiff competition in the form of the single-elimination state playoffs.
Super Bulldog Weekend is special to many Mississippi State people.
MSU softball coach Vann Stuedeman has really grown to love the spring homecoming.
Stuedeman's Bulldogs have had the opportunity to play series at home on Super Bulldog Weekend two of the three seasons she has been the coach. Both occasions have worked out well.
You can probably hear a pin drop at the Neshoba County Fairgrounds on a February day, but come July it will turn into a bustling metropolis as people from across the nation converge in what has become known as Mississippiâ€™s Giant Houseparty.
Jennifer Brignac prefers to be in the background, allowing her work to speak for itself â€” and for the organizations she volunteers for.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. â€“ It may have been an ugly way to get there at times, but 10 Southeastern Conference wins was a pretty sight for the Mississippi State women's basketball team on Sunday afternoon.
The 14th-ranked Bulldogs were able to reach that mark after defeating the Alabama Crimson Tide 57-55 at Foster Auditorium.
District tournament time is in the books and with it, gone are the second chances because now it is simply win to survive.
Three area girls teams will face that scenario tonight as they begin the second leg of the journey towards a state championship.
Mrs. Zerlie Mae Childs-Golden,62, of Starkville, Mississippi died Wednesday, February 18, 2015 in Ripley, Tennessee.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 P.M., Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at New Prairie Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Starkville, Mississippi with Pastor Sam Bonner, Officiating.