September 12th, 2012
Two members of the Mississippi State football team picked up national honors on Wednesday, which is another indication that the Bulldogs are headed in a positive direction as a team this season.
MSU football coach Dan Mullen likes the identity that his team is beginning to develop after home wins over Jackson State 56-9 and Auburn 28-10.
The Starkville Yellowjackets needed to hear some good news during their open week.
On Monday, the Jackets got it concerning running back Preston Baker.
Baker, the leading receiver and second-leading rusher for the Jackets, suffered what initially looked like a severe injury to his lower leg in last Friday's 47-22 loss to West Point.
The Starkville Academy Volunteers are getting players introduced to the game of football at an early age.
With the pee-wee league in existence for a few seasons now, Starkville Academy's coaches like what it has provided for elementary-aged boys.
By MATT CRANE
Thanks to Southern Living Magazine, Southeastern Conference Football is claiming yet another spotlight with the release of the Official SEC Tailgating Cookbook.
Filled with recipes from all 14 SEC schools, Southern Living Test Kitchen Director Rebecca Gordon said her team of football fans has thoroughly enjoyed creating the featured dishes.
By CARL SMITH
Oktibbeha County Economic Development Agency President Jack Wallace says his organization could budget $75,000 to help fund a new tri-county regional economic development agency.
Wallace also suggested OCEDA would remain a primary economic development point of contact within the new organization.
By NATHAN GREGORY
The Sturgis Board of Aldermen accepted the resignation of one of its members Tuesday.
Quinnia Yates, who joined the board more than two years ago after running unopposed in a special election, resigned as an alderman and moved out of Sturgis to be with family, citing personal illness, Mayor Walter Turner said.
By MATT CRANE
Gathered in the park adjacent to Fire Station No. 1 Tuesday, Starkville residents and first responders paid tribute to the heroes and victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.
PHEBA â€“ Hebron Christian School football coach David Foster presented his team with a plan during the offseason.
He knew in order to have any success this season, there had to be some younger Eagles to contribute and the seniors had to lead.